University of Heidelberg

Christian Weikusat

Curriculum Vitae







University of Heidelberg
Institute of Earth Sciences
Office 314
Im Neuenheimer Feld 236
D-69120 Heidelberg / Germany



Diploma in Mineralogy (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz)


Diploma - thesis:
Spektroskopische Charakterisierung von Diamant



since 02.07
PhD student


2005 - 2006
Researcher at the Institute for Ice and Snow Studies, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Japan


Current Projects

  • Modification of natural minerals by simultaneous application of high pressures and relativistic heavy ions


Journals peer reviewed

  • Weikusat, C., Glasmacher, U.A., Miletich, R., Neumann, R., Trautmann, C. (2007): Raman spectroscopy of heavy ion induced damage in cordierite. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Radiation Effects in Insulators, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, (accepted 10/2007).
  • Hamann, I., Weikusat, C. & Azuma, N. (2007): Evolution of ice crystal microstructure during creep experiments, Journal of Glaciology, 53: 479–489.

Conference abstracts

  • Weikusat, C., Nasdala, L. & Häger, T. (2004): Spectroscopic study of Canada balsam as filler substance in emerald. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 149: 107.
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