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Wendy Mao

Wendy  Mao
Title:Assistant Professor
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences
Other Affiliations:Geophysics, Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Office Location:Green Earth Sci.  251
Research Group:Extreme Environments Laboratory
Phone:650-723-3718
E-mail:wmao@stanford.edu

High-Pressure Geophysics, Geochemistry, and Petrology; Volatiles in Planetary Systems and Hydrogen Storage Applications; Experimental Mineral Physics;

Research

Pressure induces dramatic changes in materials. I study the behavior of materials under compression which often leads to the discovery of novel phases and new phenomena. This research has a wide variety of applications including improving our understanding the interiors of Earth and other planetary bodies, providing insight into the condensation and evolution of volatiles in planetary systems, and providing guidance for developing new materials for applications like hydrogen fuel storage and advanced batteries.

Teaching

I teach classes on understanding the Earth's interior, mineralogy, and a freshman seminar on diamonds.

Professional Activities

COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer (2008); J.R. Oppenheimer Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory 2005-07); West Coast High Pressure Facilities Review Committee, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2006-present); COMPRES Facilities Committee (2009-present); APS Users' Organization Committee (2009-present); Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award (2006)

Education

  • 2005 | Ph.D. Geophysical Sciences University of Chicago
  • 1998 | Bachelor of Science Materials Science and Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

  • 2009 - Present | Assistant Professor of Geophysics by courtesy Stanford University
  • 2009 - Present | Adjunct Professor Zhejiang University
  • 2007 - Present | Assistant Professor Stanford University
  • 2005 – 2007 | J. R. Oppenheimer Post-doctoral Fellow Los Alamos National Laboratory

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 Mineralogical Society of America Award
  • 2011-2016 | NSF CAREER Award
  • 2009 - Present | Frederick E. Terman Fellowship
  • 2008 - 2009 | COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer
  • 2006 | Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award
  • 2006 | Mineral and Rocks Physics Group Student Research Award
  • 2005 - 2007 | J. R. Oppenheimer Fellowship
  • 1998 | Phi Beta Kappa

University Service

  • 2010 - Present | Pre-Majors Advisor
  • 2010 - Present | GES representative on SES Educational Outreach Committee
  • 2009 - 2011 | GES Dept Seminar Coordinator (w/ Maher)
  • 2008 - 2009 | Search Committee for Geochronology, Petrology, Geodynamics position
  • 2007 - 2008 | GES Long Range Planning Committee

Professional Activities

  • 2012 | 6th Asian Conference on High Pressure Research, Beijing, China
  • 2012 | Materials Science and Engineering Departmental Seminar, Stanford University
  • 2012 | Invited speaker: High pressure studies using synchrotron radiation: present and future, Soleil Synchrotron, Paris, France
  • 2011 | Invited speaker: ALS/CXRO Seminar Series, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 2011 - Present | LCLS Users’ Executive Committee
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker: Smith Lecture Series, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker: Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics, Mianyang, China
  • 2011 - Present | Scientific Steering Committee for the Physics and Chemistry of Carbon Directorate, Deep Carbon Observatory
  • 2010 - Present | Associate Editor - American Mineralogist
  • 2010 - Present | SNAP Instrument Design Team - Spallation Neutron Source, ORNL
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, CalTech
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Deep Carbon Observatory, Energy, Environment & Climate Workshop, Houston, TX.
  • 2010 | Invited Lecturer: 12th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2010 | Chair, Rosalind Frankin Young Investigator Award Committee
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Harvard University
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2009 - Present | Member of APS Users Organization Steering Committee
  • 2009 - Present | COMPRES Facilities Committee
  • 2009 | Invited Lecturer: 11th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2009 | Invited Lecturer: SSUN Energy School, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Berkeley Seismological Laboratory Seminar, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Department of Geosciences Colloquium, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
  • 2009 | Solid State Seminar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Materials Science & Engineering Department, Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Department of Geology, University of California, Davis
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Geophysics Seminar, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians University
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Munchner Physik Kolloquium, Joint between Max-Planck Insitute for Physics, Technical University of Munich, and Ludwig-Maximilians University
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University
  • 2008 | Invited Lecturer: 10th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2008 | Co-convener of SEDI session ”The Nature of Earth's Core-Mantle Boundary Region" AGU (Fall) Meeting
  • 2007 | Invited Lecturer: LANSCE 2007 Neutron School on Hydrogen in Materials
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Department of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Department of Earth Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Scientific Advisory Committee Review of XOR, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Department of Physics, University of Hong Kong, China
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC-Berkeley
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: Department of Earth and Space Science, University of Washington
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University
  • 2006 Invited Speaker: Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University
  • 2006 Invited Speaker: Department of Physics, New Mexico State University
  • 2006 Invited Speaker: Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Bayerisches Geoinstitut, Bayreuth, Germany
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Frontiers in Petrology Seminar Series, Stanford University
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Earth and Space Sciences Colloquium, UCLA
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
  • 2006 | Co-convener of Mineral and Rock Physics session "Clathrates under compression” AGU (Fall) | Meeting
  • 2006 - Present | West Coast High Pressure Facilities Review Committee, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 2005 | Invited Speaker: Solid Earth Seminar, Princeton University
  • 2005 Co-convener of Mineral and Rock Physics session "Perovskite to Post-Perovskite Phase Transition in the Earth's Deep Interior” AGU (Fall) Meeting
  • 2004 | Invited Speaker: Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, CalTech
  • 2004 | Invited Speaker: Mineral Physics Group Seminar Series, CalTech

