Scientific Lectures

Dr. Lin’s Scientific Lectures/Presentations

Goldschmidt Conference 2017, Paris, France (8/17/2017)

Velocity Profiles and Deformation of Silicate Post-Perovskite in the Lowermost Mantle

Iron isotopic fractionation in Earth’s Lower Mantle and Core

AIRAPT Conference 2017, Beijing, China (8/19/2017)

Revealing iron isotopic fractionation in Earth‘s lower mantle and core by inelastic x-ray scattering

Z Fundamental Science Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico (7/17/2017)
Melting and Thermal Conductivity of Iron in the Earth’s Core

Nanjing University, School of Earth Sciences and School of Physics (7/14/2017)

A New Spin on the Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s Deep Mantle

Tuning 2D Material Properties by Compressive Strain

Physics Colloquium, Argonne National Laboratory, Physics Division (5/19/2017)
Revealing the Physics and Chemical nature of iron in the Deep Earth

Deep Carbon Observatory Workshop, Stanford University (12/2016)
Thermal and Electrical Conductivity of Fe-C Alloy in the Earth’s Core

Jilin University, National Laboratory for Superhard Materials, Jilin University, China (9/29/16)
Tuning 2D Material Properties by Compressive Strain

Seoul National University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea (09/27/2016)
Deciphering the Physics and Chemistry of Planetary Interiors

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), Advanced Crystallography at High Pressure in Pohang, Korea (09/21/2016; invited)
Exploring 2D Material Properties in Extreme Environments

X-ray Echo Spectroscopy, Argonne National Laboratory, Advanced Photon Source (APS), (07/10/2016; invited)
Understanding the physics and chemistry of earth materials in extreme environments by IXS

The 18th Chinese High Pressure Meeting, Chengdu, China (7/2016)
Deciphering the Geophysics and Geochemistry of the Earth’s Interior

The Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Urumuqi, China (7/7/2016)
Exploring 2D Materials Properties in Extreme Environments

Taiwan Geological Society Annual Meeting, Taipei (5/17/2016)
Deciphering the Enigma of the Earth’s Interior

National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (5/13/2016)
A New Spin on the Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s Deep Mantle

Sandia National Laboratory, NM, USA (4/7/2016)
Deciphering the Enigma of the Earth’s Core

MISASA VI: Frontiers in Earth and Planetary Materials Research: Origin, Evolution and Dynamics, Institute for Study of Earth’s Interior, Okayama University at Misasa, Japan (3/10/2016)
Deciphering Chemical and Seismic Heterogeneities of the Earth’s Deep Mantle

University of Texas at Austin, Planetary Organization for Space and Science Exploration (POSSE) (2/121/2016)
Exploring Planetary Interiors at Extreme Conditions

Synthesis Workshop of the Deep Carbon Observatory, University of Rhode Island (10/2015)
Extreme Physics and Chemistry of Deep Carbon in the Earth

Institute of Geochemistry at Guiyang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (08/2015)
Deciphering the Mineralogy and Seismology of the Earth’s Mantle

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (08/2015)
Exploring 2D Materials Properties in Extremes

Annual Meeting of the Chinese Postdocs, China (8/2015) (Invited Plenary Talk)
Recent Advances in High-Pressure Physics

Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China (07/2015)
Exploring 2D Materials Properties in Extremes

China University of Geology at Wuhan, China (06/2015)
A New Spin on Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s Deep Mantle
Deciphering the Enigma of the Earth’s Core using Mineral Physics Data

High-Pressure Science & Advanced Technology for Research (HPSTAR), China (6/2015)
Deep Earth and Extreme Physics

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (06/2015)
Exploring 2D Material Properties in Extremes (Invited)

Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) Annual Meeting, Makuhari, Japan (05/2015)
Recent Advanced in Understanding the Elasticity of the Lower Mantle (Invited)
Ferromagnesite as a Potential Deep-Mantle Carbon Carrier

APS User Workshop, Argonne National Laboratory (05/2015)
High-Pressure Acoustic Phonons and Elasticity of Iron Alloys and Oxides (Invited)

Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) Science Meeting, Munich, Germany (03/2005)
Ferromagnesite in the Earth’s Deep Mantle
Thermodynamics of planetary ices in extreme conditions of icy satellites
Physics of monolayer and bilayer graphene under hydrostatic pressure

Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions (SMEC), Florida (2005; invited)
Abnormal Elastic and Vibrational Behaviors of Magnetite at High Pressures
High-Pressure Properties of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs)
Elasticity of the Earth’s Mantle Minerals at High Pressure and Temperature

