JpGU Fellowship

Akira Fujiwara


For outstanding contributions to planetary science, especially on the studies of solar system small bodies from high-velocity impact experiments, and to the asteroid mission

A list of five major papers

Fujiwara, A., G. Kamimoto, and A. Tsukamoto 1977. Destruction of basaltic bodies by high-velocity impact. Icarus, 31, 277-288 (Web of Science 209).

Fujiwara, A., G. Kamimoto, and A. Tsukamoto 1978. Expected shape distribution of asteroids obtained from laboratory impact experiments. Nature 272, 602-603. (Web of Science 53)

Fujiwara, A. and A. Tsukamoto 1980. Experimental study on the velocity of fragments in collisional breakup. Icarus 44, 142-153 (Web of Science 119)

Fujiwara, A. P. Cerroni, D. Davis, E. Ryan, and M. di Martino 1989. Experiments and scaling laws for catastrophic collisions. In Asteroids II (Eds. Binzel, R. P. et al.), Tucson, AZ, Univ. Arizona Press, pp. 240-265.

Fujiwara, A., J. Kawaguchi, D. K. Yeomans, M. Abe, T. Mukai, T. Okada, J. Saito, H. Yano, M. Yoshikawa, D. J. Scheeres, O. Barnouin-Jha, A. F. Cheng, H. Demura, R. W. Gaskell, N. Hirata, H. Ikeda, T. Kominato, H. Miyamoto, A. M. Nakamura, R. Nakamura, S. Sasaki, and K. Uesugi 2006. The Rubble-Pile Asteroid Itokawa as Observed by Hayabusa. Science 312, 1330-1334. (Web of Science 237).


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