Courses Taught

  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 802 TGR Disseration [Enrolled 1]
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 199 Honors Program [Enrolled 1]
  • 2012 (Winter) | GES 107/207 Journey to the Center of Earth (w/Lawrence) [Enrolled 7]
  • 2012 (Winter) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 4]
  • 2011 (Fall) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Fall) | GES 102 Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy (w/Brown) [Enrolled 6]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 340 Volatiles in the Mantle (w/ Warren & Gleason) [Enrolled 8]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 40N Diamonds [Enrolled 14]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 290 Departmental Seminar in GES (w/ Maher) [Enrolled 7]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Winter) | GES 290 Departmental Seminar in GES (w/ Maher) [Enrolled 5]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GES 102 Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy (w/Brown) [Enrolled 12]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GES 192 Ugrad Research in G&ES [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 107/207; GP 107/207 Journey to the Center of the Earth (w/ Lawrence) [Enrolled 10]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 290 Departmental Seminar in GES (w/ Maher) [Enrolled 6]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GES 40N Diamonds [Enrolled 11]
  • 2010 (Summer) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Summer) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GES 290 Departmental Seminar in GES (w/ Maher) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GES 290 Departmental Seminar in GES (w/ Maher) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2009 (Spring) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2009 (Winter) | GES 107/207; GP 107/207 Journey to the Center of the Earth [Enrolled 10]
  • 2009 (Winter) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Winter) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Summer) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2009 (Summer) | GES 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Spring) | GES 40N Diamonds [Enrolled 12]
  • 2008 (Fall) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2008 (Winter) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2008 (Spring) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2008 (Summer) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2008 (Summer) | GES 400 Graduate Research [Enrolled 2]

