Publications


  1. Liu, Z.-D., M. Nishi, T. Ishii, H.-Z. Fei, N. Miyajima, T. Boffa-Ballaran, H. Ohfuji, T. Sakai, L. Wang, S. Scheka, T. Arimoto, Y. Tange, Y. Higo, T. Irifune and T. Katsura, Phase relations in the system MgSiO3–Al2O3 up to 2300 K at lower-mantle pressures. J. Geophys. Res. - Solid Earth, 122., 2017. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014579
  2. Liu, Z.-D., T. Ishii and T. Katsura, Rapid decrease in oxygen-vacancy substitution in aluminous bridgmanite with pressure, Geochem. Persp. Lett. 5, 12-18, 2017. doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1739
  3. Ishii, T., D. Yamazaki, N. Tsujino, F. Xu, Z.-D. Liu, T. Kawazoe, T. Yamamoto, D. Druzhbin, L. Wang, Y. Higo, Y. Tange, T. Yoshino and T. Katsura, Pressure generation to 65 GPa in Kawai-type multi-anvil apparatus with tungsten carbide anvils, High Press. Res., 2017. doi: 10.1080/08957959.2017.1375491.
  4. Ishii, T., R. Sinmyo, T. Komabayashi, T. Boffa-Ballaran, T. Kawazoe, N. Miyajima, K. Hirose and T. Katsura, Synthesis and crystal structure of LiNbO3-type Mg3Al2Si3O12: A possible indicator of shock conditions of meteorites, Am. Min. 102, 1947-1952, doi 2017.
  5. Katsura, T., K. Baba, T. Yoshino and T. Kogiso, Electrical conductivity of the oceanic asthenosphere and its interpretation based on laboratory measurements, Tectonophysics 717C, 162-181, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.07.001, 2017.
  6. Fei, H. Z., D. Yamazaki, M. Sakurai, N. Miyajima, H. Ohfuji, T. Katsura, T. Yamamoto, A nearly water-saturated mantle transition zone inferred from mineral viscosity, Sci. Adv. 3, e1603024, 2017.
  7. Fukui, H., A. Baron, D. Ishikawa, H. Uchiyama, Y. Ohishi, T. Tsuchiya, H. Kobayashi, T. Matsuzaki, T. Yoshino, T. Katsura, Pressure dependence of transverse acoustic phonon energy in ferropericlase across the spin transition, J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 29, 245401, 2017.
  8. Katsura, T. Experimental geophysics - measurement of physical and chemical properties of major mantle minerals at high pressures and temperatures (in Japanese), Jap. Mag. Mineral. Petrol. Sci. 46, 1-14, 2017.
  9. Laumonier, M., R. Farla, D. Frost, T. Katsura, K. Marquardt, A.-S. Bouvier & L. Baumgartner, Experimental determination of melt interconnectivity and electrical conductivity in the upper mantle, Earth Planet Sci Lett. 463, 286–297, 2017.
  10. Wang, L., S. Blaha, T. Kawazoe, N. Miyajima & T. Katsura, Identical activation volumes of dislocation mobility in the [100](010) and [001](010) slip systems in natural olivine, Geophys. Res. Lett. 44, 2687-2692, doi:10.1002/2017GL073070, 2017.
  11. Fei, H.-Z., S. Koizumi, N. Sakamoto, M. Hashiguchi, H. Yurimoto, K. Marquardt, N. Miyajima, D. Yamazaki, and T. Katsura, New constraints on the transition from diffusion to dislocation creep in the upper-mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 433, 350-359, 2016.
  12. Fei, H.-Z., and T. Katsura, Si and O self-diffusion in hydrous forsterite and iron-bearing olivine from the perspective of defect chemistry, Phys. Chem. Miner. 43, 119-126, 2016.
  13. Ishii, T., L.-L. Shi, R. Huang, N. Tsujino, D. Druzhbin, R. Myhill, Y. Li, L. Wang, T. Yamamoto, N. Miyajima, T. Kawazoe, N. Nishiyama, Y. Higo, Y. Tange, and T. Katsura, Generation of pressures over 40 GPa using Kawai-type multi-anvil apparatus with tungsten carbide anvils, Rev. Sci. Instr. 87, 024501, doi: 10.1063/1.4941716, 2016.
  14. Wang, L., S. Blaha, Z. Pinter, R. Farla, T. Kawazoe, N. Miyajima, K. Michibayashi and T. Katsura, Temperature dependence of [100](010) and [001](010) dislocation mobility in natural olivine, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 441, 81-90, 2016.
  15. Katsura T. and T. Yoshino, Conductivity heterogeneity in the oceanic mantle, in “The Earth's Heterogeneous Mantle A Geophysical, Geodynamical and Geochemical Perspective” ed. by A. Khan, F. Deschamps, and K. Kawai, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 173-204, pp. 530, 2015.
  16. Kulik, E., N. Nishiyama, A. Masuno, Y. Zubavichus, V. Murzin, E. Khramov, A. Yamada, H. Ohfuji, H.-C. Wille, T. Irifune and T. Katsura, A Complete Solid Solution with Rutile-Type Structure in SiO2–GeO2 System at 12 GPa and 1600°C, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 98, 4111-4116, doi:10.1111/jace.13859, 2015.
