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Dr James Drewitt

Dr James Drewitt

Dr James Drewitt
BSc (Hons) (Wales), PhD (Bath)

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Deep Earth Mineral Physics

Office G46
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5421

Research summary

My research interests include the atomic-scale structure and properties of liquids and glasses under extreme conditions and deep earth mineral physics. I make experimental measurements using in situ synchrotron x-ray and neutron scattering techniques at central facilities, including Diamond Light Source (UK), the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France), and the Institut-Laue Langevin research reactor (France).
 
Specific projects and techniques include: 
  • The atomic-scale structure of disordered materials (liquids and glasses).
  • In situ laser-heated diamond anvil cell (LHDAC) experiments.
  • Synchrotron x-ray scattering experiments to investigate sub-solidus phase relations, melting and partitioning behaviour in the Earth's lower mantle ...

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