2D van der Waals Materials Workshop, The University of Texas at Austin (01/2015)
Physical Properties of 2D Materials in Extreme Environments (Invited)

Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry at Guangzhou, Chinese Academy of Sciences (01/2015) (Invited)
Geophysical and Geochemical Consequences of the Spin Transition in Earth’s Deep Mantle
Understanding the Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s Core

The 7th North America Mössbauer Symposium, Boston (01/2015) (Invited)
Transition Metal Compounds in Extreme Environments

Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science (1/2015) (Invited, Seminar Series)
Geophysical and Geochemical Consequences of the Spin Transition in Earth’s Deep Mantle

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco (12/2014)
Electronic Spin States of Iron in Phase D and NAL Phase at High Pressures (Oral, Contributed))

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Multidimensional Carbon Center, Ulsan, South Korea (11/2014)
Exploring Materials Properties at Extreme Environments

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, (10/2014) (William T. Smith Lecture Series)
Geophysical and Geochemical Consequences of the Spin Transition in Earth’s Deep Mantle

The 17th Chinese High Pressure Meeting, Yangzhou, China (9/2014) (Invited Plenary Talk)
Recent Advances in Understanding Elasticity of the Earth’s Mantle and Core

Annual Meeting of the Chinese Academy of Mechanical Physics, Mianyang, China (8/2014) (Invited Plenary Talk)
Exploring Frontier Material Properties in Extreme Pressure and Temperature:
Current States and Future Directions in High-Pressure Research

International Union of Crystallography Workshop in Beijing (8/2014) (Invited)
Transition Metal Compounds in Extreme Environments

Lawrence Livermore Fellow Symposium, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (8/14/2014)
Transition Metal Compounds in Extreme Environments (Invited)

High-Pressure Science & Advanced Technology for Research (HPSTAR), Summer Camp Program, Shanghai, China (7/2014)
Using Mineral Physics Experiments to understand the Earth’s Deep Interior (Invited)

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei, China (7/2014) (Invited)
Transition Metal Compounds in Extreme Environments

University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (7/2014) (Invited)
Recent Advances in Understanding Seismic Velocities of the Earth’s Interior (at School of Earth and Space Science)
Transition Metal Compounds in Extreme Environments (at Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale)

Elastic Properties of Iron in Extreme Conditions via X-ray Scattering Workshop, Japan (02/2014)
Elasticity of Polycrystalline and Single-Crystal Iron Alloys in the Earth’s Core (Invited)

Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE School on Neutron Scattering, Los Alamos (1/2014)
Mineral and Material Physics in Extreme Environments (Invited)

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco (12/2013)
Iron Partitioning and Elasticity across the Spin Transitions of Iron in the Lower Mantle (Invited)

Department of Physics Seminar, Amherst College (10/2013)
Solid State Geophysics under Extreme Environments: from Electronic Spin Transitions to Earth’s Interior (Invited)

Inelastic X-ray Scattering Workshop at NSLS-II, Brookhaven National Lab (10/2013)
Studying elasticity of materials in extreme environments using HERIX (Invited)

Goldschmidt Conference 2013, Florence (8/2013)
Electronic Spin Transitions of Iron and Geoelectrons in Earth’s Mantle (Invited)

Jilin University, National Laboratory for Superhard Materials, Jilin University, China (7/13)
Using Advanced High-Pressure Techniques to Study Material Properties in Extreme Environments

High-Pressure Science & Advanced Technology for Research (HPSTAR), China (7/2013)
A New Spin on Mineral Physics of the Earth’s Mantle (Invited)
Transition Metal Iron Compounds in Extreme Environments (Invited)
Using Advanced High-Pressure Techniques to Study Earth’s Deep Interior (Invited)

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco (12/2012)
Sound Velocities of the Earth’s Transition Zone Minerals (invited)

National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan (11/27/2012; invited)
Synchrotron X-ray Spectroscopic Studies of Transition Metal Iron Compounds in Extreme Pressures and Temperatures

National Chiao-Tung University, Department of Physics, Taiwan (11/28/12; invited)
Studying Material Properties in a High-Pressure and Low-Temperature Diamond Anvil Cell

National Cheng-Kung University, Department of Earth Sciences, Taiwan (11/29/12; invited)
A New Spin on Mineral Physics of Earth’s Mantle

High Pressure Interest Group Meeting, Advanced Photon Source (11/13/2012)
Transition Metal Iron Compounds in Extreme Pressures and Temperatures (Invited)

