JpGU Fellowship

Hiromoto Nakazawa


for outstanding contributions including: artificial synthesis of micro particulate iron sulphide clay minerals; the invention of the X-ray guide tube; and proposing the big bang theory of organic molecules for the origin of life.

A list of five major papers

  1. Otake. T., Taniguchi T., Furukawa Y., Kawamura F., Nakazawa H. and Kakegawa T. (2011) Stability of amino acids and their oligomerization under high-pressure conditions: implications for prebiotic chemistry. Astrobiology, vol.11, DOI: 10.1089/ast.2011.0637.
  2. Furukawa Y., Sekine T., Oba M., Kakegawa T. and Nakazawa H. (2009) Biomolecule formation by oceanic impacts on early Earth, Nature geoscience, vol.2, 62-66.
  3. Lindner G.G., Nakazawa H. and Hayashi S. (1998) Hallow nanospheres, allopanes ‘All-organic’ synthesis and characterization, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, vol. 214, 381-386.
  4. Hosokawa Y, Ozawa S., Nakazawa H. and Nakayama Y. (1997) X-ray guide tube and a desk-top scanning X-ray analytical microscope. X-ray Microscopy, vol. 26, 380-387.
  5. Nakazawa H., Osaka T, and Sakaguchi K. (1973) A new cubic iron sulphide prepared by vacuum deposition, Nature physical science, vol.242, 13-14.


Takeshi Kakegawa