List of the most important publications from our research group in the last 10 years is provided below. For the full list of publications, please go to the profiles of the individual researchers.


  • Tajčmanová L. Manzotti, P, Alvaro, M. (2021). Under pressure: High-pressure metamorphism in the Alps. Elements “Shedding new Lights on the European Alps”, 17(1), 17–22. DOI:10.2138/gselements.17.1.17
  • Tajčmanová L., Podladchikov Y., Moulas E., Khakimova, L. (2021). The choice of a thermodynamic formulation dramatically affects modelled chemical zoning in minerals. Nature-Scientific Reports, 11, 18740.
  • Ferreira F, Hansen LN, Marquardt K (2021) The effect of grain boundaries on plastic deformation of olivine. J Geophys Res.


  • Zhong X, Moulas E, Tajčmanová L., (2020) Post-entrapment modification of residual inclusion pressure and its implications for Raman elastic thermobarometry. Solid Earth, 11, 223-240.
  • Moulas E, Kostopoulos D, Podladchikov Y, Chatzitheodoridis E, Schenker FL, Zingerman KM, Pomonis P, Tajcmanova L, (2020) Calculating pressure with elastic geobarometry: A comparison of different elastic solutions with application to a calc-silicate gneiss from the Rhodope Metamorphic Province. Lithos, v. 378-379.
  • Akker V., Tajčmanová, L., Marques FO, Burg JP. (2020). U–Pb zircon geochronology and phase equilibria modelling of HP-LT rocks in the Ossa-Morena Zone, Portugal. International journal of earth sciences 109 (8), 2719-2738.


  • Cionoiu, S., Moulas, E., Tajčmanová, L. (2019). Impact of interseismic deformation on phase transformations and rock properties in subduction zones. Nature-Scientific reports, 9(1), 1-6.
  • Moulas, E., Schmalholz, S., Podladchikov, Y., Tajčmanová, L., et al. (2019). Relation between mean stress, thermodynamic, and lithostatic pressure. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 37, 1-14.         
  • Bollinger, C.; Marquardt, K.; & Ferreira, F. (2019). Intragranular plasticity vs. grain boundary sliding (GBS) in forsterite: Microstructural evidence at high pressures (3.5–5.0 GPa). American Mineralogist, 104(2), 220-231.



  • Zhong, X., Vrijmoed, J. Tajčmanová L. (2017). Effect of a grain-scale pressure variation on growing garnet: A numerical approach. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 35, 19-33.
  • Zhong, X., Vrijmoed, J.C., Moulas, E. and Tajčmanová, L. (2017). A coupled model for intragranular deformation and chemical diffusion. Earth and Planetary Science Letter. 474: 387-396. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.005
  • Henriques, S., Neiva, A.M.R., Tajčmanová, L. Dunning, G.R. (2017). Cadomian magmatism and metamorphism at the Ossa Morena/Central Iberian zone boundary, Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: Geochemistry and P–T constraints of the Sardoal Complex. Lithos, 268-271, 131-148. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2016.11.002


  • Ferreira, F.; Lagoeiro, L.; Morales, L. F.; de Oliveira, C. G.; Barbosa, P.; Ávila, C.; & Cavalcante, G. C. (2016). Texture development during progressive deformation of hematite aggregates: Constraints from VPSC models and naturally deformed iron oxides from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Journal of Structural Geology, 90, 111-127. 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.07.009
  • Bartoli O., Vigil A.A., Tajčmanová L., Cesare B. and Bodnar, R., (2016). Using nanogranitoids and phase equilibria modeling to unravel anatexis in the crustal footwall of the Ronda peridotites (Betic Cordillera, S Spain) Lithos, 256-257, 282-299. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.03.016


  • Tajčmanová L.,Vrijmoed J. Moulas E. (2015). Grain-scale Pressure Variations in Metamorphic Rocks: Implications for the Interpretation of Petrographic Observations. Lithos. 216-217, 338-351. Invited review paper.
  • Moulas, E., Tajčmanová L., Vrijmoed, J. & Podladchikov, Y.(2015). Mechanically versus diffusion-controlled metamorphic microstructure: An example from Rhodope Metamorphic Complex (Greece). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 33, 849-858.
  • Tajčmanová L. (Guest editor) 2015. Deviations from Lithostatic Pressure during Metamorphism: fact or fiction?” Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Volume 33, Special Issue 8.
  • Henriques, S., Neiva, A.M.R., Ribeiro, L., Dunning, G.R., Romao, J.M., Tajčmanová, L. (2015). Evolution of a Neoproterozoic suture in the Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: new U-Pb ages of igneous and metamorphic events at the contact between the Ossa Morena Zone and Central Iberian Zone. Lithos, 220-223, 43-59. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.02.001


  • Tajčmanová L., Podladchikov Y., Powell R., Moulas E., Vrijmoed, J., Connolly J. (2014). Grain-scale pressure variations and chemical equilibrium in high-grade metamorphic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32, 195-207.
  • Barich, A., Acosta-Vigil, A ., Garrido, CJ ., Cesare, B., Tajčmanová, L., Bartoli, O. (2014). Microstructures and petrology of melt inclusions in the anatectic sequence of Jubrique (Betic Cordillera, S Spain): implications for crustal anatexis. Lithos 206, 303-320.
  • Acosta-Vigil, A ., Rubatto, D., Bartoli, O., Cesare, B., Meli, S., Pedrera, A., Azor, A., Tajčmanová, L. (2014). Age of anatexis in the crustal footwall of the Ronda peridotites, S Spain. Lithos 210, 147-167. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2014.08.018


  • Bartoli, O., Tajčmanová, L., Cesare, B., Acosta‐Vigil, A. (2013). Phase equilibria constraints on melting of stromatic migmatites from R onda (S. S pain): insights on the formation of peritectic garnet. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 31 (7), 775-789.


  • Tajčmanová L., Abart R., Wirth R. Habler, G., Rhede D., (2012). Intracrystalline microtextures in alkali feldspars from fluid deficient felsic granulites: A chemical and TEM study. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 715-729.   DOI:10.1007/s00410-012-0772-2


  • Tajčmanová L., Abart R., Neusser G, Rhede D. (2011). Growth of decompression plagioclase rims around metastable kyanite from high-pressure felsic granulites (Bohemian Massif). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29, 1003-1018.
  • Ulrich, S., Konopásek, J., Jeřábek, P. and Tajčmanová, L. (2011): Rheology-controlled change of the tectonic regime during oblique collision in the Neoproterozoic Kaoko Belt (NW Namibia). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 100, 415-429.   DOI: 10.1007/s00531-010-0573-7