Publications

  • C. Y. Shi, Y. Liu, J. Wang, W. Yang, L. Zhang, and W. L. Mao, Formation of iron melt network in silicate perovskite at Earth’s lower mantle conditions, Nature Geoscience, in review.
  • L. Zhang, Y. Meng, I. Kantor, and W. L. Mao, Experimental evidence for iron enrichment in (Mg,Fe)SiO3 post-perovskite relative to perovskite, Am. Mineral., in review.
  • Z. Zeng, N. Liu, Q. S. Zeng, Y. Ding, S. X. Qu, Y. Cui, W. L. Mao, Elastic moduli of polycrystalline Li15Si4 produced in lithium ion batteries, J. Power Sources, in review.
  • A. E. Gleason, C. E. Quiroga, K. Otte, A. Suzuki, R. Pentcheva, and W. L. Mao, Symmetrization driven spin transition in e-FeOOH at high pressure, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., in review.
  •  A. E. Gleason, W. L. Mao, and J. Zhao, Shear wave speeds of hcp-iron under hydrostatic conditions to 136 GPa, Geophys. Res. Lett., in review.
  • 2013 * | A. E. Gleason and W. L. Mao, Strength of iron to over 200 GPa: implications for a weak inner core, Nature Geoscience doi:10.1038/ngeo1808.
  • 2013 * | H. Jiang, R. Xu, C-C Chen, W. Yang, J. Fan, X. Tao, C. Song, Y. Kohmura, T. Xiao, Y. Wang, Y. Fei, T. Ishikawa, W. L. Mao, and J. Miao, Three-dimensional coherent X-ray diffraction imaging of molten iron in mantle olivine with nanoscale resolution, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 205501.
  • 2013 * | W. L. Mao and E. Boulard, Nanoprobes for deep carbon, Rev. Mineral. Geochem. 75, 423-448.
  • 2013 * |  L. Zhang, Y. Meng, P. Dera, W. Yang, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao, Single-crystal structure determination of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 postperovskite, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi/10.1073/pnas.1304402110.
  • 2013 * | S. Wang, S. Hirai, M. C. Shapiro, S. C. Riggs, T. H. Geballe, W. L. Mao and I. R. Fisher, Pressure-induced symmetry breaking in tetragonal CsAuI3, Phys. Rev. B 87, 054104.
  • 2013 * | S. Hirai, Y. Kamihara, A. Wakatsuki, M. Matoba, and W. L. Mao, Pressure-induced tetragonal-orthorhombic phase transitions in CeRuPO, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 051917
  • 2013 * |  S. Hirai, A. M. dos Santos, M. Shapiro, J. J. Molaison, N. Pradhan, M. Guthrie, C. A. Tulk, I. R. Fisher, W. L. Mao, Giant displacement at a magnetic transition in metastable Mn3O4, Phys. Rev. B 87, 014417.
  • 2013 * | S. Hirai and W. L. Mao, Novel pressure-induced transitions in Co3O4, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 041912.
  • 2013 * |R. Jia, G. Amulele, P. V. Zinin, S. Odake, P. Eng, V. Khabashesku, W. L. Mao, and L. C. Ming, Elastic and inelastic behavior of graphitic C3N4 under high pressure, Chem. Phys. Lett. doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2013.04.065.
  • 2012 * | A. E. Gleason, R. C. Tiberio, W. L. Mao, S. Ali, C. Bolme, A. Lazicki, G Bordonaro, J. Treichler, V. Genova, and J. Eggert, Lithographically Fabricated Gratings for the Interferometric Measurement of Material Shear Moduli Under Extreme Conditions, J. Vacuum Sci. Tech. B 30 (6), 2012.
  • 2012 * | L. Wang, B. Liu, H. Li, W. Yang, Y. Ding, S. V. Sinogeikin, Y. Meng, Z. Liu, X. C. Zeng, and W. L. Mao, Long-range ordered amorphous carbon clusters: a crystalline material with amorphous building blocks, Science 337, 825-828.
  • 2012 * | M. Baldini, Y. Ding, S. Wang, Y. Lin, C. A. Tulk, A. M. Dos Santos, D. Haskel, and W. L. Mao, Pressure induced stabilization of antiferromagnetic phase in Nd0.53Sr0.47MnO3Phys. Rev. B 86, 094407.
  • 2012 * | J. Wang, W. Yang, S. Wang, X. Xiao, F. De Carlo, Y. Liu, and W. L. Mao, High pressure nano-tomography study using iteration method, J. Appl. Phys. 111, 112626, doi: 10.1063/1.4726249.
