Below is a list of key publications from the Rock and Mineral Physics Lab

  • Goddard, R. M., Hansen, L. N., Wallis, D., Stipp, M., Holyoke III, C. W., Kumamoto, K. M., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2020). A subgrain‐size piezometer calibrated for EBSD. Geophysical Research Letters47(23), e2020GL090056.
  • Hansen, L. N., Kumamoto, K. M., Thom, C. A., Wallis, D., Durham, W. B., Goldsby, D. L., ... & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2019). Low‐temperature plasticity in olivine: Grain size, strain hardening, and the strength of the lithosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth124(6), 5427-5449.
  • Wallis, D., Hansen, L. N., Britton, T. B., & Wilkinson, A. J. (2017). Dislocation interactions in olivine revealed by HR‐EBSD. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth122(10), 7659-7678.
  • Tielke, J. A., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2017). Hydrolytic weakening in olivine single crystals. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth122(5), 3465-3479.
  • Tasaka, M., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2017). Rheological weakening of olivine+ orthopyroxene aggregates due to phase mixing: Parts 1 and 2.
  • Qi, C., Kohlstedt, D. L., Katz, R. F., & Takei, Y. (2015). Experimental test of the viscous anisotropy hypothesis for partially molten rocks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(41), 12616-12620.
  • Pec, M., Holtzman, B. K., Zimmerman, M., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2015). Reaction infiltration instabilities in experiments on partially molten mantle rocks. Geology43(7), 575-578.
  • Hansen, L. N., Zhao, Y. H., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2014). Protracted fabric evolution in olivine: Implications for the relationship among strain, crystallographic fabric, and seismic anisotropy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters387, 157-168.
  • Hansen, L. N., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2012). Laboratory measurements of the viscous anisotropy of olivine aggregates. Nature492(7429), 415-418.
  • Hansen, L. N., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2011). Grain boundary sliding in San Carlos olivine: Flow law parameters and crystallographic‐preferred orientation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth116(B8).
  • Mei, S., Suzuki, A. M., Kohlstedt, D. L., Dixon, N. A., & Durham, W. B. (2010). Experimental constraints on the strength of the lithospheric mantle. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth115(B8).
  • Kohlstedt, D. L., & Holtzman, B. K. (2009). Shearing melt out of the Earth: An experimentalist's perspective on the influence of deformation on melt extraction. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences37, 561-593.
  • Kohlstedt, D. L. (2006). The role of water in high-temperature rock deformation. Reviews in mineralogy and geochemistry62(1), 377-396.
  • Hiraga, T., Anderson, I. M., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2004). Grain boundaries as reservoirs of incompatible elements in the Earth's mantle. Nature427(6976), 699-703.
  • Holtzman, B. K., Kohlstedt, D. L., Zimmerman, M. E., Heidelbach, F., Hiraga, T., & Hustoft, J. (2003). Melt segregation and strain partitioning: Implications for seismic anisotropy and mantle flow. Science301(5637), 1227-1230.
  • Hirth, G., & Kohlstedf, D. (2003). Rheology of the upper mantle and the mantle wedge: A view from the experimentalists. Geophysical Monograph-American Geophysical Union138, 83-106.
  • Goldsby, D. L., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (2001). Superplastic deformation of ice: Experimental observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth106(B6), 11017-11030.
  • Mackwell, S. J., Zimmerman, M. E., & Kohlstedt, D. L. (1998). High‐temperature deformation of dry diabase with application to tectonics on Venus. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth103(B1), 975-984.