  17. Fei, H.-Z., M. Wiedenbeck, D. Yamazaki, and T. Katsura, No effect of water on oxygen self-diffusion rate in forsterite, J. Geophys. Res.- Solid Earth 119, 2014JB011141, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011141, 2014.
  18. Wang, J., J. D. Bass, and T. Kastura, Elastic properties of iron-bearing wadsleyite to 17.7 GPa: Implications for mantle mineral models, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 228, 92-96, 2014.
  19. Wang, Y.-B., J. Tyburczy, B.-S. Li, D. P. Dobson, G. Fiquet, T. Irifune, Z.-M. Jin, T. Katsura, and E. Ohtani, High-pressure research in earth science: Crust, mantle, and core, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 228, xiii-xiv, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pepi.2014.05.001, 2014
  20. Yoshino, T., T. Matsuzaki, A. Shatskiy and T. Katsura, Corrigendum to “The effect of water on the electrical conductivity of olivine aggregates and its implications for the electrical structure in the upper mantle” [Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 288 (2009) 291–300], Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 391, 135-136, 2014
  21. Zhang, B.-H., T. Yoshino, D. Yamazaki, G.  Manthilake, and T. Katsura, Electrical conductivity anisotropy in partially molten peridotite under shear deformation, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 405, 98-109, 2014.
  22. Fei, H.-Z., M. Wiedenbeck, D. Yamazaki, and T. Katsura, Small effect of water on upper-mantle rheology based on silicon self-diffusion coefficients, Nature, 498(7453), 213-215, doi:10.1038/nature12193, 2013.
  23. Shatskiy, A., K. D. Litasov, Y. M. Borzdov, T. Katsura, D. Yamazaki, and E. Ohtani, Silicate diffusion in alkali-carbonatite and hydrous melts at 16.5 and 24 GPa: Implication for the melt transport by dissolution-precipitation in the transition zone and uppermost lower mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 225, 1-11, 2013.
  24. Ye, Y., J. R. Smyth, S. D. Jacobsen, W. R. Panero,D. A. Brown, T. Katsura, Y.-Y. Chang, J. P. Townsend, P. Dera, S. Tkachev, C. Unterborn, Z.-X. Liu, and C. Goujon, Crystal structure, Raman and FTIR spectroscopy, and equations of state of OH-bearing MgSiO3 akimotoite, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 166, 1375-1388, doi:10.1007/s00410-013-0933-y, 2013.
  25. Yoshiasa, A., A. Nakatsuka, M. Okube, and T. Katsura, Single-crystal metastable high-temperature C2/c clinoenstatite quenched rapidly from high temperature and high pressure, Acta Crystallogr. B, 69, 541-546, doi:10.1107/s2052519213028248, 2013.
  26. Yoshino, T., and T. Katsura, Electrical Conductivity of Mantle Minerals: Role of Water in Conductivity Anomalies, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 41, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-050212-124022, 2013.
  27. Yoshino, T., and T. Katsura, Re-evaluation of electrical conductivity of anhydrous and hydrous wadsleyite, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 337, 56-67, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.05.023, 2013.
  28. Fei, H. -Z., C. Hegoda, D. Yamazaki, M. Wiedenbeck, H. Yurimoto, S. Shcheka, and T. Katsura, High silicon self-diffusion coefficient in dry forsterite, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 345, 95-103, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.044, 2012.
  29. Yoshino, T., E. McIsaac, M. Laumonier, and T. Katsura, Electrical conductivity of partial molten carbonate peridotite, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 194, 1-9, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2012.01.005, 2012.
  30. Zhang, B.-H., T. Yoshino, X.-P. Wu, T. Matsuzaki, S.-M. Shan, and T. Katsura, Electrical conductivity of enstatite as a function of water content: Implications for the electrical structure in the upper mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357, 11-20, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.09.020, 2012.
  31. Fuji-ta, K., T. Katsura, M. Ichiki, T. Matsuzaki, and T. Kobayashi, Variations in electrical conductivity of rocks above metamorphic conditions, Tectonophysics 504, 116-121, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.03.008, 2011.
  32. Hammouda, T., D. Andrault, K. Koga, T. Katsura, and A. M. Martin, Ordering in double carbonates and implications for processes at subduction zones, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 161, 439-450, doi:10.1007/s00410-010-0541-z, 2011.
  33. Litasov, K. D., A. Shatskiy, E. Ohtani, and T. Katsura, Systematic study of hydrogen incorporation into Fe-free wadsleyite, Phys. Chem. Miner. 38, 75-84, doi:10.1007/s00269-010-0382-3, 2011.
  34. Ni, H. W., H. Keppler, M. Manthilake, and T. Katsura, Electrical conductivity of dry and hydrous NaAlSi3O8 glasses and liquids at high pressures, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 162, 501-513, doi:10.1007/s00410-011-0608-5, 2011.
