INOUE, Toru

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Geodynamics Research Center
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Researcher Profile and Settings

Education

  •  - 1994 , Nagoya University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science
  •  - 1991 , Nagoya University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science
  •  - 1989 , Kanazawa University, Faculty of Science

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2009 , - Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University
  •   2007 ,  - 2009 ,  Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Earth and planetary science, Solid earth and planetary physics
  • Earth and planetary science, Petrology/Mineralogy/Science of ore deposit

Research Interests

    Earth interior material physics, High pressure mineral sciences

Misc

  • Towards mapping the three-dimentional distribution of water in the transition zone from P-velocity tomography and 660-km discontinuity depths
    AGU Book Series, Earth's Deep Water Cycle,   2006
  • Decomposition of brucite up to 20 GPa: evidence for high MgO-solubility in the liquid phase
    Eur. J. Mineral, 17, (2) 261 - 267,   2005
  • High pressure melting of pyrolite under hydrous condition and its geophysical implications
    High Pressure Research : Application to Earth Sciences ed. Y. Syono and M. H. Manghnani,   1992
  • Effect of water on melting phase relations and melt compositions in the system Mg2SiO4-MgSiO3-H2O up to 15 GPa
    Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 85, (3/4) 237 - 263,   1994
  • Hydrous modified spinel, Mg1.75SiH0.5O4 : a new water reservoir in lower most upper mantle
    Geophysical Research Letters, 22, (2) 117 - 120,   1995
  • Melting experiments and thermodynamic analyses on the silicate-H2O system under high pressure
    Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 96, (2/3) 187 - 200,   1996
  • Structure and crystal chemistry of hydrous modified spinel, Mg1.75SiH0.5O4 synthesized at 1300℃ and 15.5GPa : Possible hydrous magnesium silicate in the mantle transition zone
    Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 23,   1996
  • Compressibility of hydrous wadsleyite(β-phase)in Mg2SiO4 by high pressure X-ray diffraction
    Geophysical Research Letters, 24, (14) 1831 - 1834,   1997
  • Decomposition of K-amphibole at high pressures and implications for subduction zone volcanism
    Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 107, (1/3) 221 - 231,   1998
  • Raman spectra of hydrous β-Mg2SiO4 at various pressures and temperatures
    High Pressure-Temperature Research : Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials.,   1998
  • X-ray diffraction measurements in a double stage multianvil apparatus using ADC anvils
    High Pressure-Temperature Research : Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials,   1998
  • The effect of water in the Earth's mantle materials
    5th NIRIM International Symposium on Advanced Materials(National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials),   1998
  • Effect of peressure on the crystal structure of hydrous wadsleyite, Mg1.75SiH0.5O4.
    Am.Geophys. Union, Washington, DCHigh Pressure-Temperature Research : Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials at High Pressure and Temperature, Geophysical Monograph 101,   1998
  • Strength and water weakening of mantle minerals, olivine, wadsleyite and ringwoodite
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, (4) 575 - 578,   1998
  • The post spinel phase boundary in Mg2SiO4 determined by in situ x-ray diffraction
    Science, 279, (5357) 1698 - 1700,   1998
  • Elastic properties of hydrous ringwoodite (γ-phase)in Mg2SiO4
    Earth Planet. Sci Lett., 160,   1998
  • Isothermal compressibility of hydrous ringwoodite and its relation to the mantle discontinuities
    Geophysical Research Letters, 27, (3) 413 - 416,   2000
  • Determination of the phase boundary between ilmenite and perovskite in MgSiO3 by in situ X-ray diffraction and quench experiments.
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 27, (8) 523 - 532,   2000
  • High-pressure phase transformation in CaMgSi2O6 and implications for origin of ultra-deep diamond inclusions.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, (21) 3541 - 3544,   2000
  • Raman spectra of phase C (superhydrous phase B) at various pressures and temperatures
    Eur. J. Mineral, 14, (1) 15 - 23,   2002
  • Raman spectra of hydrous γ-Mg2SiO4 at various pressures and temperatures
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 29, (3) 181 - 187,   2002
  • Effect of water on olivine-wadsleyite phase boundary in the (Mg,Fe)2SiO4 system
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 29,   2002
  • Elastic properties of hydrous ringwoodite at high-pressure conditions
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, (14) L14308 - L14308,   2006
  • Cation vacancy and possible hydrogen positions in hydrous forsterite Mg1.985Si0.993H0.06O4 synthesized at 13.5 GPa and 1300 °C
    J. Mineral. Petrol. Sci., 101, (5) 265 - 269,   2006
  • Synchrotron IR study of hydrous ringwoodite (g-Mg2SiO4) up to 30 GPa, Phys. Chem. Minerals
    Phys. Chem. Minerals,   2006
  • Decomposition of kyanite and solubility of Al2O3 in stishovite at high pressure and high temperature conditions
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 33, (10) 711 - 721,   2006
  • In situ X-ray experiment on the structure of hydrous Mg-silicate melt under high pressure and highe temperature
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 34,   2007
  • Elastic wave velocities of garnetite with MORB composition up to 14 GPa
    Geophysical Research Letters, 34,   2007
  • Mechanism of the olivine-ringwoodite transformation in the presence of aqueous fliud
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 33, (6) 377 - 382,   2006
  • High-pressure and high-temperature stability and equation of state of superhydrous phase B,
    AGUEarth's deep water cycle, Geophysical monograph series 168,   2006
  • The effect of iron on the elastic properites of ringwoodite at high pressure
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 159, (3-4) 276 - 285,   2006
  • Conditions and mechanism of formation of nano-polycrystalline diamonds on direct transformation from graphite and non-graphitic carbon at high pressure and temperature
    High Press. Res, 26, (2) 63 - 69,   2006
  • Generation of pressures to ~60 GPa in Kawai-type apparatus and stability of MnGeO3 perovskite at high pressure and high temperature
    Am. Min., 91, (8/9) 1342 - 1345,   2006
