IRIFUNE, Tetsuo

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Geodynamics Research Center
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Degree

  • Doctor of Science

Association Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union

Research Activities

Research Interests

    mineral physics, high-pressure earth sciences, ultra-hard material, diamond, high-pressure and hig-temperature

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  • Absence of an aluminous phase in the upper part of the Earth's lower mantle.
    IRIFUNE T, Nature, 370, (6485) 131 - 133,   1994
  • Fusion of pyrope at high pressure and rapid crystal growth from the pyrope melt.
    OHTANI E, IRIFUNE T, FUJINO K, Nature, 294, (5836) 62 - 64,   1981
  • Phase transformations in diopside CaMgSi2O6 at pressures up to 25 GPa.
    IRIFUNE T, SUSAKI J, YAGI T, SAWAMOTO H, Geophysical Research Letters, 16, (2) 187 - 190,   1989
  • Experimental determination of element partitioning between silicate perovskites, garnets and liquids : constratints on early differentiation of the mantle.
    KATO T, RINGWOOD A E, IRIFUNE T, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 89, (1) 123 - 145,   1988
  • Phase transformations in a harzburgite composition to 26 GPa : implications for dynamic behaviour of subducting slab.
    IRIFUNE T, RINGWOOD A E, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 86, (2/4) 365 - 376,   1987
  • Melting of pyrope Mg3Al2Si3O12 up to 10 GPa : possibility of a pressure-induced structural change in pyrope melt.
    IRIFUNE T, OHTANI E, Journal of Geophysical Research, 91, (B9) 9357 - 9366,   1986
  • Phase transformations in subducted oceanic crust and buoyancy relationships at depths of 600-800km in the mantle
    IRIFUNE T, RINGWOOD A E, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 117, (1/2) 101 - 110,   1993
  • Phase transformations in the earth's mantle and subducting slabs : implications for their compositions, seismic velocity and density structures and dynamics
    IRIFUNE T, The Island Arc, 2, (2) 55 - 71,   1993
  • Phase transformations and constitution of the Earth's mantle
    the Review of High Pressure Science and Technology, 3, (1) 19 - 27,   1994
  • Stability field of knorringite Mg3Cr2SiO12 at high pressure and its application to the occurrence of Cr-rich pyrope in the upper mantle.
    IRIFUNE T, OHTANI E, KUMAZAWA M, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 27, (4) 263 - 272,   1982
  • Phase relationships in the system Mg3A12Si3O12-Mg3Cr2Si3O12 at high pressure and some mineralogical properties of synthetic garnet solid solutions.
    Tetsuo IRIFUNE, Yu HARIYA, Mineralogical Journal, 11, (6) 269 - 281,   1983
  • Improved furnace design for multiple anvil apparatus for pressures up to 18 GPa and temperatures to 2000C.
    High Temperatures-High Pressures, 17,   1985
  • High-pressure transformation of eclogite to garnetite in subducted oceanic crust.
    SEKINE T, IRIFUNE T, RINGWOOD A E, HIBBERSON W O, Nature, 319, (6054) 584 - 586,   1986
  • The eclogite-garnetite transformation at high pressure and some geophysical implications.
    IRIFUNE T, SEKINE T, RINGWOOD A E, HIBBERSON W O, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 77, (2) 245 - 256,   1986
  • An experimental investigation of the pyroxene-garnet transformation in a pyrolite composition and its bearing on the constitution of the mantle.
    IRIFUNE T, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Intereriors, 45, (4) 324 - 336,   1987
  • Majorite partitioning behaviour and petrogenesis of the Earth's upper mantle.
    KATO T, IRIFUNE T, RINGWOOD A E, Geophysical Research Letters, 14, (5) 546 - 549,   1987
  • Modified split-sphere guideblock for practical operation of a multiple anvil apparatus.
    High Temperatires-High Pressures, 19,   1987
