EBSD : Publications

Depuis l’installation du système EBSD à Montpellier, plus de 140 articles utilisant des données acquises sur cet équipement ont été publiés. Des nombreuses thèses et stages de Master ont aussi utilisé ce système EBSD.


Casini, L; Maino, M; Sanfilippo, A; Ildefonse, B; Dick, HJB 2021 High-Temperature Strain Localization and the Nucleation of Oceanic Core Complexes (16.5 degrees N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge) JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH 126 10.1029/2021JB022215

Leydier, T; Goncalves, P; Albaric, J; Leclere, H; Mahan, KH; Faulkner, D 2021 Seismic properties across an amphibolite- to greenschist-facies strain gradient (Neves area, eastern Alps, Italy): New considerations for shear zone imaging TECTONOPHYSICS 816 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.229005

Cardenes, V; Lopez-Sanchez, MA; Barou, F; Olona, J; Llana-Funez, S. 2021 Crystallographic preferred orientation, seismic velocity and anisotropy in roofing slates TECTONOPHYSICS 808 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228815

Liu, WL; Xu, HJ; Shi, F 2021 Decorated dislocations in naturally deformed olivine with C-type fabric: A case study in the Luliangshan garnet peridotite from the North Qaidam ultrahigh-pressure belt, NW China TECTONOPHYSICS 814 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228971

Fernandes, PR; Tommasi, A; Vauchez, A; Neves, SP; Nannini, F 2021 The Sao Francisco cratonic root beneath the Neoproterozoic Brasilia belt (Brazil): Petrophysical data from kimberlite xenoliths TECTONOPHYSICS 816 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.229011

Lopez-Sanchez, MA; Tommasi, A; Ben Ismail, W; Barou, F 2021 Dynamic recrystallization by subgrain rotation in olivine revealed by electron backscatter diffraction TECTONOPHYSICS 815 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228916

Ferrando, C; Basch, V; Ildefonse, B; Deans, J; Sanfilippo, A; Barou, F; France, L 2021 Role of compaction in melt extraction and accumulation at a slow spreading center: Microstructures of olivine gabbros from the Atlantis Bank (IODP Hole U1473A, SWIR) TECTONOPHYSICS 815 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.229001

Demouchy, S; Tommasi, A 2021 From dry to damp and stiff mantle lithosphere by reactive melt percolation atop the Hawaiian plume EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 574 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117159

Malatesta, C; Crispini, L; Ildefonse, B; Federico, L; Lisker, F; Laufer, A 2021 Microstructures of epidote-prehnite bearing damaged granitoids (northern Victoria Land, Antarctica): clues for the interaction between faulting and hydrothermal fluids JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY 147 10.1016/j.jsg.2021.104350

Boudier, F; Mainprice, D; Nicolas, A; Barou, F 2021 Textural insights into the significance of ophiolitic chromitites, with special reference to Oman TECTONOPHYSICS 814 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228972

Ismail, WB; Tommasi, A; Lopez-Sanchez, MA; Rutter, EH; Barou, F; Demouchy, S 2021 Deformation of upper mantle rocks with contrasting initial fabrics in axial extension TECTONOPHYSICS 815 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228997

Bickert, M; Cannat, M; Tommasi, A; Jammes, S; Lavier, L 2021 Strain Localization in the Root of Detachment Faults at a Melt-Starved Mid-Ocean Ridge: A Microstructural Study of Abyssal Peridotites From the Southwest Indian Ridge GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS 22 10.1029/2020GC009434

Wang, X; Zhang, JF; Tommasi, A; Jing, ZC; Yuan, MS 2021 Microstructure and seismic properties of amphibole-rich rocks from the deep crust in southern Tibet TECTONOPHYSICS 811 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228869

Sylvie Demouchy. Defects in olivine, European Journal of Mineralogy, Copernicus, 2021, 33 (3), pp.249-282. ⟨10.5194/ejm-33-249-2021⟩

Vahid Samae, Patrick Cordier, Sylvie Demouchy, Caroline Bollinger, Julien Gasc et al.  Stress-induced amorphization triggers deformation in the lithospheric mantle, Nature, Nature Publishing Group, 2021, 591 (7848), pp.82-86. ⟨10.1038/s41586-021-03238-3⟩

Boulanger, M; France, L; Ferrando, C; Ildefonse, B; Ghosh, B; Sanfilippo, A; Liu, CZ; Morishita, T; Koepke, J; Bruguier, O 2021 Magma-Mush Interactions in the Lower Oceanic Crust: Insights From Atlantis Bank Layered Series (Southwest Indian Ridge) JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH 126 10.1029/2021JB022331

Mock, D; Ildefonse, B; Muller, T; Koepke, J 2021 A Reference Section Through Fast-Spread Lower Oceanic Crust, Wadi Gideah, Samail Ophiolite (Sultanate of Oman): Insights From Crystallographic Preferred Orientations JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH 126 10.1029/2021JB021864

Hidas, K; Borghini, G; Tommasi, A; Zanetti, A; Rampone, E, 2021-01 , Interplay between melt in fi ltration and deformation in the deep lithospheric mantle (External Liguride ophiolite, North Italy), LITHOS , 380, 10.1016/j.lithos.2020.105855

Mock, D; Neave, DA; Muller, S; Garbe-Schonberg, D; Namur, O; Ildefonse, B; Koepke, J, 2021-01, Formation of Igneous Layering in the Lower Oceanic Crust From the Samail Ophiolite, Sultanate of Oman, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, 126, 10.1029/2020JB019573

Manuel Thieme, Giacomo Pozzi, Sylvie Demouchy, Nicola de Paola, Fabrice Barou, Sanae Koizumi, Leon Bowen, 2021-01, Shear deformation of nano- and micro-crystalline olivine at seismic slip rates. Tectonophysics, 802, 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228736

Cugerone, A; Cenki-Tok, B; Munoz, M; Kouzmanov, K; Oliot, E; Motto-Ros, V; Le Goff, E, 2021-04, Behavior of critical metals in metamorphosed Pb-Zn ore deposits: example from the Pyrenean Axial Zone, MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, 56, 685-705, 10.1007/s00126-020-01000-9


