High Pressure Interest Group Meeting
at the Advanced Photon Source

Next Meeting: Thursday, September 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Conference Room C-010, Bldg. 434

Meeting schedule: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001
Please, send comments to: Lin Wang
September 12, 2013 Xuliang Chen Pressure-driven structural and insulator-to-metal transitions in ACr2Se4 (A = Zn, Cd)
September 12, 2013 Yufei Peng TiH2 phase stability at HPHT HPSynC CIW
August 16, 2013 Maria Baldini Inhomogeneity driven giant magneto-resistance in compressed LaMnO3 HPSynC CIW
August 16, 2013 Dongzhou Zhang Fast temperature readout spectrometer for atomic dynamics measurement APS Sector 3
July 27, 2013 Dr. Lei Liu Phase-contrast imaging reviews a liquid-liquid phase ransition in sulfur HPSynC CIW
July 27, 2013 Dr. Meilan Qi Dynamic damage and failure in ductile metals at high strain rate HPSynC CIW
March 27, 2013 Dr. T.G. Shumilova Micro- and nanostructures of impact diamonds from Popifai astrovlem
Diamond Mineralogy Institute of Geology of Komo Scientific Center of Ural Branch of
Russian Academy of Sciences
March 27, 2013 Dr. Maosheng Miao Cs in high oxidation states and as a p block element under high pressure
Materials Research Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California

Year 2012

November 13, 2012 Prof. Afu Lin Transition Metal Iron Compounds in Extreme Pressures and Temperatures University of Texas at Austin
November 13, 2012 Dr. Xujie Lv TBA HPSynC & UNLV
October 31, 2012 Dr. Yugang Sun Tetragonal Distortion in Silver Nanoparticles: External Pressures versus Internal Strains CNM, ANL
October 31, 2012 Dr. Zhisheng Zhao New carbon allotropes under highpressure HPCAT, CIW
October 10, 2012 Prof. Yongjae Lee Pressure as a novel means in material science and application: A case study on
pressure-induced trapping of radionuclides in zeolites
Yonsei University, Korea
August 22, 2012 Dr. Wenli Bi Valence and Magnetic State in Europium at Extreme Pressure APS
August 22, 2012 Dr. Guoyin Shen The alfa-beta phase transition of Silicon: the role of active groups HPCAT
April 18, 2012 Dr. Antonino Miceli Superconducting Detector R&D for X-ray Science Applications


March 20, 2012 Dr. Qiaoshi (Charles) Zeng Pressure-Induced Polymorphic Transitions in Metallic Glasses

Stanford University

March 20, 2012 Yu Lin Effect of pressure on the bonding and structure of energy related materials

Stanford University

February 21, 2012 Dr. Kuo Li Structure Determination of Powder Crystals


January 27, 2012 Dr. Przemek Dera High-pressure polymorphism and evolution of interatomic bonding in NiAs-structured materials GSECARS University of Chicago
January 27, 2012 Dr. Lingping Kong High-Pressure Induced Phase Transition with Local Distortion in Pb (Yb1/2Nb1/2)O3-PbTiO3 HPSynC

Year 2011

October 7, 2011 Changyong Park In-situ probe of mineral-aqueous interface processess with high-resolution x-ray reflectivity techniques HPCAT
August 16, 2011 Professor Takahiro Matsuoka Elements at high pressures - structure, metal to semiconductor transition and superconductivity Osaka University, Japan
July 20, 2011 Dr. Mark Rivers Detector Control and New Detectors for High-Pressure Studies GSECARS
June 30, 2011 Oliver Tschauner Elastic anomalies and structural distortions in lanthanide metals UNLV
May 18, 2011 Yoshio Kono "P-V-T relation of MgO derived by simultaneous elastic wave velocity and in situ-x-ray measurements" HPCAT
April 14, 2011 Jason R. Jeffries Observing density wave reflections under pressure with x-ray diffraction Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
April 14, 2011 Ercan Alp Development of Mossbauer Microscope for Minerals APS Sector 3
March 16, 2011 Zhihua Nie Site occupation of atoms in crystal lattice determined by high-pressure X-ray diffraction technique Beijing Institute of Technology
February 22, 2011 Dr. Maria Baldini Lattice, electronic, and magnetic properties of La-manganites under pressure HPSynC
January 31, 2011 Dr. Lin Wang Size-dependent Compressional Behavior of Y2O3 HPSynC