  35. Shatskiy, A., Y. M. Borzdov, K. D. Litasov, E. Ohtani, A. F. Khokhryakov, Y. N. Pal'yanov, and T. Katsura, Press less split-sphere apparatus equipped with scaled-up Kawai-cell for mineralogical studies at 10-20 GPa, Am. Miner. 96, 541-548, doi:10.2138/am.2011.3643, 2011.
  36. Shatskiy, A., T. Katsura, K. D. Litasov, A. V. Shcherbakova, Y. M. Borzdov, D. Yamazaki, A. Yoneda, E. Ohtani, and E. Ito, High pressure generation using scaled-up Kawai-cell, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 189, 92-108, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2011.08.001, 2011.
  37. Sougawa, M., T. Sumiya, K. Takarabe, Y. Mori, T. Okada, H. Gotou, T. Yagi, D. Yamazaki, N. Tomioka, T. Katsura, H. Kariyazaki, K. Sueoka, and S. Kunitsugu, Crystal Structure of New Carbon-Nitride-Related Material C2N2(CH2), Jap. J. App. Phys. 50, doi:09550310.1143/jjap.50.095503, 2011.
  38. Urakawa, S., R. Matsubara, T. Katsura, T. Watanabe, and T. Kikegawa, Stability and bulk modulus of Ni3S, a new nickel sulfur compound, and the melting relations of the system Ni-NiS up to 10 GPa, Am. Miner. 96, 558-565, doi:10.2138/am.2011.3578, 2011.
  39. Xu, J. S., D. Yamazaki, T. Katsura, X. P. Wu, P. Remmert, H. Yurimoto, and S. Chakraborty, Silicon and magnesium diffusion in a single crystal of MgSiO3 perovskite, J. Geophys. Res.-Solid Earth 116, B12205, doi:10.1029/2011jb008444, 2011.
  40. Yamazaki, D. E. Ito, T. Katsura, T. Yoshino,S.-M. Zhai, H. Fukui, A. Shatskiy, X.-Z. Guo, S.-M. Shan, T. Okuchi, Y. Tange, Y. Higo, K.-I. Funakoshi, Phase boundary between perovskite and post-perovskite structures in MnGeO3 determined by in situ X-ray diffraction measurements using sintered diamond anvils, Am. Miner. 96, 89-92, doi:10.2138/am.2011.3499, 2011.
  41. Yoshino, T., E. Ito, T. Katsura, D. Yamazaki, S. M. Shan, X. Z. Guo, M. Nishi, Y. Higo, and K. Funakoshi, Effect of iron content on electrical conductivity of ferropericlase with implications for the spin transition pressure, J. Geophys. Res.-Solid Earth, 116, doi:B0420210.1029/2010jb007801, 2011.
  42. Katsura, T., Yoneda, A., Yamazaki, D., Yoshino, T. and Ito, E., Adiabatic temperature profile in the mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 183, 212-218, 2010.
  43. Ito, E., Yamazaki, D., Yoshino, T., Fukui, H., Zhai, S., Shatzkiy, A., Katsura, T., Tange, Y., Funakoshi, K., Pressure generation and investigation of the post-perovskite transformation in MgGeO3 by squeezing the Kawai-cell equipped with sintered diamond anvils, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 293, 84-89, 2010.
  44. Matsuzaki, T., Hagiya K., Shatskiy, A., Matsui, M. and Katsura, T., Crystal Structure of anhydrous K-phase X, K2.13(Mg1.91Cr0.02)Si2O7 synthesized at 16 GPa and 1700 °C, J. Min. Petrol. Sci. 105, 303-308, 2010.
  45. Morard, G. and Katsura, T., Pressure-temperature cartography of Fe-S-Si immiscible system, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 3659-3667, 2010.
  46. Shatskiy, A., Borzdov, Y. M., Yamazaki, D., Litasov, K. D., Katsura, T. and Palyanov, Y. N., Aluminum nitride crystal growth from AlN–Al system at 6.0 GPa and 1800°C, Crystal Growth and Design 10, 2563-2570, 2010.
  47. Shatskiy, A., Litasov, K. D., Terasaki, H., Katsura, T. and Ohtani, E., Performance of semi-sintered ceramics as pressure transmitting media up to 30 GPa, High Press. Res. 30, 443-450, 2010.
  48. Shatskiy, A., Yamazaki, D., Borzdov, Y., Matsuzaki, T., Litasov, K. D., Cooray, T., Ferot, A., Ito., E. and Katsura, T., Stishovite single crystal growth and application to silicon self-diffusion measurements, Am. Min. 95, 135-143, 2010.
  49. Wu, X.-P., Zhang, B.-H., Xu, J.-S., Katsura, T., Zhai, S.-M., Yoshino, T., Manthilake, G. and Shatskiy, A., Electrical conductivity measurements of periclase under high pressure and high temperature, Phys. B 405, 53-56, 2010.
  50. Yoshiasa, A., Ito, T., Sugiyama, K., Nakatsuka, A., Okube, M., Kurosawa, M. and Katsura, T., A peculiar site preference of B in MgAl2-xBxO4 (x = 0.0, 0.11 and 0.13) spinel under high-pressure and high-temperature, Zeitsch. Anorgan. Allgemeine Chemie 636, 472-475, 2010.
