Publication List for CESMEC FIU 2008

Book chapters

1 .   V. Drozd and R. S. Liu , A cathode nano material of LiFePO4 and its application. Handbook of Nanoceramics and Their Based Nanodevices , Editor s : Tseung-Yuen Tseng and H. S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publishers, Valencia , CA ( in press ).




  1. Artem R. Oganov, Jiuhua Chen, Carlo Gatti, Yanzhang Ma, Yanming Ma, Colin W. Glass, Zhenxian Liu, Tony Yu, Oleksandr O. Kurakevych, and Vladimir L. Solozhenko,   Ionic high-pressure form of elemental boron , Nature   457, 863-867, 2009.
  2. Yu Lin, Wendy L. Mao, Vadym Drozd, Jiuhua Chen, and Luke L. Daemen ,   Raman spectroscopy study of ammonia borane at high pressure ,   Journal of Chemical Physics   129, 234509 (2008)
  3. Paul Raterron, Elodie Amiguet, Jiuhua Chen, Li Li, and Patrick Cordier ,     Experimental deformation of olivine single crystals at mantle pressures and temperatures ,   Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors , 172(1-2), 74-83, 2009.
  4. Jiuhua Chen, Yunpeng Yang, TonyYu, Jianzhong Zhang,Yusheng Zhao and Liping Wang ,   Strength measurement of boron suboxide B 6 O at high pressure and temperature using   in situ   synchrotron X-ray diffraction , High Pressure Research, 28(3), 423-430 (2008)
  5. Tkacz, Marek; Palasyuk, Taras; Graetz, Jason; Saxena, Surendra. High-pressure Raman spectroscopy study of a and ? polymorphs of AlH3 , Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (2008), 39(7), 922-927.
  6. S. R. Kulkarni, Selva Vennila R. N. A. Phatak, S. K. saxena, El Raghy, C. S. Zha, M. W. Barsoum, W. Luo, R. Ahuja, Study of Ti2SC under pressure upto 47 GPa , J. Alloy Compd.,  448, L1 – L4 (2008)
  7. N. A. Phatak, S. R. Kulkarni, V. Drozd, S. K. Saxena, L. Deng, Y. Fei, J. Hu, W. Louo and R. Ahuja, Synthesis and compressive behavior of Cr2GeC up to 48 GPa , J. Alloy. Compd., 463, 1 – 2 (2008)
  8. S. R. Kulkarni, N. A. Phatak, S. K. Saxena, Y. Fei and J. Hu, Synthesis of Zr2SC and its high pressure structural behavior , J. Phys-Condens Mat., 20, 13, 135211, (2008).
  9. S. R. Kulkarni, M. Merlini, N. A. Phatak, S. K. Saxena, G. Artioli, S.  Amini, M.  W. Barsoum, Thermal Stability of Ti2SC in Air and Inert Atmospheres , J. Alloys. Compd., 469, 1 – 2, (2009)
  10. Phatak, Nishad A.; Saxena, Surendra K.; Fei, Yingwei; Hu, Jingzhu. Synthesis of a new MAX compound (Cr0.5V0.5)2GeC and its compressive behavior up to 49GPa. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2009), 475(1-2), 629-634
  11. Phatak, Nishad A.; Saxena, Surendra K.; Fei, Yingwei; Hu, Jingzhu. Synthesis and structural stability of Ti2GeC. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2009), 474(1-2), 174-179.
  12. Lyci George, Vadym Drozd, Andriy Durygin, Jiuhua Chen, Surendra K. Saxena, Bulk modulus and thermal expansion coefficient of mechano-chemically synthesized Mg2FeH6 from high temperature and high pressure studies , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 34, Issue 8, May 2009, Pages 3410-3416, ISSN 0360-3199
  13. R. Selva Vennila, A. Durygin, Marco Merlini, Zhongwu Wang, S.K. Saxena, Phase stability of TiH2 under high pressure and temperatures , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 33, Issue 22, November 2008, Pages 6667-6671
  14. Surendra K Saxena, Vadym Drozd, Andriy Durygin, A fossil-fuel based recipe for clean energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , Volume 33, Issue 14, TMS07: Symposium on Materials in Clean Power Systems, July 2008, Pages 3625-3631
