Dr. Melissa Sims gives invited talk at AGU

Dr. Sims gave a talk on her work studying Plagioclase and MgO using multiple compression regimes to the AGU virtual meeting this December. There are significant kinetics questions arising when connecting short time scales of experiments to the environment of planetary interiors we seek to understand. With an eye to these questions, she discussed the various deformation types and rates observed under ramp compression with successive pressure waves, as compared to shock-compressed samples.