Michael T. Vaughan

Research Associate Professor, Mineral Physics Institute
Beamline Scientist/Coordinator - Beamline X17B2, NSLS

B.S. 1960, Shimer College, Mount Carroll, IL.
M.S. 1965, University of Cincinnati, Solid State Physics.
M.S. 1976, Stony Brook University, Geology
PhD 1979, Stony Brook University, Geophysics

1981-1988: Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
1988-1989: Research Associate, Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago
1989-present: Research Assistant or Associate Professor, Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University

Office: Earth & Space Sciences 120
Office Phone: (631)-632-8030
FAX: (631) 632-8140
Email: Michael (dot) Vaughan (at) sunysb (dot) edu

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Selected Publications

Year Author List Title of Article Journal or Book name Pages MPI Publication #
2003 Jiuhua Chen, Li Li, Donald J. Weidner and Michael T. Vaughan Deformation Experiments using Synchrotron X-rays: In situ stress and strain measurements at high pressure and temperature Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors submitted MPI Pub. No. 314
2002 Jiuhua Chen, Donald J. Weidner and Michael T. Vaughan The strength of Mg0.9Fe0.1SiO3 perovskite at high pressure and temperature Nature 419 824-826 MPI Pub. No. 315
2001 Donald J. Weidner, Jiuhua Chen, Yaqin Xu, Yujun Wu, Michael T. Vaughan and Li Li Subduction Zone Rheology Physics of the Earth and Planetetary Interiors 127 67-81 MPI Pub. No. 276
2001 Cora Lind, Donald G. Van Derveer, Angus P. Wilkinson, Jiuhua Chen, Michael T. Vaughan and Donald J. Weidner New high-pressure form of the negative thermal expansion materials zirconium molybdate and hafnium molybdate Chemistry of Materials 13 487-490 MPI Pub. No. 302
2001 Jiuhua Chen, Donald J. Weidner, John B. Parise, Michael T. Vaughan and Paul Raterron Observation of cation re-ordering during the olivine-spinel transition in fayalite by in-situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction at high pressure and temperature Physical Review Letters 86 4072-4075 MPI Pub. No. 292
1998 Donald J. Weidner, Yanbin Wang, Ganglin Chen, Junichi Ando and Michael T. Vaughan Rheology measurements at high pressure and temperature Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials at High Pressure and Temperature Geophysical Monograph 101 473-482 MPI Pub. No. 180
1998 Yanbin Wang, Ivan C. Getting, Donald J. Weidner and Michael T. Vaughan Performance of tapered anvils in a DIA-type cubic anvil apparatus for high pressure x-ray diffraction studies Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials at High Pressure and Temperature Geophysical Monograph 101 35-39 MPI Pub. No. 191
1998 Michael T. Vaughan, Donald J. Weidner, Yanbin Wang, Jiuhua Chen, Carey C. Koleda and Ivan C. Getting T-CUP: A new high-pressure apparatus for X-ray studies The Review of High Pressure Science and Technology 7 1520-1522 MPI Pub. No. 216
1998 Yegor D. Sinelnikov, Ganglin Chen, Daniel R. Neuville, Michael T. Vaughan and Robert C. Liebermann Ultrasonic shear wave velocities of MgSiO3 perovskite at 8 GPa and 800 K and lower mantle composition Science 281 677-679 MPI Pub. No. 226
1998 Jiuhua Chen, Toru Inoue, Donald J. Weidner, Yujun Wu and Michael T. Vaughan Strength and water weakening of mantle minerals, olivine, wadsleyite and ringwoodite Geophysical Research Letters 25 575-578 MPI Pub. No. 205
1994 Donald J. Weidner, Yanbin Wang and Michael T. Vaughan Strength of diamond Science 266 419-422 MPI Pub. No. 136
1994 Donald J. Weidner, Yanbin Wang and Michael T. Vaughan Yield strength at high pressure and temperature Geophysical Research Letters 21 753-756 MPI Pub. No. 97
1993 Michael T. Vaughan In situ x-ray diffraction using synchrotron radiation at high P & T using a multi-anvil device Short Course Handbook on Experiments at High Pressure and Applications to the Earth's Mantle 95-131 MPI Pub. No. 101
1993 Yue Meng, Donald J. Weidner, Gabriel D. Gwanmesia, Robert C. Liebermann, Michael T. Vaughan, Yanbin Wang, Kurt Leinenweber, Rosemary E. G. Pacalo, Amir Yeganeh-Haeri and Yusheng Zhao In situ P-T X-ray diffraction studies on three polymorphs (a,b,g) of Mg2SiO4 Journal of Geophysical Research 98 22,199-22,207 MPI Pub. No. 117
1991 Yanbin Wang, Donald J. Weidner, Robert C. Liebermann, X. Liu, Jaidong Ko, Michael T. Vaughan, Yusheng Zhao, Amir Yeganeh-Haeri and Rosemary E. G. Pacalo Phase transition and thermal expansion of MgSiO3 perovskite Science 251 410-413 MPI Pub. No. 31

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