Institute for Study of Earth’s Interior, Okayama University at Misasa, Japan (9/25/2012)
Sound Velocities of the Earth’s Mantle Minerals: Constraining the Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior

The 6th Asian Conference on High Pressure Research (ACHPR 6), Beijing, China (8/12/2012)
Transition metal iron compounds in extreme environments

Superconductors and Strongly Correlated Materials, Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree) Workshop, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC (4/21/2012)
Iron-based compounds in extreme environments

Dynamics and Evolution of the Earth’s Interior: special emphasis on the role of fluids, “Joint Symposium of Misasa-2012 and Geofluid-2”, Okayama University at Misasa, Japan (3/18/2012)
Electronic spin transitions of iron in Earth’s lower-mantle

 

Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree) Highlight Talk Series, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC (1/11/2012)
Iron pnictide superconductors in extreme environments: The new iron era

 

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco (12/2011)
Electronic spin and valence states of iron in lower-mantle silicate perovskite and post-perovskite (invited)

 

Dynamic Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials Workshop, CECAM (Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire), Lausanne, Switzerland (10/2011; invited)
Iron in Earth’s lower mantle and core

 

Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree) Annual Meeting, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC (09/2011)
Efficient energy transportation and generation: iron pnictide superconductors in extreme environments

 

The 31st International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME2011),Kobe, Japan (9/2011; invited)
Electronic Spin and Valence States of iron in Earth’s Lower Mantle

The Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, (08/2011; invited)
Elasticity of Iron Alloys in Earth’s Inner Core

APS User Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL),
Advanced Photon Source (APS), Chicago (05/2011; invited)
Elasticity of Iron Alloys in Earth’s Inner Core

 

Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Advanced Photon Source (APS), Chicago, (03/2011; invited)
APS Upgrade Science Case: High-Energy Resolution Inelastic X-ray Scattering (HERIX)

Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, (January 2011)
Transition Metal Iron Compounds in Extreme Environments

 

Nassau-Argonne Mössbauer Symposium, New York (January 2011)
Electronic spin transitions of iron in the Earth’s deep mantle

 

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, San Francisco (December 2010)
1. Iron-Rich Perovskite and Post-Perovskite in the Lower Mantle
2. Properties of the Deep-Mantle Ferropericlase across the Spin Crossover

Peking University, School of Earth and Space Sciences (September 2010)
A New Spin on Mineral Physics of the Earth’s Interior

Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Geochemistry (September 2010)
A New Spin on Mineral Physics of the Earth’s Interior

Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Physics (September 2010)
Solid state geophysics under extreme environments: from electronic structures to Earth’s interior

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), Advanced Crystallography at High Pressure in Harbin, China, July 2009
A new spin on understanding mineral physics of the Earth’s deep mantle

 

Seoul National University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea (07/2009)
Effects of the spin transitions of iron on mineral physics of the Earth’s deep mantle

Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Beijing, July 2009
New Synchrotron Lights on the Physics of the Earth’s Interior
Forum on Energy Frontier Research under Extreme Environments

German Mineralogical Society (DMG), 86th Annual Meeting, Berlin, 2008 (keynote speaker)
A new spin on understanding mineral physics of the Earth’s deep mantle

Universitaet Bayreuth, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, September 2008
Spin transitions of iron in Earth’s lower mantle
Hot dense iron, water, and silica

Okayama University at Misasa, The 3rd Center of Excellence-21st International Symposium: Origin, Evolution and Dynamics of the Earth: a Tribute to Prof. Eiji Ito, 2008 (keynote speaker)
A New Spin on Mineral Physics of the Earth’s Lower Mantle

Washington State University, Pullman, Institute for Shock Physics and School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2007
A new spin on understanding mineral physics of the Earth’s deep mantle

University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences
Spin transitions of iron in Earth’s lower mantle (DGS, 2007)
Mineral physics of iron and light elements in Earth’s core (UTIG, 2007)
Mineral Physics Research under Extreme Environments (BEG, 2010)
Solid state geophysics under extreme environments: from electronic structures to Earth’s interior (Department of Physics, Condensed Matter Physics seminar series; 9/2010)

A pressing matte: Planetary interiors research under pressures (University Geology Society; 5/2010)Laboratory journey to the Earth’s core (Department of Geological Sciences; 4/2010)

University of Minnesota, Virtual Laboratory for Earth and Planetary Materials, 2007
Geophysical implications of the spin transition in the Earth’s lower mantle

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Physics and Advanced Technology
Condensed matter geophysics: from electronic states to planetary interiors (in 2007)
New light on earth and planetary interiors: from the Earth’s core to hot dense H2O (in 2005)
Recent advances in laser-heated diamond anvil cell techniques: Applications to planetary interiors (in 2004)

