Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geo- and Planetary Science
Studies on the roles of energy dissipation processes and orbital resonances on the formation of diverse planetary systems
A list of five major papers
Nagasawa, M., H. Tanaka, & S. Ida, Orbital Evolution of Asteroids during Depletion of the Solar Nebula, The Astronomical Journal, 119, 1480-1497，2000.
Nagasawa, M., D. N. C. Lin, & S. Ida, Eccentricity Evolution of Extrasolar multiple planetary Systems due to the depletion of Nascent Protostellar Disks, The Astrophysical Journal, 586, 1374-1393, 2003.
Nagasawa, M., D. N. C. Lin, & E. Thommes, Dynamical Shakeup of Planetary Systems. I. －Embryo's Trapping and Induced Collisions by the Sweeping Secular Resonance and Embryo-Disk Tidal Interaction, The Astrophysical Journal, 635, p.578-598, 2005.
Nagasawa, M., S. Ida, & T. Bessho, Formation of hot planets by a combination of planet scattering, tidal circularization and Kozai mechanism, The Astrophysical Journal, 678, 498-508, 2008.
Nagasawa M., & S. Ida, Orbital distributions of close-in planets and distant planets formed by scattering and dynamical tides, The Astrophysical Journal, 742, 72, 16pp, 2011.