Publications

* Analyzing melts and fluids from ab initio molecular dynamics simulation with the UMD package
Razvan Caracas, Anais Kobsch, Natalia V. Solomatova, Zhi Li, François Soubiran, Jan-Alexis Hernandez
Journal of Visualized Experiments, accepted (2020).

* Partial core vaporization during Giant Impacts inferred from the entropy and the critical point of iron
Zhi Li, Razvan Caracas, François Soubiran
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 547, 116463 (2020).

* Stability and Solid Solutions of Hydrous Alumino-Silicates in the Earth’s Mantle
Wendy R. Panero, Razvan Caracas
Minerals, 10, 4, 330, (2020).
doi: 10.3390/min10040330

* Carbon speciation and solubility in silicate melts
Natalia V. Solomatova, Razvan Caracas, Ronald E. Cohen
in Carbon in Earth’s Interior, Eds: Craig E. Manning, Jung-Fu Lin, Wendy L. Mao
Geophysical Monograph Series, American Geophysical Union, 2020.
doi: 10.1002/9781119508229.ch16

* The Shock Physics of Giant Impacts: Key Requirements for the Equations of State
Sarah T. Stewart, Erik J. Davies, Megan S. Duncan, Simon J. Lock, Seth Root, Joshua P. Townsend, Richard G. Kraus, Razvan Caracas, Stein B. Jacobsen
in 21st Biennial APS Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SCCM19), Eds.: J. Lane, T. Germann, and M. Armstrong
AIP Publishing, 2020. (arXiv:1910.04687) (in press)

* Pressure‐induced coordination changes in a pyrolitic silicate melt from ab initio molecular dynamics simulations
Natalia V. Solomatova, Razvan Caracas
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124 (2019), doi: 10.1029/2019JB018238

* Melt-crystal density crossover in a deep magma ocean
Razvan Caracas, Kei Hirose, Ryuichi Nomura, Maxim D. Ballmer
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 516, 202-211 (2019)

* Carbon sequestration during core formation implied by complex carbon polymerization
Natalia V. Solomatova, Razvan Caracas, and Craig E. Manning
Nature Communications, 10, 789 (2019)

* Projector Augmented-Wave formulation of response to strain and electric field perturbation within the density-functional perturbation theory
A. Martin, M. Torrent, and R. Caracas
Physical Review B, 99, 094112 (2019)

* Anharmonic contribution to the stabilization of Mg(OH)2 from first principles
P. Trevino A. C. Garcia-Castro, S. López-Moreno, A. Bautista-Hernández, E. Bobocioiu, B. Reynard, R. Caracas, and A. H. Romero
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20, 17799-17808 (2018)

* High-pressure yield strength of rocksalt structures using quartz Raman piezometry
Bruno Reynard, R. Caracas, Hervé Cardon, Gilles Montagnac, Sébastien Merkel
Comptes Rendus Geoscience, in press, doi : 10.1016/j.crte.2018.02.001 (2018)

* Proton dynamics and the phase diagram of dense water ice
Jean-Alexis Hernandez, R. Caracas
Journal of Physical Chemistry,148, 214501 (2018)

* Reconciling Magma-Ocean Crystallization Models with the Present-day Structure of the Earth’s mantle
M. D. Ballmer, D. Lourenço, K. Hirose, R. Caracas, and R. Nomura
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18, doi:10.1002/2017GC006917 (2017)

* Compressional pathways of α-cristobalite, structure of cristobalite X-I, and towards the understanding of seifertite formation
Ana Černok, Katharina Marquardt, Razvan Caracas, Elena Bykova, Gerlinde Habler, Hanns-Peter Liermann, Michael Hanfland, Mohamed Mezouar, Ema Bobocioiu & Leonid Dubrovinsky
Nature Communications, 8, 15647 (2017)

* Hydrogen mobility in transition zone silicates
Razvan Caracas and Wendy R. Panero
Progress in Earth and Planetary Sciences, 4, 9 (2017)

* Stability of phase H in the MgSiO4H2-AlOOH-SiO2 system
Wendy R. Panero and Razvan Caracas
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 463, 171-177 (2017)

* Salt partitioning between water and high-pressure ices. Implication for the dynamics and habitability of icy moons and water-rich planetary bodies
Baptiste Journaux, Isabelle Daniel, Sylvain Petitgirard, Hervé Cardon, Jean-Philippe Perrillat, Razvan Caracas and Mohamed Mezouar
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 463, 36-47 (2017)

* High-pressure behavior of alpha-boron studied on single crystals by X-ray diffraction, Raman and IR spectroscopy
Irina Chuvashova, Elena Bykova, Maxim Bykov, Volodymyr Svitlyk, Biliana Gasharova, Yves-Laurent Mathis, Razvan Caracas, Leonid Dubrovinsky, Natalia Dubrovinskaia
Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 245, 50-60 (2017)

MoonImpact is supported by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement n°681818). PI: Razvan Caracas @ CNRS, ENS de Lyon
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