Publication List



1)1986 - 2008

1.Akimasa Masuda, Takafumi Hirata, Hiroshi Shimizu (1986)

Determination of Osmium Isotope Ratios in Iron Meteorites and Iridosmines by ICP-MS

Geochem. J., 20, 233-239.

2. Takafumi Hirata, Hiroshi Shimizu, Tasuku Akagi, Hideyuki Sawatari, Akimasa Masuda (1988)

Precise Determination of Rare Earth Elements in Geological Standard Rocks by Inductively Coupled Plasma Source Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Sci., 4, 637-647.

3.Takafumi Hirata, Hiroshi Shimizu, Tasuku Akagi, Akimasa Masuda (1988)

Simultaneous Determination of Isotopic Ratio and Abundance of Osmium by ICP-MS: Fundamental Studies for the Application to Rhenium-Osmium Systematics

ICP Inf. News. Lett., 13, 731-735.

4.Takafumi Hirata, Tasuku Akagi, Hiroshi Shimizu, Akimasa Masuda (1989)

Determination of Osmium and Osmium Isotope Ratios by Micro-Electrothermal Vaporization Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., 61, 2263-2266.

5. Takafumi Hirata, Tasuku Akagi, Akimasa Masuda (1990)

Direct Introduction of Powdered Samples into Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry with Spark Dispersion/Merging Introduction Technique

Analyst, 115, 1329-1333.

6. Takafumi Hirata (1990)

Development of a Merging Introduction Technique for Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry: Some Geochemical Applications

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 5, 589-591.(Alan Date Memorial Award受賞論文)

7. Tasuku Akagi, Takafumi Hirata, Akimasa Masuda (1990)

Hydride Generation in Merging Chamber for Determination of Picogram Amounts of Bismuth by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Sci., 6, 397-400.

8. Takafumi Hirata, Akimasa Masuda (1990)

Determination of Rhenium With Enhanced Sensitivity Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 5, 627-630.

9. Akimasa Masuda, Takafumi Hirata (1991)

High Coherence between the Most Refractory Siderophile Elements in Metallic Materials of Meteorites

Proc. Japan Acad., 67B, 72-76.

10. Takafumi Hirata, Akimasa Masuda (1992)

Rhenium and Osmium Systematics on Iron and Stony Iron Meteorites

Meteoritics, 27, 568-575.

11. Takafumi Hirata, Robert W. Nesbitt (1995)

U-Pb Isotope Gepchronology of Zircon: Evaluation of the Laser Probe-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Technique

Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 59, 2491-2500.

12. Takafumi Hirata (1996)

Lead Isotopic Analysis using Multiple Collector-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry coupled with Modified External Correction Method for Mass Discrimination Effect,

Analyst, 121, 1407-1411.

13. 平田岳史(1996)



14. Barrat, J.A.,  Keller, F.,  Amosse J., Taylor, R. N.,  Nesbitt, R. W. and Hirata, T. (1996)

Determination of rare earth elements in sixteen silicate reference samples by ICP-MS after Tm addition and ion-exchange separation

Geostand. Newslett., 20. 133-139.

15. Takafumi Hirata, Robert W. Nesbitt (1997)

Distribution of Platinum Group Elements and Rhenium Between Metallic Phases of Iron Meteorites

Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 147, 11-24.

16. Takafumi Hirata (1997)

Isotopic Variations of Germanium for Iron and Stony Iron Meteorites

Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 61, 4439-4448.

17. Takafumi Hirata (1997)

Soft Ablation Technique for Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 12, 1337-1342.

18. Takafumi Hirata, Michinari Hattori, Tsuyoshi Tanaka (1998)

In-situ osmium isotope ratio analyses of iridosmines by laser ablation-multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Chem. Geol. (Isotope Geoscience), 144, 269-280.

19. Robert W. Nesbitt, Takafumi Hirata, Ian B. Butler, James A. Milton (1998)

UV Laser Ablation ICP-MS: Some Applications in the Earth Sciences

Geostand. Newslett., 20, 231-243.

20. Takafumi Hirata, Takuya Yamaguchi (1999)

Isotopic Analysis of Zirconium using an enhanced sensitivity-laser ablation-multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 14, 1455-1459.

21. Takafumi Hirata (2000)

Development of a Flushing Spray Chamber for Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 15, 1447-1450.