  • The phase boundary between CaSiO3 perovskite and Ca2SiO4+CaSi2O5 determined by in situ X-ray observation
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, (10) L10307 - L10307,   2006
  • The phase boundary between wadsleyite and ringwoodite in Mg2SiO4 determined by in situ X-ray diffraction
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 33, (2) 106 - 114,   2006
  • Electron conductive three-dimensional polymer of cuboidal C60
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 96,   2006
  • Precise measurement of seismic wave velocities under deep mantle conditions
    Spring-8 Research Frontiers, 2005,   2006
  • High-temperature and high-pressure equation of state for the hexagonal phase in the system NaAlSiO4-MgAl2O4
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 32,   2005
  • Grain growth of ringwoodite and its implication for rheology of the subducting slab
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 236, (3-4) 871 - 881,   2005
  • Melting of enstatite from 13 GPa to 18 GPa under hydrous conditions
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 147,   2004
  • Microstructure features of polycrystalline diamond synthesized directly from graphite under static high pressure
    J. Mat. Sci., 39, (2) 445 - 450,   2004
  • Precise determination of phase relations in pyrolite across the 660 km seismic discontinuity by in situ X-ray diffraction and quench experiments
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 143-144,   2004
  • Formation of pure polycrystalline diamond by direct conversion of graphite at high pressure and high temperature
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 143-144,   2004
  • Thermal expansion of wadleyite, ringwoodite, hydrous wadsleyite and hydrous ringwoodite
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 143-144,   2004
  • Ultrahard polycrystalline diamond from graphite
    Nature, 421,   2003
  • In situ X-ray observations of phase transitions in MgAl2O4 spinel to 40 GPa using multianvil apparatus with sintered diamond anvils
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 29, (10) 645 - 654,   2002
  • Effect of water on the spinel-postspinel transformation in Mg2SiO4
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, (18) 3505 - 3508,   2001
  • Anomalous variations in the volume of Fe69Ni31 Invar alloys under high pressure and temperature
    American Physical SocietyPhysical Review B, 77,   2008
  • Sound velocities of majorite garnet and the composition of the mantle transition region
    Nature, 451, (7180) 814 - 817,   2008
  • Elastic wave velocities of (Mg0.91Fe0.09)2SiO4 ringwoodite under P-T conditions of the mantle transition region
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 166, (3-4) 167 - 174,   2008
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures
    J. Mineral. Petrol. Sci., 103, (2) 126 - 130,   2008
  • In-situ strength measurements on natural upper-mantle minerals
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 35, (5) 249 - 257,   2008
  • Subduction recycling of continental sediments and the origin of geochemically enriched reservoirs in the deep mantle
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 271, (1-4) 14 - 23,   2008
  • Synthesis of Diamond Using In-Liquid Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition
    The Japan Society of Applied PhysicsJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, 48,   2009
  • A Comparison of Diamond Growth Rate Using In-Liquid and Conventional Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition Methods
    Journal of Applied Physics, 105,   2009
  • Pressure-volume-temperature relationship of Fe72Pt28 alloy under high pressures and temperatures
    institute of physicsJournal of Physics: Conference Series, 215,   2010
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures - Reply
    Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103,   2008
  • Exploratory study of the new B-doped diamond heater at high pressure and temperature and its application to in situ XRD experiments on hydrous Mg-silicate melt
    High Pressure Research, 28,   2008
  • Structural Changes in Hydrous Mg-silicate Melts under High Pressure and the Role of Water
    Akihiro YAMADA, Toru INOUE, The Japan Society of High Pressure Science and TechnologyThe review of high pressure science and technology, 18, (4) 351 - 359,   2008
  • Time-resolved X-ray diffraction analysis of the experimental dehydration of serpentine at high pressure
    The Mineralogical Socitety of JapanJ. Mineral. Petrol. Sci., 104, (2) 105 - 109,   2009
  • Seismological evidence for compositional variations at the base of the mantle transition zone under Japan Islands
    Gondwana Research, 16, (3-4) 482 - 490,   2009
  • Non-cubic crystal symmetry of CaSiO3 perovskite up to 18 GPa and 1600 K.
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 282, (1-4) 268 - 274,   2009
  • A system for measuring elastic wave velocity under high pressure and high temperature using a combination of ultrasonic measurement and the multi-anvil apparatus at SPring-8
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 16, (6) 762 - 768,   2009
  • The effect of water on the high-pressure phase boundaries in the system Mg2SiO4-Fe2SiO4
    J. Phys.: Conference series, 215,   2010
  • P-V-T relation of MgO derived by simultaneous elastic wave velocity and in situ X-ray measurements: A new pressure scale for the mantle transition region
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 183, (1-2) 196 - 211,   2010
  • Synthesis of zinc and zinc oxide nanoparticles from zinc electrode using plasma in liquid
    Elsevier Ltd.Materials Letters, 65, (2) 188 - 190,   2011
  • Water partitioning in the Earth’s mantle
    ElsevierPhys. Earth Planet. Inter., 183, (1-2) 245 - 251,   2010
  • Depths of the 410-km and 660-km discontinuities in and around the stagnant slab beneath the Philippine Sea: Is water stored in the stagnant slab?
    ElsevierPhys. Earth Planet. Inter., 183, (1-2) 270 - 279,   2010
  • High-pressure X-ray diffraction studies on the structure of liquid silicate using a Paris-Edinburgh type large volume press.
    American Institute of PhysicsReview of Scientific Instruments, 82,   2011
  • Combined ultrasonic elastic wave velocity and microtomography measurements at high pressures.
    American Institute of PhysicsReview of Scientific Instruments, 82,   2011
  • High pressure and high temperature experimental studies for the effect of water on the Earth's mantle minerals
    Toru INOUE, Japan Association of Mineralogical SciencesJapanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 40, (1) 13 - 26,   2011

