Heidelbach, Florian

Heidelbach, Florian
(Ph.D. 1994, University of California, Berkeley)
Tel.:+49 (0)921 55 3704
Fax.:+49 (0)921 55 3769
Building:BGI, University Bayreuth
Research Interests:

Reaction kinetics and plastic deformation of mantle rocks

  • 1998 - Research fellow, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, Universität Bayreuth
  • 2012-2013 Senior Scientist EBSD, Bruker Nano GmbH, Berlin
  • 1996-1998 Postdoctoral researcher at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble
  • 1994-1995 Postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos
Recent publications:
updated: 12-08-2014
  • M.G. Pamato, R. Myhill, T. Boffa Ballaran, D.J. Frost, F. Heidelbach & N. Miyajima (in press): Extreme thermal stability of a hydrous aluminosilicate and H2O in the lower mantle. Nature Geoscience.
  • K. Pollok, F. Heidelbach, T. John & F. Langenhorst (2014): Spherulitic omphacite in pseudotachylytes: Microstructures related to fast crystal growth from seismic melt at eclogite-facies conditions. Chemie der Erde/Geochemistry 74(3), 407-418.
  • R. Speckbacher, M. Stipp, J.H. Behrmann & F. Heidelbach (2013): Fluid-assisted fracturing, cataclasis, and resulting plastic flow in mylonites from the Moresby Seamount detachment, Woodlark Basin. Journal of Structural Geology 56, 156-171.
  • V. Shushakova, E.R. Fuller, F. Heidelbach, D. Mainprice & S. Siegesmund (2013). Marble decay induced by thermal strains: simulations and experiments. Environmental Earth Sciences 69, 1281–1297.
  • F. Heidelbach & M.P. Terry (2013): Inherited fabric in an omphacite symplectite: reconstruction of plastic deformation under ultra-high pressure conditions. Microscopy and Microanalysis 19, 942-949.
  • P. Cordier & F. Heidelbach (2013): On the origin of twist in quartz crystals from the Alps: a transmission electron microscopy study. European Journal of Mineralogy 25 ,145-153.
  • P. Robinson, K. Fabian, S.A. McEnroe & F. Heidelbach (2013): Influence of lattice-preferred orientation with respect to magnetizing field on intensity of remanent magnetization in polycrystalline hemo-ilmenite. Geophysical Journal International 192, 514-536.
  • M.A.G.M. Manthilake, N. Miyajima, F. Heidelbach, V. Soustelle & D.J. Frost (2013): The effect of aluminum and water on the development of deformation fabrics in orthopyroxene. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 165 , 495-505.
  • Z. Yang & F. Heidelbach (2012): Grain size effect on the electrical conductivity of clinopyroxene. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 163, 939-947.
  • J. W. Keefner, S. J. Mackwell, D. L. Kohlstedt & F. Heidelbach (2011): Dependence of the Creep of Dunite on Oxygen Fugacity: Implications for Viscosity Variations in Earth's Mantle. Journal of Geophysical Research 116 , B05201, doi:10.1029/2010JB007748.
Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
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