Professor of Mineral Physics
Seismological Laboratory



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Solomatova, N.V., Jackson, J.M., Sturhahn, W., Wicks, J.K., Zhao, J., Toellner, T.S., Kalkan, B., Steinhardt, W.M. (2015): Equation of state and spin crossover of (Mg,Fe)O at high pressures. Submitted.

Wolf, A.S., J.M. Jackson, P. Dera, and V.B. Prakapenka (2015): The thermal equation of state of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 bridgmanite (perovskite) and implications for lower mantle structures. Under revision.

Wicks, J.K., J.M. Jackson, W. Sturhahn, K.K Zhuravlev, S.N. Tkachev, and V.B. Prakapenka (2015): Thermal equation of state and stability of (Mg0.06Fe0.94)O. Under revision.

Zhang, D., J.M. Jackson, J. Zhao, W. Sturhahn, E.E. Alp, T.S. Toellner, and M. Hu (2015): Fast temperature spectrometer for samples under extreme conditions. Review of Scientific Instruments, 86, 013105. (PDF reprint).

Zhan, Z., V. Tsai, J.M Jackson, and D.V. Helmberger (2014): Ambient noise correlation on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica. Geophysical Journal International, 196, 1796-1802, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt488. Advanced access (12/2013). (PDF reprint) (Supplement)

Kim, Y., R.W. Clayton, P.D. Asimow, and J.M. Jackson (2013): Generation of talc in the mantle wedge and its role in subduction dynamics in central Mexico, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 384, 81-87. (PDF reprint)

Zhang, D., J.M. Jackson, B. Chen, W. Sturhahn, J. Zhao, J. Yan, and R. Caracas (2013): Elasticity and lattice dynamics of enstatite at high pressure, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, 118, 4071-4082, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50303. (PDF reprint)

Murphy, C.A., J.M. Jackson, and W. Sturhahn (2013): Experimental constraints on the thermodynamics and sound velocities of hcp-Fe to core pressures. Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth,118, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50166. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., W. Sturhahn, M. Lerche, J. Zhao, T.S. Toellner, E.E. Alp, S.V. Sinogeikin, J.D. Bass, C.A. Murphy, and J.K. Wicks (2013): Melting of compressed iron by monitoring atomic dynamics, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 362, 143-150, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.048. (PDF reprint) (Caltech Highlight; APS Science Highlight)

Sun, D., D.V. Helmberger, J.M. Jackson, R.W. Clayton, and D.J. Bower (2013): Rolling hills on the core-mantle boundary, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361, 333-342, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.10.027. (PDF reprint)

Chen, B., J.M. Jackson, W. Sturhahn, D. Zhang, J. Zhao, J.K. Wicks, and C.A. Murphy (2012): Spin crossover equation of state and sound velocities for (Mg0.65Fe0.35)O ferropericlase to 140 GPa, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2012JB009162. (PDF reprint)

Kim, Y., R.W. Clayton, and J.M. Jackson (2012): Distribution of hydrous minerals in the subduction system beneath Mexico, Earth and Planetary Science Letters , 341-344, 58-67, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.001. (PDF reprint)

Murphy, C.A., J.M. Jackson, W. Sturhahn, and B. Chen (2011): Grüneisen parameter of hcp-Fe to 171 GPa, Geophys. Res. Lett. L24306, doi:10.1029/2011GL049531. (PDF reprint) (Press Release; APS Science Highlight)

Murphy, C.A., J.M. Jackson, W. Sturhahn, and B. Chen (2011): Melting and thermal pressure of hcp-Fe from the phonon density of states, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 188, 114-120, 10.1016/j.pepi.2011.07.001. (PDF reprint)

Zhang, D., J.M. Jackson, W. Sturhahn, and Y. Xiao (2011): Local structure variations observed in orthoenstatite at high-pressures, Am. Min., 96, 1585-1592. (PDF reprint)

Bower, D.J., J.K. Wicks, M. Gurnis, and J.M. Jackson (2011): A geodynamic and mineral physics model of a solid-state ultra-low velocity zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.12035. (PDF reprint)

