NISHIHARA, Yu

Faculty
Geodynamics Research Center
PositionAssociate Professor
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Last Updated :2018/12/18

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Profile & Settings

    Research funding number:10397036

Education

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

Degree

  • Ph.D. in Science

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   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

  • JAPAN GEOSCIENCE UNION
  • Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences
  • 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

Published Papers

  • Stability of hydrous phases of Al-rich phase D and Al-rich phase H in deep subducted oceanic crust
    Xingcheng Liu, Kyoko N. Matsukage, Yu Nishihara, Toshihiro Suzuki, and Eiichi Takahashi, American Mineralogist, in press, DOI
  • An experimental examination of thermal conductivity anisotropy in hcp iron
    Kenji Ohta, Yu Nishihara, Yuuki Satoh, Kei Hirose, Takashi Yagi, Saori I. Kawaguchi, Naohisa Hirao, Yasuo Ohishi, Frontiers in Earth Science, Solid Earth Geophysics, in press, DOI
  • Deformation-induced crystallographic-preferred orientation of hcp-iron: An experimental study using a deformation-DIA apparatus
    Yu Nishihara, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Takaaki Kawazoe, Yusuke Seto, Genta Maruyama, Yuji Higo, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Yoshinori Tange, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 490, 151 - 160, DOI
  • Morphological stability of hydrous liquid droplets on grain boundaries of eclogite minerals in the deep upper mantle
    Kyoko N. Matsukage, Mika Hashimoto, and Yu Nishihara, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 112, 346 - 358, DOI
  • Iron-titanium oxyhydroxides as water carriers in the Earth’s deep mantle
    Yu Nishihara* and Kyoko N. Matsukage, American Mineralogist, 101, 919 - 927, DOI
  • Determination of pressure effect on thermocouple electromotive force using multi-anvil apparatus
    Yu Nishihara, Kazuki Fuke, Yoshinori Tange, and Yuji HIgo, High Pressure Research, 36, 121 - 139, DOI
  • Growth kinetics of forsterite reaction rims at high-pressure
    Yu Nishihara, Genta Maruyama, and Masayuki Nishi, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 257, 220 - 229, DOI
  • Creep strength of ringwoodite measured at pressure-temperature conditions of the lower part of the mantle transition zone using a deformation-DIA apparatus
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Yu Nishihara, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Nobuyoshi Miyajima, Genta Maruyama, Yuji Higo, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 454, 10 - 19, DOI
  • Mantle dynamics inferred from the crystallographic preferred orientation of bridgmanite
    Noriyoshi Tsujino, Yu Nishihara, Daisuke Yamazaki, Yusuke Seto, Yuji Higo, and Eiichi Takahashi, Nature, 539, 81 - 89, DOI
  • Elastic wave velocity anomalies of anorthite in subducting plate: In situ experiments
    Kyoko N. Matsukage, Yu Nishihara, Fumiya Noritake, Katsuyuki Kawamura, Noriyoshi Tsujino, Moe Sakurai, Yuji Higo, Junichi Nakajima, Akira Hasegawa, and Eiichi Takahashi, American Mineralogist, 100, 1856 - 1865, DOI
  • In situ observation of crystallographic preferred orientation of deforming olivine at high pressure and high temperature
    Tomohiro Ohuchi, Yu Nishihara, Yusuke Seto, Takaaki Kawazoe, Masayuki Nishi, Genta Maruyama, Mika Hashimoto, Yuji Higo, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Akio Suzuki, Takumi Kikegawa, and Tetsuo Irifune, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interior, 243, 1 - 21, DOI
  • Stability of hydrous silicate at high pressures and water transport to the deep lower mantle
    Masayuki Nishi, Tetsuo Irifune, Jun Tsuchiya, Yoshinori Tange, Yu Nishihara, Kiyoshi Fujino and Yuji Higo, Nature Geoscience, 7, 224 - 227, DOI
  • Rheology of fine-grained forsterite aggregate at deep upper mantle condition
    Yu Nishihara, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Takaaki Kawazoe, Dirk Spengler, Miki Tasaka, Takumi Kikegawa , Akio Suzuki, and Eiji Ohtani, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119, DOI
  • Slow Si-Al interdiffusion in garnet and stagnation of subduing slab
    Masayuki Nishi, Tomoaki Kubo, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Takumi Kato, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361, 44 - 49, DOI
  • Seismic anisotropy in the mantle transition zone induced by shear deformation of wadsleyite
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Yu Nishihara, Norimasa Nishiyama, Kiyoshi Fujino, and, Tetsuo Irifune, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 216, 91 - 98, DOI
  • Equation of state of γ-Fe: reference density for planetary cores
    Noriyoshi Tsujino, Yu Nishihara, Yoichi Nakajima, Eiichi Takahashi, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Yuji Higo, Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 375, 244 - 253, DOI
  • 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
    Masayuki Nishi, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 377-378, 191 - 198, DOI
  • Change of olivine a-axis alignment induced by water: origin of seismic anisotropy in subduction zones
    Tomohiro Ohuchi, Takaaki Kawazoe, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317-318, 111 - 119, DOI
  • Superplasticity in hydrous melt-bearing dunite: Implications for shear localization in Earth’s upper mantle
    Tomohiro Ohuchi*, Yu Nishihara, Takaaki Kawazoe, Dirk Spengler, Rei Shiraishi, Akio Suzuki, Takumi Kikegawa, and Eiji Ohtani, Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 335-336, 59 - 71, DOI
  • Isothermal compression of face-centered cubic iron
    Yu Nishihara, Yoichi Nakajima, Akihiko Akashi, Noriyoshi Tsujino, Eiichi Takahashi, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Yuji Higo, American Mineralogist, 97, 1417 - 1420, DOI
