Publications

    1. Critical point and supercritical regime of MgO
      Tim F. J. Bögels and Razvan Caracas
      Physical Review B, 105(6), 064105 (2022)
    2. Genesis of a CO2-rich and H2O-depleted atmosphere from Earth’s early global magma ocean
      Natalia V. Solomatova and Razvan Caracas
      Science Advances, 7 (41),  doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj0406 (2021)
    3. Jadeite and related species in shocked meteorites: Limitations on inference of shock conditions
      Ioannis Baziotis, Stamatios Xydous, Angeliki Papoutsa, Jinping Hu, Chi Ma, Stephan Klemme, Jasper Berndt, Ludovic Ferrière, Razvan Caracas, and Paul D Asimow
      American Mineralogist (in press) doi: 10.2138/am-2022-8220 (2021)
    4. Ab initio study of the structure and relative stability of MgSiO4H2 polymorphs at high pressures and temperatures
      Natalia V. Solomatova, Razvan Caracas, Luca Bindi, and Paul D. Asimow
      American Mineralogist (in press) doi: 10.2138/am-2021-7937 (2021)
    5. Thermophysical properties of hot fluid iron in the protolunar disk
      Zhi Li and Razvan Caracas
      Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, (2021)
    6. Analyzing melts and fluids from ab initio molecular dynamics simulations with the UMD package
      Razvan Caracas, Anais Kobsch, Natalia V. Solomatova, Zhi Li, Francois Soubiran, and Jean-Alexis Hernandez
      Journal of Visualized Experiments, 175, e61534, doi: 10.3791/61534 (2021)
    7. Earth cousins” are new targets for planetary materials research
      Edwin Kite, Laura Kreidberg, Laura Schaefer, Razvan Caracas, and Marc Hirschmann
      EOS, 102, doi: 10.1029/2021EO159473 (2021)
    8. Ab initio Gibbs ensemble Monte Carlo simulations of the liquid-vapor equilibrium and the critical point of sodium
      Zhi Li, Christophe Winisdoerffer, François Soubiran, and Razvan Caracas
      Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 23, 311-319 (2021)
    9. Buoyancy and structure of volatile-rich silicate melts
      Natalia V. Solomatova and Razvan Caracas
      Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, e2020JB021045, (2020)
    10. The critical point and the supercritical state of alkali feldspars: implications for the behavior of the crust during impacts
      Anais Kobsch, Razvan Caracas
      Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 125, e2020JE006412 (2020).
    11. 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).
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
      AIP Conference Proceedings, 2272, 1, 080003 (2020)
    15. 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
    16. 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)
    17. Carbon sequestration during core formation implied by complex carbon polymerization
      Natalia V. Solomatova, Razvan Caracas, and Craig E. Manning
      Nature Communications, 10, 789  (2019)
    18. 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)
    19. High-pressure yield strength of rocksalt structures using quartz Raman piezometry
      Bruno Reynard, R. Caracas, Herve Cardon, Gilles Montagnac, Sebastien Merkel
      Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 351, 71-79, doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2018.02.001 (2019)
    20. 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)
    21. Proton dynamics and the phase diagram of dense water ice
      Jean-Alexis Hernandez, R. Caracas
      Journal of Physical Chemistry, 148, 214501 (2018)
    22. 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)
    23. 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)
    24. Hydrogen mobility in transition zone silicates
      Razvan Caracas and Wendy R. Panero
      Progress in Earth and Planetary Sciences, 4, 9 (2017)
    25. 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)
    26. 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)
    27. 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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