Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. rer. nat.

Rainer Abart

Rainer Abart

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2013

  • Department of Lithosperic Research, University of Vienna


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Petrology
  • Petrography
  • Mineralogy
  • Materials physics
  • Materials chemistry



Selected Memberships:

  • Österreichische Mineralogische Gesellschaft
  • Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft
  • Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Gesellschaft

Selected Prizes:

  • Schweizer Bundesstipendium
  • Erwin-Schrödinger-Stipendium
  • Felix-Machatschki-Preis der Österreichischen mineralogischen Gesellschaft

Selected Publications:

  • Petrishcheva, E.; Abart, R. (2012) Exsolution by spinodal decomposition for multicomponent mineral solutions. Acta Materialia, Bd. 60, S. 5481-5493.
  • Abart, R.; Petrishcheva, E.; Joachim, B. (2012) Thermodynamic model for growth of cellular reaction rims. American Mineralogist, Bd. 97, S. 231-240.
  • Abart, R.; Petrishcheva, E.; Fischer, F. D.; Svoboda, J. (2009) Thermodynamic model for diffusion controlled reaction rim growth in a binary system: Application to the forsterite-enstatite-quartz system. American Journal of science, Bd. 309, S. 114-131.
  • Abart, R.; Sperb, R. (1997) Grain-scale stable isotope disequilibrium during fluid-rock interaction I: analytical solutions for advective-dispersive transport and coupled first-order kinetic mineral-fluid exchange. American Journal of Science, Bd. 297, S. 679-706.
  • Abart, R.; Connolly, J. A. D.; Trommsdorff, V. (1992) Singular point analysis: Construction of Schreinemakers projections for systems with a binary solution. American Journal of Science, Bd. 292, S. 778-805.