Welcome to HACTO

We aim elucidate the structure, dynamics and evolution of the
Earth's interior by experimental study of the physical and
chemical properties of the Earth's constituents.

2020.12.01 Professor Yoshino elected as a fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA)
2020.10.05 IPM News Letter 2020 No.3 (pdf) is available Here
2020.06.01 New member joined - Izumi Mashino (Tenure Track Junior)
Past topics


2012.03.30 Sun, W., Yoshino, T., Sakamoto, N., Yurimoto, H., Hydrogen diffusion mechanism in the mantle deduced from H-D interdiffusion in wadsleyite, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 561, 116815, 2021 external linkScienceDirect
2021.02.17 Ezenwa, I. C., Yoshino, T., Martian core heat flux: Electrical resistivity and thermal conductivity of liquid Fe at Martian core P-T conditions,Icarus, 360, 114367, 2021 external linkScienceDirect
2020.12.24 Zhang, B., Zhao, C., Yoshino, T., Fe-Mg interdiffusion in wadsleyite and implications for water content of the transition zone. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 554, 116672, 2021 external linkScienceDirect
2020.07.16 Yamazaki, D., Pressure generation in the Kawai-type multianvil apparatus and rheology of the Earth’s interior, Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 49,15-27,2020 (in Japanese) external linkJ-Stage
2020.06.25 Xu, F., Yamazaki, D., Tsujino, N., Guan, L., Lattice preferred orientation of stishovite deformed at high pressure and high temperature, Physics. Earth. Planet. Inter. 306, 106546, 2020external linkScienceDirect
  Publication lists 
Press Release  Japanese only
2017.10.12 半導体ダイヤモンドヒーターによる超高温発生 半導体ダイヤモンドヒーターを開発し、超高圧下で約4000Kの超高温発生に成功
2016.10.18 地球マントル最下部D”層の謎を解明 ポストペロブスカイト構造の結晶弾性を非弾性X線散乱法により世界で初めて測定
2016.09.20 下部マントル深部の地震波速度異常(LLSVPs)を解き明かす鍵
2014.02.20 夢の百万気圧達成
2014.03.27 地球マントル最下部D”層の謎を解明 ポストペロブスカイト構造の結晶弾性を非弾性X線散乱法により世界で初めて測定
2014.09.25 沈み込み帯スラブがマントル遷移層に水を供給することを解明