ISBN-10:
0875904394
ISBN-13:
9780875904399
Pub. Date:
01/09/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle Phase Transition / Edition 1

Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle Phase Transition / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780875904399
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/2007
Series: Geophysical Monograph Series , #174
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Charles T. Prewitt vii

An Introduction to Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle PhaseTransition
Kei Hirose, John Brodholt, Thorne Lay, and David A. Yuen1

Section I: Mineral Physics (Experimental)

Review of Experimental Studies on Mantle Phase Transitions
Takehiko Yagi 9

Discovery of Post-Perovskite Phase Transition and the Nature ofD” Layer
Kei Hirose 19

Effect of Iron on the Properties of Post-PerovskiteSilicate
Wendy L. Mao, Andrew J. Campbell, Vitali B. Prakapenka, RussellJ. Hemley, and Ho-kwang Mao 37

Electronic Transitions and Spin States in the Lower Mantle
Jie Li 47

Lattice-Preferred Orientation of Lower Mantle Materials andSeismic Anisotropy in the D” Layer
Daisuke Yamazaki and Shun-ichiro Karato 69

Section II: Mineral Physics (Theoretical)

Thermodynamic Properties and Stability Field of MgSiO3Post-Perovskite
Renata M. Wentzcovitch, Koichiro Umemoto, Taku Tsuchiya, and JunTsuchiya 79

The High-Temperature Elasticity of MgSiO3 Post-Perovskite
Stephen Stackhouse and John P. Brodholt 99

Effect of Chemistry on the Physical Properties of Perovskite andPost-Perovskite
Razvan Caracas and Ronald E. Cohen 115

Section III: Seismology

Reconciling the Post-Perovskite Phase With SeismologicalObservations of Lowermost Mantle Structure
Thorne Lay and Edward J. Garnero 129

Predicting a Global Perovskite and Post-Perovskite PhaseBoundary
Daoyuan Sun, Don Helmberger, Xiaodong Song, and Stephen P.Grand 155

Seismic Anisotropy of Post-Perovskite and the LowermostMantle
James Wookey and John-Michael Kendall 171

Constraints on the Presence or Absence of Post-Perovskite in theLowermost Mantle From
Long-Period Seismology
Christine Houser 191

Section IV: Dynamics

Mantle Dynamics and the D″ Layer: Impacts of the PostPerovskite Phase
W.R. Peltier 217

Influence of the Post-Perovskite Transition on Thermal andThermo-Chemical Mantle Convection
Paul J. Tackley, Takashi Nakagawa, and John W. Hernlund229

The Dynamical Influences From Physical Properties in the LowerMantle and Post-Perovskite

Phase Transition
David A. Yuen, Ctirad Matyska, Ondr¡ej C¡adek, andMasanori Kameyama 249

Deformation-Induced Mechanical Instabilities at the Core-MantleBoundary
Nick Petford, Tracy Rushmer, and David A. Yuen 271

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