Selection of my work

1. Published

Girard, J., Amulele, G., Farla, R.J.M., Mohiuddin, A., Karato, S.
Shear deformation of bridgmanite and magnesiow├╝stite aggregates at lower mantle conditions
Science, accepted. (2015)

Farla, R.J.M., Amulele, G., Girard, J., Miyajima, N., Karato, S.
High-pressure and high-temperature deformation experiments on polycrystalline wadsleyite using the rotational Drickamer apparatus
Phys. Chem. Minerals, 42, 541-558. (2015) Abstract

Farla, R.J.M., Cai, Z., Karato, S-i.
Role of orthopyroxene in rheological weakening of the lithosphere via dynamic recrystallization
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1218335110. (2013) Abstract - Full text

Miyagi, L., Amulele, G., Otsuka, K., Du, Z., Farla, R.J.M., Karato, S-i.
Plastic anisotropy and slip systems in ringwoodite deformed to high shear strain in the Rotational Drickamer Apparatus
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pepi.2013.09.012 (2013) Abstract

Farla, R.J.M., Jackson I., Fitz Gerald J.D., Faul U.H., and Zimmerman M.E.
Dislocation damping and anisotropic seismic wave attenuation in the Earth's upper mantle
Science, 336 (6079), 332-335. (2012) Abstract - Full text

Farla, R.J.M., Fitz Gerald J.D., Kokkonen H., Halfpenny A., Faul U.H., and Jackson I.
Slip-system and EBSD analysis on compressively deformed fine-grained polycrystalline olivine
Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360(1), 225-235. (2011)

Farla, R.J.M., Kokkonen H., Fitz Gerald J.D., Barnhoorn A., Faul U. H., and Jackson I.
Dislocation recovery in fine-grained polycrystalline olivine
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 38(5), 363-377. (2011) Abstract

Faul, U. H., Fitz Gerald J. D., Farla, R.J.M., Ahlefeldt R., and Jackson I.
Dislocation creep of fine-grained olivine
Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(B1), B01203. (2011)

Farla, R.J.M., Peach C., and ten Grotenhuis S.
Electrical conductivity of synthetic iron-bearing olivine
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 37(3), 167-178. (2010) Abstract

Farla, R.J.M., and Gootjes, A.
An Analysis of the Utrillas Iron Concretions
Transactions of the Utrecht University Geological Survey, Vol. 2 (2004)


2. Submitted

Wang, L., Blaha, S., Pinter Z., Farla, R.J.M., Kawazoe, T., Miyajima, N., Michibayashi, K., Katsura, T.
Temperature dependence of [100](010) and [001](010) dislocation mobility in natural olivine
Submitted to Earth and Planetary Science Letters on Nov. 2015.


3. Unpublished

Farla, R.J.M.
Grain boundary diffusion during active pressure solution in NaCl: Determination via resistivity and compaction experiments
BSc. Thesis (see Reports)
2004


Farla, R.J.M. & Appel, T.
The geological history of the area at and around Camarasa, Spain
Fieldwork report (see Reports)
2003


3. In proceedings

Farla, R.J.M., Kokkonen, H., Fitz Gerald, J., Barnhoorn, A., Faul, U. & Jackson, I.
Dislocation Annealing in Fine-Grained Synthetic Olivine
Cortie, M. B. (ed.)
Wagga 2008: The 32nd Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting
Australian Institute of Physics, 2008


4. Recent conference abstracts

Farla, R.J.M., Cai Z., and Karato S.
Deformation of olivine-orthopyroxene aggregates: Implications for the strength of the lithosphere
Abstract T52B-05 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

Jackson, I., Farla, R.J.M., Fitz Gerald, J.D., Faul U. and Zimmerman, M.E.
Dislocation Damping and Anisotropic Attenuation in the Earth's Upper Mantle
Abstract MR23C-01 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

Farla, R.J.M., Jackson I., Fitz Gerald, J.D., Faul U.H., and Zimmerman M.E.
Dislocation damping and anisotropic attenuation in the Earth's mantle
Presented at IUGG symposium on Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials,
J-V03/J-S04: Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials and Implications for Earth Structure and Processes, Melbourne, 28 June - 7 July.

Farla, R.J.M., Cai Z., and Karato S.
Deformation of olivine-orthopyroxene aggregates: Implications for the strength of the lithosphere
Presented at 2011 Gordon Research Conference: Interior of the Earth, Mt Holoyke College, South Hadley, MA, June 5-10.

Jackson I., Faul U.H., Fitz Gerald J.D., and Farla, R.J.M.
The rheology of polycrystalline olivine: new perspectives on upper-mantle structure and processes.
Presented at 2011 White Conference on Minerals at Extreme Conditions: Integrating Theory and Experiment, Canberra, April 13-15.

Farla, R.J.M., Kokkonen, H., Fitz Gerald, J., Barnhoorn, A., Faul, U. & Jackson, I.
Prospects for Laboratory Studies of Dislocation Damping
Gordon Research Conference - Rock deformation, real time rheology, 2008
(Abstract)

Farla, R.J.M., Kokkonen, H., Fitz Gerald, J., Barnhoorn, A., Faul, U. & Jackson, I.
From Dislocation Recovery to Dislocation Damping in Upper Mantle Materials
Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC), 2008
(Abstract)