  51. Yoshino T., Laumonier M., McIsaac E. and Katsura, T., Electrical conductivity of basaltic and carbonatite melt-bearing peridotites at high pressures: Implications for melt distribution and melt fraction in the upper mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 295, 593-602, 2010.
  52. Zhai, S. M., Kanzaki, M., Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Synthesis and characterization of strontium-calcium phosphate γ-Ca3-xSrx(PO4)2 (0≤x≤2), Mater. Chem. Phys. 120, 348-350, 2010.
  53. Katsura, T., Yokoshi, S., Kawabe, K., Shatskiy, A., Manthilake, M. A. G. M., Zhai, S.-M., Fukui, H., Hegoda. A. C. I. H., Yoshino, Y., Yamazaki, D., Matsuzaki, T., Yoneda, A., Ito, E., Sugita, M., Tomioka, N., Hagiya, K., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., P-V-T relations of MgSiO3 perovskite determined by in situ X-ray diffraction using a large-volume high-pressure apparatus, Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L01305, 2009.
  54. Katsura, T., Shatskiy, A., Manthilake, M. A. G. M., Zhai, S.-M., Fukui, H., Yamazaki, D., Matsuzaki, T., Yoneda, A., Ito, E., Kuwata, A., Ueda, A., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K.,Thermal expansion of forsterite at high pressures determined by in situ X-ray diffraction: the adiabatic geotherm in the upper mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 86-92, 2009.
  55. Katsura, T., Shatskiy, A., Manthilake, M. A. G., Zhai, S. M., Fukui, H., Yamazaki, D., Matsuzaki, T., Yoshino, T., Yoneda, A., Ito, E., Sugita, M., Tomioka, N., Kuwata, A., Ueda, A., Tange, Y., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., P-V-T relations of wadsleyite determined by in situ X-ray diffraction in a large-volume high-pressure apparatus, Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L11307, 2009.
  56. Katsura, T., Yoshino, T., Manthilake, M. A. G. M. and Matsuzaki, T., Electrical conductivity of the major upper mantle minerals, a review, Russ. Geol. Geophys. 50, 1139-1145, 2009.
  57. Ito, E., Katsura, T., Yamazaki, D., Yoneda, A., Tado, M., Ochi, T., Nishibara, E. and Nakamura, A., A new 6-axis apparatus to squeeze the Kawai-cell of sintered diamond cubes, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 264-269, 2009.
  58. Ito, E., Fukui, H., Katsura, T., Yamazaki, D., Yoshino, T., Aizawa, Y., Kubo, A., Yokoshi, S., Kawabe, K., Zhai, S.-M., Shatskiy, A., Okube, M., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., Determination of high-pressure phase equilibria of Fe2O3 using the Kawai-type apparatus equipped with sintered diamond anvils, Am. Min. 94, 205-209, 2009.
  59. Litasov, K.D., Shatskiy, A., Palyanov, Yu.N., Sokol, A.G., Katsura, T. and Ohtani, E., Hydrogen incorporation into forsterite in the systems Mg2SiO4–K2Mg(CO3)2–H2O and Mg2SiO4–H2O–C at pressures of 7.5-14.0 GPa, Russ. Geol. Geophys. 50, 1129-1138, 2009.
  60. Litasov, K. D., Shatskiy, A. F., Katsura, T. and Ohtani, E., Water Solubility in Forsterite at 8–14 GPa, Doklady Earth Sciences 425A, 432–435, 2009.
  61. Manthilake, M. A. G. M., Matsuzaki, T., Yoshino, T., Yamashita, S., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Electrical conductivity of wadsleyite as a function of temperature and water content, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 10-18, 2009.
  62. Matsui, M., Ito, E., Katsura, T., Yamazaki, D., Yoshino, T., Yokoyama, A. and Funakoshi, K., The temperature-pressure-volume equation of state of platinum, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 013505, 2009.
  63. Shatskiy, A., Yamazaki, D., Morard, G., Cooray, T., Matsuzaki, T., Higo, Y., Funakoshi, K., Sumiya, H., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Boron-doped diamond heater and its application to large-volume, high-pressure and high-temperature experiments, Rev. Sci. Instr. 80, 023907, 2009.
  64. Shatskiy, A., Litasov, K. D., Matsuzaki, T., Shinoda, K., Yamazaki, D., Yoneda, A., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Single crystal growth of wadsleyite, Am. Min. 94, 1130-1136, 2009.
  65. Yamazaki, D., Yoshino, T., Matsuzaki, T., Katsura; T. and Yoneda, A., Texture of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 perovskite and ferro-periclase aggregate: implications for rheology of the lower mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 138-144, 2009.
  66. Yoshino, T., Matsuzaki, T., Shatskiy, A. and Katsura, T., Effect of water on electrical conductivity of olivine aggregates with implications for electrical structure in the upper mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 288, 291-300, 2009.
  67. Yoshino, T. and Katsura, T., Effect of iron content on electrical conductivity of ringwoodite, with implications for electrical structure in the transition zone, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 3-9, 2009.