22. Takafumi Hirata, Takeshi Ohno (2001)

In-situ isotopic ratio analysis of iron using a laser ablation-multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-MC-ICPMS)

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 16, 487-491.

23. Takafumi Hirata (2001)

Determinations of Zr isotopic composition and U-Pb age for terrestrial and extraterrestrial zircons and baddeleytes using laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry : implications for Nb-Zr isotopic systematics

Chem. Geol., 176, 323-342.

24. Michinari Hattori, Takafumi Hirata (2001)

A novel sample decomposition technique at atmospheric pressure for the determination of Os abundances in iron meteorites using isotope dilution inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry

Analyst, 126, 846-851.

25. Toshiyuki Fujii, Takafumi Hirata, Shibahara, Yuji, Nishizawa, Kazushige (2001)

Mass-dependent and mass-independent isotopic effects of zinc in chemical exchange reactions using liquid chromatography with a cryptand stationary phase

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 3, 3125-3129.

26. Toshiyuki Fujii, Hirotake Moriyama, Takafumi Hirata, Nishizawa, Kazushige (2001)

Isotopic effects of hafnium in solvent extraction using crown ethers

Bull. Chem. Soc., 74, 1031-1032.

27. Hisao, Oda, Akira Kawasaki, Takafumi Hirata (2001)

Determination of the Geographic Origin of Brown-Rice with Isotope Ratios of 11B/10B and 87Sr/86Sr

Anal. Sci., 17, i1627-i1630.

28. A. Plotnikov, V. Titov, A. V., Kruk, N. N., Tsuyoshi Ota, Takeshi Kabashima, Takafumi Hirata (2001)

Middle Paleozoic age of metamorphism in the South-Chuya complex in Gorny Altai (results of Ar-Ar, Rb-Sr, and U-Pb isotope dating)

Russian Geology and Geophysics, v. 42, p. 1333-1347.

29. Takafumi Hirata (2002)

In-situ precise isotopic analysis of tungsten using laser ablation-multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-MC-ICPMS) with time resolved data acquisition technique

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 17, 204-210.

30. Masaharu Tanimizu, Yoichi Asada, Takafumi Hirata (2002)

Absolute Isotopic Composition and Atomic Weight of Commercial Zinc Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., Volume 74, 5814-5819.

31. Tsuyoshi Komiya, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata and Hisayoshi Yurimoto (2002)

Petrology and geochemistry of MORB and OIB in the mid-Archean North Pole region, Pilbara craton, Western Australia: implications for the composition and temperature of the upper mantle at 3.5 Ga

International Geology Review, v. 44, p. 988-1016.

32. Takafumi Hirata (2003)

Chemically assisted-Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry

Anal. Chem., 75, 228-233.

33. Yuji Orihashi, Takafumi Hirata (2003)

Rapid quantitative analysis of Y and REE abundances in XRF glass bead for selected GSJ reference rock standards using Nd-YAG 266 nm UV laser ablation ICP-MS

Goechem. J., 37, 401-412.

34. Takafumi Hirata, Yumiko Hayano, Takeshi Ohno (2003)

Improvements in precision of isotopic ratio measurements using laser ablation-multiple collector-ICP-mass spectrometry: reduction of changes in measured isotope ratios

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 18, 1283-1288.

35. Yuji Orihashi, Tkafumi Hirata, K. Tani and H. Yoshida (2003).

Rapid and simultaneous determination of multi-element abundances and U-Pb age for zircon crystal using UV laser ablation ICP-MS technique: critical evaluation of the technique with 91500 zircon standard

Jour. Miner. Petrol. Sci., 98, 109-117.

36. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takafumi Hirata (2004)

Simultaneous determinations of U-Pb age and REE abundances of zircon crystals using ArF Excimer laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry equipped with a Chicane ion lens system

Geochem. J., 38, 229-241.

37. Tstuyoshi Komiya, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata, Hisayoshi Yurimoto and Shigenori Nohda (2004)

Geochemistry of the oldest MORB and OIB in the Isua supracrustal belt (3.8 Ga), southern West Greenland: implications for the composition and temperature of early Archean upper mantle

The Island Arc, v. 13, p. 47-72.

38. Shuji Rino, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Brantley F. Windley, Ikuo Katayama, Akinobu Motoki, Takafumi Hirata (2004)

Major episodic increases of continental crustal growth determined from zircon ages of river sands: Implications for mantle overturns in the early Precambrian

Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., v. 146, p. 369-394.