Padron-Navarta, JA; Barou, F; Daneu, N, 2020-10, Twinning in SnO2-based ceramics doped with CoO- and Nb2O5: morphology of multiple twins revealed by electron backscatter diffraction, ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION B-STRUCTURAL SCIENCE CRYSTAL ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS, 76, 875-883, 10.1107/S2052520620010264

Wenk, HR; Yu, R; Cardenes, V; Lopez-Sanchez, MA; Sintubin, M, 2020-09, Fabric and anisotropy of slates: From classical studies to new results, JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY,138, 10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104066

Moll, A; Laborde, S; Barou, F; Beaudhuin, M, 2020-03, Centimetric CrSi2 crystal grown by the vertical gradient Freeze method, JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH , 534, 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2020.125505

Tommasi, A; Mameri, L; Godard, M, 2020-08, Textural and Compositional Changes in the Lithospheric Mantle Atop the Hawaiian Plume: Consequences for Seismic Properties, GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, 21, 10.1029/2020GC009138

Lopez-Sanchez, MA; Tommasi, A; Barou, F; Quey, R, 2020-07, Dislocation-driven recrystallization in AZ31B magnesium alloy imaged by quasi-in situ EBSD in annealing experiments, MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION, 165, 10.1016/j.matchar.2020.110382

Delon, R; Demouchy, S; Marrocchi, Y; Bouhifd, MA; Gasc, J; Cordier, P; Koizumi, S; Burnard, PG, 2020-03, Effect of deformation on helium storage and diffusion in polycrystalline forsterite, GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 273, 226-243, 10.1016/j.gca.2020.01.018

Cugerone, A; Cenki-Tok, B; Oliot, E; Munoz, M; Barou, F; Motto-Ros, V; Le Goff, E, 2020-03, Redistribution of germanium during dynamic recrystallization of sphalerite, GEOLOGY, 48, 236-241, 10.1130/G46791.1

Lobjoie, C; Trap, P; Oliot, E; Lin, W; Barou, F; Goncalves, P; Marquer, D, 2020-02, Rheological behavior of high temperature garnet-bearing migmatites: The Khondalite Belt example (North China Craton), JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, 131, 10.1016/j.jsg.2019.103910

Billy Clitton Nzogang, Manuel Thieme, Alexandre Mussi, Sylvie Demouchy, Patrick Cordier. 2020-12, Characterization of recovery onset by subgrain and grain boundary migration in experimentally deformed polycrystalline olivine. European Journal of Mineralogy, 32 (1), 13-26, 10.5194/ejm-32-13-2020

Arianne Petley-Ragan, Oliver Plümper, Benoit Ildefonse, Bjørn Jamtveit, 2020-09, Nano-scale earthquake records preserved in plagioclase microfractures from the lower continental crust, Solid Earth, ⟨10.5194/se-2020-146⟩

Stefania Corvò, Antonio Langone, Jose Alberto Padron-Navarta, Andrea Tommasi, Alberto Zanetti. Porphyroclasts: Source and Sink of Major and Trace Elements During Deformation-Induced Metasomatism (Finero, Ivrea-Verbano Zone, Italy) Geosciences, Geological Survey of Iran, 2020, 10 (5), pp.196. ⟨10.3390/geosciences10050196⟩


Maxime Clement, Jose Alberto Padron-Navarta, and Andrea TOMMASI. 2019, Interplay between Fluid Extraction Mechanisms and Antigorite Dehydration Reactions (Val Malenco, Italian Alps). Journal of Petrology, 60(10):1935-1962, doi:0.1093/petrology/egz058.

Jerome Grenier, Herve Duval, Fabrice BAROU, Pin Lv, Bertrand David, and Didier Letourneur. 2019. Mechanisms of pore formation in hydrogel scaffolds textured by freeze-drying. Acta Biomaterialia, 94, 195-203, doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.05.070

Mathieu Soret, Philippe Agard, Benoit ILDEFONSE, Benoit Dubacq, Cecile Prigent, and Claudio L Rosenberg. Deformation mechanisms in mafi
c amphibolites and granulites: record from the Semail metamorphic sole during subduction infancy. Solid Earth, 10(5):1733-1755, doi: 10.5194/se-10-1733-2019.

Petley-Ragan A., Ben-Zion Y., Austrheim H., Ildefonse B., Renard F., Jamtveit B., 2019-07, Dynamic earthquake rupture in the lower crust, Science Advances, 5, eaaw0913, 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0913

Delon R., Demouchy S., Marrocchi Y., Bouhifd M., Cordier P., Addad A., Burnard P., 2019-05-15, Argon storage and diffusion in Earth’s upper mantle, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 253, 1-18, 10.1016/j.gca.2019.03.007

Demouchy S., Tommasi A., Ionov D., Higgie K., Carlson R. W., 2019, Microstructures, Water Contents, and Seismic Properties of the Mantle Lithosphere Beneath the Northern Limit of the Hangay Dome, Mongolia, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 183-207, 10.1029/2018GC007931

Gasc, J., Demouchy, S., Barou, F., Koizumi, S., & Cordier, P., 2019, Creep mechanisms in the lithospheric mantle inferred from deformation of iron-free forsterite aggregates at 900–1200 °C, Tectonophysics, 761, 16-30, 10.1016/j.tecto.2019.04.009

Journaux, B., Chauve, T., Montagnat, M., Tommasi, A., Barou, F, Mainprice, D., Gest, 2019, Recrystallization processes, microstructure and texture evolution in polycrystalline ice during high temperature simple shear, The Cryosphere, 13, 1495-1511, 10.5194/tc-13-1495-2019

Li Li, Félix Latourte, Jean-Michel Muracciole, Laurent Waltz, Laurent Sabatier et al. Investigations of the thermomechanical behavior of a coarse-grained aluminum multicrystal using Constrained full-field measurements methods, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Elsevier, 2019, 112, pp.182-195. ⟨10.1016/j.optlaseng.2018.08.003⟩

Liptai, N., Hidas, K., Tommasi, A., Patkó, L., Kovács, I., O’Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Pearson, N.J., Szabó, C., 2019, Lateral and vertical heterogeneity in the lithospheric mantle at the northern margin of the Pannonian basin reconstructed from peridotite xenolith microstructures, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 10.1029/2018JB016582

Liu, S., Tommasi, A., Vauchez, A., Mazzucchelli, M., 2019, Crust-mantle coupling during continental convergence and break-up : Constraints from peridotite xenoliths from the Borborema Province, northeast Brazil, Tectonophysics, doi : 10.1016/j.tecto.2019.05.017

