JpGU Fellowship

Bjorn O. Mysen


For outstanding contributions to experimental petrology especially to understanding the structures, properties, and elemental partitioning behaviors of magmas and fluids at high pressure and temperature, and his continuous initiative for activating JPGU meeting and its international journal, PEPS

A list of five major papers

Mysen, B. O., D. Virgo and C. M. Scarfe (1980) Relations between anionic structure and viscosity of silicate melts – a Raman spectroscopic study at 1 atmosphere and at high pressure. Am. Mineral. 65, 690-711.
Mysen, B. O. (2007). Olivine/melt transition metal partitioning, melt composition, and melt structure – Influence of Si4+ for Al3+ substitution in the tetrahedral network. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 71, 5500-5513.
Mysen, B. O. Shigeru Yamashita, S., and Chertkova, N. (2008). Solubility and Solution Mechanisms of NOH Volatiles in Silicate Melts at high Pressure and Temperature – Amine Groups and Hydrogen Fugacity. Amer. Mineral. 93, 1760-1770.
Mysen B, O., Mibe, K., Chou, I.-M., and Bassett, W. A. (2013) Structure and equilibria among silicate species in aqueous fluids in the upper mantle: Experimental SiO2-H2O and MgO-SiO2-H2O data recorded in-situ to 900˚C and 5.4 GPa. J. Geophys. Res.118, 6076-6085.
Mysen, B. O. (2015). Hydrogen isotope fractionation and redox-controlled solution mechanisms in silicate-COH melt+fluid. J. Geophys. Res., Solid Earth. 120, DOI: 10.1002/2015JB011954


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