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Chris J. Benmore

Physicist

Biography

 

  • 2005 -present Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2000 - 2008 Intense Pulsed Neutron Source, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1996 - 2000 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
  • 1993 - 1996 Dept. of Physics, University of Guelph, Canada

Selected Publications

  • Benmore et al PRB 82 (2010) 22402
  • Benmore et al PRB 81 (2010) 054105
  • Skinner et al PRL 104 (2010) 195502
  • Greaves et al Science 322 (2008) 566
  • Soper and Benmore PRL 101 (2008) 065502
  • Antao, Benmore et al PRL 100 (2008) 115501
  • Mei, Benmore et al PRL 98 (2007) 057802
  • Hart, Benmore et al PRL 94 (2005) 047801
  • Guthrie et al, PRL 93 (2004) 115502
  • Tulk, Benmore et al Science 297 (2002) 1320
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Research Interests

  • The structure and dynamics of glassy, liquid and amorphous materials studied using synchrotron x-ray and neutron techniques
  • The study of disordered materials at extreme conditions including pressure and levitation.
  • Current projects: Quantum effects in water, liquid silicates, cement, spider silks, amorphous drugs.

Education

PhD in physics, University of East Anglia, UK.

 

Experience

130+ publications & 50+ talks

Awards and Honors

Adjunct professor in the department of physics at Arizona State University.