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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium PP : Materials Research at High Pressure

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Alexander Goncharov Carnegie Institution of Washington
Roberto Bini University of Florence
M. Riad Manaa Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Russell J. Hemley Carnegie Institution of Washington
PP1: Synthesis and Characterization
Session Chairs
Russell Hemley
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Gardner (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **PP1.1
High-pressure Synthesis and Characterization of the Nitrides of Some of the Group 9 and 10 Transition Metals.

Jonathan Crowhurst 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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10:00 AM - PP1.2
Computation of Temperature-Pressure Phase Diagrams of High-Pressure Nitrides.

Peter Kroll 1
1 Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany

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10:15 AM - PP1.3
New Ferromagnetic Nitrides, CaN and SrN, and their ``Recipe".

Masaaki Geshi 1 , Koichi Kusakabe 1 , Hitose Nagara 1 , Naoshi Suzuki 1
1 Graduate school of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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10:30 AM - PP1.4
Synthesis of New and Advanced Materials under Pressure Using Laser and Resistive Heating.

Hyunchae Cynn 1 , Choong-Shik Yoo 1 , David Young 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, California, United States

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10:45 AM - PP1.5
A New Superhard Material : Osmium Diboride OsB2.

Mohamed Hebbache 1 , D. Zivkovic 2 , L. Stuparevic 2
1 Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, University of Paris 7, Paris France, 2 Department of Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Bor

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - PP1.6
Single-Crystals of a new Carbon Nitride Phase with all-sp3 Carbon.

Peter Kroll 1 , Ralf Riedel 2 , Paul McMillan 3 , Elizabetha Horvath-Bordon 2 , Reinhard Boehler 5 , Edwin Kroke 4
1 Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany, 2 Materials- und Geoscience, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany, 3 ) Solid State Chemistry, Christopher Ingold Laboratories, University College, London United Kingdom, 5 , Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Mainz Germany, 4 Inorganic Chemistry, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg Germany

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11:45 AM - PP1.7
Does Osmium Carbide Exist? Ab initio Investigation.

Mohamed Hebbache 1 , D. Zivkovic 2 , L. Stuparevic 2
1 Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, University of Paris 7, Jussieu France, 2 Department of Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Bor

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12:00 PM - PP1.8
In Situ Studies of Ultra-Incompressible, Superhard Transition Metal Diborides Under High Stress Conditions.

Michelle Weinberger 1 , Jonathan Levine 1 , Hsiu-Ying Chung 3 , Abby Kavner 2 , Richard Kaner 1 , Sarah Tolbert 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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12:15 PM - PP1.9
Tape Casting Technique for Fabrication of Graded-Density Impactors for Tailored Dynamic Compression.

Louis Martin 1 , Jefferey Nguyen 2 , Jeremy Patterson 2 , Daniel Orlikowski 2 , Palakkal Asoka-Kumar 2 , Neil Holmes 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Physics and Advanced Technologies, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:30 PM - PP1.10
Bonding CVD Diamond to WC-Co by High Pressure - High Temperature Processing.

Naira Balzaretti 1 , Altair Pereira 2 1 , Sergio dos Santos 1 , Rafael Camerini 2 1 , João da Jornada 3 1
1 Physics Institute, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2 Engineering School, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 3 , INMETRO, Xerém, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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12:45 PM - PP1.11
Synthesis and Characterization of NanoComposite Superhard Materials.

Yusheng Zhao 1
1 LANSCE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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PP2: Disordered Systems
Session Chairs
Viktor Struzhkin
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Gardner (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **PP2.1
Transformations in Halogenide (AlCl3, ZnCl2) and Chalcogenide (AsS) Melts Under Pressure.

Vadim Brazhkin 1
1 Disordered Matter, Institute for High Pressure Physics, Troitsk, Moscow region, Russian Federation

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3:00 PM - PP2.2
Structure, Translational and Orientational Order of the Amorphous Ices.

A. Marco Saitta 1 , Thierry Strässle 2 , Stefan Klotz 1 , Franz Saija 3 , Paolo Giaquinta 4
1 Institut Minéralogie Physique Milieux Condensés, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris France, 2 Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, ETH Zurich and Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen Switzerland, 3 Istituto per i Processi Chimico-Fisici, Sezione di Messina, CNR, Messina Italy, 4 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Messina, Messina Italy

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3:15 PM - PP2.3
High-Pressure Phase Transformation Within Supercooled Liquids and Amorphous Solids.