Liu, S., Tommasi, A., Vauchez, A., Mazzucchelli, M. , 2019, Deformation, annealing, melt-rock interaction, and seismic properties of an old domain of the equatorial Atlantic lithospheric mantle, Tectonics, 38, 10.1029/2018TC005373

Alexis Chiocca, Fabien Soulié, Frédéric Deschaux-Beaume, Cyril Bordreuil. Study of the effect of growth kinetic and nucleation law on grain structure simulation during gas tungsten arc welding of Cu-Ni plate, Welding in the World, Springer, 2019, ⟨10.1007/s40194-019-00717-0⟩


Aupart C., Dunkel K., Angheluta L. G., Austrheim H., Ildefonse B., Malthe-Sørenssen A., Jamtveit B., 2018, Olivine Grain Size Distributions in Faults and Shear Zones : Evidence for Nonsteady State Deformation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 123, 7421-7443, 10.1029/2018jb015836

Basch V., Rampone E., Crispini L., Ferrando C., Ildefonse B., Godard M., 2018, From mantle peridotites to hybrid troctolites : Textural and chemical evolution during melt-rock interaction history (Mt. Maggiore, Corsica, France), Lithos, 323, 4-23, 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.02.025

Boullier A.-M., Robach O., Ildefonse B., Barou F., Mainprice D., Ohtani T., Fujimoto K., 2018, High stresses stored in fault zones : example of the Nojima fault (Japan), Solid Earth, 9, 505-529, 10.5194/se-9-505-2018

Clement M., Padron Navarta J. A., Tommasi A., Mainprice D., 2018, Non-hydrostatic stress field orientation inferred from orthopyroxene (Pbca) to low-clinoenstatite (P2(1)/c) inversion in partially dehydrated serpentinites, American Mineralogist, 103, 993-1001, 10.2138/am-2018-6362

Currin A., Wolff P. E., Koepke J., Almeev R. R., Zhang C., Zihlmann B., Ildefonse B., Teagle D. A. H., 2018, Chlorine-rich amphibole in deep layered gabbros as evidence for brine/rock interaction in the lower oceanic crust : A case study from the Wadi Wariyah, Samail Ophiolite, Sultanate of Oman, Lithos, 323, 125-136, 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.09.015

Dilissen N., Hidas K., Garrido C. J., Kahl W.-A., Lopez Sanchez-Vizcaino V., Padron Navarta J. A., 2018, Textural evolution during high-pressure dehydration of serpentinite to peridotite and its relation to stress orientations and kinematics of subducting slabs : Insights from the Almirez ultramafic massif, Lithos, 320, 470-489, 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.09.033

Ferrando C., Godard M., Ildefonse B., Rampone E., 2018, Melt transport and mantle assimilation at Atlantis Massif (IODP Site U1309) : Constraints from geochemical modeling, Lithos, 323, 24-43, 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.01.012

Liu W., Zhang J., Barou F., 2018, B-type olivine fabric induced by low temperature dissolution creep during serpentinization and deformation in mantle wedge, Tectonophysics, 722, 1-10, 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.10.025

Noël J., Godard M., Oliot E., Martinez I., Williams M., Boudier F., Rodriguez O., Chaduteau C., Escario S., Gouze P., 2018, Evidence of polygenetic carbon trapping in the Oman Ophiolite : Petro-structural, geochemical, and carbon and oxygen isotope study of the Wadi Dima harzburgite-hosted carbonates (Wadi Tayin massif, Sultanate of Oman), Lithos, 323, 218-237, 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.08.020

Petley-Ragan A., Dunkel K. G., Austrheim H., Ildefonse B., Jamtveit B., 2018, Microstructural Records of Earthquakes in the Lower Crust and Associated Fluid-Driven Metamorphism in Plagioclase-Rich Granulites, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 123, 3729-3746, 10.1029/2017JB015348

Prigent C., Guillot S., Agard P., Ildefonse B., 2018, Fluid-Assisted Deformation and Strain Localization in the Cooling Mantle Wedge of a Young Subduction Zone (Semail Ophiolite), Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 123, 7529-7549, 10.1029/2018JB015492

Thieme M., Demouchy S., Mainprice D., Barou F., Cordier P., 2018, Stress evolution and associated microstructure during transient creep of olivine at 1000–1200 °C, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 278, 34-46, 10.1016/j.pepi.2018.03.002
Tomlinson E. L., Kamber B. S., Hoare B. C., Stead C. V., Ildefonse B., 2018, An exsolution origin for Archean mantle garnet, Geology, 46, 123-126, 10.1130/G39680.1


Austrheim H., Dunkel K. G., Plumper O., Ildefonse B., Liu Y., Jamtveit B., 2017, Fragmentation of wall rock garnets during deep crustal earthquakes, Science Advances, 3, e1602067, 10.1126/sciadv.1602067

Chauve T., Montagnat M., Barou F., Hidas K., Tommasi A., Mainprice D., 2017, Investigation of nucleation processes during dynamic recrystallization of ice using cryo-EBSD, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A : Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375, 20150345, 10.1098/rsta.2015.0345

Chauve T., Montagnat M., Piazolo S., Journaux B., Wheeler J., Barou F., Mainprice D., Tommasi A., 2017, Non-basal dislocations should be accounted for in simulating ice mass flow, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 473, 247-255, 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.020

Dunkel K. G., Austrheim H., Ildefonse B., Jamtveit B., 2017, Transfer of olivine crystallographic orientation through a cycle of serpentinisation and dehydration, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 172, 64, 10.1007/s00410-017-1378-5

Hidas K., Tommasi A., Mainprice D., Chauve T., Barou F., Montagnat M., 2017, Microstructural evolution during thermal annealing of ice-I-h, Journal of Structural Geology, 99, 31-44, 10.1016/j.jsg.2017.05.001

Langone A., Padron Navarta J. A., Ji W.-Q., Zanetti A., Mazzucchelli M., Tiepolo M., Giovanardi T., Bonazzi M., 2017, Ductile-brittle deformation effects on crystal-chemistry and U-Pb ages of magmatic and metasomatic zircons from a dyke of the Finero Mafic Complex (Ivrea-Verbano Zone, Italian Alps), Lithos, 284, 493-511, 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.04.020