Sotin, C., J.M. Jackson, and S. Seager (2010): Terrestrial Planet Interiors. Exoplanets, ed. S. Seager, University of Arizona Press - Space Science Series. (PDF reprint, 8 MB)

Jackson, J.M. (2010): Synchrotron-based spectroscopic techniques: Mössbauer and high-resolution inelastic scattering. E. Boldyreva and P. Dera (eds.), High-Pressure Crystallography: From Fundamental Phenomena to Technological Applications, 10.1007/978-90-481-9258_5. Springer Science. (PDF reprint, 2 MB)

Wicks, J.K., J.M. Jackson, and W. Sturhahn (2010): Very low sound velocities in iron-rich (Mg,Fe)O: Implications for the core-mantle boundary region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L15304, 10.1029/2010GL043689. (PDF reprint) (Press Release). 2010 COMPRES featured article.

Kim, Y., R.C. Clayton, J.M. Jackson (2010): The geometry and seismic properties of the subducting Cocos plate in central Mexico, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B06310, doi:10.1029/2009JB006942. (PDF reprint)

Liu, L., M. Gurnis, M. Seton, J. Saleeby, R. D. Muller, and J.M. Jackson (2010): The role of oceanic plateau subduction in the Laramide orogeny, Nature Geoscience, 10.1038/NGEO829. (PDF reprint)

Chu, R., Helmberger, D.V., D. Sun, J.M. Jackson, and L. Zhu (2010): Mushy magma beneath Yellowstone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2009GL041656. (PDF reprint)

Zhuravlev, K.K., J.M. Jackson, A.S. Wolf, J.K. Wicks, J. Yan, and S. Clark (2010): Isothermal compression behavior of (Mg,Fe)O using neon as a pressure medium, Phys. Chem. Min, 37, 465-474, 10.1007/s00269-009-0347-6. (PDF reprint)

Bower, D.J., M. Gurnis, J.M. Jackson, and W. Sturhahn (2009): Enhanced convection and fast plumes in the lower mantle induced by the spin transition in ferropericlase, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L10306, doi:10.1029/2009GL037706. (PDF reprint). 2009-2010 COMPRES featured article.

Jackson, J.M., W. Sturhahn. O. Tschauner, M. Lerche, and Y. Fei (2009): The behavior of iron in (Mg,Fe)SiO3 post-perovskite assemblages at megabar pressures, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2009GL037815. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., E.A. Hamecher, and W. Sturhahn (2009): Nuclear resonant X-ray spectroscopic study on (Mg,Fe)SiO3 orthoenstatites, Eur. J. Min.; HP-HT Mineral Physics: Implications for Geosciences, doi:10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1932. (PDF reprint)

Angel, R.J., J.M. Jackson, S. Speziale, H.J. Reichmann (2009): Elasticity measurements on minerals: A review, Eur. J. Min.; HP-HT Mineral Physics: Implications for Geosciences, doi:10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1925. (PDF reprint)

Wagner, L.S., M.L. Anderson, J.M. Jackson, S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt (2008): Seismic evidence for orthopyroxene enrichment in the continental lithosphere, Geology, 36, 12, 935–938, doi: 10.1130/G25108A. (PDF reprint)

Reynard, B., J.D. Bass, and J.M. Jackson (2008): Rapid identification of steatite–enstatite polymorphs at various temperatures, J. Eur. Ceramic Soc., 28, 2459-2462. (PDF)

Jackson, J.M., S.V. Sinogeikin, and J.D. Bass (2007): Sound velocities and single-crystal elasticity of orthoenstatite to 1073 K at ambient pressure, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 161, 1-12. (PDF reprint)

Sturhahn, W. and J.M. Jackson (2007): Geophysical applications of nuclear resonant scattering, in Ohtani, E., ed., Advances in High-Pressure Mineralogy: GSA Special Paper 421, 157-174, doi:10.1130/2007.2421(09). (PDF) (PDF, LaTeX).