  • Constraints on element partition coefficients between MgSiO3 perovskite and liquid determined by direct measurements.
    KATO T, RINGWOOD A E, IRIFUNE T, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 90, (1) 65 - 68,   1988
  • Nature of the 650-km seismic discontinuity : Implications for mantle dynamics and differentiation.
    Nature, 331,   1988
  • Constraints on element partition coefficients between MgSiO3 perovskite and liquid determined by direct measurements-reply to C. Agee and D.
    Walker. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 94,   1989
  • Transformation mechanism of olivine to modified spinel in Mg2SiO4 under stress.
    Kiyoshi FUJINO, Tetsuo IRIFUNE, Proceedings of the Japan Academy, 66, (8) 157 - 162,   1990
  • A new high-pressure from of MgA12O4.
    IRIFUNE T, FUJINO K, OHTANI E, Nature, 349, (6308) 409 - 411,   1991
  • Use of a new diamond composite for multianvil high-pressure apparatus.
    Tetsuo IRIFUNE, Wataru UTSUMI, Takehiko YAGI, Proceedings of the Japan Academy, 68, (10) 161 - 166,   1992
  • High pressure Raman spectra of b-Mg2SiO4, MgSiO3-ilmenite and MgSiO3 perovskite.
    LIU L‐G, MERNAGH T P, IRIFUNE T, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solid, 55, (2) 185 - 193,   1994
  • Subduction of continental crust, terrigenous and pelagic sediments : an experimental study.
    IRIFUNE T, RINGWOOD A E, HIBBERSON W O, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 126, (4) 351 - 368,   1994
  • Phase transformations in pyolite and subducted crust composition down to a depth of 800 km in the lower mantle.
    Mineralogical Magazine, 58A,   1994
  • Raman spectra of high-pressure polymorphs of MgSiO3 at various temperatures.
    Liu Lin-Gun, Terry P. Mernagh, Tetsuo Irifune, Journal of physics of the Earth, 42, (6) 411 - 424,   1994
  • Raman spectra of pyrope and MgSiO3. 10%A12O3-garnet at various pressures and temperatures
    High Temperatures-High Pressures, 26,   1995
  • Raman spectra of pyrope and MgSiO3. 10%A12O3-perovskite at various pressures and temperatures.
    Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 22,   1995
  • An experimental study of the garnet-perovskite transformation in the system MgSiO3-Mg3A12Si3O12.
    IRIFUNE T, KOIZUMI T, ANDO J, Physics of the Earth Planetary Interiors, 96, (2/3) 147 - 157,   1996
  • Evaluation of the differential stress produced in a multianvil high-pressure apparatus.
    Physics and Chemistry of Minerals (in press), 24,   1997
  • Mineralogy of the deep mantle and subducted slabs as studied by high-pressure experiments : Evidence for ultra-deep origin of some natural diamonds
    Proceedings of the 3rd NIRIM International Symposium on Advanced Vaterials,   1996
  • Amorphization of serpentine at high pressure and high temperature
    IRIFUNE T, KURODA K, FUNAMORI N, UCHIDA T, YAGI T, INOUE T, MIYAJIMA N, Science, 272, (5267) 1468 - 1470,   1996
  • Decomposition of K-amphibole at high pressures and implications for subduction zone volcanism
    INOUE T, IRIFUNE T, YURIMOTO H, MIYAGI I, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Inferiors, 107, (1/3) 221 - 231,   1998
  • Compressibility of calcium ferrite-type MgAl2O4
    YUTANI M, YAGI T, YUSA H, IRIFUNE T, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 24, (5) 340 - 344,   1997
  • Raman spectra of phase E at various pressures and temperatures with geophysical implications.
    LIU L‐G, MERNAGH T P, LIN C C, IRIFUNE T, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 149, (1/4) 57 - 65,   1997
  • Iron partitioning in a pyrolite mantle and nature of the 410km seismic discontinuity.
    IRIFUNE T, ISSHIKI M, Nature, 392, (6677) 702 - 705,   1998
  • Phase transformations in serpentine and transportation of water into the lower mantle
    IRIFUNE T, KUBO N, ISSHIKI M, YAMASAKI Y, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (2) 203 - 206,   1998