Nicolas A., Meshi A., Boudier F., Jousselin D., Muceku B., 2017, Mylonites in ophiolite of Mirdita (Albania) : Oceanic detachment shear zone, Geosphere, 13, 136-154, 10.1130/GES01383.1

Jose Alberto Padron Navarta, J. Hermann. A Subsolidus Olivine Water Solubility Equation for the Earth’s Upper Mantle, Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, American Geophysical Union, 2017, 122 (12), pp.9862-9880, 10.1002/2017JB014510

Tommasi A., Langone A., Padron Navarta J. A., Zanetti A., Vauchez A., 2017, Hydrous melts weaken the mantle, crystallization of pargasite and phlogopite does not : Insights from a petrostructural study of the Finero peridotites, southern Alps, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 477, 59-72, 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.08.015

Daniel Vielzeuf, Nicole Floquet, Jonathan Perrin, Eric Tambutté, Angèle Ricolleau. Crystallography of Complex Forms : The Case of Octocoral Sclerites, Crystal Growth and Design, American Chemical Society, 2017, 17 (10), pp.5080 – 5097, 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00087


Berthod C., Famin V., Bascou J., Michon L., Ildefonse B., Monié P., 2016, Evidence of sheared sills related to flank destabilization in a basaltic volcano, Tectonophysics, 674, 195-209, 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.02.017

Deans J., Ildefonse B., 2016, Data report : crystallographic-preferred orientations determined by electron backscattered diffraction in isotropic gabbroic rocks from the sheeted dike/gabbro transition zone in superfast spread crust, ODP Hole 1256D, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 335, , 10.2204/iodp.proc.335.204.2016

Hidas K., Konc Z., Garrido C. J., Tommasi A., Vauchez A., Padron Navarta J. A., Marchesi C., Booth-Rea G., Acosta-Vigil A., Szabo C., Varas-Reus M.-I., Gervilla F., 2016, Flow in the western Mediterranean shallow mantle : Insights from xenoliths in Pliocene alkali basalts from SE Iberia (eastern Betics, Spain), Tectonics, 35, 2657-2676, 10.1002/2016TC004165

Hidas K., Tommasi A., Garrido C. J., Padron Navarta J. A., Mainprice D., Vauchez A., Barou F., Marchesi C., 2016, Fluid-assisted strain localization in the shallow subcontinental lithospheric mantle, Lithos, 262, 636-650, 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.07.038

Kaczmarec M.-A., Bodinier J.-L., Bosch D., Tommasi A., Dautria J.-M., Kechid S. A., 2016, Metasomatized Mantle Xenoliths as a Record of the Lithospheric Mantle Evolution of the Northern Edge of the Ahaggar Swell, In Teria (Algeria), Journal of Petrology, 57, 345-382, 10.1093/petrology/egw009

Li Li, Jean-Michel Muracciole, Laurent Waltz, Laurent Sabatier, F Barou et al. Local experimental investigations of the thermomechanical behavior of a coarse-grained aluminum multicrystal using combined DIC and IRT methods, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Elsevier, 2016, 81, pp.1-10. ⟨10.1016/j.optlaseng.2016.01.001⟩

Nicolas A., Boudier F., Mainprice D., 2016, Paragenesis of magma chamber internal wall discovered in Oman ophiolite gabbros, Terra Nova, 28, 91-100, 10.1111/ter.12194

Tommasi A., Baptiste V., Vauchez A., Holtzman B., 2016, Deformation, annealing, reactive melt percolation, and seismic anisotropy in the lithospheric mantle beneath the southeastern Ethiopian rift : Constraints from mantle xenoliths from Mega, Tectonophysics, 382, 186-205, 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.05.027

Afiz Ur Rehman, David Mainprice, Fabrice Barou, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Kazuaki Okamoto. EBSD-measured crystal preferred orientation of eclogites from the Sanbagawa metamorphic belt, central Shikoku, SW Japan, European Journal of Mineralogy, E Schweizerbart Science Publishers, 2016, 28 (6), pp.1155-1168. ⟨10.1127/ejm/2016/0028-2574⟩


Baptiste V., Demouchy S., Keshav S., Parat F., Bolfan-Casanova N., Condamine P., Cordier P., 2015, Decrease of hydrogen incorporation in forsterite from CO2-H2O-rich kimberlitic liquid, American Mineralogist, 100, 1912-1920, 10.2138/am-2015-5200

Baptiste V., Tommasi A., Vauchez A., Demouchy S., Rudnick R. L., 2015, Deformation, hydration, and anisotropy of the lithospheric mantle in an active rift : Constraints from mantle xenoliths from the North Tanzanian Divergence of the East African Rift, Tectonophysics, 639, 34-55, 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.11.011

Cordier C., Sauzeat L., Arndt N. T., Boullier A.-M., Batanova V., Barou F., 2015, Metasomatism of the Lithospheric Mantle Immediately Precedes Kimberlite Eruption : New Evidence from Olivine Composition and Microstructures, Journal of Petrology, 56, 1775-1795, 10.1093/petrology/egv054

Hidas K., Varas-Reus M.-I., Garrido C. J., Marchesi C., Acosta-Vigil A., Padron Navarta J. A., Targuisti K., Konc Z., 2015, Hyperextension of continental to oceanic-like lithosphere : The record of late gabbros in the shallow subcontinental lithospheric mantle of the westernmost Mediterranean, Tectonophysics, 650, 65-79, 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.03.011

Kourim F., Vauchez A., Bodinier J.-L., Alard O., Bendaoud A., 2015, Subcontinental lithosphere reactivation beneath the Hoggar swell (Algeria) : Localized deformation, melt channeling and heat advection, Tectonophysics, 650, 18-33, 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.11.012

Montagnat M., Chauve T., Barou F., Tommasi A., Beausir B., Fressengeas C., 2015, Analysis of Dynamic Recrystallization of Ice from EBSD Orientation Mapping, Frontiers in Earth Science, 3, 81, 10.3389/feart.2015.00081

Padron Navarta J. A., Tommasi A., Garrido C. J., Mainprice D., 2015, On topotaxy and compaction during antigorite and chlorite dehydration : an experimental and natural study, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 169, 35, 10.1007/s00410-015-1129-4

Peuble S., Andreani M., Godard M., Gouze P., Barou F., Van De Moortele B., Mainprice D., Reynard B., 2015, Carbonate mineralization in percolated olivine aggregates : Linking effects of crystallographic orientation and fluid flow, American Mineralogist, 100, 474-482, 10.2138/am-2015-4913

Tommasi A., Vauchez A., 2015, Heterogeneity and anisotropy in the lithospheric mantle, Tectonophysics, 661, 11-37, 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.07.026


Cordier, P., Demouchy, S., Beausir, B., Taupin, V., Barou, F., & Fressengeas, C. (2014). Disclinations provide the missing mechanism for deforming olivine-rich rocks in the mantle.Nature, 507(7490), 51-56.