39. Takafumi Hirata (2004)

Separation of isobaric interferences by means of mass-shift technique on ICP-Mass Spectrometry

J. Mass Spectrometry Soc. Japan, 52, 171-176.(論文賞受賞論文)

40. 平田岳史、浅田陽一、Tunheng Apinya、大野 剛、飯塚 毅、早野由美子、谷水雅治、折橋裕二(2004)


分析化学、53 (6)、491-501.

41. 大野 剛、平田岳史(2004)


分析化学、53 (7)、631-644.

42. Takeshi Ohno, Atsuko Shinohara, Ichitaro Kohge, Momoko Chiba, Takafumi Hirata (2004)

Isotopic Analysis of Fe in Human Red Blood Cells by Multiple-Collector-ICP-Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Sci., 20, 617-621. (雑誌表紙掲載論文)

43. Tunheng Apinya, Takafumi Hirata (2004)

Development of Signal Smoothing Device for Laser Ablation-ICP-mass spectrometer

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 19, 932-934.

44. Takeshi Ohno, Atsuko Shinohara, Momoko Chiba, Takafumi Hirata(2005)

Precise Zn Isotopic Ratio Measurement of Human Red Blood Cell and Hair Samples by Multiple Collector-ICP-Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Sci., 21, 1-4.

45. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takafumi Hirata, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Shuji Rino, Ikuo Katayama, Akihisa Motoki, Shigenori Maruyama (2005)

U-Pb and Lu-Hf Isotope Systematics of Zircons from the Mississippi River sand : Implications for Reworking and Growth of Continental Crust

Geology, 33, 485-488.

46. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takafumi Hirata (2005)

Improvements of precision and accuracy in in situ Hf isotope microanalysis of zircon using laser ablation-MC-ICPMS technique

Chem. Geol., 220, 121-137.

47. Takafumi Hirata, Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Yuji Orihashi (2005)

Reduction of mercury background on ICP-mass spectrometry for in-situ U-Pb age determinations of zircon samples

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 20, 696-701.

48. 平田岳史、高下一太郎(2005)


分析化学、54, 347-354.

49. Zhong-Yuan Ren, Stephanie Ingle, Eiichi Takahashi, Naoto Hirano, Takafumi Hirata (2005)

The chemical structure of the Hawaiian mantle plume

Nature, 436, 837-840.

50. Yuji Sano, Kotaro Shirai, Naoto Takahata, Takafumi Hirata, Neil C. Strurchi, Nano-SIMS (2005)

Analysis of Mg, Sr, Ba and U in Natural Calcium Carbonate

Anal. Sci., 21, 1091-1097.

51. Takaomi Arai, Takafumi Hirata (2006)

Differences in the trace element deposition in otoliths between marine- and freshwater-resident Japanese eels, Anguilla japonica, as determined by laser ablation ICPMS

Environmental Biology of Fishes, 75, 173-182.

52. Marco Magnani, Toshitsugu Fujii, Yuji Orihashi, Atsushi Yasuda, Takafumi Hirata, Alba Santo and Gloria Vaggelli (2006)

Evidence of primitive melt heterogeneities preserved in plagioclase-hosted melt inclusions of South Atlantic MORB

Geochem. J., 40, 277-290.

53. Yohey Suzuki, Robert E. Kopp, Toshihiro Kogure, Akinobu Suga, Ken Takai, Shinji Tsuchida, Noriaki Ozaki, Kazuyoshi Endo, Jun Hashimoto, Yasuhiro Kato, Chitoshi Mizota, Takafumi Hirata, Hitoshi Chiba, Kenneth H. Nealson, Koki Horikoshi, Joseph L. Kirschvink (2006)

Sclerite formation in the fudrotherma-vent “scaly-foot” gastropod - possible control of iron sulfide biomineralization by the animal

Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 242, 39-50.

54. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Kenji Horie, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata, Hiroshi Hidaka, Brian F. Windley (2006)

4.2 Ga zircon xenocryst in an Acasta gneiss from northwestern Canada: Evidence for early continental crust

Geology, 34, 245-248.

55. Naoto Hirano, Eiichi Takahashi, Junji Yamamoto, Natsue Abe, Stephanie P. Ingle, Ichiro Kaneoka, Takafumi Hirata, Jun-Ichi Kimura, Teruaki Ishii, Yujiro Ogawa, Shiki Machida, Kiyoshi Suyehiro (2006)

Volcanism in response to plate flexure

Science, 313,1426-1428.