  • 2012 + * | G. Farfan, S. Wang, H. Ma, R. Caracas, and W. L. Mao, Bonding and structural changes in siderite at high pressure, Amer. Mineral.97, 1421-1426.
  • 2012 * | H. Niu, X-Q. Chen, S. Wang, D. Li, W. L. Mao, Y. Li, Families of superhard carbon allotropes generated via cold compression of graphite and nanotubes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 135501.
  • 2012 * | M. Trigo, J. Chen, M. P. Jiang, W. L. Mao, S. C. Riggs, M. C. Shapiro, I. R. Fisher, and D. A. Reis, Ultrafast pump-probe measurements of short small-polaron lifetime in the mixed-valence perovskite Cs2Au2I6 from high-pressures, Phys. Rev. B 85, 081102(R).
  • 2012 * | Y. Ding, Z. Cai, Q. Hu, H. Sheng, J. Chang, R. J. Hemley, W. L. Mao, Nanoscale diffraction imaging of the high-pressure transition in Fe1-xO, Appl. Phys. Lett.100, 041903.
  • 2012 * | T. Yamanaka, K. Hirose, W. L. Mao, Y. Meng, P. Ganesh, L. Shulenburger, and R. J. Hemley, Crystal structures of (Mg, Fe)SiO3 post-perovskite in the Earth’s deep mantle, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi/10.1073/pnas.1118076108.
  • 2012 + * | Y. Lin, H. Ma, C. Matthews, B. Kolb, S. Sinogeikin, T. Thonhauser, and W. L. Mao, Experimental and theoretical studies on a high pressure monoclinic phase of ammonia borane J. Phys. Chem. C, dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp206726t.
  • 2011 * | Q. Chen, T-W. Huang, M. Baldini, A. Hushur, V. Pomjakushin, S. Clark, W. L. Mao, M. H. Manghnani, A. Braun, T. Graule, The effect of compressive strain on the Raman modes of the dry and hydrated BaCe0.8Y0.2O3 proton conductor, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 24021-24027.
  • 2011 * | L. Zhang, Y. Meng, and W. L. Mao, Effect of pressure and composition on lattice parameters and unit-cell volume of (Fe,Mg)SiO3 post-perovskite, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 317-318, 120-125.
  • 2011 + * | Y. Lin, L. Zhang, H-k. Mao, P. Chow, Y. Xiao, M. Baldini, W. L. Mao, Amorphous diamond - a high-pressure carbon allotrope, Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 175504.
  • 2011 * | A. Kung, A. F. Goncharov, C. Zha, P. Eng, and W. L. Mao, Compressional, temporal, and compositional behavior of novel molecular H2-O2, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 234502.
  • 2011 * | M. Baldini, W. Yang, G. Aquilanti, L. Zhang, Y. Ding, S. Pascarelli, and W. L. Mao, High pressure EXAFS measurements of crystalline Ge using nano-crystalline diamond anvils, Phys. Rev. B 84, 014111.
  • 2011 * | L. Wang, W. Yang, Y. Xiao, B. Liu, P. Chow, G. Shen, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao, Application of a new composite cubic-boron nitride gasket assembly for high pressure inelastic x-ray scattering studies of carbon related materials, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 073902.
  • 2011 * | Q. S. Zeng, H. Sheng, Y. Ding, L. Wang, W. Yang,  J. Z. Jiang, W. L. Mao, and H.-k. Mao, Long-range topological order in metallic glass, Science 332, 1404-1406.
  • 2011 * | Q. S. Zeng, C.R. Rotundu, W. L. Mao, J.H. Dai, Y.M. Xiao, P. Chow, X.J. Chen, C. L. Qin, H.-k. Mao, and J. Z. Jiang, Low temperature transport properties of Ce-Al metallic glasses, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 113716.
  • 2011 * | L. Wang, Y. Ding, U. Patel, W. Yang, Z. Xiao, Z. Cai, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao Studying single nanocrystals under high pressure using an x-ray nanoprobe, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 043903.
  • 2011 + * | Y. Lin, Y. Yang, H. Ma, Y. Cui, W. L. Mao, Compressional behavior of bulk and nanorod LiMn2O4 under nonhydrostatic stress, J. Phys. Chem. C, dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp112289.
