Atomistic description of jogs along dislocations in MgO
Until which point can a perfect crystal structure sustain stress ?
In a study just published in the Special Issue of Minerals, "Mineral Physics—In Memory of Orson Anderson", Edited by Prof. Dr. Robert Cooper Liebermann, K. Gouriet, P. Carrez and P. Cordier assess the mechanical stability of forsterite pulled along the three lattice directions ,  and  and also sheared along several modes.
For the Centennial of AGU in 2019, the Fall meeting returns to San Francisco, its home for more than 40 years.
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