Year 2010

November 12, 2010 Dr. Haeja Lee MEC Instrument for the study of matter in extreme conditions (LCLS) LCLS
October 29, 2010 Michael Van Veenendaal Principle of Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering (RIXS) and applications to high pressure (II) APS Theory & Software
October 8, 2010 Michael Van Veenendaal Principle of Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering (RIXS) and applications to high pressure (I) APS Theory & Software
August 26, 2010

Zhicheng Jing

Dmitry Popov


Equation of state of silicate liquids: An application of the theory of hard sphere mixtures

Crystal structure analysis against X-ray diffraction data in-situ collected on micro-crystals


GSECARS, Sector 13

Sector 16

July 30, 2010 Manfred Burghammer Nanobeam Experiments at ID13 ESRF - Instrumental Aspects and Scientific Opportunities ESRF, ID13
June 15, 2010 Karena Chapman Towards routine pair distribution function measurements at high pressure Sector 11
May 28, 2010

Narcizo Souza Neto

Jiyong Zhao

Pressure-induced instabilities of valence, orbital/spin magnetism, phonons, and atomic structure of EuO: XAS/XMCD, NFS/NIXS, and XRD studies APS
Apr. 28, 2010 Chris Benmore Structure of 2MgO-SiO2 and SiO2 glasses at high pressure HPSynC
Mar. 30, 2010 Przemek Dera Putting squeez on sand. Structural evolution and transformations of tetrahedrally coordinated SiO2 phases and their analogs GSECARS
Mar. 1, 2010 Yang Ding Geophysics and terrestrial magnetism under pressure - A prospective from synchrotron study HPSynC
Jan. 28, 2010 Michael Lerche The High Pressure Synergetic Consortium - HPSynC - 2007-2009 HPSynC
  Yejun Feng Probing Correlated Electrons under Pressure: Considerations and a few Examples APS
Year 2009
Feb. 19, 2009 Jaemock Yi Development of Transmission Hard X-ray Microscopy (TXM) at the 32ID Sector 32
April 6, 2009 Mohamed Mezouar Science at the High-pressure XRD beamline, ID27 of the ESRF ESRF, France
Nov. 10, 2009 Steve Jacobsen Revealing Earth’s deep water cycle through high-pressure mineral physics at the APS Northwestern
Nov. 10, 2009 Haozhe Liu Combined synchrotron x-ray diffraction and tomography techniques for structural studies Of materials under high pressure Harbin Institute of Technology
Year 2008
Feb. 21, 2008 Darren Locke High-pressure x-ray diffraction from oil shale rocks Sector 11
  Sarvjit Shastri XOR-1-ID High-Energy X-Ray Optics for High-Pressure Applications Sector1
July 31, 2008 Murray Gibson High PressureScience and the ASP renewal APS
  Peter Liermann External Resistive Heating Techniques in the DAC: An Overview and new Developments HPCAT
Sept. 18, 2008 Karena Chapman How do metal-organic framework materials behave under pressure? Sector 11
October 16, 2008 Narcizo Souza-Neto Pressure-dependent electronic structure of EuX (X=O, S, Se, Te) magnetic semiconductors Sector 4
Year 2007
January 17, 2007 Guoyin Shen Structures and densities of non-crystalline materials at high P-T HPCAT
  Astushi Kubo Rietveld refinement of MgGeO3 post-perovskite phase to 1 Mbar GSECARS
Feb. 22, 2007 Wolfgang Sturhahn Anomalous Elasticity in Ferropericlase Sector 3
  Takeshi Sanehira Phase transformations and density changes in pyrolite and MORB around 660 km seismic discontinuity GSECARS
Mar. 30, 2007 Melike Abliz Pressure induced heavy electron on the low dimensional reentrant superconductor ZrTe3 Univ. Alabama
April 26, 2007 Chris Seagle Melting in the Fe - FeO and Fe - Fe3S Systems at High Pressure Univ of Chicago
  Guoyin Shen Thermal Behavior of GeO2 Glass Under High Pressure HPCAT
May 17, 2007 Lin Wang Shape controls and high pressure studies of C60 nanocrystals HPSynC