Demouchy, S., Mussi, A., Barou, F., Tommasi, A., Cordier, P. (2014) Viscoplasticity of olivine aggregates at high pressure and 900°C.Tectonophysics, 623, 123-135 doi : 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.03.022

Mussi, A., Cordier, P., Demouchy, S., & Vanmansart, C. (2014). Characterization of the glide planes of the [001] screw dislocations in olivine using electron tomography.Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 1-9.

Peuble S., Andreani M., Godard, M., Gouze P., Barou F., Van de Moortele B., Mainprice D., Reynard B. (2014) Carbonate mineralization in percolated olivine aggregates : Linking effects of crystallographic orientation and fluid flow.American Mineralogist100(2-3) 474-482, doi : 10.2138/am-2015-4913.

Bolle, O., Charlier, B., Bascou, J., Diot, H., & McEnroe, S. A. (2014). Anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility versus lattice-and shape-preferred orientation in the Lac Tio hemo-ilmenite ore body (Grenville province, Quebec).Tectonophysics. vol.629 p.87-108

Baptiste, V. & Tommasi, A. (2014) Petrophysical constraints on the seismic properties of the Kaapvaal mantle root.Solid Earth, 5, 1–19, doi:10.5194/se-5-1-2014.

Frets E., Tommasi A., Garrido C. J., Vauchez, A., Mainprice, D., Padron-Navarta J. A., Amri I., Targuisti K. (2014) The Beni Bousera peridotite (Morocco) : An oblique-slip low-angle shear zone thinning the subcontinental mantle lithosphere.J. Petrol.55 : 283-313, doi : 10.1093/petrology/egt067.

Higgie, K., Tommasi, A., (2014) Deformation of a partially molten mantle : Constraints from plagioclase-lherzolites from Lanzo, western Alps.Tectonophysics, doi : 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.01.007

Zaffarana, C., Tommasi, A., Vauchez, A., Grégoire, M. (2014) Microstructures and seismic properties of south Patagonian mantle xenoliths (Gobernador Gregores and Pali Aike).Tectonophysics, doi : 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.02.017


Boiron, T., J. Bascou, P. Camps, E. Ferré, C. Maurice, B. Guy, and M. C. Gerbe, P. Launeau (2013), Internal structure of basalt flows : insights from magnetic and crystallographic fabrics of the La Palisse volcanic formation, French Massif Central. Geophys.J. Int., doi:10.1093/gji/ggs115.

Clerc, C., Boulvais, P., Lagabrielle, Y., & de Saint Blanquat, M. (2013). Ophicalcites from the Northern Pyrenean Belt : a field, petrographic and stable isotope study.International Journal of Earth Sciences, 1-23.

Denis C. M. M., Demouchy S., Shaw C. (2013) Evidence of dehydration in peridotites from Eifel Volcanic Field and estimates of the rate of magma ascent.Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol. 258 p.85-99

Demouchy S., Tommasi A., Ballaran T., Cordier P. (2013) Low strength of Earth’s uppermost mantle inferred from tri-axial deformation experiments on dry olivine crystals.Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, vol. 220 p.37-49

Morales L., Mainprice D., Boudier F. (2013) The influence of hydrous phases on the microstructure and seismic properties of a hydrated mantle rock.Tectonophysics, vol. 594 p.103-117

Soulie, C, Ildefonse B, Libourel G. (2013) Petrofabrics in fine-grained rims of Vigarano CV3 Chondrite : insights from EBSD and AFM studies.Meteoritics & Planetary ScienceVolume, 48, A324 (abstract)

Cavailhes, T., Sizun, J. P., Labaume, P., Chauvet, A., Buatier, M., Soliva, R., … & Gout, C. (2013). Influence of fault rock foliation on fault zone permeability : The case of deeply buried arkosic sandstones (Gres d’Annot, southeastern France).AAPG bulletin, 97(7), 1521-1543.

Clerc, C., Lagabrielle, Y., Neumaier, M., Reynaud, J.Y., de Saint Blanquat, M. (2013). Exhumation of subcontinental mantle rocks : evidence from ultramafic-bearing clastic deposits nearby the Lherz peridotite body, French Pyrenees.Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France183:443-459

Satsukawa T., Ildefonse B., Mainprice D., Morales L., Michibayashi K., BAROU F. (2013) A database of plagioclase crystal preferred orientations (CPO) and microstructures – implications for CPO origin, strength, symmetry and seismic anisotropy in gabbroic rocks.Solid Earth, vol. 4 p.511-542 (2013)

Soustelle V., Tommasi A., Demouchy S., Franz Leander (2013) Melt-rock interactions, deformation, hydration and seismic properties in the sub-arc lithospheric mantle inferred from xenoliths from seamounts near Lihir, Papua New Guinea.Tectonophysics, vol. 608 p.330-345

Vauchez, A. Clerc,C., Bestani, L., Lagabrielle, Y., Chauvet, A., Lahfid, A., MAINPRICE, D., (2013) Pre-orogenic exhumation of the North Pyrenean Agly massif (Eastern Pyrenees – France),Tectonics, DOI : 10.1002/tect.20015


Bollinger, C. ; Merkel, S. ; Raterron, P. (2012) In situ quantitative analysis of stress and texture development in forsterite aggregates deformed at 6 GPa and 1373 K.Journal of Applied CrystallographyVolume : 45 Pages : 263-271

Demouchy S., Tommasi A., Barou F., Mainprice D., Cordier P. (2012) Deformation of olivine in torsion under hydrous conditions.Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, vol. 202-203 p.56-70

Fanjat G., Camps P., Shcherbakov V., Barou F., Sougrati M., Perrin M. (2012) Magnetic interactions at the origin of abnormal magnetic fabrics in lava flows : a case study from Kerguelen flood basalts.Geophysical Journal International, vol. 189 p.815-832