  68. Yoshino, T. and Katsura, T., Reply to comments on "Electrical conductivity of wadsleyite as a function of temperature and water content" by Manthilake et al., Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 174, 22-23, 2009.
  69. Fukui, H., Katsura, T., Kuribayashi, T., Matsuzaki, T., Yoneda, A., Ito, E., Kudo, Y., Tsutsui, S. and Baron, A. Q. R., Precise determination of elastic constants for MgO by means of high-resolution inelastic X-ray scattering, J. Synch. Rad. 15, 618-623, 2008.
  70. Jin, C.-Q., Zhou, J.-S., Goodenough, J. B., Liu, Q. Q., Zhao, J.-G., Yang, L. X., Yu, Y., Yu, R. C., Katsura, T., Shatskiy, A. and Ito, E., High-pressure synthesis of the cubic perovskite BaRuO3 and evolution of ferromagnetism in ARuO3 (A = Ca, Sr, Ba) ruthenates, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 7115-7119, 2008.
  71. Kubo, A., Yoneda, A., Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Deviatoric stress and mean pressure in MgO compressed in a Kawai-type apparatus above 30 GPa: Evidence for reduction of deviatoric stress by annealing, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 69, 2261-2264, 2008.
  72. Kubo, A., Ito, E., Katsura, T., Fujino, K. and Funakoshi, K, In situ X-ray diffraction of pyrolite to 40 GPa using Kawai-type apparatus with sintered diamond anvils: possibility for the existence of iron-rich metallic particles in the lower mantle, High Press. Res. 28, 351-362, 2008.
  73. Ota, T., Kobayashi, K., Katsura, T. and Nakamura, E., Tourmaline breakdown in a pelitic system: implications for boron cycling through subduction zones, Contrib. Min. Pet. 155, 19-32, 2008.
  74. Yoshino, T., Manthilake, G., Matsuzaki, T. and Katsura, T., Dry mantle transition zone inferred from the electrical conductivity of wadsleyite and ringwoodite, Nature 451, 326-329, 2008.
  75. Yoshino, T., Nishi, M., Matsuzaki, T., Yamazaki, D. and Katsura, T., Electrical conductivity of majorite garnet and its implications for electrical structure in the mantle transition zone, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 170, 193-200, 2008.
  76. Yoshino, T., Yamazaki, D., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., No interconnection of ferro-periclase in post-spinel phase inferred from conductivity measurement, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L22303, 2008.
  77. Zhou, J.-S., Matsubayashi, K., Uwatoko, Y., Jin, C.-Q., Cheng, J.-G., Goodenough, J. B., Liu, Q. Q., Katsura, T., Shatskiy, A. and Ito, E., Critical behavior of the ferromagnetic perovskite BaRuO3, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 077206, 2008.
  78. Ito, E., T. Katsura, D. Yamazaki, A. Yoneda, M. Tado, E. Nishibara, A. Nakamura and T. Ochi, Manufacture of a New 6-axis Apparatus (in Japanese), Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 18, 208-213, 2008.
  79. Katsura, T., Phase relation studies of mantle minerals by means of in situ X-ray diffraction in a multi-anvil apparatus, The Geological Society America Special Paper 421Advance in High Pressure Mineralogy”, 189–205, 2007.
  80. Katsura, T., Electrical conductivity of the mantle, mineralogy, in “Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism” ed by D. Gubbins and E. Herrero-Bervera, 684-688, 2007.
  81. Katsura, T., Yokoshi, S., Kawabe, K., Shatskiy, A., Okube, M., Fukui, H., Ito, E., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., Pressure dependence of electrical conductivity of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 ilmenite, Phys. Chem. Min. 34, 249-255, 2007.
  82. Fuji-ta, K., Katsura, T., Matsuzaki, T. and Ichiki, M., Electrical conductivity measurements of brucite under crustal pressure and temperature conditions, Earth Planet Space 59, 645-648, 2007.
  83. Fuji-ta, K., Katsura, T., Matsuzaki, T., Ichiki, M. and Kobayashi T., Electrical conductivity measurement of gneiss under mid- to lower crustal P-T conditions, Tectonophys. 434, 93-101, 2007.
  84. Kojitani, H., Katsura, T. and Akaogi, M., Aluminum substitution mechanisms in perovskite-type MgSiO3: An investigation by Rietveld analysis, Phys. Chem. Min. 34, 257-267, 2007.
  85. Shatskiy, A., Fukui, H., Matsuzaki, T., Yoneda, A., Yamazaki, D., Ito E. and Katsura, T., Growth of large MgSiO3 perovskite single crystals (1mm): a thermal gradient method at ultra-high pressure, Am. Min. 92, 1744-1749, 2007.
  86. Yamazaki D., Ito E., Tange Y., Yoshino T., Zhai S., Fukui H., Shatskiy A., Katsura T. and Funakoshi K., Phase boundary between ilmenite and perovskite structures in MnGeO3 determined by in situ X-ray diffraction measurements, Phys. Chem. Min. 34, 269-273, 2007.