  15. Zhydachevskii, Y Durygin, A Drozd, V Suchocki, A Sugak, D Wrobel, Structural and spectroscopic properties of Mn-doped YAlO3 ceramics Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 0953-8984
  16. Lyci George, Ross Hrubiak, Krishna Rajan and Surendra K Saxena ,   “Principal Component Analysis on Properties of Binary and Ternary Hydrides and a Comparison of Metal versus Metal Hydride properties”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, in press 2009   doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2008.11.137
  17. R. Hrubiak, Lyci George, Surendra K Saxena and Krishna Rajan, “ A materials database for exploring material properties” Journal of Metals (JOM) 61 (2009 )59-62
  18. Lyci George, Vadym Drozd Elisa Gil Bardaji and Maximilian Fichtner and Surendra K. Saxena, Structural phase transitions of Mg(BH 4 ) 2 under pressure , Journal of Physical Chemistry: C 113 (2009) 486-492
  19. Selva Vennila R, Vadym Drozd, Lyci George and Surendra K. Saxena, Peter Liermann, Hoashe Liu, Ashley C. Stowe, Polly Berseth, Donald Anton and Ragaiy Zidan, Structural study of ball-milled Sodium Alanate under high pressure , Journal of Alloys and Compounds 473 (2009) 576–578
  20.   M. Pekala, V. Drozd, J.   F. Fagnard, Ph. Vanderbemden, M. Ausloos Magnetotransport of La 0.5 Ba 0.5 MnO 3 .   J. Appl. Phys .   105 , 013923 (2009).
  21.  M. Pekala, V. Drozd, J.   F. Fagnard, Ph. Vanderbemden, M. Ausloos, Magnetotransport characterization of the Sn-doped TbMnO 3 manganites .   J. Alloys Compd .   467 (1-2), 35-40 (2009).
  22. M. Pekala, N. Kozlova, V. Drozd, Comparison of magnetotransport properties of nano- and microcrystalline La 0.7 Ca 0.3 MnO 3   manganites in high magnetic field .   J. Appl. Phys .   104 , 123902 (2008).
  23.     M. Pekala, V. Drozd, Magnetocaloric effect in nano- and polycrystalline La 0.8 Sr 0.2 MnO 3   manganites .   J. Non-Cryst. Solid   354 (47-51), 5308-5314 (2008).
  24. V. Drozd, A. M. Gabovich, S. O. Solopan, S. A. Nedil'ko,   M. Pekala, O. G. Dzyaz'ko, Synthesis and transport properties of solid solutions Sr 1- x K x PbO 3- y F y   (0= x,y =0.20) .   J .   Alloys Compd .   465 (1-2),   15-19   (2008).
  25. R. S. Liu, V. Drozd, N. Bagkar, C. C. Shen, I. Baginskiy, C. H. Chen, C. H. Tan, Direct White Light Phosphor Based on Metallorganic Coordination Extended Networks for UV-Light-Emitting Diodes .   J. Electrochem. Soc.   155 (6), P71-P73   (2008).
  26.   M. Pekala, V. Drozd, Magnetocaloric effect in La 0.8 Sr 0.2 MnO 3   manganite . J .   Alloys Compd .   456 (1-2), 30-33   (2008).
  27.   M. Pekala, V. Drozd, J. F. Fagnard, P. Vanderbemden, M. Ausloos, Magnetocaloric effect in nano- and polycrystalline manganite La 0.7 Ca 0.3 MnO 3 . Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci . Proces .   90 (2), 237-241 (2008).
  28. Latha Kumari, G.H. Du, W.Z. Li, R. Selva Vennila, S.K. Saxena, D.Z. Wang, Synthesis, Microstructure and Optical Characterization of Zirconium Oxide Nanostructures , Ceramics International,   doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2009.02.007 (Accepted) .
  29. S. V. Garimella, V. Drozd, A. Durygin, High-pressure Raman study on the decomposition of crystalline Cr(CO)6 .   Chem. Phys. Lett .   454 (4-6), 242-246 (2008).
  30. S. V. Garimella, V. Drozd, A. Durygin, High-Pressure Raman Study on the Decomposition of Polycrystalline Molybdenum Hexacarbonyl , Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials (communications), in press 2009, DOI: 10.1007/s10904-009-9267-7.




