Recent Publications - July 2020

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Note: Publications between June 30 and July 29, 2020. EPL scientists are noted in bold. 

Our Active Planet

Carlson, R. W., Plate tectonics from crust to core, Nature Geosci. 13, 461-462, 2020. 

Earth’s History and Formation

Moore, N. E., A. L. Grunder, W. A. Bohrson, R. W. Carlson, and I. N. Bindeman, Changing mantle sources and the effects of crustal passage on the Steens Basalt, SE Oregon: chemical and isotopic constraintsGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 2020. Early Access.

Reimink, J. R., A. Mundl-Petermeier, R. W. CarlsonS. B. Shirey, R. J. Walker, and D. G. Pearson, Tungsten isotope composition of Archean crustal reservoirs and implications for terrestrial μ182W evolutionGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 21, e2020GC009155, 2020.

Reimink, J.R. Carlson, and T. MockA cavity ion source for high-precision isotope-ratio analyses in the geosciencesJ. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 2020. Early Access.

Stagno, V., and Y. FeiThe redox boundaries of Earth's interiorElements 16, 167-172, 2020.

Tucker, J. M., P. E. van Keken, R. E. Jones, and C. J. Ballentine, A role for subducted oceanic crust in generating the depleted MORB mantleGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 2020. Early Access.

Wang, J., E. Takahashi, X. Xiong, L. Chen, L. Li, T. Suzuki, and M. J. WalterThe water‐saturated solidus and second critical endpoint of peridotite: implications for magma genesis within the mantle wedgeJ. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 2020. Early Access.

Materials Under Extreme Conditions

Gagné, O. C., and F. C. Hawthorne, Bond-length distributions for ions bonded to oxygen: results for the transition metals and quantification of the factors underlying bond-length variation in inorganic solidsIUCrJ 7, 581-629, 2020.

Gorman, M. G., D. McGonegle, S. J. Tracy, S. M. Clarke, C. A. Bolme, A. E. Gleason, S. J. Ali, S. Hok, C. W. Greeff, P. G. Heighway, K. Hulpach, B. Glam, E. Galtier, H. J. Lee, J. S. Wark, J. H. Eggert, J. K. Wicks, and R. F. Smith, Recovery of a high-pressure phase formed under laser-driven compressionPhys. Rev. B 102, 024101, 2020.

Hsieh, W.-P., A. F. Goncharov, S. Labrosse, N. Holtgrewe, S. S. Lobanov, I. Chuvashova, F. Deschamps, and J.-F. Lin, Low thermal conductivity of iron-silicon alloys at Earth's core conditions with implications for the geodynamoNature Commun. 11, 3332, 2020.

Ji, C., A. A. Adeleke, L. Yang, B. Wan, H. Gou, Y. Yao, B. Li, Y. Meng, J. S. Smith, V. B. Prakapenka, W. Liu, G. Shen, W. L. Mao, and H. K. Mao, Nitrogen in black phosphorus structureSci. Adv. 6, eaba9206, 2020.

Schoelmerich, M. O., T. Tschentscher, S. Bhat, C. A. Bolme, E. Cunningham, R. Farla, E. Galtier, A. E. Gleason, M. Harmand, Y. Inubushi, K. Katagiri, K. Miyanishi, B. Nagler, N. Ozaki, T. R. Preston, R. Redmer, R. F. Smith, T. Tobase, T. Togashi, S. J. Tracy, Y. Umeda, L. Wollenweber, T. Yabuuchi, U. Zastrau, and K. Appel, Evidence of shock-compressed stishovite above 300 GPaSci. Rep. 10, 10197, 2020.

Shu, Y., Y. Kono, I. Ohira, R. Hrubiak, C. Kenney-Benson, M. Somayazulu, N. Velisavljevic, and G. Shen, Structural changes in liquid lithium under high-pressureJ. Phys. Chem. B, 2020. Early Access.

Discoveries in Our Solar System

Achilles, C. N., E. B. Rampe, R. T. Downs, T. F. Bristow, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, D. T. Vaniman, D. F. Blake, A. S. Yen, A. C. McAdam, B. Sutter, C. M. Fedo, S. Gwizd, L. M. Thompson, R. Gellert, S. M. Morrison, A. H. Treiman, J. A. Crisp, T. S. J. Gabriel, S. J. Chipera, R. M. Hazen, P. I. Craig, M. T. Thorpe, D. J. Des Marais, J. P. Grotzinger, V. M. Tu, N. Castle, G. W. Downs, T. S. Peretyazhko, R. C. Walroth, P. Sarrazin, and J. M. Morookian, Evidence for multiple diagenetic episodes in ancient fluvial-lacustrine sedimentary rocks in Gale Crater, MarsJ. Geophys. Res. Planets, 2020. Early Access.

Kashyap, V. L., J. Hong, S. Romaine, L. Sethares, V. Cotroneo, D. Spiga, and L. NittlerDesigning miniature x-ray optics for the SmallSat lunar science mission concept CubeXAppl. Optics 59, 5560-5569, 2020.

Payré, V., K. L. Siebach, R. Dasgupta, A. Udry, E. B. Rampe, and S. M. MorrisonConstraining ancient magmatic evolution on Mars using crystal chemistry of detrital igneous minerals in the sedimentary Bradbury group, Gale crater, MarsJ. Geophys. Res. Planets, 2020. Early Access.

Seyler, L., E. B. Kujawinski, A. Azua-Bustos, M. D. Lee, J. Marlow, S. M. Perl, and H. J. Cleaves IIMetabolomics as an emerging tool in the search for astrobiologically relevant biomarkersAstrobiology, 2020. Early Access.

Planet Formation and Origins

Righter, K., C. D. K. Herd, and A. BoujibarRedox processes in early Earth accretion and in terrestrial bodies, Elements 16, 161-166, 2020.

Exploring Exoplanets

Chambers, J.The effect of seafloor weathering on planetary habitabilityAstrophys. J. 896, 96, 2020.

Flagg, L., E. L. Shkolnik, A. Weinberger, B. P. Bowler, B. Skiff, A. L. Kraus, and M. C. Liu, ACRONYM IV: three new, young, low-mass spectroscopic binariesAstrophys. J. 896, 153, 2020.

Jeffers, S. V., S. Dreizier, J. R. Barnes, C. A. Haswell, R. P. Nelson, E. Rodríguez, M. J. López-González, N. Morales, R. Luque, M. Zechmeister, S. S. Vogt, J. S. Jenkins, E. Palle, Z. M. Berdiñas, G. A. L. Coleman, M. R. Díaz, I. Ribas, H. R. A. Jones, R. P. Butler, C. G. Tinney, J. Bailey, B. D. Carter, S. O'Toole, R. A. Wittenmyer, J. D. Crane, F. Feng, S. A. Shectman, J. Teske, A. Reiners, P. J. Amado, and G. Anglada-Escudé, A multiplanet system of super-Earths orbiting the brightest red dwarf star GJ 887Science 368, 1477-1481, 2020.

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