56. Keita Irisawa, Takafumi Hirata (2006)

Tungsten Isotopic Analysis on Six Geochemical Reference Materials using Multiple Collector-ICP-Mass Spectrometry Coupled with Rhenium-External Correction Technique

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 21, 1387–1395.

57. Masaharu Tanimizu, Takafumi Hirata (2006)

Determination of Natural Variation in Nickel using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 21, 1423–1426.

58. Takaomi Arai and Takafumi Hirata (2006)

Determination of trace elements in otoliths of chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta by laser ablation-ICP-mass Spectrometry

Fisheries Science, 72, 977–984.

59. Kusuhashi, N., Matsumoto, A., Murakami, M., Tagami, T., Hirata, T., Iizuka, T., Handa, T. and Matsuoka, H., 2006.  Zircon U-Pb ages from tuff beds of the upper Mesozoic Tetori Group in the Shokawa district, Gifu Prefecture, central Japan.  Island Arc, 15, 378-390.

60. 折橋裕二、岩野英樹、平田岳史、檀原 徹、新正裕尚 (2007)

西南日本外帯,熊野酸性岩類に含まれる赤色・無色・灰濁色ジルコンのU-Pb年代および微量元素組成と珪長質マグマの成因、地学雑誌、113, 366-383.

61. 平田岳史(2007)


海洋化学研究、20, 31-44.

62. Takafumi Hirata, Zen Miyazaki (2007)

High Speed Camera Imaging for Laser Ablation : Implication to Elemental Analysis using ICP-Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., 79(1), 147–152.

63. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Yuichiro Uenoa, Ikuo Katayama, Yosuke Uehara, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata, Simon P. Johnson, Daniel J. Dunkley (2007)

Geology and zircon geochronology of the Acasta Gneiss Complex, northwestern Canada: New constraints on its tectonothermal history

Precambrian Research, 153, 179–208.

64. Patrick Galler, Andreas Limbeck, Sergei F. Boulyga, Gerhard Stingeder, Takafumi Hirata, Thomas Prohaska (2007) Development of an On-Line Flow Injection Sr/Matrix Separation Method for Accurate, High-Throughput Determination of Sr Isotope Ratios by Multiple Collector-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., 79, 5023-5029.

65. Kazumasa Aoki, Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama, Masaru Terabayashi (2007) (地質学会論文賞受賞論文) 

Tectonic Boundary between the Sanbagawa Belt and the Shimanto Belt in Central Shikoku

Japan, J. Geol. Soc. Japan, 113, 171-183.

66. Takafumi Hirata (2007) <Hot Article>

Development of an On-line Low Gas Pressure Cell for Laser Ablation-ICP-Mass SPECTROMETRY

Analytical Sciences, 23, 1195-1201.

67. Takeshi Ohno, Takafumi Hirata (2007)

Simultaneous Determination of Mass-dependent Isotopic Fractionation and Radiogenic Isotope Variation of Strontium in Geochemical Samples by Multiple Collector-ICP-Mass Spectrometry

Analytical Sciences, 23, 1275-1280.

2)2009 - Present

68. Takafumi Hirata, Yoshiaki Kon (2008)

Evaluation of analytical capability of NIR femtosecond laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Analytical Sciences, 24, 345-353.

69. Kei Ikehata, Takafumi Hirata and Kenji Notsu (2008)

In situ Cu isotope analysis of copper-rich materials by near-IR femtosecond laser ablation

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom.,23, 1003-1008.

70. Tsuyoshi Komiya, Takafumi Hirata, Kohki Kitajima, Shinji Yamamoto, Takazo Shibuya, Yusuke Sawaki, Tomoko Ishikawa, Degan Shu, Yong Li, Jian Han (2008)

Evolution of the composition of seawater through geologic time, and its influence on the evolution of life

Gondwana Research, 14, 159-174.

71. Tsuyoshi Komiya, Akinobu Suga, Tsuyoshi Ohno, Jian Han, Junfeng Guo, Shinji Yamamoto, Takafumi Hirata, Yong Li (2008)

Ca isotopic compositions of dolomite, phosphorite and the oldest animal embryo fossils from the Neoproterozoic in Weng’an, South China

Gondwana Research, 14, 209-218.