  • 2011 * | M. Baldini, V. V. Struzhkin, A. F. Goncharov, P. Postorino, and W. L. Mao, Persistence of Jahn Teller distortion in high pressure metallic phase of LaMnO3, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 066402, 2011.
  • 2010 * | L. Wang, W. Yang, Y. Ding, Y. Ren, S. Xiao, B. Liu, S. V. Sinogeikin, Y. Meng, D. J. Gosztola, G. Shen, R. J. Hemley, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao, Size-dependent amorphization of nanoscale Y2O3 at high pressure, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 095701.
  • 2010 * | W. L. Mao, Y. Meng, H-k. Mao, Elastic anisotropy of ferromagnesian post-perovskite in Earth’s D” layer, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 180, 203-208.
  • 2010 * | M. Baldini, G. Aquilanti, H-k. Mao, W. Yang, G. Shen, S. Pascarelli, and W. L. Mao, High-pressure EXAFS study of vitreous GeO2 up to 44 GPa, Phys. Rev. B 81, 024201.
  • 2010 * | A. F. Goncharov, V. V. Struzhkin, J. A Montoya, S. Kharlamova, R. Kundargi, J. Siebert, J. Badro, D. Antonangeli, F. J. Ryerson, and W. L. Mao, Effect of composition, structure, and spin state on the thermal conductivity of the Earth’s lower mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 180, 148-153.
  • 2010 * | Q. Zeng, Y. Ding, W. L. Mao, W. Yang, S.V. Sinogeikin, J. Shu, H-k. Mao, and J.Z. Jiang, Origin of pressure-induced polyamorphism in Ce75Al25 metallic glass, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 105702.
  • 2010 * | L. Wang, Y. Ding, W. Yang, W. Liu, Z. Cai, J. Kung, J. Shu, R. J. Hemley, W. L. Mao, and H.-k. Mao, Nanoprobe measurements of materials at megabar pressures, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/pnas.1001141107.
  • 2010 * | X.-Q. Chen, S. Wang, W. L. Mao, and C. L. Fu, Pressure-induced behavior of the hydrogen-dominant compound SiH4(H2)2 from first-principles calculations, Phys. Rev. B, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.104115, 2010.
  • 2010 * | W. L. Mao, L. Wang, Y. Ding, W. Yang, W. Liu, D. Y. Kim, W. Luo, R. Ahuja, Y. Meng, S. V. Sinogeikin, J. Shu, and H-k. Mao, Distortions and stabilization of simple primitive calcium at high pressure and low temperature, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1005279107.
  • 2010 * | T. Yamanaka, W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, R. J. Hemley, and G. Shen, New structure and spin state of iron-rich (Mg, Fe)SiO3 post-perovskite, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 215 012100, doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/215/1/012099.
  • 2010 + * | S. Wang, W. L. Mao, A. P. Sorini, C-C. Chen, T. P. Devereaux, Y. Ding, Y. Xiao, P. Chow, N. Hiraoka, H. Ishii, Y. Q. Cai, and C-C. Kao, High pressure evolution of Fe2O3 electronic structure revealed by X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. B 82, 144428.
  • 2010 * | H-k. Mao, E. L. Shirley, Y. Ding, P. Eng, Y. Q. Cai, P. Chow, Y. Xiao, J. Shu, R. J. Hemley, C-C. Kao, and W. L. Mao, Electronic structure of crystalline 4He at high pressures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 186404.
  • 2010 * | Q. Zeng, V. V. Struzhkin, Y. Z. Fang, C. X. Gao, H. B. Luo, X. D. Wang, C. Lathe, W. L. Mao, F. M. Wu, H-k. Mao, and J.Z. Jiang, Properties of polyamorphous Ce75Al25 metallic glasses, Phys. Rev. B 82, 054111, 2010.
  • 2009 * | Q. Zeng, Y. Ding, W. L. Mao, W. Luo, A. Blomqvist, R. Ahuja, W. Yang, J. Shu, S. V. Sinogeikin, Y. Meng, D. Brewe, J. Z. Jiang, and H-k. Mao, Substitutional alloy of Ce and Al, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.0813328106.
  • 2009 * | L. Wang, Y. Pan, Y. Ding, W. Yang, W. L. Mao, S. V. Sinogeikin,Y. Meng, D. Gosztola, G. Shen, and H-k. Mao, High-pressure induced phase transitions of Y2O3 and Y2O3:Eu3+, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 061921.