Floquet, N. ; Vielzeuf, D. (2012) Ordered Misorientations and Preferential Directions of Growth in Mesocrystalline Red Coral Sclerites.Crystal Growth & DesignVolume : 12 Issue : 10 Pages : 4805-4820

Jousselin, D. ; Morales, L. F. G. ; Nicolle, M. ; et al. (2012) Gabbro layering induced by simple shear in the Oman ophiolite Moho transition zone.Earth and Planetary Science LettersVolume : 331 Pages : 55-66 Published : MAY 15 2012

Violay M., Gibert B., Mainprice D., Evans B., Dautria J.-M., Azais P., Pezard P. (2012) An experimental study of the brittle-ductile transition of basalt at oceanic crust pressure and temperature conditions.Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 117 p. B03213

Baptiste V., Tommasi A., Demouchy S. (2012) Deformation and hydration of the lithospheric mantle beneath the Kaapvaal craton, South Africa.Lithos, vol. 149 p.31-50

Higgie K., Tommasi A. (2012) Feedbacks between deformation and melt distribution in the crust-mantle transition zone of the Oman ophiolite.Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 359 p.61-72

Frets E., Tommasi A., Garrido C. J., Padron-Navarta J. A., Amri I., Targuisti K. (2012) Deformation processes and rheology of pyroxenites under lithospheric mantle conditions.Journal Of Structural Geology, vol. 39 p.138-157

Vauchez A., Tommasi A., Mainprice D. (2012) Faults (shear zones) in the Earth’s mantle.Tectonophysics, vol. 558-559 p.1-27


Demouchy S., Mainprice D., Tommasi A., Couvy H., Barou F., Frost D. J., Cordier P. (2011) Forsterite to wadsleyite phase transformation under shear stress and consequences for the Earth’s mantle transition zone.Physics Of The Earth And Planetary Interiors, vol. 184 p.91-104

Morales L., Casey M., Lloyd G. E., Williams D. (2011) Kinematic and temporal relationships between parallel fold hinge lines and stretching lineations : A microstructural and crystallographic preferred orientation approach.Tectonophysics, vol. 503 p.207-221 (2011)

Morales L., Boudier F., Nicolas A. Microstructures and crystallographic preferred orientation of anorthosites from Oman ophiolite and the dynamics of melt lenses. Tectonics, vol. 30 p.TC2011 (2011)
Floquet, N. ; Vielzeuf, D. (2011) Mesoscale twinning and crystallographic registers in biominerals.American MineralogistVolume : 96 Issue : 8-9 Pages : 1228-1237

Bascou, Jerome ; Doucet, Luc S. ; Saumet, Sylvaine ; et al. (2011) Seismic velocities, anisotropy and deformation in Siberian cratonic mantle : EBSD data on xenoliths from the Udachnaya kimberlite.Earth and Planetary Science Lettersvol.304 Issue : 1-2 p.71-84

Falus G., Tommasi A., Soustelle V. (2011) The effect of dynamic recrystallization on olivine crystal preferred orientations in mantle xenoliths deformed under varied stress conditions.Journal of Structural Geology, vol. 33 p.1528-1540.

Kaczmarek M.-A., Tommasi A. (2011) Anatomy of an extensional shear zone in the mantle, Lanzo massif, Italy.Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, vol. 12 p.Q0AG06

Morales L., Tommasi A. (2011) Composition, textures, seismic and thermal anisotropies of xenoliths from a thin and hot lithospheric mantle (Summit Lake, southern Canadian Cordillera).Tectonophysics, vol. 507 p.1-15


Soustelle, V., Tommasi, A., Demouchy, S. and Ionov, D. (2010) Deformation and fluid-rock interactions in the supra-subduction mantle : Microstructures and water contents in peridotite xenoliths from the Avacha Volcano, Kamchatka.J. Petrol., 51 : 363-394

Arndt, N.T., Guitreau, M., Boullier, A.M., le Roex, A., Tommasi, A., Cordier, P. & Sobolev, A. (2010) Olivine and the origin of kimberlite.J. Petrol., 51 : 573-602


Wang Q., Burlini L., Mainprice D., Xu Z. (2009) Geochemistry, petrofabrics and seismic properties of eclogites from the Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling boreholes in the Sulu UHP terrane, eastern China.Tectonophysics, 475, 251–266

Soustelle V., Tommasi A., Bodinier J.L, Vauchez A., and Garrido C.J.M. (2009) Deformation and reactive melt transport in the mantle lithosphere above a partial melting domain (Ronda peridotite massif, Spain).J. Petrol., 50, 1235-1266

Nicolas A., Boudier F., France L. (2009) Subsidence in magma chamber and the development of magmatic foliation in Oman ophiolite gabbros.Earth and Planetary Science Letters284, 76-87

Gibert, B., and Mainprice, (2009) D. Effect of Crystal Preferred Orientations on the thermal diffusivity of quartz polycrystalline aggregates at high temperature,Tectonophysics465, 150-163

Burg J.P., Bodinier J.L., Gerya T., Bedini R.M., Boudier F., Dautria J.M., Prikhodko A., Efimov A., Pupier E. and Balanec J.L. (2009) Translithospheric mantle diapirism : geological evidence and numerical modelling of the Kondyor zoned ultramafic complex (Russian Far-East).J. Petrol.50, 289-321

Boudier F., Baronnet A., and Mainprice D. (2009) Oriented Serpentine Minerals Replacements of Natural Olivine and their seismic implications : Oceanic Lizardite versus Subduction-Related Antigorite.J. Petrol.51, 495-512


Tommasi A., Vauchez A., and Ionov D.A. (2008) Deformation, static recrystallization, and reactive melt transport in shallow subcontinental mantle xenoliths (Tok Cenozoic volcanic field, SE Siberia).Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.272, 65-77

Tasaka M., Mishibayashi K., and Mainprice D. (2008) B-type olivine fabrics developed in the fore-arc side of the mantle wedge along a subducting slab,Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.272, 747-757

Padrón-Navarta J.A., Garrido C.J., Sánchez-Navas A., Tommasi A., Sánchez-Vizcaíno V.L., Gómez-Pugnaire M.T., and Hussain S.S. (2008) Oriented growth of garnet by topotactic reactions and epitaxy in high-pressure, mafic garnet granulite formed by dehydration melting of metastable hornblende-gabbronorite (Jijal Complex, Kohistan Complex, N. Pakistan)Journal of Metamorphic Geology26, 855-870