72. Tsuyoshi Ohno, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Yuichiro Ueno, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama (2008)

Determination of 88Sr/86Sr mass-dependent isotopic fractionation and radiogenic isotope variation of 87Sr/86Sr in the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation

Gondwana Research, 14, 126-133.

73. Yusuke Sawaki, Yusuke Fukushi, Tsuyoshi Ohno, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Tomoko Ishikawa, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama (2008)

Sr isotope excursion around Precambrian-Cambrian boundary, in Three Gorge area, South China

Gondwana Research, 14, 134-147.

74. Yusuke Sawaki, Manabu Nishizawa, Takeshi Suo, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Takafumi Hirata, Naoto Takahata, Yuji Sano, Jian Han, Yoshiaki Kon, Shigenori Maruyama (2008)

Internal structures and U–Pb ages of zircons from a tuff layer in the Meishucunian formation, Yunnan Province, South China

Gondwana Research, 14, 148-158.

75. Takafumi Hirata, Mina Tanoshima, Akinobu Suga, Yu-ki Tanaka, Yuichi Nagata, Atsuko Shinohara, Momoko Chiba (2008)

Isotopic analysis of calcium in blood plasma and bone from mouse samples by multiple collector-ICP-mass spectrometry

Analytical Sciences, 24, 1501-1507.

76. Nakagawa, Yusuke, Firdaus Mochamad, Norisuye Kazuhiro, Sohrin Yoshiki, Irisawa Keita, Hirata Takafumi (2008)

PRECISE Isotopic Analysis of Mo in Seawater Using MC-ICP-MS Coupled with a Chelating Resin Column Preconcentration Method"

Analytical Chemistry, 80, 9213-9219.

77. Yuji Orihashi, Shun’ichi Nakai and Takafumi Hirata (2008)

U-Pb Age Determination for Seven Standard Zircons using Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometry Coupled with Frequency Quintupled Nd-YAG (λ = 213 nm) Laser Ablation System: Comparison with LA-ICP-MS Zircon Analyses with a NIST Glass Reference Material

Resource Geology, 58, 101 – 123.

78. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Simon P. Johnson, Yoshiaki Kon, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata (2009)

Reworking of HADEAN crust in the Acasta gneisses, northwestern Canada: Evidence from in-situ Lu-Hf isotope analysis of zircon

Chemical Geology, 259, 230-239.

79. Hideo Tsunakawa, Ken-ichi Wakabayashi, Nobutatsu Mochizuki, Yuhji Yamamoto, Kenji Ishizaka, Takafumi Hirata, Futoshi Takahashi, Kazuhiro Seita (2009)

Paleointensity study of the middle Cretaceous Iritono granite in northeast Japan: Implication for high field intensity of the Cretaceous normal superchron

Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 176, 235–242.

80. Keitas Irisawa, Qing-Zhu Yin and Takafumi Hirata (2009)

Discovery of non-radiogenic tungsten isotopic anomalies in the Allende CV3 chondrite

Geochemical Journal, 43, 395 - 402.

81. Lan, C.Y., T. Usuki, K.L. Wang, T.F. Yui, K. Okamoto, Y.H. Lee, T. Hirata, Y. Kon, Y. Orihashi, J.G. Liou and C.S. Lee (2009)

Detrital zircon evidence for the antiquity of Taiwan

Geosci. J., 13, 3, 233-243. 

82. 中間隆晃、平田岳史、大藤 茂、丸山茂徳(2010)


地学雑誌, 119(2), 270 - 278.

83. Yusuke Sawaki, Takazo Shibuya, Takahiro Kawai, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Soichi Omori, Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takafumi Hirata, Brian F. Windley and Shigenori Maruyama (2010)

Imbricated ocean-plate stratigraphy and U-Pb zircon ages from tuff beds in cherts in the Ballantrae complex, SW Scotland

Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122, 454-464.

published online 16 October 2009 (doi: 10.1130/B26329.1)

84. Kei Sato, Oswaldo Siga Jr., Josiane A. da Silva, Ian McReath, Liu Dunyi, Tsutoshi Iizuka, Shuji Rino, Takafumi Hirata, Walter Sproesser, Miguel, Angelo Stipp Basei (2010)

In Situ Isotopic Analyses of U and Pb in Zircon by Remotely Operated SHRIMP II, and Hf by LA-ICP-MS : an Example of Dating and Genetic Evolution in the Atuba Complex, SE Brazil

Geologia USP, 9, 61-69.

