Researcher Information

SHINOZAKI Ayako

Assistant Professor

High-pressure and high-temperature science of light elements and investigation of deep Earth interior.

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Earth and Planetary System Science

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Theme

Behavior of carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen in the deep Earth and planetary interior.

FieldEarth and Planetary Interior, Subduction zone, Deep carbon, Nitrogen, Organics, Chemical evolution, High-pressure and high-temperature experiments, Diamond anvil cells
KeywordEarth and Planetary Interior, Mant;e, Subduction zone, Deep carbon, Nitrogen, Chemical evolution, C-O-H-N fluids, Aromatic compounds, Amino acids, High-pressure and high-temperature experiments, Diamond anvil cells

Introduction of Research

I have been investigating behavior of carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen in the deep Earth and planetary interior using high-pressure and high-temperature experiments. Especially I’m studying about chemical evolution of organics such as aromatic compounds and amino acids.

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Representative Achievements

Behavior of intermolecular interactions in α-glycine under high pressure, A. Shinozaki, K. Komatsu, H. Kagi, C. Fujimoto, S. Machida, A. Sano-Furukawa, and T. Hattori, 2018, 148, 044507, Journal of Chemical Physics
Stability and partial oligomerization of naphthalene under high pressure at room temperature, A. Shinozaki, K. Mimura, T. Nishida, T. Inoue, S. Nakano, H. Kagi, Chemical Physics Letters, 2016, 662, 263-267
Preferential dissolution of SiO2 from enstatite to H2 fluid under high pressure and temperature, A. Shinozaki, H. Kagi, H. Hirai, H. Ohfuji, T. Okada, S. Nakano, T. Yagi, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 2016, 43, 277-285,
Pressure-induced oligomerization of alanine at 25 °C, C. Fujimoto, A. Shinozaki, K. Mimura, T. Nishida, H. Gotou, K. Komatsu, H. Kagi, Chemical Communication, 2015, 51, 13358-13361
Pressure-induced oligomerization of benzene at room temperature as a precursory reaction of amorphization. A. Shinozaki, K. Mimura, H. Kagi, K. Komatsu, N. Noguchi, H. Gotou, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2014, 141, 084306 1-7