  • Comments on "Anew hydrous silicate, a water reservoir, in the upper part of the lower mantle
    LIU L‐G, IRIFUNE T, OHTANI E, MIZOBATA H, KUDOH Y, NAGASE T, ARASHI H, YURIMOTO H, MIYAGI I, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (7) 979 - 982,   1998
  • Raman spectra of phase B at various pressures and temperatures
    LIU L‐G, LIN C‐C, MERNAGH T P, IRIFUNE T, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 59, (6/7) 871 - 877,   1998
  • Raman stydy of phase D at high pressures and temperatures
    LIU L‐G, LIN C‐C, IRIFUNE T, MERNAGH T P, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (18) 3453 - 3456,   1998
  • High-pressure Raman spectroscopic study of chondrodite
    LIN C C, LIU L‐G, IRIFUNE T, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 26, (3) 226 - 233,   1999
  • Phase transformations in model mantle compositions and nature of the 410km and 660km seismic discontinuities
    Mineralogical Magazine, 62A,   1998
  • In situ x-ray diffraction study of eustatite up to 126Pa and 1473k and equations of state
    American Mineralogist, 84,   1999
  • Garnet fractionation in hydrous magma ocean and the origin of Al-deleted lcomatiites ; melting experiments of hydrous pyrolite with REEs at high pressure
    INOUE T, RAPP R P, ZHANG J, GASPARIK T, WEIDNER D J, IRIFUNE T, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 177, (1/2) 81 - 87,   2000
  • Raman spectroscopic study of hydroxyl-clinohumite at various pressures and temperatures.
    LIN C‐C, LIU L‐G, MERNAGH T P, IRIFUNE T, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 27, (5) 320 - 331,   2000
  • Determination of the phase boundary between ilmenite and perorskite in MgSiO3 by in situ X-ray diffraction and quench experiments.
    KURODA K, IRIFUNE T, INOUE T, NISHIYAMA N, MIYASHITA M, FUNAKOSHI K, UTSUMI W, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 27, (8) 523 - 532,   2000
  • High-pressure phase transformation in CaMgSi2O6 and implications for origin of ultra-deep diamond inclusions
    IRIFUNE T, MIYASHITA M, INOUE T, ANDO J, FUNAKOSHI K, UTSUMI W, Geophysical Research Letters, 27, (21) 3541 - 3544,   2000
  • Experimental study of the system Mg3Al2Si3O12-Mg3Cr2Si3O12 at high pressure and high temperature.
    J. Fac. Sci. Hokkaido Univ.,   1985
  • In-situ observation of the phase transition in Mg2SiO4 by a double stage multianvil system.
    Photon Factory Activity Report,   1990
  • SPring-8 and scientific research into the Earth's deep interior, Science & Technology in Japan,
    Science & Technology in Japan,   1998
  • High Pressure Mineral Physics and petrochemistry: In Memory of Professor Ted Ringwood, Special volume of Phys.
    Earth Planet. Inter.,,   1996
  • Anomalous variations in the volume of Fe69Ni31 Invar alloys under high pressure and temperature
    American Physical SocietyPhysical Review B, 77,   2008
  • In situ X-ray experiment on the structure of hydrous Mg-silicate melt under high pressure and highe temperature
    YAMADA Akihiro, INOUE Toru, URAKAWA Satoru, FUNAKOSHI Ken-ichi, FUNAMORI Nobumasa, KIKEGAWA Takumi, OHFUJI Hiroaki, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34,   2007
  • Sound velocities of majorite garnet and the composition of the mantle transition region
    IRIFUNE T., HIGO Y., HIGO Y., INOUE T., KONO Y., OHFUJI H., FUNAKOSHI K., Nature, 451, (7180) 814 - 817,   2008
  • Elastic wave velocities of (Mg0.91Fe0.09)2SiO4 ringwoodite under P-T conditions of the mantle transition region
    HIGO Yuji, INOUE Toru, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, FUNAKOSHI Ken-ichi, LI Baosheng, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 166, (3-4) 167 - 174,   2008
  • In-situ strength measurements on natural upper-mantle minerals
    YAMAMOTO Junji, YAMAMOTO Junji, ANDO Jun‐ichi, KAGI Hiroyuki, INOUE Toru, YAMADA Akihiro, YAMAZAKI Daisuke, YAMAZAKI Daisuke, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, Phys. Chem. Minerals, 35, (5) 249 - 257,   2008