85. Yusuke Sawaki, Takeshi Ohnoa, Miyuki Tahata, Tsuyoshi Komiyaa, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama, Brian F. Windley, Jian Hand, Degan Shu, Yong Li (2010)

The Ediacaran radiogenic Sr isotope excursion in the Doushantuo Formation in the Three Gorges area, South China

Precambrian Research 176, 46–64.

86. Yusuke Sawaki, Takahiro Kawai, Takazo Shibuya, Miyuki Tahata, Soichi Omori, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Naohiro Yoshida, Takafumi Hirata, Takeshi Ohno, Brian F. Windley, Shigenori Maruyama (2010)

87Sr/86Sr chemostratigraphy of Neoproterozoic Dalradian carbonates below the Port Askaig Glaciogenic Formation, Scotland

Precambrian Research 179, 150–164.

87. Manabu Nishizawa, Hiroki Yamamoto, Yuichiro Ueno, Subaru Tsuruoka, Takazo Shibuya, Yusuke Sawaki, Shinji Yamamoto, Yoshiaki Kon, Kouki Kitajima, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata (2010)

Grain-scale Iron isotopic distribution of pyrite from Precambrian shallow marine carbonate revealed by femtosecond laser ablation multi-collector ICP-MS technique: Potential proxy for the redox state of ancient seawater,

Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 74, 2760-2778.

88. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Shun'ichi Nakai, Yu Vin Sahoo, Asako Takamasa; Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama (2010)

The tungsten isotopic composition of Eoarchean rocks: Implications for early silicate differentiation and core-mantle interaction on Earth

Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 291, 189-200.

89. Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Shuji Rino, Shigenori Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata (2010)

Detrital zircon evidence for Hf isotopic evolution of granitoid crust and continental growth

Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 2450-2472.

90. Inna Safonova, Shige Maruyama, Takafumi Hirata, Yoshiaki Kon, Shuji Rino (2010)

LA ICP MS U–Pb ages of detrital zircons from Russia largest rivers: Implications for major granitoid events in Eurasia and global episodes of supercontinent formation

Journal of Geodynamics 50, 134–153.

91. Kei Sato, M. Santosh, Toshiaki Tsunogae, Yoshiaki Kon, Shinji Yamamoto, Takafumi Hirata (2010)

Laser ablation ICP mass spectrometry for zircon U-Pb geochronology of ultrahigh-temperature gneisses and A-type granites from the Achankovil Suture Zone, southern India

Journal of Geodynamics, 50, 286-299.

92. Kei Sato, M. Santosh, Toshiaki Tsunogae, T.R.K. Chetty, Takafumi Hirata (2011)

Subduction–accretion–collision history along the Gondwana suture in southern India: A laser ablation ICP-MS study of zircon chronology

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 40, 162-171.

93. Kei Sato, M. Santosh, Toshiaki Tsunogae, T. R. K. Chetty and Takafumi Hirata (2011)

Laser ablation ICP mass spectrometry for zircon U-Pb geochronology of metamorphosed granite from the Salem Block : Implication for Neoarchean crustal evolution in southern India

Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 106,1-12.

94. Satoki Okabayashi, Takaomi D. Yokoyama, Yoshiaki Kon, Shinji Yamamoto, Tetsuya Yokoyama and Takafumi Hirata (2011)

Evaluation of Laser Ablation in Liquid (LAL) technique as a new sampling technique for elemental and isotopic analysis using ICP-mass spectrometry

J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 26, 1393-1400.

95. Kei Ikehata, Kenji Notsu, and Takafumi Hirata (2011)

Copper Isotope Characteristics of Copper-Rich Minerals from Besshi-Type Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits, Japan, Determined Using a Femtosecond LA-MC-ICP-MS

Economic Geology, 106, 307-316.

96. Takaomi D. YOKOYAMA, Toshihiro Suzuki, Yoshiaki Kon, Takafumi Hirata

Determinations of REE Abundance and U-Pb age of Zircons using Multispot Laser Ablation-ICP-Mass Spectrometry (2011).

Analytical Chemistry, 83, 8892-8899.

97. 金光玄樹、下條将徳、平田岳史、横山隆臣、大藤茂(2011)


地学雑誌(Chigaku Zasshi)Journal of Geography, 120(6)889–909.