Ehime University, Geodynamics Research Center, 2007
Electronic spin transition of iron in the Earth’s deep mantle (17th GRC International Frontier Seminar)
Iron in Earth’s core and water in planetary interiors

Yale University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, 2007
Electronic spin transition of iron in the Earth’s deep mantle
Hot dense iron and water in planetary interiors

Tohoku University, Institute of Mineralogy, Petrology, and Economic Geology, Japan, 2006
Iron in the Earth’s interior
H2O and SiO2 in planetary interiors

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Advanced Light Source, 2006
New synchrotron lights on the Earth’s core and mantle

National Taiwan University, Department of Geosciences, Taiwan, 2006
Iron in the Earth’s interior

National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan
Hot dense H2O ices in planetary interiors (2006)
New synchrotron lights on the Earth’s core and mantle (2006)
New synchrotron lights on physics of the Earth’s interior (06/12/2009)

Academia Sinica, Institute of Earth Sciences, Taiwan
Iron as a new window into the Earth’s core and lower mantle (in 2005)
Mineral physics of the Earth’s lower mantle and the core (in 2003)

National Cheng-Kung University, Department of Earth Sciences, Taiwan, 2005
Phase diagram of H2O under extreme conditions

University of California-Berkeley, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, 2005
Iron in the Earth’s interior: from sound velocities of iron in Earth’s core to electronic transition of iron in Earth’s mantle

Argonne National Laboratory, Advanced Photon Source, Chicago
High-Pressure Elasticity Study of Iron by High-Resolution Inelastic X-ray Scattering (COMPRES Workshop on “On-line Brillouin Spectroscopy at GSECARS: Basic Principles and Application for High Pressure Research”, 09/2009)
Inelastic X-ray scattering at high pressures and temperatures: applications to mineral physics of the Earth’s interior (Workshop to “Introduce High-Resolution Inelastic X-ray Scattering on Earth Materials using Synchrotron Radiation”, 2008).
New synchrotron lights on the Earth’s core and mantle (APS review panel, 2007)
Iron as a new window into the Earth’s core and lower mantle (in 2005)
Understanding Earth’s mantle and core by state-of –the-art IXS techniques (APS review panel, 2004)
Understanding sound velocities in the Earth’s core by Nuclear Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering” (Inelastic X-ray Scattering Workshop, 2004)
Nuclear resonant inelastic x-ray scattering and synchrotron Mössbauer spectroscopy with laser-heated diamond anvil cells (Nuclear Resonant Workshop, 2004)
Phase transitions of alumina and magnesiowüstite at megabar pressures (Megabar Pressures Workshop, 2004)
Using laser-heated diamond anvil cell to study planetary interiors (Laser Heating Workshop, 2004)
Understanding alloying effects of nickel and silicon on iron in the Earth’s core (in 2002)

Princeton University, Department of Geosciences, 2005
Iron as a new window into the Earth’s core and mantle

Jilin University, National Laboratory for Superhard Materials, Jilin University, China
Recent and future advances in high-pressure research (2004)
Understanding mineral physics of planetary interiors under extremely high pressures and temperatures (2004)

New synchrotron lights on mineral physics of the Earth’s interior (07/2009)

National Taiwan Ocean University, Institute of Geophysical Sciences, Taiwan, 2004
Mineral physics of the Earth’s lower mantle and the core under extreme pressures and temperatures

University of Hawaii at Honolulu, GEORAMAN Meeting, Honolulu, 2004
In situ Raman spectroscopy in a laser-heated diamond cell: applications to materials in the planetary interiors

Florida International University, SMEC Conference, 2003
Stability of magnesiowüstite in the Earth’s lower mantle

Stony Brook University, Mineral Physics Institute, 2003
Mineral stability and alloying effects in the Earth’s mantle and the core: applications of laser heating DAC technique

Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 2002
Alloying effects of silicon and nickel on iron in the Earth’s core

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco
Iron in the Earth’s Lower Mantle and Core (December 2006)
Static compression of an iron-silicon alloy: implications for silicon in the core (December 2000)
Direct measurements of sound velocities of iron with nuclear resonant inelastic x-ray
scattering under high pressure and temperature” at Spring AGU, Canada (Mineral physics
perspective on the structure, composition, and dynamic of Earth’s deep interior) (May 2004)

The University of Chicago, Department of Geophysical Sciences, Chicago, 2001
Alloying effects of silicon and nickel on iron in the Earth’s core