Rodney C. Ewing

Geological Sciences
University of Michigan

Fields of interest:

  • Mineralogy and crystallography
  • Radiation effects in minerals


Recent publications:

A. Abdelouas, S. Utsunomiya, T. Suzuki, B. Grambow, T. Advocat, F. Bart, R.C. Ewing: 
Effects of ionizing irradiation on hollandite structure-type:
American Mineralogist, Vol. 93, (2008), pp. 241-247

C.V. Ramana, S. Utsunomiya, R.C. Ewing, U Becker, V.V. Atuchin, V. Sh. Aliev and V.N. Kruchinin: 
Spectroscopic ellipsometry characterization of the optical properties and thermal stability of ZrO2 films made by ion-beam assisted
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 92, (2008), pp. 011917-011917.3

F.X. Zhang, M. Lang, U. Becker, R.C. Ewing and J. Lian: 
High pressure phase transitions and compressiblilities of Er2Zr2O7 and
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 92, (2008), pp. 011909-011909.3

F.X. Zhang, J.W. Wang, J. Lian, M.K. Lang, U. Becker and R.C. Ewing:
Phase stability and pressure dependence of defect formation in Gd2Ti2O7 and Gd2Zr2O7
Physical Review Letters, Vol.199 (4), (2008), pp. 045503-045503.4 

K. Sun, L.M. Wang and R.C. Ewing:
Fabrication of nano-/micro-patterns on iron phosphate glass surfaces by focused energetic
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics B, Vol. 266, (2008), pp. 3133-3137

M. Zhang, L.A. Boatner, E.K.H. Salje, S. Honda and R.C. Ewing: 
Pb+-irradiation of synthetic zircon (ZrSiO4): Infrared spectroscopic
American Mineralogist, Vol. 93, (2008), pp.1418-1423

A. Diditius, S. Utsunomiya and R.C. Ewing:
The chemical stability of USiO4nH2O): 0<2 associated with organic matter: A case study from Grants uranium region, New
Mexico, USA,
Chemical Geology, Vol. 251, (2008), pp. 33-49

M. Lang, F. Zhang, J. Lian, C. Trautmann, R. Neumann and R. C. Ewing: 
Irradiation-induced stabilization of zircon (ZrSiO4) at high pressure,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 269, (2008), pp. 291-295

F.N. Skomurski, L.C. Shuller, R.C. Ewing and U. Becker: 
Corrosion of UO2 and ThO2: A quantum-mechanical investigation,
Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 375, (2008), pp. 290-310

Y. Guo, D. Shi, J. Lian, Z. Dong, W.Wang, H. Sung Cho, G. Liu, L. Wang and R. C. Ewing:
Quantum dots conjugated hydroxylapatite nanoparticles for in vivo imaging,
Nanotechnology, Vol. 19, (2008), pp. 175102-175102.6

A.P. Deditius, Satoshi Utsunomiya, Devon Renock, R.C. Ewing, C.V. Ramana, Udo Becker and S.E. Kesler: 
A proposed new type of arsenian pyrite: composition, nanostructure and geological
Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 72, (2008), pp. 2919-2933