Principle Investigator

Katsura, Tomoo

  • Development of experimental technology
  • High-pressure experiments


Frost, Daniel

  • Thermodynamic modelling

Golabek, Gregor

  • Geodynamic modelling

McCammon, Catherine

  • Moessbauer spectroscopy

Miyajima, Nobuyoshi

  • TEM observation

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Chanyshev, Artem

  •  Development of in situ X-ray observation with a multi-anvil press at DESY

Fei, Hongzhan

  • Development of a press-cooling system
  • Phase relations
    • SiO2-undersaturated Fe3+-bearing systems
  • Grain growth kinetics of bridgmanite + ferropericlase system

Ishii, Takayuki

  • Development of high-pressure generation using carbide anvils
  • Phase relations
  • Crystal chemistry

Kim, Eun Jeong

  • Development of boron-doped diamond furnace
  • Development of microanalysis
  • Phase relations in the MgO-FeO-Al2O3-SiO2 system

Nishida, Keisuke

  •  Development of boron-doped diamond furnace

graduate students

Bondar, Dmitry

  • Development of a rapid-quench technology


Past contributors


Liu, Zhaodong

  • Phase relations in MgO-Al2O3-Fe2O3-SiO2 systems

Wang, Biao

  • Phase relations in SiO2-saturated Fe3+-bearing systems

Xie, Longjian

  • Integration of the boron-doped diamond furnace in the sintered-diamond-anvil cell