The Kumamoto International Symposium on Recent Advancements of Mineralogy and Petrology V
The Forth Meeting of Research Consortium on High-pressure Research

Department of Science, Building C 2F Auditorium C226
September 29 (Thursday) Symposium
September 28 (Wednesday) and 30 (Friday) 2011. Field Survey, Sampling and Facilities visit

Organized by: Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University and
Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Chairpersons (Kumamoto University): Akira Yoshiasa, Masaru Aniya, Hidetoshi Shibuya, Hiroshi Isobe, Fuyuki Shimojo and Tadao Nishiyama
Chairpersons (Tokyo Institute Technology): Satoshi Sasaki and Maki Okube


10:00 - 10:10 Opening Remarks by Tadao Nishiyama

(Kumamoto University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Dean)

Session-1 (Chaired by Akira Yoshiasa)

10:10 -10:40 (30 minutes)

Prof. Armando H. Shinohara
(UFPE - Federal University of Pernambuco)
"Material Science and recent new scientific projects in Federal University of Pernambuco (FUPE)."

10:40 -11:10 (30 minutes)

Prof. Tsutomu Mashimo (Kumamoto University)
"New materials processing under strong gravitational field."

11:10 - 11:30 (20 minutes)

Dr. Rabaya Bagum(Kumamoto Univ.)
" Effect of strong gravity on TiO2 rutile"

11:30 -12:00 (30 minutes)

Drs. Petr Krtil and Maki Okube (Head of Section, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences, Czech)
"The Joint Research plan on Solid State Electrochemistry among Kumamoto University, Tokyo Institrute of Technology and J. Heyrovsky Institute"

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Time (Poster Session for students)

"Advanced Research on Mineral Crystallography using Synchrotron 4-circle Diffractometer"

Session-2 (Chaired by Dr. Katsuhiro Tsukimura)

13:00 - 13:30 (30 minutes)

Prof. Satoshi Sasaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Recent performance of the crystal diffractometes in KEK PF."

13:30 - 14:00 (30 minutes)

Prof. Kazumasa Sugiyama (Tohoku Univ.)
"Recent development on crystallography in MIT."

14:00 - 14:30 (30 minutes)

Drs. Masahiko Sugahara and Akira Yoshiasa (Kumamoto Univ.)
"Precise structure analyses of advanced materials under high-pressure and high-temperature."

Session-3 (Chaired by Prof. Kazumasa Sugiyama)

14:30 - 14:50 (20 minutes)

Dr. Atsushi Kyono(Tsukuba Univ. Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences)
"Recent high-pressure single-crystal XRD studies at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory, USA"

14:50 - 15:20 (30 minutes)

Drs. Ritsuro Miyawaki, Koichi Momma,and Satoshi Matsubara(Dept. Geol. Paleontrol., Nat'l. Mus. Nat. Sci.)
"A recent trend of crystal structure analyses in description of new minerals."

15:20 - 15:40 (20 minutes)

Drs. Koichi Momma, Ritsuro Miyawaki Takahiro Kuribayashi and Toshiro Nagase (Dept. Geol. Paleontrol., Nat'l. Mus. Nat. Sci. and Tohoku Univ.)
"Single crystal X-ray diffraction experiments of chibaite"

15:40 - 16:10 (20 minutes)

Drs. Kazuki Komatsu (Tokyo Univ.)
"A design of a diamond anvil cell for accurate structure refinements under high pressure"

16:10 -16:30 Coffee break

Session-3 (Chaired by Dr. Ritsuto Miyawaki)

16:30 - 16:50 (20 minutes)

Dr. Takahiro Kuribayashi (Tohoku University)
"Refinements of the hydrogen positions in hydrous minerals under high-pressure conditions using single-crystal methods with synchrotron X-ray"

16:50 - 17:10 (20 minutes)

Dr. Katsuhiro Tsukimura (AIST)
"Crystallography in Environmental Sciences"

17:10 - 17:30 (20 minutes)

Dr. Hiroki Okudera. (Kanazawa Univ.)
"Change in structural parameters of magnetite with Ti-doping "

17:30 - 17:50 (20 minutes)

Dr. Makio Ohkawa. (Hiroshima Univ.)
"Hydrogarnet-like substitution for the orthosilicate group in vesuvianite"

17:50 - 18:10 (20 minutes)

Dr. Akihiko Nakatsuka. (Yamaguchi Univ.)
"The detailed crystal structure of synthetic vanadate garnet series"

18:10 - 18:30 (20 minutes)

Dr. Masahiko Tanaka. (National Institute for Materials Science, SPring-8)
"Focused beam flat sample method for synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction and its application for crystal structure analysis "

18:30 - 20:30 Banquet