Publications

TIMEleSS publications

  1. E. Ledoux, M. Krug, J. Gay, J. Chantel, N. Hilairet, M. Bykov, E. Bykova, G. Aprilis, V. Svitlyk, G. Garbarino, N. Guignot, C. Sanchez-Valle, S.  Speziale, and S. Merkel, In-situ study of microstructures induced by the olivine to wadsleyite transformation at conditions of the 410 km depth discontinuity, submitted to American Mineralogist.
  2. J. P. Gay, E. Ledoux, M. Krug, J. Chantel, A. Pakhomova, H.-P. Liermann, C. Sanchez-Valle, S. Merkel, Transformation microstructures in pyrolite under stress: implications for anisotropy in subducting slabs below the 660 km discontinuity, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 604, 118015 (2023) [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2023.118015] Gold open-access.
  3. M. Krug, M. Saki, E. Ledoux, J. P. Gay, J. Chantel, A. Pakhomova, R. Husband, A. Rohrbach, S. Klemme, C. Thomas, S. Merkel, C. Sanchez-Valle. Textures induced by the coesite-stishovite transition and implications for the visibility of the X-discontinuity. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 23, e2022GC010544 (2022) [doi: 10.1029/2022GC010544] Gold open-access.
  4. C. Thomas, L. J. Cobden, A. R. T. Jonkers, D” Reflection Polarities Inform Lowermost Mantle Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 23, e2021GC010325 (2022) [doi: 10.1029/2021GC010325] Gold open-access.
  5. E. E. Ledoux, F. Lin, L. Miyagi, A. Addad,  A. Fadel, D. Jacob, F. Béclin, and S. Merkel. Deformation of Polycrystalline MgO Up to 8.3 GPa and 1270 K: Microstructures, Dominant Slip-Systems, and Transition to Grain Boundary Sliding. Frontiers in Earth Science 10, 849777 (2022) [doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.849777] Gold open-access.
  6. B Yue, M. Krug, C. Sanchez-Valle, S. Merkel, and F. Hong, Deformation and slip systems of CaCl2-type MnO2 under high pressure, Physical Review Materials, 6, 053603 (2022) [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.053603]
  7. F. Rochira, L. Schumacher, C. Thomas, Mapping the edge of subducted slabs in the lower mantle beneath southern Asia, Geophysical Journal International, 230, 1239–1252 (2022) [doi: 10.1093/gji/ggac110]
  8. J. P. Gay, L. Miyagi, S. Couper, C. Langrand, D. P. Dobson, H.-P. Liermann, S. Merkel, Deformation of NaCoF3 perovskite and post-perovskite up to 30 GPa and 1013 K: implications for plastic deformation and transformation mechanism, European Journal of Mineralogy, 33, 591–603 (2021), abstract [doi: 10.5194/ejm-33-591-2021] Gold open-access.
  9. C. Langrand, D. Andrault, S. Durand, Z. Konôpková, N. Hilairet, C. Thomas, S. Merkel, Kinetics and detectability of the bridgmanite to post-perovskite transformation in the Earth’s D″ layer, Nature Communications, 10, 5680 (2019) [doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13482-x] Gold open-access.

Pre-TIMEleSS publications

M. Saki, C. Thomas, S. Merkel, J. Wookey, Detecting seismic anisotropy above the 410 km discontinuity using reflection coefficients of underside reflections, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 274 170-183 (2018) [doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2017.12.001]