Jeffery Yarger 1 , Emmanuel Soignard 1 , Erin Oelker 1 , Harish Bhat 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - **PP2.4
Phase Separation and Solidification of Fluid Phosphorus.

Yoshinori Katayama 1
1 Quantum Beam Science Directorate, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Sayo, Hyogo, Japan

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5:00 PM - PP2.5
Melting Line of Materials Under Pressure.

Tadashi Ogitsu 1 , Eric Schwegler 1 , Giulia Galli 2 1 , Andrea Trave 1 , Alfredo Correa 1 4 , Stanimir Bonev 3 , Andrew Williamson 1
1 Physics, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 4 Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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5:15 PM - PP2.6
Tailoring the Properties of Silica Glass Using High Pressure Synthesis Routes.

Liping Huang 1 , John Kieffer 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:30 PM - PP2.7
Silica under Pressure: Compression Mechanisms and Coordination Changes from First-Principles Calculations.

Andrea Trave 1 , David Prendergast 2 , Eric Schwegler 1
1 Quantum Simulations Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:45 PM - PP2.8
Hume-Rothery Rules for Primary Solid Solutions: Influence of High-pressure.

Igor Abrikosov 1
1 Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linkoping University, Linkoping Sweden

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PP3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Alexander Goncharov
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - PP3.1
Microstructure and Mechanical Behaviors of Nano-polycrystalline Diamonds Synthesized by Direct Conversion Sintering under HPHT.

Hitoshi Sumiya 1 , Tetsuo Irifune 2
1 Electronics & Materials R&D Laboratories, Sumitomo Electric Industries, LTD, Itami, Hyogo, Japan, 2 Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

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9:00 PM - PP3.10
Ab initio Studies of Defects and Impurities in Cubic BN Under High Pressure.

Tian Cui 1 , Fubo Tian 1 , Zhiming Liu 1 , Zhi He 1 , Yanming Ma 1 , Guangtian Zou 1
1 , National Lab of Superhard Materials, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China

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9:00 PM - PP3.11
Pressure-Induced Magnetic Phase Transitions in Pr1-xSrxMnO3 Manganites (x = 0.48 – 0.85).

Boris Savenko 1 , Denis Kozlenko 1 , Zdenek Jirak 2 , Victor Glazkov 3
1 Frank Lab of Neutron Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna Russian Federation, 2 , Institute of Physics, ASCR, Prague Czech Republic, 3 , Russian Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - PP3.12
Structural Transitions of an Al-Based Metallic Glass under High Pressure.

Jie Tang 1 , Lu-Chang Qin 2 , Xiaojun Gu 3 , Ke Lu 3
1 Material Physics Division, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 3 , Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang China

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9:00 PM - PP3.13
Electroplated and PVD Hard Ta and Cr on Fe Under Cyclic High Temperature and Pressure Operation.

Sabrina Lee 1 , Rong Wei 2 , Paul Cote 1
1 Benet Labs, US Army ARDEC, Waterveliet, New York, United States, 2 Materials Engineering Dept, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.14
High Pressure Structural Phase Transition and Elastic Properties of MgX (X = S, Se, Te) Semiconducting Compounds.

Netram Kaurav 1 , Kamal Choudhary 2 , Dinesh Varshney 3
1 Department of Physics, Institute of Science and Laboratory Education, IPS Academy, Indore, MP, India, 2 Department of Physics, Shri Vaishnav Institute of Technology and Science, Baroli, Sanwer Road, Indore, MP, India, 3 School of Physics, Devi Ahilya University, Khandwa Road Campus, Indore, MP, India

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9:00 PM - PP3.15
Ab-initio Studies of Phase Stability in High Pressure Bulk Aluminum.

Michael Tambe 1 , Nicola Marzari 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.16
In-Situ Scattering Studies of Methane Hydrate Formation under High Pressure.

Tadanori Koga 1 , Shahrukh Mallick 1 , Maya Endoh 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1 , Devinder Mahajan 2 , Sushil Satija 3
1 , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York, United States, 3 , NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.17
The Equation of State of Plastically Deformed Nitrides Under Uniaxial Stresses.

John Vassiliou 1
1 Physics, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.18
On the High-Pressure Behaviour of Titanium Hydride.

