Bjorn Mysen

Senior scientist
Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington
E-mail: bmysen@ciw.edu
Page: http://people.gl.ciw.edu/bmysen

Fields of interest:

  • Experimental studies of physics and chemistry of rock-forming materials at high pressure and temperature

 

Recent publications:

B.O. Mysen: 
The structural behavior of ferric and ferrous iron in aluminosilicate glass near meta-aluminosilicate
joins. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 70, (2006), pp. 2337-2353 

B.O. Mysen: 
Redox equilibria and melt structure: Implications for olivine/melt element
partitioning. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. Vol. 70, (2006) pp. 3121-3138

M. Roskosz, B.O. Mysen, G.D. Cody: 
Dual speciation of nitrogen in silicate melts at high pressure and temperature: An experimental
study. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. Vol. 70, (2006), pp. 2902-2918

B.O. Mysen: 
Partitioning of Calcium, Magnesium, and Transition Metals between Olivine and Melt Governed by the Structure of the Silicate Melt at ambient
Pressure.
Amer. Mineral. Vol. 92, (2007), pp. 844-862

B.O. Mysen, M.J. Toplis: 
Structural behavior of Al3+ in peralkaline, meta-aluminous, and peraluminous silicate melts and glasses at ambient pressure. 
Amer. Mineral. Vol. 92, (2007), pp. 933-946

B.O. Mysen: 
The solution behavior of H2O in peralkaline aluminosilicate melts at high pressure with implications for properties of hydrous
melts. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 71, (2007), pp. 1820-1834

B.O. Mysen: 
Olivine/melt transition metal partitioning, melt composition, and melt structure – Influence of Si4+, Al3+ substitution in the tetrahedral
network. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. Vol. 71, (2007), pp. 5500-5513

B.O. Mysen: 

Olivine/melt transition metal partitioning, melt composition, and melt structure – Melt polymerization and Qn-speciation in alkaline earth silicate
systems. Geochim. 
Cosmochim. Acta. Vol. 72, (2008), pp. 4796-4813

B.O. Mysen, S. Shigeru Yamashita, N. Chertkova: 
Solubility and Solution Mechanisms of NOH Volatiles in Silicate Melts at high Pressure and Temperature – Amine Groups and Hydrogen Fugacity. 
Amer. Mineral. Vol. 93, (2008), pp. 1760-1770

B.O. Mysen, G.D. Cody, P.L. Morrill: 
Solution behavior of reduced C-O-H volatiles in silicate melts at high pressure and temperature. 
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. Vol. 73, (2009), pp. 1696-1710