Li, J., W. Sturhahn, J.M. Jackson, V. Struzhkin, J. Lin, J.Zhao, D. Mao, and G. Shen (2006): Pressure effect on the electronic structure of iron in (Mg,Fe)(Si,Al)O3 perovskite: a combined synchrotron Mössbauer and X-ray emission spectroscopy study up to 100 GPa, Phys. Chem. Min., DOI 10.1007/s00269-006-0105-y. (PDF reprint)

Lin, J.-F., S.D. Jacobsen, W. Sturhahn, J.M. Jackson, J. Zhao, and C.-S. Yoo (2006): Sound velocities of ferropericlase in the Earth' lower mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L22304, doi:10.1029/2006GL028099. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., S.V. Sinogeikin, S.D. Jacobsen, H.J. Reichmann, S.J. Mackwell, and J.D. Bass (2006): Single-crystal elasticity and sound velocities of (Mg0.94Fe0.06)O ferropericlase to 20 GPa, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B09203. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., J. Zhang, J. Shu, S.V. Sinogeikin and J.D. Bass (2005): High-pressure sound velocities and elasticity of aluminous MgSiO3 perovskite to 45 GPa: Implications for lateral heterogeneity in Earth’s lower mantle. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2005GL023522. (PDF reprint)

Sturhahn, W., J.M. Jackson, and J.-F Lin (2005): The spin state of iron in minerals of Earth’s lower mantle. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12307, doi:10.1029/2005GL022802. (PDF reprint)

Lakshtanov, D.L., C.B. Vanpeteghem, J.M. Jackson, J.D. Bass, G. Shen, V.B. Prakapenka, K. Litasov, and E. Ohtani (2005): The equation of state of Al,H-bearing SiO2 stishovite to 58 GPa, Phys. Chem. Min., 32, 7, 466-470. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., W. Sturhahn, G. Shen, J. Zhao, M.Y. Hu, D. Errandonea, J.D. Bass, and Y. Fei (2005): A synchrotron Mössbauer spectroscopy study of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 perovskite up to 120 GPa. Am. Min., 90, 199-205. (PDF reprint)

Sinogeikin, S.V., D.L. Lakshtanov, J.D. Nicholas, J.M. Jackson, and J.D. Bass (2005): High temperature elasticity measurements by Brillouin spectroscopy with resistive and IR LASER heating. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 25, 1313-1324. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., J. Zhang, and J.D. Bass (2004): Sound velocities and elasticity of aluminous MgSiO3 perovskite: Implications for aluminum heterogeneity in Earth’s lower mantle. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/ 2004GL019918. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., S.V. Sinogeikin, M.A. Carpenter, and J.D. Bass (2004): Novel phase transition in orthoenstatite. Am. Min. Lett., 89, 239-245. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., J.W. Palko, D. Andrault, S.V. Sinogeikin, D.L. Lakshtanov, J. Wang, J.D. Bass, and C.-S. Zha (2003): Thermal expansion of natural orthoenstatite to 1473 K. Eur. J. Min., 15, 469-473. (PDF reprint)

Angel, R.J and J.M. Jackson (2002): Elasticity and equation of state of orthoenstatite, MgSiO3. Am. Min., 87, 558-561. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M. and P.C. Burns (2001): The re-evaluation of the structure of weeksite: a uranyl silicate framework mineral. Can. Min., 39, 187-195. (PDF reprint, 1.1 MB)

Jackson, J.M., S.V. Sinogeikin, and J.D. Bass (2000): Sound velocities and elastic properties of γ-Mg2SiO4 to 873 K by Brillouin spectroscopy. Am. Min.: Orson Anderson special volume, 85, 296-303. (PDF reprint)

Sinogeikin, S.V., J.M. Jackson, B. O'Neill, J.W. Palko, and J.D. Bass (2000): Compact high-temperature cell for Brillouin scattering measurements. Rev. Sci. Inst., 71, Issue 1, 201-206. (PDF reprint)

Jackson, J.M., S.V. Sinogeikin, and J.D. Bass (1999): Elasticity of MgSiO3 orthoenstatite. Am. Min. Lett., 84, 677-680. (PDF reprint)