  87. Matsui, M., Katsura, T., Kuwata, A., Hagiya, K., Tomioka, N., Sugita., M., Yokoshi, S., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., Equation of state of (Mg0.8Fe0.2)2SiO4 ringwoodite from synchrotron X-ray diffraction up to 20 GPa and 1700 K, Euro. J. Min. 18, 523–528, 2006.
  88. Yoshino, T., Matsuzaki, T., Yamashita, S. and Katsura, T., Hydrous olivine unable to account for conductivity anomaly at the top of the asthenosphere, Nature 443, 973–976, 2006.
  89. Zhang, B.-H., Katsura, T., Shatskiy, A., Matsuzaki, T. and Wu, X.-P., Electrical conductivity of FeTiO3 ilmenite at high temperature and at high pressure, Phys. Rev. B 73, 134104, 2006.
  90. Fukui, H., Inoue, T., Yasui, T., Katsura, T., Funakoshi, K., Ohtaka, O., Decomposition of brucite up to 20 GPa: evidence for high MgO-solubility in the liquid phase, Euro. J. Min. 17, 261-267, 2005.
  91. Ito, E., Katsura, T., Aizawa, Y., Kawabe, K., Yokoshi, S., Kubo, A., Nozawa, A. and Funakoshi, K., High-pressure generation in the Kawai-type apparatus equipped with sintered diamond anvils: application to the wurzite-rocksalt transformation in GaN, in “Advances in High-Pressure Technology for Geophysical Applications” ed by Chen, J., Wang, W., Duffy, T. S., Shen, G. and Dobrzhinetskaya, L. F., Elsevier B.V., 451-460, 2005.
  92. Kaneko, H., Funakoshi, K., Katsua, T. and Utsumi, W., Computer control and measurement systems for "SPEED-1500", a Kawai-type multi-anvil press for in situ X-ray observations with synchrotron radiation (in Japanese), Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 15, 9-14, 2005.
  93. Mayama, N., Suzuki, I., Saito, T., Ohno, I., Katsura, T. and Yoneda, A., Temperature dependence of elastic moduli of ringwoodite, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 148, 353-359, 2005.
  94. Katsura, T., Yamada, H., Kubo, A., Shinmei, T., Nishikawa, O., Yoshino, T., Aizawa, Y., Song M.-s., Walter, M. J., Ito, E. and Funakoshi, K., Olivine-wadsleyite transition in the system (Mg,Fe)2SiO4, J. Geophys. Res. B 109, B02209, 2004.
  95. Katsura, T., Funakoshi, K., Kubo, A., Nishiyama, N., Tange, Y., Sueda, Y., Kubo, T. and Utsumi, W., A large-volume high P-T apparatus for in situ X-ray observation ‘SPEED-Mk.II, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 143-144, 497-506, 2004.
  96. Katsura, T., Yokoshi, S., Song M.-S., Kawabe, K., Tsujimura T., Kubo A., Ito, E., Tange Y. Tomioka, N., Keiko, S. and Funakoshi, K., Thermal expansion of Mg2SiO4 ringwoodite at high pressures, J. Geophys. Res. B 109, B12209, 2004.
  97. Aizawa, Y., Yoneda, A., Katsura, T., Ito, E., Saito, T. and Suzuki, I., Temperature derivatives of elastic moduli of MgSiO3 perovskite, Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, L01602, 2004
  98. Fuji-ta, K., Katsura, T. and Tainosho, Y., Electrical conductivity measurement of granulite sample under lower crustal pressure-temperature conditions, Geophys. J. Int. 157, 79-86, 2004.
  99. Ito, E., Kubo, A., Katsura, T. and Walter, M. J., Melting experiments of mantle materials under lower mantle conditions with Implication to fractionation in magma ocean, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 143-144, 397-406, 2004.
  100. Matsui, M. and Katsura, T., The temperature-pressure-volume equation of state of γ-Mg2SiO4, J. Min. Petr. Sci. 99, 72-75, 2004.
  101. Mayama, N., Suzuki, I., Saito, T., Ohno, I., Katsura, T. and Yoneda, A., Temperature dependence of elastic moduli of β-(Mg,Fe)2SiO4, Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, L04612, 2004.
  102. Ono, S., Funakoshi, K., Nakajima, Y., Tange, Y. andKatsura, T., Phase transition of zircon at high P-T conditions, Contrib. Min. Pet. 147, 505-509, 2004.
  103. Urakawa, S., Someya, K. Terasaki, H., Katsura, T., Yokoshi, S., Funakoshi, K., Utsumi, W., Katayama, Y., Sueda, Y. and Irifune, T., Phase relationships and equations of state for FeS at high pressures and temperatures and implications for the internal structure of Mars, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 143-144, 469-479, 2004.
  104. Yoshino, T., Walter, M. J. and Katsura, T., Connectivity of molten Fe alloy in peridotite based on in situ electrical conductivity measurements: implications for core formation in terrestrial planets, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 222, 625-643, 2004.