  • 2009 * | L. Sun, W. Yi, L. Wang, J. Shu, S. Sinogeikin, Y. Meng, G. Shen, L. Bai, Y. Li, J. Liu, H-k. Mao, W. L. Mao, X-ray diffraction studies and equation of state of methane at 200 GPa, Chem. Phys. Lett. 473, 72-74.
  • 2009 + * | Y. Lin, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao, Storage of molecular hydrogen in a novel ammonia borane compound at high pressure, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/pnas.0903511106.
  • 2009 + * | S. Wang, H-k. Mao, X-J. Chen, and W. L. Mao, High pressure chemistry in the H2-SiH4 system, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 106, 14763-14767.
  • 2009 + * | S. Wang, W. L. Mao, and S. T. Autrey, Bonding in boranes and their interaction with molecular hydrogen at extreme conditions, J. Chem. Phys. 131, 144508.
  • 2008 * | W. L. Mao, V. V. Struzhkin, A. Q. R. Baron, S. Tsutsui, C. E. Tommaseo, H-R. Wenk, P. Chow, M. Hu, J. Shu, R. J. Hemley, D. L. Heinz, and H-k. Mao, Experimental determination of elasticity of iron at high pressure, J. Geophys. Res. 113, B09213, doi:10.1029/2007JB005229.
  • 2008 * | Q. Guo, Y. Zhao, W. L. Mao, Z. Wang, Y. Xiong, and Y. Xia, Cubic to tetragonal phase transformation in cold-compressed Pd nanocubes, Nano Lett. 8, 972-975.
  • 2008 + * | Y. Lin, V. Dozd, J. Chen, L. Daemen, and W. L. Mao, Raman spectroscopy study of ammonia borane at high pressure, J. Chem. Phys. 129, 234509.
  • 2008 * | Q. Guo, Y. Zhao, C. Jiang, W. L. Mao, and Z. Wang, Phase transformation in Sm2O3 at high pressure: In situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction study and ab initio DFT calculation, Solid State Commun. 145, 250-254.
  • 2007 * | V. V. Struzhkin, B. Militzer, W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, and R. J. Hemley, Hydrogen storage in clathrates, Chem. Rev. 107, 4133-4151.
  • 2007 * | W. L. Mao, A. J. Campbell, V. B. Prakapenka, R. J. Hemley, H-k. Mao, Effect of iron on the properties of post-perovskite silicate, in The Last Mantle Phase Transition, Geophysical Monograph Series, K. Hirose, J. Brodholt, T. Lay, D. Yuen (eds.). 174, 37-46.
  • 2007 * | Y. Zhao, H. Xu, L. L. Daemen, K. Lokshin, W. L. Mao, J. Luo, R. P. Currier, and D. D. Hickmott, High-P/Low-T Neutron Scattering of Hydrogen Inclusion Compounds-Progress and Prospects, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.104, 5727-5731.
  • 2007 * | J. Shu, W. L. Mao, R. J. Hemley, and H-k. Mao, Pressure-induced distortive phase transition in chromite-spinel at 29 GPa, Materials Research at High Pressure, eds. M. R. Manaa, Goncharov, A. F., Hemley, R. J. and Bini, R., 179-184, Materials Research Society, Warrendale, Pennsylvania.
  • 2007 * | Q. Guo, Y. Zhao, C. Jiang, W. L. Mao, Z. Wang, J. Zhang, and Y. Wang, Pressure-induced cubic to monoclinic phase transformation in erbium sesquioxide Er2O3, Inorg. Chem. 46, 6164-6169.
  • 2007 * | H-k. Mao and W. L. Mao, Diamond Anvil Cells and Ultra-High P/T Experimental Methods, chapter in Treatise on Geophysics, G. D. Price (ed.). Amsterdan, Elsevier, 2, 231-267.
  • 2007  | W. L. Mao, C. A. Koh, and E. D. Sloan, Clathrate hydrates under pressure, Physics Today 60 (10), 42-47.
  •  2006 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, Y. Meng, P. J. Eng, M. Y. Hu, P. Chow, J. Shu, and R. Hemley, X-ray-induced dissociation of H2O and formation of an O2-H2 alloy at high pressure, Science 314, 636.
  • 2006 * | W. L. Mao and H-k. Mao, Ultrahigh pressure experiment with a motor-driven diamond anvil cell, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 18, S1069-S1073.