  Alexei Kuznetsov A new CO2 laser heating system at GSECARS GSECARS
June 25, 2007 Yuming Xiao Nuclear Resonance Vibrtaional Spectroscopy and X-ray Emission Spectroscopy on Fe-S proteins and Model Compounds Sector 3
  Guoyin Shen HPSynC updates HPCAT
June 28, 2007 Akihiro Yamada In situ X-ray diffraction study on the structure of hydrous Mg-silicate melts at high pressure Ehime Univ. Japan
July 26, 2007 Chris Benmore Collapse of zero dimensional molecular glasses Sector 11
  T. Yamanaka High-pressure structure transformations of spinels and related oxides bearing transition elements U. Osaka
August 23, 2007 Yuri Shvydko RIXS Spectroscopy in Strongly Correlated Systems with MERIX Sector 30
  Lauren Borkowski Progress of single crystal diffraction with the EDX technique UNLV
Sept. 27, 2007 Yuan-Chieh Tseng High Pressure XMCD studies of magnetocaloric Gd5(SixGe1-x)4 Sector 4
October 11, 2007 Per Zetterström 3d structural simulation of disordered materials using Reverse Monte Carlo method Inst. Phys.Chem. Spain
Year 2006
January 19, 2006 Vitali Prakapenka Grain Size Control In Situ At High Pressures And High Temperatures In A Diamond-Anvil Cell GSECARS
  Wolfgang Sturhahn Spin cross-over in iron in the Earth's lower mantle Sector 3
Feb. 22, 2006 Yue Meng Ionic nitrogen oxide phases at high presure HPCAT
  Jennifer Jackson Melting investigations of iron at high-pressure using synchrotron Mossbauer spectroscopy CIW
March, 2006   no meeting  
April 27, 2006 Matt Newville XAFS at high pressure GSECARS
  Daniel Haskel A new setup for HP-XMCD studies of magnetism at sector 4: First results Sector 4
May, 2006   no meeting  
June 15, 2006 Itzhak Halevy Magnetic, Electronic And Crystallographic Properties Of Neptunium Intermetallic And Insulating Compounds: Ambient to high pressure CalTech
July 27, 2006 Harald Sinn Phonons in liquids under high pressure with IXS Sector 3/30
  Przemek Dera New Experimental Method for Structure Determination at Ultrahigh Pressure at HPCAT CIW
August, 2006   no meeting  
September 28, 2006 Svetlana Kharlamova Study of magnetic states in GdFe3(BO3)4 borate at high pressures and low temperatures Sector 3
  Stanislav Sinogeikin Brilliouin scattering integrated with x-ray diffraction - Recent experiments HPCAT
October 26, 2006 Yang Ren Chemical and physical pressure effect on orbital ordering Sector 11
  Hui Li Crystal structure computation - Maximum Entropy Method BSRF
November, 2006   no meeting  
December 7, 2006 Ercan Alp Prospects for high pressure research at the new IXS beamline Sector 30
  Yang Ding Pressure induced long-range magnetic ordering in CoO HPCAT
Year 2005
January 11, 2005 Motohiko Murakami Discovery of post-perovskite phase in silicates  Tokyo Institute of Technology
January 28, 2005 Yang Ding Neutron and synchrotron study of Fe1-xO (wustite) under high pressure HP-CAT
  Nori Nishiyama Pressure and strain dependence of the strength of sintered polycrystalline Mg2SiO4 ringwoodite GSECARS
March 7, 2005 K. Aoki The latest trend in high pressure research at the Synchrotron Radiation Center, JAERI Spring-8
March 17, 2005 Paul Chow Inelastic X-ray Scattering: Electronic Excitations--a framework for understanding Results from MgB2 HP-CAT
April 28, 2005 Guoyin Shen Oxidation state of the lower mantle GSECARS
  M. Somayazulu White beam diffraction studies on H2O-Ice HP-CAT
May 26, 2005 Haozhe Liu ZnO under high pressure HP-CAT
  Wenjun Liu Nondispersive Hard X-ray K-B Focusing Below 100 nm UNICAT
June, 2005   no meeting  
July 14, 2005  Xinguo Hong Structure of expanded liquid metals and metal-nonmetal transitions U of Hawaii
August 18, 2005 Vitali Prakapenka Construction of a Brillouin system at the 13BM-D station GSECARS

