Review of Experimental Studies on Mantle Phase Transitions

  1. Kei Hirose,
  2. John Brodholt,
  3. Thorne Lay and
  4. David Yuen
  1. Takehiko Yagi

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/174GM03

Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle Phase Transition

Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle Phase Transition

How to Cite

Yagi, T. (2007) Review of Experimental Studies on Mantle Phase Transitions, in Post-Perovskite: The Last Mantle Phase Transition (eds K. Hirose, J. Brodholt, T. Lay and D. Yuen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/174GM03

Author Information

  1. Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904399

Online ISBN: 9781118666401

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Keywords:

  • Perovskite

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Seismic Discontinuities in the Mantle

  • Nature of the 410 Km Discontinuity

  • Nature of the 660 Km Discontinuity

  • Property of Silicate Perovskite

  • Close Packed Structures of Oxides in the Deep Mantle

  • Discovery of the Post Perovskite Phase

  • Conclusions