  • High pressure and temperature fabric transitions in olivine and variations in upper mantle seismic anisotropy
    Tomohiro Ohuchi, Takaaki Kawazoe, Yu Nishihara, Norimasa Nishiyama, and Tetsuo Irifune, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 55 - 63, DOI
  • Thermoelastic property and high-pressure stability of Fe7C3: Implication for iron-carbide in the Earth’s core
    Yoichi Nakajima, Eiichi Takahashi, Nagayoshi Sata, Yu Nishihara, Kei Hirose, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Yasuo Ohishi, American Mineralogist, 96, 1158 - 1165, DOI
  • In situ stress-strain measurements in a deformation-DIA apparatus at P-T conditions of the upper part of the mantle transition zone
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Yu Nishihara, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Norimasa Nishiyama, Yuji Higo, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Tetsuo Irifune, American Mineralogist, 96, 1665 - 1672, DOI
  • Preliminary deformation experiment of ringwoodite at 20 GPa and 1700 K using a D-DIA apparatus
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Tomohiro Ohuchi, Norimasa Nishiyama, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Journal of Earth Science, 21, 517 - 522, DOI
  • Density and seismic velocities of chromitite body in oceanic mantle peridotite
    Kyoko N. Matsukage, Seiichi Kikuchi, Shigeaki Ono, Yu Nishihara, and Takumi Kikegawa, American Mineralogist, 95, 1422 - 1428, DOI
  • Technical development of simple shear deformation experiments using a deformation-DIA apparatus
    Tomohiro Ohuchi, Takaaki Kawazoe, Norimasa Nishiyama, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Journal of Earth Science, 21, 523 - 531, DOI
  • Effect of pressure on grain-growth kinetics of ferropericlase to lower mantle conditions
    Noriyoshi Tsujino and Yu Nishihara, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, DOI
  • High-pressure two-dimensional angle-dispersive x-ray diffraction measurement system using a Kawai-type multianvil press at SPring-8
    Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Yuji Higo, and Yu Nishihara, Journal of Physics: Conference Serie, 215
  • Pressure generation to 25 GPa using a cubic anvil apparatus with a multi-anvil 6-6 assembly
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Norimasa Nishiyama, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, High Pressure Research, 30, 167 - 174, DOI
  • Stress relaxation experiments of olivine under Earth’s deep upper mantle conditions
    Yu Nishihara, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Yuji Higo, Noriyoshi Tsujino, Takaaki Kawazoe, Tomoaki Kubo, Akira Shimojuku, Hidenori Terasaki, and Norimasa Nishiyama, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interior, 183, 164 - 174, DOI
  • Deformation experiments at P-T conditions of the mantle transition zone using D-DIA
    Takaaki Kawazoe, Norimasa Nishiyama, Yu Nishihara, and Tetsuo Irifune, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 183, 190 - 195, DOI
  • Stress measurement under high-pressure using Kawai-type multi-anvil apparatus combined with synchrotron radiation
    Yu Nishihara, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Yuji Higo, Hidenori Terasaki, Norimasa Nishiyama, Tomoaki Kubo, Akira Shimojuku, and Noriyoshi Tsujino, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 16, 757 - 761, DOI
  • Orthoenstatite/clinoenstatite phase transformation in MgSiO3 at high-pressure and high-temperature determined by in-situ X-ray diffraction: Implications for nature of the X-discontinuity
    Akihiko Akashi, Yu Nishihara, Eiichi Takahashi, Yoichi Nakajima, Yoshinori Tange, and Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, DOI
  • Unified analyses in P-V-T equation of state of MgO: a solution for pressure-scale problems in high P-T experiments
    Yoshinori Tange, Yu Nishihara, and Taku Tsuchiya, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, DOI
  • Phase relations in the system MgO-FeO-SiO2 to 50 GPa and 2000°C: an application of experimental techniques using multianvil apparatus with sintered diamond anvils
    Yoshinori Tange, Eiichi Takahashi, Yu Nishihara, Ken-ichi Funakoshi, and Nagayoshi Sata, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, DOI
  • Melting phase relation of FeHx to 20 GPa: Implications on the temperature of the Earth’s core
    Koichi Sakamaki, Eiichi Takahashi, Yoichi Nakajima, Yu Nishihara, Ken-ichi Funakoshi , Toshihiro Suzuki, and Yuh Fukai, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 174, 192 - 201, DOI
  • Grain-growth kinetics of ferropericlase at high-pressure
    Noriyoshi Tsujino and Yu Nishihara, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 174, 145 - 152, DOI
  • Thermal equation of state of Al- and Fe-bearing phase D
    Konstantin D. Litasov, Eiji Ohtani, Yu Nishihara, Akio Suzuki, and Ken-ichi Funakoshi, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, DOI
  • Plastic deformation of wadsleyite and olivine at high-pressure and high-temperature using a rotational Drickamer apparatus (RDA)
    Yu Nishihara, David Tinker, Takaaki Kawazoe, Yousheng Xu, Zhicheng Jing, Kyoko N. Matsukage, and Shun-ichiro Karato, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 170, 156 - 169, DOI
  • Effect of chemical environment on the hydrogen-related defect chemistry in wadsleyitte
    Yu Nishihara, Toru Shinmei, and Shun-ichiro Karato, American Mineralogist, 93, 831 - 843, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, 225 - 236, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, 167 - 182, DOI
  • 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, DOI
  • 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, 33 - 46, DOI
  • Thermal equation of state of omphacite
    Yu Nishihara Eiichi Takahashi Kyoko Matsukage Takumi Kikegawa, American Mineralogist, 88, 80 - 86, DOI
  • 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, 922 - 930, DOI
  • 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, DOI

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