  105. Katsura, T., Yamada, H., Shinmei, T., Kubo, A., Ono, S., Kanzaki, M., Yoneda, A., Walter, M. J., Urakawa, S., Ito, E., Funakoshi, K. and Utsumi, W., Post-spinel transition in Mg2SiO4 determined by in situ X-ray diffractometry, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 136, 11-24, 2003.
  106. Kubo, A., Ito, E., Katsura, T., Shinmei, T., Yamada, H., Nishikawa, O., Song, M. and Funakoshi, K., In situ X-ray observation of iron using Kawai-type apparatus equipped with sintered diamond: absence of beta phase up to 44 GPa and 2100 K, Geophys. Res. Lett. 30, 2003.
  107. Nishiyama, N., Katsura, T., Funakoshi, K., Kubo, A., Tange, Y., Sueda, Y., Kubo, T., Precise determination of the phase boundary between B1 and B2 phases in NaCl by in situ X-ray diffraction experiments, Phys. Rev. B 68, 134109, 2003.
  108. Sinogeikin, S. V., Bass, J. D. and Katsura, T., Single-crystal elasticity of ringwoodite to high pressures and high temperatures: implications for 520 km seismic discontinuity, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 136, 41-66, 2003.
  109. Yoshiasa, A., Murai, Y., Ohtaka O. and Katsura, T., Detailed structures of hexagonal diamond (lonsdaleite) and wurtzite type BN, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 42, 1694-1704, 2003.
  110. Yoshino, T., Walter, M. J. and Katsura, T., Core formation triggered by grain boundary percolation, Nature 422, 154-157, 2003.
  111. Katsura, T., Thermal diffusivity of forsterite at high pressures and high temperatures, J. Min. Petr. Sci. 97, 238-240, 2002.
  112. Tomioka, N., Fujino, K., Ito, E., Katsura, T. and Kato, T., Microstructures and structural phase transition in (Mg,Fe)SiO3 majorite, Euro. J. Min. 14, 7-14, 2002.
  113. Walter, M. J., Katsura, T., Shinmei, T., Kubo, A., Nishikawa, O. Lesher, C. and Funakoshi, K., Spinel-garnet lherzolite transition in the system CMAS revised: an in situ X-ray study, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2109-2121, 2002.
  114. Katsura, T., Mayama, N., Shouno, K., Sakai, M., Yoneda, A. and Suzuki, I., Temperature derivatives of elastic moduli of modified spinel, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 124, 163-166, 2001.
  115. Furuichi, H., Ito, E., Kanno, Y., Watanabe, W., Katsura, T. and Fujii, N., Amorphous copper formation and related phenomena at ultrahigh pressure, J. Non-Crystal. Solid. 279, 215-218, 2001.
  116. Ono, S., Katsura, T., Ito, E., Kanzaki, M., Yoneda, A., Walter, M. J., Urakawa, S., Utsumi, W. and Funakoshi, K., In situ observation of ilmenite-perovskite phase transition in MgSiO3 using synchrotron radiation, Geophys. Res. Lett. 28, 835-838, 2001.
  117. Ono, S., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Mineralogy of subducted basaltic crust (MORB) from 25 to 37 GPa, and chemical heterogeneity of the lower mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 190, 57-63, 2001.
  118. Sato, K. and Katsura, T.,Experimental investigation on dolomite dissociation into aragonite + magnesite up to 8.5 GPa, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 184, 529-534, 2001.
  119. Sato, K. and Katsura, T., Sulfer: a new solvent-catalyst for diamond synthesis under high pressure and high temperature conditions, J. Crystal Growth 223, 189-194, 2001.
  120. Sinogeikin, S. V., Bass, J. D. and Katsura, T., Single-crystal elasticity of γ-(Mg,Fe)2SiO4 at high pressures and temperatures: implications for the 520 km discontinuity, Geophys. Res. Lett. 28, 4335-4338, 2001.
  121. Fukui, H., Ohtaka, O., Nagai, T., Funakoshi, K., Utsumi, W. and Katsura, T., Melting of Portlandite up to 6GPa, Phys. Chem. Min. 27, 367-370, 2000.
  122. Ono, S., Ito, E., Katsura, T., Yoneda, A., Walter, M. J., Urakawa, S., Utsumi, W. and Funakoshi, K., Thermoelastic properties of high-pressure phase of SnO2 determined by in situ X-ray observations up to 30 GPa and 1400 K, Phys. Chem. Min. 27, 618-622, 2000.
  123. Suematsu, H., Ito, T., Karppinen, M., Katsura, T. and Yamauchi, H., Peak effect in critical current density induced by oxygen deficiency in the CuBa2Ca3Cu4O10+d superconductor, Supercond. Sci. Tech. 13, 930, 2000.
  124. Tani, A., Yamanaka, C., Ikeya, M., Ohtaka, O. and Katsura, T., ESR study of a new electron center in synthetic stishovite, a high-pressure polymorph of silica, Appl. Magn. Res. 18, 559-564, 2000.
  125. Tani, A., Yamanaka, C., Ikeya, M., Ohtaka, O., Takada, M., Katsura, T., Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) study of synthetic stishovite, Rad. Meas. 32, 473-477, 2000.