  1. Lyci George, High pressure temperature phase diagram of NaBH 4 , April 2009
  2. Jiuhua Chen, Understanding depth variation of deep seismicity from   in situ   measurements of minerals strength at high pressures , Progress in Natural Science
  3. Tony Yu, Jiuhua Chen, Compressibility of liquid FeS by radiograph imaging , Geophysical Research Letters
  4. Tony Yu, Lars Ehm, Jiuhua Chen, Quanzhong Guo, Shengnian Luo, John Parise, Pair distribution function study on compression of liquid gallium, Physical Review Letter.
  5. Couvy H., Chen J., Drozd V. Compressiblity of nanocrystalline forsterite . Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.
  6. Amiguet E., Raterron P., Cordier P., Couvy H., Chen J.   Deformation of Diopside Single Crystal at Mantle Pressure, 1: Mechanical data . Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.
  7. Garai J., Chen J., Couvy H., Telekes G. P-V-T Equation of state of Pericalse , Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.


Conferences/Poster Presentations


    • 2008 NSLS/CFN Joint Users Meeting,  May 19-21, 2008 , Srinija Repalle .
    • High pressure and temperature studies on Mg(BH 4 ) 2 and Mg 2 FeH 6 George, Vadym Drozd and Surendra K Saxena, Carnegie/DOE Alliance Center Winter Workshop, February 26-28, 2009 , ANL, Chicago , US .
    • High-pressure experimentation on Hydrides Materials Design: Measurement, Lyci George and Surendra K. Saxena, Modeling and Informatics an Indo-US workshop, January 5-7, 2009 , Taj Bengal, Kolkata , India .
    • Center for Research in Computational Thermo chemistry FACT Workshop and Conference, May 12-14, 2008 , University of Montreal , Montreal , Canada .
    • Relative strength of olivine and wadsleyite using Mn 2 GeO 4 structural analog Couvy H., Weidner D.J., Frost D.J., Chen J.: 27.-30 May 2008, AGU Spring Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, USA
    • Deformation of two-phase aggregates Couvy H, Chen J.: 27-30 May 2008, AGU Spring Meeting, Fort Lauderdale , USA :
    • Deformation of two-phase aggregates Couvy H, Chen J.: 25-28 June 2008, 6th Annual COMPRES Meeting, Colorado Spring, CO USA
    • Equation of State of nanocrystalline forsterite Couvy H., Chen J., Drozd V.: 15-19 December 2008, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco , USA



SMEC 2009 March 28- April 2, 2009

•  The Raman Spectroscopy Analysis of the high Pressure and High Temperature treated Aligned MWCNTs , Srinija Repalle, Jiuhua Chen and Vadym Drozd .

•  Structural phase transitions of Mg(BH4)2 under pressure , Lyci George, Vadym Drozd and Surendra K Saxena

•  Effect of water in high pressure and high temperature deformation of olivine single crystal , Jennifer Girad, Jiuhua Chen, Paul Ratteron

•  High Pressure and Temperature Equation of State of NiO up to 8 GPa and 1400K Jiuhua Chen and Annette E. Farah

•  Influence of pressure on crystallographic structure of gadolinium gallium garnet crystals , Durygin A, Ewa Werner-Malento, W. Paszkowicz, R. Buczko, A. Kaminska, V. Drozd, S. Saxena, A. Suchocki

•  Amonia borane as hydrogen storage material , J. Chen, V. Drozd, S. Saxena

•  High Pressure Raman and XRD Studies on Group VI Metal Hexacarbonyl Molecular Crystals-Pushing the Frontiers of Metal Carbonyl Chemistry, S. V. Garimella, Vadym Drozd and Andriy Durygin

•  Compressibility of nanocrystalline forsterite, Couvy H, Chen J, Drozd V .

•  Nonhydrostatic compression of high-purity silver to 40 GPa in a diamond anvil cell: pressure dependence of strength and grain size from x-ray diffraction data, Hans-Peter Liermann, Anjana Jain, Anil K. Singh, and Surendra K. Saxena.

•  High-pressure X-ray and Raman studies of hexagonal to cubic phase transition in terbium and dysprosium trihydides , M. Tkacz, T. Palasyuk, S. Saxena.