Research & Activities


Rainey, E.S.G., J. Hernlund, and A. Kavner, Temperature distributions in the laser-heated diamond anvil cell from 3-D numerical modeling, J. Appl. Phys., 114:204905, 2013.

Ozawa, H., Hirose, K., Suzuki, T., Ohishi, Y., Hirao, N., Decomposition of Fe3S above 250 GPa, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-5, doi:10.1002/grl.50946, 2013.

Ohuchi, T., Irifune, T., Crystallographic preferred orientation of olivine in the Earth's deep upper mantle, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2013.11.013, 2013.

Ohta, K., Yagi, T., Hirose, K., Thermal diffusivities of MgSiO3 and Al-bearing MgSiO3 perovskites, American Mineralogist, v. 99, p. 94-97, doi:10.2138/am.2014.4598, 2014.

Nomura, R., Hirose, K., Uesugi, K., Ohishi, Y., Tsuchiyama, A., Miyake, A., Ueno, Y., Low core-mantle boundary temperature inferred from the solidus of pyrolite, Science, in press.

Nishi, M., Nishihara, Y., Irifune, T., Growth kinetics of MgSiO3 perovskite reaction rim between stishovite and periclase up to 50 GPa and its implication for grain boundary diffusivity in the lower mantle, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 377-378, 191-198, 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.045, 2013.

Kato, C., Hirose, K., Komabayashi, T., Ozawa, H., Ohishi, Y., NAL phase in K-rich portion of the lower mantle, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5085-5088, doi:10.1002/grl.50966, 2013.

Irifune, T., Isobe, F., Shinmei, T., A novel large-volume Kawai-type apparatus and its application to the synthesis of sintered bodies of nano-polycrystalline diamond, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2013.09.007, 2013.

Hirose, K., Labrosse, S., Hernlund, J., Composition and state of the core, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 41:657-691, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-050212-124007, 2013.

M. Nishi, T. Irifune, J. Tsuchiya, Y. Tange, Y. Nishihara, K. Fujino, and Y. Higo, Stability of hydrous silicate at high pressures and water transport to the deep lower mantle, Nature Geoscience, DOI:10.1038/NGEO2074