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Engineering    2019, Vol. 5 Issue (3) : 479 -489     https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eng.2019.01.006
Research Deep Matter & Energy—Article |
Applications for Nanoscale X-ray Imaging at High Pressure
Wendy L. Maoab(), Yu Linb, Yijin Liuc, Jin Liua
a Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
b Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
c Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
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Abstract  Abstract

Coupling nanoscale transmission X-ray microscopy (nanoTXM) with a diamond anvil cell (DAC) has exciting potential as a powerful three-dimensional probe for non-destructive imaging at high spatial resolution of materials under extreme conditions. In this article, we discuss current developments in high-resolution X-ray imaging and its application in high-pressure nanoTXM experiments in a DAC with third-generation synchrotron X-ray sources, including technical considerations for preparing successful measurements. We then present results from a number of recent in situ high-pressure measurements investigating equations of state (EOS) in amorphous or poorly crystalline materials and in pressure-induced phase transitions and electronic changes. These results illustrate the potential this technique holds for addressing a wide range of research areas, ranging from condensed matter physics and solid-state chemistry to materials science and planetary interiors. Future directions for this exciting technique and opportunities to improve its capabilities for broader application in high-pressure science are discussed.

Keywords X-ray imaging      High pressure      Diamond anvil cell     
Corresponding Authors: Wendy L. Mao   
Issue Date: 11 July 2019
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Wendy L. Mao,Yu Lin,Yijin Liu, et al. Applications for Nanoscale X-ray Imaging at High Pressure[J]. Engineering, 2019, 5(3): 479 -489 .
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