Quoting the really nice paragraph by the Editors of American Mineralogist about our paper:

Stressed out!

On page 2032 of the December issue of American Mineralogist, Campomenosi et al. provide a detailed analysis of strain mapping via Raman spectroscopy of coesite and zircon inclusions inside garnets as a function of step-by-step systematic polishing of sections. They show that the external form of the inclusions is important in the heterogeneity of the retained residual strain fields, which may be due to the sharp edges and corners acting as stress concentrators, and discuss the importance of the differential elastic properties between host and inclusion crystals. They give guidance on the use of Raman measurements for the use of such techniques and their interpretation.