Le Roux V., Tommasi A., and Vauchez A. (2008) Feedback between deformation and melt percolation in an exhumed lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary.Earth and Planetary Science Letters274, 401-413

Fontaine F.R., Ildefonse B., Neuville D.R., and Mainprice D. (2008) Influence of viscosity variation of basaltic and andesitic melts on seismic attenuation in partially molten gabbronorite.Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors167, 223-229

Falus G., Tommasi A., Ingrin J., and Csaba S. (2008) Deformation and seismic anisotropy of the lithospheric mantle in the southeastern Carpathians : a mantle xenolith study.Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.272, 50-64

Bascou J., Delpech G., Vauchez A., Moine B., Cottin J.Y., Barruol G. (2008) Integrated study of microstructural, geochemical and seismic properties data of lithospheric mantle above the Kerguelen plume (Indian Ocean).Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 9, Q04036, doi:10.1029/2007GC001879


Precigout, J., Gueydan, F., Gapais, D., Garrido, C.J., and Essaifi, A. (2007) Strain localisation in the subcontinental mantle – a ductile alternative to the brittle mantle.Tectonophysics, 445:318-336.

Le Roux V, Bodinier J-L, Tommasi A, Alard O, Dautria J-M, Vauchez A, Riches AJV (2007) The Lherz spinel lherzolite : refertilized rather than pristine mantle.Earth and Planetary Science Letters259, 599-612


Gatzemeier, A. & Tommasi, A. (2006) Plastic deformation, olivine crystal preferred orientations and intrinsic electrical anisotropy of upper mantle rocks : numerical modelling constraints.Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 158 : 92-106, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2006.01.009

Tommasi, A., Vauchez, A., Godard, M., Belley, F. (2006) Deformation and melt transport in a highly depleted peridotite massif from the Canadian Cordillera : Implications to seismic anisotropy above subduction zones.Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 252 : 245-59, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.09.042

Bouilhol P, Leyreloup AF, Delor C, et al. (2006) Relationships between lower and upper crust tectonic during doming : the mylonitic southern edge of the Velay metamorphic core complex (Cevennes-French Massif Central)Geodinamica Acta19 (3-4) : 137-153


Duclos, M. ; Savage, M. K. ; Tommasi, A. & Gledhill, K. R. (2005) Mantle tectonics beneath New Zealand inferred from SKS splitting and petrophysics.Geophys. J.Intern.163 : 760-774

Fontaine, F.R., Ildefonse, B. and Bagdassarov, N. (2005) Temperature dependence of shear wave attenuation in partially molten gabbronorite at seismic frequencies. Geoph.J. Intern.163 : 1025-1038

Egydio-Silva M., A. Vauchez, M.I. B. Raposo, J. Bascou & A. Uhlein. (2005) Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility in HT-tectonites of the Ribeira transpressional belt (SE Brazil) : A tectonic fabric proxy.J. Struct. Geol.27 : 1750-1764

Gibert, B., Schilling F., Gratz, K. & Tommasi , A. (2005) Radiative heat transfer in olivine crystals and upper mantle rocks.Phys. Earth. Planet. Inter.151, 129-141

Simpson, F. & Tommasi, A. (2005) Hydrogen diffusivity and electrical anisotropy of a peridotite mantle.Geophys. J. Intern.160, 1092-1102

Mainprice, D. ; Tommasi A., Couvy, H. & Cordier, P. (2005) Pressure sensitivity of olivine slip systems : implications for the interpretation of seismic anisotropy of the Earth’s upper mantle.Nature433, doi : 1.01038/nature03266

Ulrich, S. & Mainprice, D. (2005) Does cation ordering in omphacite influence the development of lattice-preferred orientation ?J. Struct. Geol.27, 419-431

Vauchez, A., Dineur, F. & Rudnick, R. (2005) Microstructure, texture, and seismic anisotropy of the lithospheric mantle above a plume. Insights from the Labait volcano xenoliths.Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.


Tommasi A., Mainprice, D., Cordier, P., Thoraval, C. & Couvy, H. (2004) Strain-induced seismic anisotropy of wadsleyite polycrystals and flow patterns in the mantle transition zone.J. Geophys.Res., 109, doi : 10.1029/2004JB003158

Boullier, A.-M., K. Fujimoto, T. Ohtani, G. Roman-Ross, E. Lewin, H. Ito, P. Pezard, and B. Ildefonse (2004) Textural evidence for recent coseismic circulation of fluids in the Nojima fault zone, Awaji island, Japan,Tectonophysics, 378 : 161- 186.

Tommasi A., Godard M., Coromina G, Dautria J.M. & Barsczus H. (2004) Seismic anisotropy and compositionally-induced velocity anomalies in the lithosphere above mantle plumes : A petrological and microstructural study of mantle xenoliths from French Polynesia.Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 227 : 539-556

Tikoff, B., Russo, R., Teyssier, C. & Tommasi, A. (2004) Mantle-driven deformation of orogenic zones and clutch tectonics. In : J. Grocott, K. McCaffrey, G. Taylor & B. Tikoff (eds) Vertical and horizontal decoupling in the lithosphere.Geol. Soc. London Spec. Publ., 227 : 41-64.

Mainprice, D., Bascou, J., Cordier, P. & Tommasi, A. (2004) Crystal preferred orientations of garnet : Comparison between numerical simulations and electron back-scattered diffraction (EBSD) measurements in naturally deformed eclogites.J. Struct. Geol., 26 : 2089-2102

Michibayashi, K. & Mainprice, D. (2004) The role of pre-existing mechanical anisotropy on shear zone development within oceanic mantle lithosphere : an example from the Oman omphiolite.J.Petrology,45 : 405-414.

Tommasi, A. (2004) L’analyse EBSD en Sciences de la Terre. L’analyse EBSD : principes et méthodes. Edité par le Groupement National de Microscopie Electronique à Balayage et de Microanalyse de la Société Française de Physique. Paris :EDP Sciences, pp. 171—174.


Dewandel, B., Boudier, F. kern, H., Warsi, W. & Mainprice, D. (2003) Seismic wave velocity and anisotropy of serpentinized peridotite in the Oman ophiolite.Tectonophysics, 370 : 77-94.