Patricia Kalita 1 , Stanislas Sinogeikin 2 , Kristina Lipinska-Kalita 3 , Thomas Hartmann 4 , Andrew Cornelius 1
1 Department of Physics and High Pressure Sciences and Engineering Center, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 Geophysical Lab, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States, 3 Department of Geosciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 4 , Harry Reid Center of Environmental Studies, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.2
Chromium Impurity States in Pb1-xGexTe Alloys under Pressure.

Evgeny Skipetrov 1 , Alexey Plastun 1 , Boris Kovalev 1 , Lyudmila Skipetrova 1 , Tatyana Topchevskaya 1 , Vasily Slyn'ko 2
1 Faculty of Physics, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Russian Federation, 2 , Institute of Material Science Problems, Chernovtsy Ukraine

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9:00 PM - PP3.3
High P-T Synthesis of Superhard Carbon Nitrides from Graphite-like Precursors.

Qixun Guo 1 , Yusheng Zhao 1 , Jianzhong Zhang 1
1 LANSCE-LC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.4
High-Pressure Studies of the Rotor-Stator Compound Cubane-C60.

Bertil Sundqvist 1 , Agnieszka Iwasiewicz 1 , Eva Kovats 2 , Sandor Pekker 2 , Istvan Jalsovszky 3
1 Department of Physics, Umeå University, Umeå Sweden, 2 Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest Hungary, 3 Department of Organic Chemistry, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest Hungary

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9:00 PM - PP3.5
P-V Relation for Ar up to High Pressure.

Seema Gupta 1
1 Physics, Agra College , Agra , U.P., India

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9:00 PM - PP3.6
Pressure-induced Structural Changes and Phase Transformations in Some Oxides with Pyrochlore Structure.

Fuxiang Zhang 1 , Jie Lian 1 , Udo Becker 1 , Lumin Wang 2 , Rod C. Ewing 1 2
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - PP3.8
High Pressure and High Temperature Induced Polymeric C60 Nanorods and Their Photoluminescence Properties.

Bingbing Liu 1 , Yuanyuan Hou 1 , Lin Wang 1 , Guangtian Zou 1 , Agnieszka Iwasiewicz 2 , Bertil Sundqvist 2
1 , Jilin University, National Lab of Superhard Materials, Changchun China, 2 Department of Physics , Umea University, Umea Sweden

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9:00 PM - PP3.9
Development of HPHT Technology for Mass-production of New Super Hard Materials.

Takeshi Sato 1 , Naohiro Toda 1 , Hitoshi Sumiya 1 , Tetsuo Irifune 2
1 Electronics & Materials R&D Laboratories, Sumitomo Electric Industries,LTD, Itami Japan, 2 Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University, Matsuyama Japan

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Alexander Goncharov Carnegie Institution of Washington
Roberto Bini University of Florence
M. Riad Manaa Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Russell J. Hemley Carnegie Institution of Washington
PP4: Dense Molecular Materials
Session Chairs
Karl Syassen
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Gardner (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **PP4.1
Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Dense Hydrogen.

David Ceperley 1 , Carlo Pierleoni 2 , Kris Delaney 1 , Miguel Morales 1
1 Physics & NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 , Universita di L'Aquila, L'Aquila Italy

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9:30 AM - PP4.2
First-principles Study of the Effect of Helium on the Onset of Dissociation in Liquid Hydrogen.

Kyle Caspersen 1 , Francois Gygi 2 , Eric Schwegler 1
1 Physics and Advanced Technologies Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Department of Applied Science, Univeristy of California Davis, Davis, California, United States

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9:45 AM - PP4.3
Hydrogen-rich Molecular Systems at High Pressures and Temperatures.

Alexander Goncharov 1
1 , Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington , District of Columbia, United States

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10:00 AM - PP4.4
Single-crystalline Atomic Nitrogen.

Mikhail Eremets 1 , Alexander Gavriliuk 2 3 , Ivan Trojan 1 3
1 , Max Planck Institut fuer Chemie, Mainz Germany, 2 , A.V.Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr.59, 117333, Moscow Russian Federation, 3 , High Pressure Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, 142092, Troitsk Russian Federation

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10:15 AM - PP4.5
Quantum Monte Carlo Study of a Hydrogen Molecule Under Confinement.

Tian Cui 1 , Jinhua Wang 1 , Zhiming Liu 1 , Yanming Ma 1 , Guangtian Zou 1
1 , National Lab of Superhard Materials, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China

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11:00 AM - **PP4.6
High-pressure Oxygen and Hydrogen Studied by Neutron Diffraction.