Books etc

Works

  • Hydrous modified spinel, Mg1.75SiH0.5O4 : a new water reservoir in lowermost upper mantle
  • Melting experiments and thermodynamic analyses on the silicate-H2O system under high pressure
  • Amorphization of serpentine at high pressure and high temperature
  • Structure and crystal chemistry of hydrous modified spinel, Mg1.75SiH0.5O4
  • Compressibility of hydrous wadsleyite(β-phase)in Mg2SiO4
  • Decomposition of K-amphibole at high pressures and implications for subduction zone volcanism
  • Raman spectra of hydrous β-Mg2SiO4 at various pressures and temperatures
  • Strength and water weakening of mantle minerals, olivine, wadsleyite and ringwoodite
  • The post spinel phase boundary in Mg2SiO4 determined by in situ x-ray diffraction
  • Elastic properties of hydrous ringwoodite(γ-phase)in Mg2SiO4
  • Isothermal compressibility of hydrous ringwoodite and its relation to the mantle discontinuities
  • Garnet fractionation in a hydrous magma ocean and the origin of Al-depleted komatiites
  • Determination of the phase boundary between ilmenite and perovskite in MgSiO3 by in situ X-ray diffraction and quench experiments
  • High-pressure phase transformation in CaMgSi2O6 and implications for origin of ultra-deep diamond inclusions
  • Effect of water on the spinel-postspinel transformation in Mg2SiO4

Awards & Honors

  •   2007 , Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Most Cited Paper 2004-2007 Award
  •   2010 , Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences Award

Research Grants & Projects



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