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures
    KONO Yoshio, OHFUJI Hiroaki, HIGO Yuji, HIGO Yuji, YAMADA Akihiro, INOUE Toru, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, FUNAKOSHI Ken-ichi, J. Mineral. Petrol. Sci., 103, (2) 126 - 130,   2008
  • Pressure generation to 80 GPa using multianvil apparatus with sintered diamond anvils
    TANGE Y, IRIFUNE T, FUNAKOSHI K, High Pressure Research, 28, (3) 245 - 254,   2008
  • Higher-pressure generation to simulate the Earth's deep interior
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research InstituteSPring-8 Research Frontiers, 2006,   2007
  • Pressure-volume-temperature relationship of Fe72Pt28 alloy under high pressures and temperatures
    KIKEGAWA T, OGIYAMA H, ONO F, IRIFUNE T, YAMAOKA E, YOSHIMI I, INOUE T, MATSUSHITA M, institute of physicsJournal of Physics: Conference Series, 215,   2010
  • Laser heating in nano-polycrystalline diamond anvil cell
    IRIFUNE T, SUMIYA H, YAGI T, OKADA T, OHFUJI H, Journal of Physics: Conference Series., 215,   2009
  • Pulsed laser processing of nano-polycrystalline diamond: A comparative study with single crystal diamond
    ODAKE Shoko, OHFUJI Hiroaki, OKUCHI Takuo, KAGI Hiroyuki, SUMIYA Hitoshi, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, Diamond and Related Materials, 18, (5-8) 877 - 880,   2009
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures - Reply
    Kono Y., Higo Y., Ohfuji H., Inoue T., Yamada A., Funakoshi K.-I., Irifune T., Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103, (6) 429 - 431,   2008
  • Density profiles of pyrolite and MORB compositions across the 660 km seismic discontinuity
    SANEHIRA T, IRIFUNE T, SHINMEI T, OHFUJI H, BRUNET F, FUNAKOSHI K, High Pressure Research, 28, (3) 335 - 349,   2008
  • Subduction recycling of continental sediments and the origin of geochemically enriched reservoirs in the deep mantle
    RAPP Robert P., IRIFUNE Tetsuo, SHIMIZU Nobu, NISHIYAMA Norimasa, NORMAN Marc D., INOUE Toru, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 271, (1-4) 14 - 23,   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
    YAMADA A, IRIFUNE T, SUMIYA H, HIGO Y, INOUE T, FUNAKOSHI Ki, High Pressure Research, 28, (3) 255 - 264,   2008
  • Non-cubic crystal symmetry of CaSiO3 perovskite up to 18 GPa and 1600 K.
    UCHIDA Takeyuki, WANG Yanbin, NISHIYAMA Norimasa, FUNAKOSHI Ken-ichi, KANEKO Hiroshi, NOZAWA Akifumi, VON DREELE Robert B., RIVERS Mark L., SUTTON Steve R., YAMADA Akihiro, KUNIMOTO Takehiro, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, INOUE Toru, LI Baosheng, 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
    HIGO Yuji, KONO Yoshio, INOUE Toru, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, FUNAKOSHI Ken‐ichi, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 16, (6) 762 - 768,   2009
  • The effect of water on the high-pressure phase boundaries in the system Mg2SiO4-Fe2SiO4
    IRIFUNE T, YAMADA A, TANIMOTO Y, UEDA T, INOUE T, 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
    JELLINEK Mark, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 183, (1-2) 196 - 211,   2010
  • Micro-/nanostructural investigation of laser-cut surfaces of single- and polycrystalline diamonds
    OHFUJI Hiroaki, OKUCHI Takuo, ODAKE Shoko, KAGI Hiroyuki, SUMIYA Hitoshi, IRIFUNE Tetsuo, Diamond and Related Materials, 19, (7-9) 1040 - 1051,   2010
  • Application of nano-polycrystalline diamond to laser-heated diamond anvil cell experiments
    IRIFUNE T, SUMIYA H, YAGI T, OKADA T, OHFUJI H, High Pressure Research, 30, (1) 142 - 150,   2010

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Awards & Honors

  •   1998 , Award of Mineralogical Society of Japan

Research Grants & Projects



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