Clivia Hejny

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Date of Birth: December 1970

Nationality: Austrian

Higher education

1998 M.S., University of Vienna, Austria
Mineralogy and Crystallography with Prof. Dr. Ekkehart Tillmanns

2001 Ph.D., University of Berne, Switzerland
Crystallography with Prof. Dr. Thomas Armbruster                                     


2002 Postdoc with Dr. M.I. McMahon, The University of Edinburgh, UK,

2005 Akademische Rätin auf Zeit, Universityof Heidelberg, Germany

2006 University assistant, University of Innsbruck, Austria


Best physics poster at the Spring meeting of the British Crystallographic Association 2004, York, 17.4.2004

Award of the European High Pressure Group for young scientists doing high-pressure research of high quality. Joint 20th AIRAPT - 43rd EHPRG International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology,
Karlsruhe, 27.6.-1.7.2005


Österreichische Mineralogische Gesellschaft

British Crystallographic Association,

Research interest

High pressure crystallographie

Powder diffraction on powders and single crystals unter ambient conditions as well as under high pressure and high and low temperatures

High-pressure phase-transitions and transition mechanisms of chacogens S, Se, Te and tellurides

Data analysis of twinned crystals and disordered structures

Incommensurately modulated structures and their high pressure behaviour

Comprehensible description of polytypes and polysomes with the modular approach