Year 2004

Jan. 15 Wolfgang Sturhahn High Pressure High Temperature Experiments with Nuclear Resonance Scattering Sector 3
  Vitali Prakapenka Pressure Induced Structural Changes in Amorphous Silicates GSECARS
Feb. 19 Daniel Hausermann High pressure researches at HP-CAT HP-CAT
  Ji-yong Zhao Phonons in krypton at high pressures  Sector 3
March 20   GSECARS/COMPRES laser heating workshop   
April 15 Keith Brister High pressure researches in biology Bio-CARS
  Haozhe Liu High pressure studies on Al(OH)3 by x-ray powder diffraction and IR spectroscopy HP-CAT
May 20 Nori Nishiyama Determination of the phase boundary between the B1 and B2 phases in NaCl; Post-hollandite transition and P-V-T equation of state of hollandite in KAlSi3O8 GSECARS
  Yue Meng Activity update of laser heating at HPCAT HP-CAT
June 17   no meeting  
July   no meeting  
August   no meeting  
September 23   no meeting  
October 21  Yanbin Wang High-pressure angle-dispersive diffraction using an energy-dispersive setup and white synchrotron radiation GSECARS
November 18 Andy Campbell Chemistry and melting of Fe-S system at high pressures Univ. of Chicago
  Wendy Mao Post-perovskite phase of silicates Univ. of Chicago
December 9 Tom Duffy Post-perovskite phase in germanates and silicates Princeton University
  Michael Lerche Clean-up slits at sector 3 Sector 3

  Year 2003

Jan. 16   no meeting  
Feb. 27 James Devine Elasticity in magnesiowustite: The effect of pressure and chemical composition U of Chicago
  M. Samayazulu Progress of HP-CAT diffraction beamline HP-CAT
March   no meeting  
April 17 Oliver Tschauner New silica phases from shock and laser heated diamond cell experiments U Nevada
  Guoyin Shen Recent experiments on high pressure melting and structures of liquids GSECARS

May 15

Vitali Prakapenka High pressure induced phase transformation of SiO2 and GeO2: Difference and similarity GSECARS
  Jiyong Zhao Laser heating system at Sector 3 Sector 3
June 19 Wolfgang Sturhahn

Iron valencies of (Fe,Mg)SiO3 and (Fe,Mg)(Si,Al)O3 perovskites

Sector 3
  Malcolm Guthrie An in-situ study of densification processes in vitreous germania SNS, Argonne
July   no meeting  
August   no meeting  
Sept. 25 Takeyuki Uchida  Yield strength, anisotropy, and thermal expansion under high stress field GSECARS
  Guoyin Shen Magnetic and structural transition in Fe3S at high pressures GSECARS
Oct. 23 Peter Eng X-ray inelastic scattering at high pressures GSECARS
  Yanbin Wang High pressure researches in Japan GSECARS
Nov. 20 M. Somayazulu High pressure studies on nitrogen HP-CAT
  Przemek Dera Structural face of phase transitions - recent developments in high-pressure crystallography Carnegie Inst Washington
Dec. 18 Michael Hu Sound velocity in iron at high pressure  
  Yue Meng Phase transformation and EOS of w-BN  (wurtzite)  

Year 2002

Jan. 17 Guoyin Shen

High-pressure melting studies

  Vitali Prakapenka

Carbon diffusion in the diamond anvil cell

Feb 14 Mark Rivers

 EPICS control for high pressure research

  Michael Mckelvy

 Serpentine mineral carbonation reaction

March 14 Takeyuki Uchida High pressure researches with the large volume press facility at GSECARS: Future plans GSECARS
  Surendra Saxena Ocean in the core? Florida International
April 11 Daniel Errandonea Phase behavior of krypton and xenon under pressure HP-CAT
  Michael Hu Sound velocity and inelastic nuclear resonant scattering HP-CAT
May 23 Dion Heinz Silicon and nickel in the Earth core U of Chicago
  Madduri Somayazulu H2O at high pressures: What do the hydrogens do? HP-CAT
June 13 Jay Bass Brillouin Scattering and Earth's Interior U of Illinois
  Chip Lesher Ups and downs of the mantle solidus UC-Davis
July   summer vacation  
August   summer vacation  
September 12 Yanbin Wang

D-DIA: A new apparatus for high temperature triaxial deformation to pressures up to ~15 GPa

  Nagayoshi Sata

High pressure studies on FeO

October 10 Yue Meng High P-T diamond HP-CAT
  Wendy Mao Hydrogen clusters in clathrate hydrate U of Chicago
November 21 Guoyin Shen Amorphous materials at high pressures GSECARS
  Baosheng Li Ultrasonic measurements of mantle minerals Stony Brook
December   no meeting  

  Year 2001

November 8 Daniel Hausermann HP efforts at APS: Can we coordinate and share HP facilities ? HP-CAT
  Yue Meng
Lab facilities at HP-CAT
December 20 Wolfgang Sturhahn
High-pressure Studies with Nuclear Resonant Scattering
Sector 3