NISHIHARA, Yu

Faculty
Geodynamics Research Center
PositionAssociate Professor
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Last Updated :2017/11/08

Researcher Profile and Settings

Education

  •  - 2003 , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School, Division of Science

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science and Engineering Earth and Planetary Sciences, Assistant Professor
  •   2003 ,  - 2004 , :Yale University Dept. of Geology and Geophysics Post doctoral fellow
  •   2004 ,  - 2004 , :University of Tokyo Institute for Solid State Physics JSPS-PDF
  •   2004 , -:Tokyo Institute of Technology Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences Assistant Professor

Association Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Earth and planetary science, Solid earth and planetary physics

Research Interests

    Mineral Physics, Physics of the Earth interior, Seismology

Misc

  • Phase relation and physical properties of an Al-depleted komatiite to 23 GPa,
    Y.Nishihara E.Takahashi, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 190, (1/2) 65 - 77,   2001
  • Thermal equation of state of (Mg0.91Fe0.09)2SiO4 ringwoodite
    Yu Nishihara Eiichi Takahashi Kyoko N. Matsukage Tomohiro Iguchi Keisuke Nakayama Kenichi Funakoshi, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 143,   2004
  • Thermal equation of state of omphacite
    Yu Nishihara Eiichi Takahashi Kyoko Matsukage Takumi Kikegawa, American Mineralogist, 88,   2003
  • In situ X-ray observation of the reaction dolomite = aragonite + magnesite at 900-1300 K
    Miki Shirasaka Eiichi Takahashi Yu Nishihara Kyoko Matsukage Takumi Kikegawa, American Mineralogist, 87,   2002
  • Complete wetting of olivine grain boundaries by a hydrous melt near the mantle transition zone
    Yu Nishihara, Takashi Yoshino, Shun-ichiro Karato, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 256, (3-4) 466 - 472,   2007
  • Seismological signature of chemical differentiation in the Earth’s upper mantle
    Kyoko N. Matsukage Yu Nishihara Shun-ichiro Karato, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, (B12) B12305 - B12305,   2005
  • Towards mapping the three-dimensional distribution of water in the upper mantle from velocity and attenuation tomography
    Azusa Shito Shun-ichiro Karato Kyoko N. Matsukage Yu Nishihara, Earth's Deep Water Cycle, Geophysical Monograph Series 168, American Geophysical Union,   2006
  • Thermal equation of state of superhydrous phase B to 27 GPa ans 1373 K
    Yu Nishihara, Konstantin Litasov, Eiji Ohtani, Sujoy Ghosh, Akio Suzuki, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 164, (3-4) 142 - 160,   2007
  • Grain-growth kinetics in wadsleyite: Effects of chemical environment
    Yu Nishihara Toru Shinmei Shun-ichiro Karato, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 154, (1) 30 - 43,   2006
  • Effects of metal protection coils on thermocouple EMF in multi-anvil high-pressure experiments
    Yu Nishihara Kyoko N. Matsukage Shun-ichiro Karato, American Mineralogist, 91, (1) 111 - 114,   2006
  • Effect of chemical environment on the hydrogen-related defect chemistry in wadsleyitte
    Yu Nishihara, Toru Shinmei, and Shun-ichiro Karato, American Mineralogist, 93,   2008
  • Development of a Drickamer apparatus for large-strain deformation experiments under Earth conditions
    Yousheng Xu Yu Nishihara Shun-ichiro Karato, In: J. Chen, Y. Wang, T. Duffy, G. Shen, L. Dobrzhinetskaya (Eds.), Frontiers in High Pressure Research: Geophysical Applications, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam,   2005
  • Thermal equation of state of majorite with MORB composition
    Yu Nishihara Ichiro Aoki Eiichi Takahashi Kyoko N. Matsukage Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 148, (1) 73 - 84,   2005
  • P-V-T equation of state of stishovite to the mantle transition zone conditions
    Yu Nishihara Keisuke Nakayama Eiichi Takahashi Tomohiro Iguchi Kenichi Funakoshi, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 31, (10) 660 - 670,   2005

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