Research & Activities


Hirose, K., High-Pressure, High-Temperature X-ray diffraction measurements and the discovery of post-perovskite phase transition, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 82, 021010, DOI: 10.7566/JPSJ.82.021010, 2013.

Fujino, K., Nishio-Hamane, D., Nagai, T., Seto, Y., Kuwayama, Y., Whitaker, M., Ohfuji, H., Shinmei, T. and Irifune, T., Spin transition, substitution, and partitioning of iron in lower mantle minerals, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors (in press).

Chang, Y. Y., Jacobsen, S. D., Kimura, M., Irifune, T., Ohno, I., Elastic properties of transparent nano-polycrystalline diamond measured by GHz-ultrasonic interferometry and resonant sphere methods, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors,doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2013.09.009, 2013.

Bindi, L., Sirotkina, E., Bobrov, A.V., Irifune, T., X-ray single-crystal structural characterization of MgCr2O4, a post-spinel phase synthesized at 23 GPa and 1600 °C, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids (in press).

Bindi, L., Sirotkina, E., Bobrov, A.V., Irifune, T., Chromium solubility in perovskite at high pressure: The structure of (Mg1-xCrx)(Si1-xCrx)O3 (with x = 0.07) synthesized at 23 GPa and 1600°C. American Mineralogist (in press).

Asahara, Y., Hirose, K., Ohishi, Y., Hirao, N., Ozawa, H., Murakami, M., Acoustic velocity measurement for stishovite across the post-stishovite phase transition under deviatoric stress: implication to the seismic feature of subducting slabs in the mid-mantle, American Mineralogist, 98, 2053-2062, DOI: 10.2138/am.2013.4145, 2013.

Nohda, S., Wang, B.-S., You, C.-F., Isozaki, Y., Uchio, Y., Buslov, M.M., Maruyama, S., 2013. The oldest (Early Ediacaran) Sr isotope record of mid-ocean surface seawater: Chemostratigraphic correlation of a paleo-atoll limestone in southern Siberia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 77, 66-76.