JpGU Fellowship

Hisayoshi Yurimoto


For outstanding contributions to cosmochemistry, especially in invention of novel isotope microscopes and understanding the origin of oxygen isotope anomalies in the solar system.

A list of five major papers

  • Yurimoto, H., Ito, M. and Nagasawa, H. (1998) Oxygen isotope exchange between refractory inclusion in Allende and solar nebula gas. Science 282, 1874-1877.
  • Itoh S. and Yurimoto H. (2003) Contemporaneous formation of chondrules and refractory inclusions in the early solar system. Nature 423, 728-731.
  • Nagashima, K., Krot, A. N. and Yurimoto, H. (2004) Stardust silicates from primitive meteorites. Nature 428, 921-924.
  • Yurimoto H. and Kuramoto K. (2004) Molecular cloud origin for the oxygen isotope heterogeneity in the solar system. Science 305, 1763-1766.
  • Kawasaki, N., Simon, S. B., Grossman, L., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2018) Crystal growth and disequilibrium distribution of oxygen isotopes in an igneous Ca-Al-rich inclusion from the Allende carbonaceous chondrite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 221, 318-341.


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