Publications on Cathodoluminescence

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

67.       Sears, D.W.G., DeHart, J.M., Hasan, F.A. and Lofgren, G.E. (1990a)  Induced thermoluminescence and cathodoluminescence studies of meteorites: Relevance to structure and active sites in feldspar.  In Spectroscopic Characterization of Minerals and Their Surfaces (L.M. Coyne, S.W.S. McKeever and D.F. Blake, eds.), 190-222, American Chemical Society, Symp. Ser. 415.

80.       DeHart, J.M., Lofgren, G.E., Lu Jie, Benoit P.H. and Sears D.W.G. (1992)  Chemical and Physical Studies of chondrites - X:  Cathodoluminescence studies of metamorphism and nebular processes in type 3 ordinary chondrites.  Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 56, 3791-3807.

83.       Sears, D.W.G., Lu Jie, Benoit, P.H., DeHart, J.M. and Lofgren, G.E. (1992)  A compositional classification scheme for meteoritic chondrules.  Nature 357, 207-210.

89.       McCoy T.J., Keil K., Ash R., Morse A.D., Pillinger C.T., Wieler R., Mayeda T.K., Clayton R.N., Benoit P.H., Sears D.W.G., Casanova I., Muenow D.W., Moore C.B., Lewis C.F. and Wilson I.R. (1993)  Roosevelt County 075:  A petrologic, chemical and isotopic study of the most unequilibrated known H chondrite.  Meteoritics 28, 681-691.

90.       Sears D.W.G., Benoit P.H. and Lu Jie (1993)  Two groups each with distinctive rims in Murchison recognized by cathodoluminescence.  Meteoritics 28, 669-675.

94.       Sears D.W.G., Huang S. and Benoit P.H. (1995)  Chondrule formation, metamorphism, brecciation, an important new primary chondrule group, and the classification of chondrules.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 131, 27-39.

104.     Yanghong Zhang, Benoit P.H. and Sears D.W.G. (1996)  Pyroxene structures, cathodoluminescence and the thermal history of the enstatite chondrites.  Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 31, 87-96.

142.     Akridge, D. G.; Akridge, J. M. C.; Batchelor, J. D.; Benoit, P. H.; Brewer, J.; DeHart, J. M.; Keck, B. D.; Jie, Lu; Meier, A.; Penrose, M.; Schneider, D. M.; Sears, D. W. G.; Symes, S. J. K.; Yanhong, Zhang (2004)  Photomosaics of the cathodoluminescence of 60 sections of meteorites and lunar samples.  Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 109, Issue E7, CiteID E07S03


Abstracts and Extended Abstracts

A109.  Sears D.W.G., Benoit P.H., Lu Jie and Sears A.S.R. (1993)  Cathodoluminescence observations of in situ aqueous destruction of chondrules in the Murchison CM chondrite.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIV, 1269-1270. 

A30.    DeHart, J.M. and Sears, D.W.G. (1986)  Cathodoluminescence and type 3 ordinary chondrites.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XVII, 160-161.

A42.    Keck, B.D. and Sears, D.W.G. (1986)  Cathodoluminescence of the CO chondrites.  Meteoritics, 21, 411-412.

A44.    DeHart, J.M., Lofgren, G.E. and Sears, D.W.G. (1987)  Electron-microprobe and cathodoluminescence study of glasses in type 3 ordinary chondrites:  Relevance to metamorphism and aqueous alteration.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XVII, 225-226.

A57     DeHart, J.M. and Sears, D.W.G. (1988)  Cathodoluminescence study of the Fayetteville and Plainview gas-rich regolith breccias.  Meteoritics, 23, 265.

A56.    DeHart, J.M., Lofgren, G.E. and Sears, D.W.G. (1988)  Electron-microprobe and cathodoluminescent studies of unequilibrated ordinary chondrites, II. Chondrule mesostases in ALHA77214 and Dhajala.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XIX, 259-260.

A67.    DeHart, J.M., Lofgren G.E. and Sears D.W.G. (1989)  Cathodoluminescent phosphors in the matrices of type 3 ordinary chondrites.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XX, 226-227.

A68.    DeHart, J.M., Lofgren G.E., and Sears, D.W.G. (1989)  The composition and luminescence properties of chondrule olivines and pyroxenes in the type 3 ordinary chondrites.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XX, 228-229.

A69.    DeHart, J.M., Sears, D.W.G. and Lofgrem G.E. (1989)  Glimmerings from the past: Light emitted by meteorites under an electron beam provides clues to the history of the early solar system.  20th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, Press Abstracts, 22-23.

A71.    Lu Jie, DeHart J.M.D. and Sears D.W.G. (1989)  Cathodoluminescence properties of St. Mary's County, a type 3.3 ordinary chondrite, compared with type 3 ordinary chondrites.  Meteoritics 24, 296.

A73.    Sears D.,W.G. and DeHart J.M. (1989)  Chondrule cathodoluminescence and composition: Implications for (1) metamorphism and aqueous alteration in low type 3 ordinary chondrites and (2) selection effects in chondrule studies.  Meteoritics 24, 325.

A86.    Lu Jie, Sears D.W.G., Benoit P.H., Prinz M. and Weisberg M.K. (1991)  Related compositional and cathodoluminesce trends in chondrules from Semarkona.  Meteoritics, 26, 317.

A90.    Sears D.W.G., Lu Jie, Benoit P.H., DeHart J.M. and Lofgren G.E. (1991)  A compositional classification scheme for chondrules.  Meteoritics 26, 393-394.

A102.  Sears D.W.G., Lu J. and Benoit P.H. (1992)  Chondrule rims on Murchison, cathodoluminescence evidence for in situ formation by aqueous alteration.  Meteoritics 27, 288.

A139.  Symes S., Benoit P.H. and Sears D.W.G. (1995)  The luminescing lunar regolith.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XXVI, 1387-1388.

A214.  Meier, A.; Akridge, D. G.; Akridge, J. M. C.; Batchelor, J. D.; Benoit, P. H.; Brewer, J.; Dehart, J. M.; Keck, B. D.; Lu, J.; Schneider, D. M.; Sears D. W. G., Symes, S. K. J., Zhang Yanhong (2003)  Cathodoluminescence Color Indices as a Parameter for Measuring Petrologic Changes in Meteorites.  34th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, Abstract #1032, Lunar and Planetary Institute (CD-ROM).


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