  126. Nakatsuka, A., Yoshiasa, A., Yamanaka, T., Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Symmetry change of majorite solid-solution in the system Mg3Al2Si3O12-MgSiO3, Am. Min. 84, 1135-1143, 1999.
  127. Katsura, T., Sato, K. and Ito, E., Electric conductivity of silicate perovskite at lower mantle conditions, Nature 395, 493-495, 1998.
  128. Katsura, T., Ueda, A., Ito, E. and Morooka, K., Postspinel transition in Fe2SiO4, in: Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials at High Pressure and Temperature, Geophysical Monograph, 101, ed. by Murli H. Manghnani and Takehiko Yagi, 435-440, 1998.
  129. Katsura, T., Sato, K. and Ito, E., Electrical conductivity measurement of minerals at high pressures and high temperatures, Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 7, 18-21, 1998.
  130. Irifune, T., Nishiyama, N., Kuroda, K., Inoue, T., Isshiki, M., Utsumi, W., Funakoshi, K., Urakawa, S., Uchida, T., Katsura, T., Ohtaka, O., Postspinel phase boundary in Mg2SiO4 determined by in situ X-ray measurement, Science 279, 1698-1700, 1998.
  131. Ito, E., Kubo, A., Katsura, T., Akaogi, M. and Fujita, T., High-pressure transformation of Pyrope (Mg3Al2Si3O12) in a sintered diamond cubic anvil assembly, Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 821-824, 1998.
  132. Ito, E., Katsura, T. and Suzuki, T., Metal/Silicate partitioning of Mn, Co and Ni at high pressure and high temperature, in: Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials at High Pressure and Temperature, Geophys. Mono.101, ed. by Murli H. Manghnani and Takehiko Yagi, 215-225, 1998.
  133. Kubo, A., Ito, E., Katsura, T. and Akaogi, M., Post-garnet transition in the system MgSiO3-Al2O3, Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 7, 122-124, 1998.
  134. Sinogeikin, S. V., Katsura, T. and Bass, J. D., Sound velocities and Elastic Properties of Fe-bearing wadsleyite and ringwoodite, J. Geophys. Res. B 103, 20819-20826, 1998.
  135. Suzuki, T., Akaogi, M., Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Element partitioning between high pressure minerals and the coexisting silicate melt, Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 7, 98-100, 1998.
  136. Tomioka, N., Fujino, K., Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Cubic-tetragonal transition of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 majorite, Rev. High Press. Sci. Tech. 7, 116-118, 1998.
  137. Katsura, T., Thermal diffusivity of periclase at high temperatures and high pressures, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 101, 73-77, 1997.
  138. Sato, K., Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Phase relations of phlogopite with and without enstatite up to 8 GPa: implication to potassic magmatism and mantle metasomatism, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 146, 511-526, 1997.
  139. Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Determination of Fe-Mg partitioning between perovskite and magnesiowüstite, Geophys. Res. Lett. 23, 2005-2008, 1996.
  140. Katsura, T., Thermal diffusivity of olivine under upper mantle conditions, Geophys. J. Int. 122, 63-69, 1995.
  141. Ito, E., Morooka, K., Ujike, O. and Katsura, T., Reactions between molten iron and silicate melts at high pressure: implications for the chemical evolution of the Earth’s core, J. Geophys. Res. B 100, 5901-5910, 1995.
  142. Sharp, T. G., Bussod, G. Y. and Katsura, T., Microstructures in β-Mg1.8Fe0.2SiO4 experimentally deformed at transition zone conditions, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 86, 69-83, 1994.
  143. Katsura, T., Thermal diffusivity of silica glass at pressures up to 9 GPa, Phys. Chem. Min. 20, 201-208, 1993.
  144. Bussod, G. Y., Katsura, T. and Rubie, D. C., The large volume multi-anvil press as a high P-T deformation apparatus, PAGEOPH. 141, 579-599, 1993.
  145. Katsura, T. and Ito, E., The system MgO-SiO2-CO2-H2O at high pressure: a preliminary investigation of CO2 concentration in mantle fluids, in: High-Pressure Research: Application to Earth and Planetary Sciences, ed. by Y. Syono and M.H. Manghnani, 275-282, Terra Scientific Publishing Company, Tokyo, 1992.
  146. Ito, E. and Katsura, T., Melting of ferromagnesian silicates under the lower mantle conditions, in: High-Pressure Research: Application to Earth and Planetary Sciences, ed. by Y. Syono and M.H. Manghnani, 315-322, Terra Scientific Publishing Company, Tokyo, 1992.
  147. Katsura, T. and Ito, E., Melting and subsolidus phase relations in the system MgSiO3-MgCO3 at high pressures: implications to the origin of the Earth's atmosphere, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 99, 110-117, 1990.
  148. Katsura, T. and Ito, E., The system Mg2SiO4-Fe2SiO4 at high pressures and temperatures: precise determination of stabilities of olivine, modified spinel, and spinel, J. Geophys. Res. B 94, 15663-15670, 1989.
  149. Ito, E. and Katsura, T., A temperature profile in the mantle transition zone, Geophys. Res. Lett. 16, 425-428, 1989.