  • 2006 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, V. B. Prakapenka, J. Shu, and R. J. Hemley, The effect of pressure on the structure and volume of ferromagnesian post-perovskite, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33, L12S02, doi:10.1029/2006GL025770.
  • 2006 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, W. Sturhahn, J. Zhao, V. B. Prakapenka, J. Shu, Y. Fei, and R. J. Hemley, Iron-rich post-perovskite and the origin of ultralow-velocity zones, Science 312, 564-565.
  • 2006 * | W. L. Mao, A. J. Campbell, D. L. Heinz, G. Shen, Phase relations in Fe-Ni alloys at high pressure and temperature, Phys. Earth. Planet. Inter. 155, 146-151.
  • 2005 * | A. Shahar, W. A. Bassett, H-k. Mao, I-m. Chou, and W. L. Mao, The stability and Raman spectra of ikaite, CaCO3•6H2O, at high pressure and temperature, Amer. Mineral. 90, 1835-1839.
  • 2005 * | W. L. Mao, Y. Meng, G. Shen, V. B. Prakapenka, A. J. Campbell, D. L. Heinz, J. Shu, R. Caracas, R. Cohen, Y. Fei, R. Hemley, and H-k. Mao, Iron-rich silicates in the Earth's D" Layer, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 102, 9751-9753.
  • 2005 * | W. L. Mao, V. V. Struzhkin, H-k. Mao, and R. J. Hemley, Pressure-temperature stability of the van der Waals compound (H2)4CH4, Chem. Phys. Lett. 402, 66-70.
  • 2004 * | W. L. Mao, G. Shen, V. B. Prakapenka, Y. Meng, A. J. Campbell, D. L. Heinz, J. Shu, R. Hemley, and H-k. Mao, Ferromagnesian postperovskite silicates in the D" layer of the Earth, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 101, 15867-15869.
  • 2004 * | K. Lokshin, Y. Zhao, D. He, W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, R. J. Hemley, M. V. Lobanov, and M. Greenblatt, Structure and dynamics of hydrogen molecules in the novel clathrate hydrate by high pressure neutron diffraction, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 125503.
  • 2004 * | W. L. Mao, W. Sturhahn, D. L. Heinz, H-k. Mao, J. Shu, and R. J. Hemley, Nuclear resonant x-ray scattering of iron hydride at high pressure, Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL02054.
  • 2004 * | W. L. Mao and H-k. Mao, Hydrogen storage in molecular compounds, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 101, 708-710.
  • 2004 * | V. V. Struzhkin, H-k. Mao, W. L. Mao, R. J. Hemley, W. Sturhahn, E. E. Alp, C. L'Abbe, M. Y. Hu, and D. Errandonea, Phonon densities of states and elastic properties of Fe-based materials under compression, Hyperfine Interactions 153, 3-15.
  • 2003 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, P. J. Eng, T. P. Trainor, M. Newville, C-c. Kao, D. L. Heinz, J. Shu, Y. Meng, and R. Hemley, Bonding changes in compressed superhard graphite, Science 302, 425-427.
  • 2003 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, C-s. Yan, J. Shu, J. Hu, and R. Hemley, Generation of ultrahigh pressures using single-crystal chemical-vapor-deposition diamond anvils, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5190-5192.
  • 2002 * | W. L. Mao, J. Shu, J. Hu, R. Hemley, and H-k. Mao, Displacive transition in magnesiowustite, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14, 11349-11354.
  • 2002 * | W. L. Mao, H-k. Mao, A. F. Goncharov, V. V. Struzhkin, Q. Guo, J. Hu, J. Shu, R. J. Hemley, M. Somayazulu, and Y. Zhao, Hydrogen clusters in clathrate hydrate, Science 297, 2247-2249.
  • 2002 * | J-f. Lin, D. L. Heinz, A. J. Campbell, J. M. Devine, W. L. Mao, and G. Shen, Iron-nickel alloy in the Earth's Core, Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, doi: 10.1029/2002GL015089.

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  • 2011 | Shibing Wang: Studying bonding and electronic structures of materials under extreme conditions, Ph.D.

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