IRIFUNE, Tetsuo

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Geodynamics Research Center
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Association Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union

Research Activities

Research Interests

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

Misc

  • Absence of an aluminous phase in the upper part of the Earth's lower mantle.
    Nature, 370, (6485) 131 - 133,   1994
  • Fusion of pyrope at high pressure and rapid crystal growth from the pyrope melt.
    Nature, 294, (5836) 62 - 64,   1981
  • Phase transformations in diopside CaMgSi2O6 at pressures up to 25 GPa.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters, (117) 101 - 110,   1993
  • Phase transformations in the earth's mantle and subducting slabs : implications for their compositions, seismic velocity and density structures and dynamics
    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.
    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.
    Nature, 319, (6054) 584 - 586,   1986
  • The eclogite-garnetite transformation at high pressure and some geophysical implications.
    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.
    Physics of the Earth and Planetary Intereriors, 45, (4) 324 - 336,   1987
  • Majorite partitioning behaviour and petrogenesis of the Earth's upper mantle.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solid, 55, (2) 185 - 193,   1994
  • Subduction of continental crust, terrigenous and pelagic sediments : an experimental study.
    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.
    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
    Science, 272, (5267) 1468 - 1470,   1996
  • Decomposition of K-amphibole at high pressures and implications for subduction zone volcanism
    Physics of the Earth and Planetary Inferiors, 107, (1/3) 221 - 231,   1998
  • Compressibility of calcium ferrite-type MgAl2O4
    Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 24, (5) 340 - 344,   1997
  • Raman spectra of phase E at various pressures and temperatures with geophysical implications.
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 149, (1/4) 57 - 65,   1997
  • Iron partitioning in a pyrolite mantle and nature of the 410km seismic discontinuity.
    Nature, 392, (6677) 702 - 705,   1998
  • Phase transformations in serpentine and transportation of water into the lower mantle
    Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (2) 203 - 206,   1998
  • Comments on "Anew hydrous silicate, a water reservoir, in the upper part of the lower mantle
    Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (7) 979 - 982,   1998
  • Raman spectra of phase B at various pressures and temperatures
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 59, (6/7) 871 - 877,   1998
  • Raman stydy of phase D at high pressures and temperatures
    Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (18) 3453 - 3456,   1998
  • High-pressure Raman spectroscopic study of chondrodite
    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
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 177, (1/2) 81 - 87,   2000
  • Raman spectroscopic study of hydroxyl-clinohumite at various pressures and temperatures.
    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.
    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
    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
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 34,   2007
  • 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
  • In-situ strength measurements on natural upper-mantle minerals
    Phys. Chem. Minerals, 35, (5) 249 - 257,   2008
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures
    J. Mineral. Petrol. Sci., 103, (2) 126 - 130,   2008
  • Pressure generation to 80 GPa using multianvil apparatus with sintered diamond anvils
    High Pressure Research, 28,   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
    institute of physicsJournal of Physics: Conference Series, 215,   2010
  • Laser heating in nano-polycrystalline diamond anvil cell
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series., in press,   2009
  • Pulsed laser processing of nano-polycrystalline diamond: A comparative study with single crystal diamond
    Diamond and Related Materials, 18, (5-8) 877 - 880,   2009
  • Elastic wave velocities and Raman shift of MORB glass at high pressures - Reply
    Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103,   2008
  • Density profiles of pyrolite and MORB compositions across the 660 km seismic discontinuity
    High Pressure Research, 28,   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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Micro-/nanostructural investigation of laser-cut surfaces of single- and polycrystalline diamonds
    Diamond and Related Materials, in press,   2010
  • Application of nano-polycrystalline diamond to laser-heated diamond anvil cell experiments
    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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