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Li Chung  Ming Faculty

Li Chung Ming
Emeritus Faculty

Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1974

Email: lichung.ming@gmail.com
Office: POST 602
Phone Number: (808) 956-3184
Fax Number: (808) 956-3188

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA


Research Interests:
Emeritus Faculty: High-pressure research, Diamond-Anvil cell technology, X-ray diffraction, Phase transformation, Crystal chemistry

Projects:
1. Synthesis and characterization of superhard materials in the B-C-N system.

2. Phase transformations and equation of state of ABO3 (e.g., CuGeO3 and PbZrO3) and ABO4 compounds (e.g., GaPO4, KReO4, CaMoO4, CdWO4) under high pressures and temperatures using synchrotron-based x-ray diffraction and a diamond-anvil cell.

3. In situ determination of the ilmenite-perovskite phase boundary in ilmenite (FeTiO3) using synchrotron-based x-ray diffraction and a large-volume high P/T press.

4. Study of ferroelectric materials such as KNbO3, KH2PO4, KD2PO4 under high pressure using x-ray diffraction and dielectric constant measurements.

5. Characterization of the insensitive high-explosive material (IHE) tri-amino tri-nitrobeneze (TATB) using Raman spectroscopy, infrared absorption and x-ray diffraction.

Publications Link:  http://www.higp.hawaii.edu/publications/faculty/Ming_Pubs.pdf


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