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Unité Matériaux et Transformations
CNRS UMR 8207 - Université de Lille

Research Engineer
Bat C6 bureau 109
Unité Matériaux et Transformations
Cité scientifique, Bât. C6
Université de Lille
59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq
Tel: 03 20 43 46 86
Fax: +33 (0) 320 43 65 91


High pressure mineral physics and experiments at large scale facilities

Instruments in charge

Cell platform with diamonds, Electro-erosion drill, Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy, Micro digital milling machine, Micro-, micromanipulator, Microwave welder under neutral atmosphere, Piston-cylinder press, Precision tower, Wire saw

Recent communications and seminars

6 poster(s). Detailled list.

Recent publications in international research journals

  1. D. Freitas, G. Manthilake, J. Chantel, M. A. Bouhifd, D. Andrault, Simultaneous measurements of electrical conductivity and seismic wave velocity of partially molten geological materials: effect of evolving melt texture, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 3 41 (2019) [doi: 10.1007/s00269-019-01021-5]
  2. M. Xu, Z. Jing, J. Chantel, P. Jiang, T. Yu, Y. Wang, Ultrasonic Velocity of Diopside Liquid at High Pressure and Temperature: Constraints on Velocity Reduction in the Upper Mantle Due to Partial Melts, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 123 (2018) [doi: 10.1029/2018JB016187]
  3. J. Chantel, Z. Jing, M. Xu, T. Yu, Y. Wang, Pressure Dependence of the Liquidus and Solidus Temperatures in the Fe-P Binary System Determined by In Situ Ultrasonics: Implications to the Solidification of Fe-P Liquids in Planetary Cores, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 174 181 (2018) [doi: 10.1029/2017JE005376]
  4. D. Andrault, G. Pesce, G. Manthilake, J. Monteux, N. Bolfan-Casanova, J. Chantel, D. Novella, N. Guignot, A. King, J. P. Itié, L. Hennet, Deep and persistent melt layer in the Archaean mantle, Nature Geoscience 11 139-143 (2018) [doi: 10.1038/s41561-017-0053-9] *Note
  5. D. Freitas, G. Manthilake, F. Schiavi, J. Chantel, N. Bolfan-Casanova, M. A. Bouhifd, D. Andrault, Experimental evidence supporting a global melt layer at the base of the Earth’s upper mantle, Nature Communications 8 39 (2017) [doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02275-9] *Note
  6. J. Chantel, G. Manthilake, D. Andrault, D. Novella, T. Yu, Y. Wang, Experimental evidence supports mantle partial melting in the asthenosphere, Science Advances 2 e1600246-e1600246 (2016) [doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600246] *Note
  7. J. Chantel, G. M. Manthilake, D. J. Frost, C. Beyer, T. B. Ballaran, Z. Jing, Y. Wang, Elastic wave velocities in polycrystalline Mg3Al2Si3O12-pyrope garnet to 24 GPa and 1300 K, American Mineralogist 101 991-997 (2016) [doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5335] *Note
  8. M. Merlini, F. Sapelli, P. Fumagalli, G. D. Gatta, P. Lotti, S. Tumiati, M. Abdellatief, A. Lausi, J. Plaisier, M. Hanfland, W. Crichton, J. Chantel, J. Guignard, C. Meneghini, A. Pavese, S. Poli, High-temperature and high-pressure behavior of carbonates in the ternary diagram CaCO3 -MgCO3 -FeCO3, American Mineralogist 101 1423-1430 (2016) [doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5458] *Note
  9. T. Hammouda, J. Chantel, G. Manthilake, J. Guignard, W. Crichton, Hot mantle geotherms stabilize calcic carbonatite magmas up to the surface, Geology 42 911-914 (2014) [doi: 10.1130/G35778.1] *Note
  10. T. D. Chheda, M. Mookherjee, D. Mainprice, A. M. Dos Santos, J. J. Molaison, J. Chantel, G. Manthilake, W. A. Bassett, Structure and elasticity of phlogopite under compression: Geophysical implications, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 233 1-12 (2014) [doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.05.004] *Note
  11. M. Merlini, W. A. Crichton, J. Chantel, J. Guignard, S. Poli, Evidence of interspersed co-existing CaCO3-III and CaCO3-IIIb structures in polycrystalline CaCO3 at high pressure, Mineralogical Magazine 78 225-233 (2014) [doi: 10.1180/minmag.2014.078.2.01] *Note
  12. J. Chantel, D. J. Frost, C. A. Mccammon, Z. Jing, Y. Wang, Acoustic velocities of pure and iron-bearing magnesium silicate perovskite measured to 25 GPa and 1200 K, Geophysical Research Letters 39 L19307 (2012) [doi: 10.1029/2012GL053075] *Note
  13. W. A. Crichton, M. Merlini, H. Müller, J. Chantel, M. Hanfland, The high-pressure monazite-to-scheelite transformation in CaSeO4, Mineralogical Magazine 76 913-923 (2012) [doi: 10.1180/minmag.2012.076.4.08] *Note
  14. J. Chantel, M. Mookherjee, D. J. Frost, The elasticity of lawsonite at high pressure and the origin of low velocity layers in subduction zones, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 349-350 116-125 (2012) [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.034] *Note
  15. T. Hammouda, J. Chantel, J. L. Devidal, Apatite solubility in carbonatitic liquids and trace element partitioning between apatite and carbonatite at high pressure, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74 7220-7235 (2010) [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.09.032] *Note
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