Polymorphic Transformations in the Earth’s Mantle Structure of the Phase Boundary

  • J. Leliwa-Kopystyński
  • A. Lacam
  • J. Peyronneau


Phase transformations taking place in the Earth’s mantle, in particular in a sinking lithospheric slab, have been intensively investigated during the last few years [1–7]. In this paper a mathematical model of a region in which the phase transformation takes place is presented, and the structure of the phase boundary in a one-constituent material is investigated.


Phase Transformation Transformation Region Stepwise Transformation Transformation Layer Slab Motion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Leliwa-Kopystyński
    • 1
  • A. Lacam
    • 2
  • J. Peyronneau
    • 2
  1. 1.Polish Academy of ScienceWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Universités de ParisParisFrance

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