Europlanet 2018

Europlanet 2018

Mara Murri’s proposal “Cathodoluminescence as a tool for unravelling shock features of diamonds from impact craters” has been supported for 5 days of facility time by Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure funding scheme for a...

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EosFit-Pinc released

EosFit-Pinc released

An exact solution to the problem in elastic geobarometry of combining non-linear Equations of State (EoS) with the elastic relaxation for elastically isotropic spherical host-inclusion systems without any approximations of linear elasticity is...

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Continuous phase transitions in EosFit

Continuous phase transitions in EosFit

Continuous phase transitions in minerals, such as the α–β transition in quartz, can give rise to very large non-linear variations in their volume and density with temperature and pressure. In Angel et al 2017 we present a simplified description...

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International Diamond School 2018

We are pleased to announce the fourth international diamond school, which will be held in Bressanone (Italy) between January 29th and February 2nd 2018. The school will provide a general overview of the recent advances in diamond research. In...

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Diamond special issue is out!!!

Diamond special issue is out!!!

To mark the occasion of the second International Diamond School (IDS) held in January 2015 at Bressanone (Italy), it is appropriate to publish a special issue of Lithos on diamond research entitled “The nature of diamonds and their use in Earth’s...

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2016 Barringer Award to Mara Murri

2016 Barringer Award to Mara Murri

Mara Murri, our master degree student, just got awarded a research grant from the “Barringer Family Fund for meteorite impact research”  to carry out a project that is aimed at understanding the possible mechanisms of micro-diamonds retrieved in...

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