Nicolas, A., Mainprice, D. & Boudier, F. (2003) High-temperature seawater circulation throughout crust of oceanic ridges : A model derived from the Oman ophiolite.J. Geophys. Res., 108 : 2371.

Vauchez, A. & Tommasi, A. (2003) Wrench faults down to the asthenosphere : Geological and geophysical evidence and thermo-mechanical effects. In : Storti, F. Holdsworth, R.E. & Salvini, F. (eds) Intraplate Strike-Slip Deformation Belts,Geol. Soc. London Spec. Publ., 210, 15-34.

Kaminski, E. et Tommasi, A. (2003) Quand l’anisotropie sismique dévoile les écoulements dans le manteau terrestre.Bull. Soc. Française de Physique, 140:6-9

Gibert, B., Schilling, F. Tommasi , A. & Mainprice, D. (2003) Thermal diffusivity of olivine single-crystals and polycrystalline aggregates at ambient conditions – a comparison.Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(22) : 2172, doi : 10.1029/2003GL0184592003

Gibert, B., Seipold, U. Tommasi, A. & Mainprice, D. (2003) Upper mantle thermal diffusivity : pressure- and temperature dependences and anisotropy.J. Geophys. Res.108(B8), 2359, doi:10.1029/2002JB002108

Pera, E., Mainprice, D. and Burlini, L.. (2003) Anisotropic seismic properties of the upper mantle beneath the Torre Alfina area (Northern Apennines, Central Italy).Tectonophysics, 370(1-4) : 11-30.

Ji, S., Saruwatari, K., Mainprice, D., Wirth, R., Xu, Z., Xia, B., (2003) Microstructures, petrofabrics and seismic properties of ultra high-pressure eclogites from Sulu region, China : implications for rheology of subducted continental crust and origin of mantle reflections.Tectonophysics, 370(1-4) : 49-76.

Wendt, A.S. ,Bayuk, I.O, Covey-Crump ,S.J., Wirth, R. and Lloyd, G.E. (2003) An experimental and numerical study of microstructural parameters contributing to the seismic anisotropy of mantle rocks,JGR, 108, B8, 2365, doi : 10.1029/2002JB001915,2003


Egydio-Silva, M., A. Vauchez, J. Bascou, and J. Hippert (2002) High-temperature deformation in the neoproterozoic transpressional Ribeira belt, Southeast Brazil,Tectonophysics, 352 : 203-224

Bascou, J., Raposo, M.I.B., Vauchez, A., and Egydio-Silva, M., (2002) Titanohematite lattice-preferred orientation and magnetic anisotropy in high-temperature mylonites :Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 198, p. 77-92.

Bascou, J., Tommasi, A., & Mainprice, D. (2002) Plastic deformation and development of clinopyroxene lattice preferred orientations in eclogites.J. Struct. Geol., 24 : 1357-1368.


Vauchez, A., and C. Garrido , (2001) Seismic Properties of an Asthenospherized Lithospheric Mantle : Constraints from the Lattice Preferred Orientation of Peridotite Minerals in the Ronda Massif,Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 192 : 235-249

Tommasi, A., Gibert, B., Seipold, U. & Mainprice, D. (2001) Anisotropy of thermal diffusivity in the upper mantle.Nature, 411 : 783-786.

Tommasi, A. & Vauchez, A. (2001) Continental rifting parallel to ancient collisional belts : An effect of the mechanical anisotropy of the lithospheric mantleEarth and Planetary Science Letters, 185 : 199-210.

Ildefonse, B. , and P.A. Pezard, (2001) Electrical properties of slow-spreading ridge gabbros at ODP Hole 735B, Southwest Indian Ridge,Tectonophysics, 330 : 69-92

Ben Ismail, W. ,G. Barruol ,and D. Mainprice , (2001) The Kaapvaal craton seismic anisotropy : A petrophysic analysis of upper mantle kimberlite nodules,Geophysical Research Letters, 28(13) : 2497-2500

Bascou, J., Barruol, G., Vauchez, A., Mainprice, D. , and Egydio-Silva, M. (2001) EBSD-measured lattice preferred orientations and seismic properties of eclogites,Tectonophysics, 342 : 61-80


Vauchez, A., Tommasi, A., Barruol, G. and Maumus, J. (2000) Upper mantle deformation and seismic anisotropy in continental rifts.Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (A), 25 (2) : 111-117

Tommasi, A., Mainprice, D. , Canova, G. and Chastel, Y., (2000) Viscoplastic self-consistent and equilibrium-based modeling of olivine lattice preferred orientations. Implications for upper mantle seismic anisotropy.Journal of Geophysical Research, 105 (B4) : 7893-790

Mainprice, D., Barruol, G. and Ben Ismaïl, W. (2000) The seismic anisotropy of the Earth’s mantle : From single crystal to polycrystal. In : S.-I. Karato, A.M. Forte, R.C. Liebermann, G. Masters and L.Stixrude(eds.), « Earth’s Deep Interior : Mineral Physics and Seismic Tomography : From Atomic to Global »,AGU Geophysics monograph117, 237-264

Mainprice, D., (2000) The estimation of seismic properties of rocks with heterogeneous microstructures using a local cluster model – preliminary results.Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 25,155-161.


Silver, P.G. ; Mainprice, D. ; Ben Ismaïl, W. ; Tommasi, A. ; and Barruol, G. (1999) Mantle structural geology from seismic anisotropy. In : Mantle Petrology : Field observations and high pressure experimentation. A tribute to Francis R. (Joe) Boyd.. Fei, Y. ; Bertka, C.M. ; Mysen, B.O. (eds)The Geochemical Society Special Publication, 6 : 79-103.

Lamoureux, G., Ildefonse, B. and Mainprice, D., (1999) Modelling the seismic properties of fast-spreading ridge crustal LVZ : insights from Oman gabbro textures.Tectonophysics. 312 : 283-301.

Ildefonse, B., Valsardieu, B., Pezard, P., Mainprice, D. and Garrido, C.J., (1999) Petrophysics and anisotropy of gabbros and peridotites from the Oman ophiolite. In : B. Leiss, K. Ullemeyer and K. Weber (Editors),Textures and physical properties of rocks. Göttinger Arbeiten zur Geologie und paläontologie. Geologische Institute, Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, pp. 73-74