Xiaofeng Chen

Xiaofeng Chen

Research Specialist I

Experimental Rock Deformation, Structural Geology, Earthquake Physics

  xiaofengchen@tamu.edu

  Halbouty B28

Research

  • Liao, Z., Chen, W., Chen, X., Zou, H., Hao, F. Multi-scale fracture and damage zone characterization in a tight sandstone reservoir with coal-derived gas, Sichuan Basin, China. Interpretation (accepted).
  • Chen, X., Eichhubl, P., Olson, J. E. & Dewers, T.A. (2019). Salinity, pH, and temperature controls on fracture mechanical properties of three shales and their implications for fracture growth in chemically reactive fluid environments. Geomechanics for Energy and the Environments, 100140. doi: 1016/j.gete.2019.100140.
  • Chen, X., Morgan, C. B., Carpenter, B. M. & Reches, Z. (2019). Weakening mechanisms of Alpine Fault gouge in high-velocity shear experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124, 7413-7428. doi:1029/2019JB017383.
  • Chen, X., Eichhubl, P., Olson, J. E. & Dewers, T.A. (2019). Effect of Water on Fracture Mechanical Properties of Shales. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124, 2428-2444. doi: 1029/2018JB016479.
  • Eppes, M.C., Hancock, G., Chen, X., Arey, J., Dewers, T.A, Huettenmoser, J., Kiesling, S., Moser, F., Tannu, N., Weiserbs, B., Whitten, J. (2018). Rates of subcritical cracking and long-term rock erosion, Geology, 46, 951-954. doi: 1130/G45256.1.
  • Eppes, M.C., Hancock, G., & Chen, X., (2018). Linking subcritical cracking to long-term rock erosion. 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, Washington.
  • Chen, X., Elwood Madden, A. S., & Reches, Z. (2017). Frictional evolution of granitic faults: Heating controlled transition from powder-lubrication to frictional melt, Geophys. Res. Solid Earth 122, 9275-9289. doi: 10.1002/2017JB014462.
  • Chen, X., Eichhubl, P., & Olson, J. E. (2017). Effect of water on critical and subcritical fracture properties of Woodford shale. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 2736-2750. doi:10.1002/2016JB013708.
  • Chen, X., Madden, A. S. E., & Reches, Z. (2017). The frictional strength of talc gouge in high-velocity shear experiments. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 3661-3676. doi:10.1002/2016JB013676.
  • Chen, X., Madden, A. S. E., & Reches, Z. (2017). Powder-rolling as a mechanism of dynamic fault weakening. In Thomas, M., Mitchell, T. & Bhat, H. (Eds). Fault zone properties and processes during dynamic rupture, 133-150. doi: 1002/9781119156895.ch7
  • Chen, X., Madden, A. S., Bickmore, B. R., & Reches, Z. (2013). Dynamic weakening by nanoscale smoothing during high-velocity fault slip. Geology, 41(7), 739-742. doi:1130/G34169.1.
  • Yang, X., Chen, N., Yin, Z., Zhang, X., Li Y., You, J., Wang, Y., Dong, J., Cui, M., Gao, Y., Huang, T., Chen, X., & Wang, Y. (2010). Epitaxial growth of ZnO on GaN/sapphire substrate by radio-frequency magnetron sputtering. Semiconductors, 31(9): 093001. doi: 10.1088/1674-4926/31/9/093001.
  • Chen, X., Chen N., Wu J., Zhang X., Chai C., & Yu Y. (2009). Chemical etching of a GaSb crystal incorporated with Mn grown by the Bridgeman method under microgravity conditions. Semiconductors, 30 (8): 083006. doi:10.1088/1674-4926/30/8/083006.
  • Wang Y., Chen N., Zhang X., Chen X., Yang X., Yin Z., and Bai Y. (2009). Electric-tunable magnetoresistance effect in a two-dimensional electron gas modulated by hybrid magnetic–electric barrier nanostructure. , Lett., A. 372(22), 1983-1987, doi: 10.1016/j.physleta.2009.03.056.
  • Wang Y., Chen N., Zhang X., Yang X., Bai Y., Cui M., Wang Y., Chen X., and Huang T. (2009). Ag surface plasmon enhanced double-layer antireflection coatings for GaAs solar cells, Semiconductors, 30 (7): 072005, doi: 10.1088/1674-4926/30/7/072005.

Education

Ph.D. Geology, University of Oklahoma, 2015

M.E. Material Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009

B.S. Material Sciences, Fudan University, 2006

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