Igor Goncharenko 1
1 , Laboratoire Leon Brillouin CEA-CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette France

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11:30 AM - PP4.7
High Pressure-High Temperature Reactions in Xenon-Chlorine System.

Maddury Somayazulu 1 , Steven Gramsch 1 , Russell Hemley 1 , Ho-Kwang Mao 1
1 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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11:45 AM - PP4.8
Atomistic And Mesoscale Modeling Of The Response Of Molecular Crystals To Dynamical Loading.

Alejandro Strachan 1 , Eugenio Jaramillo 2 , Thomas Sewell 2
1 School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:00 PM - PP4.9
Theoretical Study of Solid Sodium Borohydrides Under Pressure.

Eunja Kim 1
1 Physics, UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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12:15 PM - PP4.10
Pressure-induced Phase Transformations in Li-based Complex Hydrides.

Raja Chellappa 1 , Dhanesh Chandra 1 , Stephen Gramsch 2 , Maddury Somayazulu 2 , Russell Hemley 2
1 Chemical & Metallurgical Dept., University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States, 2 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:30 PM - PP4.11
A Molecular Dynamic Study of Chemical Reactions ofSolid Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate at Extreme Conditions.

Christine Wu 1 , M. Manaa 2 , Laurence Fried 2
1 Physics and Advanced Technologies, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Chemistry and Materials Science , Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livremore, California, United States

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12:45 PM - PP4.12
Higher Order Elastic Constants of Argon and Krypton Under High Pressure.

Suresh Goyal 1
1 Physics, Agra College, Agra, Agra, U.P., India

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PP5: Properties Under Extreme Conditions
Session Chairs
M. Riad Manaa
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Gardner (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **PP5.1
On Correlated Electron Systems and 'simple' Metals at High Pressure.

Karl Syassen 1
1 , MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart Germany

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3:00 PM - PP5.2
Scenario of High Pressure Phase Transitions in Multiferroic BiFeO3.

Alexander Gavriliuk 1 , Viktor Struzhkin 2 , Igor Lyubutin 3
1 , Institute for High Pressure Physics, Troitsk, Moscow region, Russian Federation, 2 , Institute of Cristallography, Moscow Russian Federation, 3 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:15 PM - PP5.3
Pressure Dependence of Electron Density Distribution of Dielectric KNbO3 Polymorphs by Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Using Single Crystal Diffraction Study.

Takamitsu Yamanaka 1 , Yuki Nakamoto 2 , Kennji Ohi 1
1 Earth and Planetary Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan, 2 Research Center for Quantum Science and Technology under extreme conditions, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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3:30 PM - PP5.4
Synchrotron X-ray and Mössbauer Spectroscopy of Iron in Oxides Under High Pressure.

Viktor Struzhkin 1
1 , Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:45 PM - PP5.5
Magnetic Collapse and Insulator-metal Transitions in Some 3D Metal Oxides Under High Pressures.

Igor Lyubutin 1 , Alexander Gavriliuk 2 , Viktor Struzhkin 3
1 , Institute of Crystallography, Moscow Russian Federation, 2 , Institute for High Pressure Physics, Troitsk, Moscow region, Russian Federation, 3 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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4:30 PM - **PP5.6
Experimental Studies at the Core-mantle Boundary Conditions.

Hokwang Mao 1 , Wendy Mao 2
1 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 LANSCE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - PP5.7
Ab Initio Study of the Composition Dependence of the Pressure-induced Spin Transitions in Rocksalt (Mg1-x,Fex)O and Perovskite (Mg1-x,Fex)SiO3

Kristin Persson 1 , Amelia Berta 2 , Gerbrand Ceder 1 , Dane Morgan 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:15 PM - PP5.8
Multiscale Simulations of Iron at High Pressures and Temperatures.

Ronald Cohen 1 , Xianwei Sha 1
1 , Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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5:30 PM - PP5.9
Pressure Response of the Ultraviolet Photoluminescence of ZnO and MgZnO Nanocrystallites.

Jesse Huso 1 , John Morrison 1 , Heather Hoeck 1 , Xiang-Bai Chen 1 , Leah Bergman 1 , Slade Jokela 2 , Matthew McCluskey 2
1 Department of Physics, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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5:45 PM - PP5.10
PbSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots at High Pressures: Competition Between Bulk and Confinement Effects

Jeffrey Pietryga 1 , Richard Schaller 1 , Kirill Zhuravlev 1 , Robert Sander 1 , Victor Klimov 1
1 Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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