News and Announcements
Below, you will find a listing of the very latest news and announcements from across all three CARS sectors. This includes scientific achievments, staff announcements, user accomplishments, and much more! Be sure to check back often to see what is new!
You can find full listings of of news and announcements for each individual sector using the links on the right side of this page.
Esen Ercan Alp led a research team at APS that included Barbara Lavina (UofC / ANL) which used Mössbauer spectroscopy at 3 IDB to determine the chemical composition of asteroid 162173 Ryugu, particle by particle.
CARS is proud to announce Dr. Peter Eng has been appointed the new CARS Executive Director, effective September 1, 2022. Our sincere thanks goes to Dr. Mark Rivers for his nine years of service and leadership to CARS.
Work done at 13 IDD by researchers from ASU show that water reacts with iron-carbon alloy to form diamond at the P–T conditions expected for Earth's core-mantle boundary. ASU News Highlight: https://news.asu.edu/20220829-diamonds-and-rust-earths-coremantle-boundary
Eric will be the Beamline Mechanical Technician for Sector 14.
Read more at https://aps.anl.gov/APS-Science-Highlight/2022-08-15/fe-fes-phase-equilibria-and-eutectic-melting-relations-in
Kiyotaka Asakura, current Chair of the International X-ray Absorption Society, presents the Edward Stern Award for Outstanding Achievement award to GSE beamline scientist Matt Newville. Award was shared with Bruce Ravel (not pictured).
High temperature (“hot”) [a] and quenched (“cold”) [b] integrated XRD patterns from burst heating run D1P2S3 (49-56 GPa), color-coded by temperature. Colored ticks below patterns identify reflections from hcp-Fe0.8Ni0.1Si0.1 (pink), fcc-Fe0.8Ni0.1Si0.1 (purple), and...