98. K. Sato, M. Santosh, T.R.K. Chetty, T. Hirata (2012)

U-Pb zircon geochronology of granites and charnockite from southern India: implications for magmatic pulses associated with plate tectonic cycles within a Precambrian suture zone

Geological Journal, 47, 237-252.  doi: 10.1002/gj.1300.

99. Fujimoto, T., S. Ohto, Y. Orihashi, T. Hirata, T. Yokoyama, M. Shimojo, Y. Kouchi, H. Obara, Y. Ishizaki, K. Tsukada, T. Kurihara, M. Nuramkhan and S. Gonchigdorj(2012)

Permian Peri-glacial deposits from Central Mongolia in Central Asian Orogenic Belt: A possible indicator of the Capitanian cooling event

Resource Geol., 62, 4, 408-422, 2012. 

100. Kei Ikehata, Takafumi Hirata (2012)

Copper isotopic characteristics of copper-rich minerals from the Horoman peridotite complex, Hokkaido, northern Japan

Economic Geology, 107, 1489-1497.

101. Yusuke Nakagawa, Shotaro Takano, M. Lutfi Firdaus, Kazuhiro Norisue, Takafumi Hirata, Derek Vance and Yoshiki Sohrin (2012)

The molybdenum isotopic composition of the modern ocean

Geochemical Journal, 46, 131-141.(GJ論文賞2012)

102. Yui, T.F., Maki, K., Lan, C.Y., Hirata, T., Chu, H.T., Kon, Y., Yokoyama, T.D., Jahn, B.M., Ernst, W.G. (2012)

Detrital zircons from the Tananao metamorphic complex of Taiwan: Implications for sediment provenance and Mesozoic tectonics

Tectonophysics, 541-543, 31-42.

103. Kazumi Yoshiya, Manabu Nishizawa, Yusuke Sawaki, Yuichiro Ueno, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Keita Yamada, Naohiro Yoshida, Takafumi Hirata, Hideki Wada, Shigenori Maruyama (2012)

In-situ iron isotope analyses of pyrite and organic carbon isotope ratios in the Fortescue Group: metabolic variations of a late Archean ecosystem

Precambrian Research, 212-213, 169-193.

104. Takamasa Imai, Eiichi Takahashi, Toshihiro Suzuki, Takafumi Hirata (2012)

Element partitioning between olivine and melt up to 10 GPa: Implications for the effect of pressure, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 212-213, 64-75.

105. 岩野英樹、折橋裕二、壇原 徹、平田岳史、小笠原正継(2012)

同一ジルコン結晶を用いたフィッショントラック年代とU-Pbダブル年代測定法の評価—島根県川本花崗閃緑岩中の均質ジルコンを用いてー、地質学雑誌(Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan)、118(6)、365-375.

106. Ohno Takeshi, Hirata Takafumi (2012)

Determination of Mass-Dependent Isotopic Fractionation of Cerium and Neodymium in Geochemical Samples by MC-ICPMS, Analytical Science, 39, 1-7.

107. Kazumasa Aoki, Yukio Isozaki, Shinji Yamamoto, Kenshi Maki, Takaomi Yokoyama, Takafumi Hirata (2012)

Tectonic erosion in a Pacific-type orogen: Detrital zircon response to Cretaceous tectonics in Japan

Geology, 40, 1087-1090 (doi: 10.1130/G33414.1).

108. Tetsuo Kawakami, Isao Yamaguchi, Akira Miyake, Tomoyuki Shibata, Kenshi Maki, Takaomi D. Yokoyama, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Behavior of zircon in the upper-amphibolite to granulite facies schist/migmatite transition, Ryoke metamorphic belt, SW Japan:constraints from the melt inclusions in zircon

Contr. Mineral. Petrol., 165, 575-591.

DOI 10.1007/s00410-012-0824-7.

109. Masaharu Tanimizu, Yoshiki Sohrin, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Heavy element stable isotope ratios : analytical approaches and applications, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 405, 2771-2783.

DOI 10.1007/s00216-013-6728-1.

110. Harutaka Sakai, Hideki Iwano, Tohru Danhara, Takafumi Hirata, Yutaka Takigami (2013)

Emplacement of hot Lesser Himalayan nappes from 15 to10 Ma in the Jumla-Surkhet region, western Nepal, and their thermal imprint on the underlying Early Miocene fluvial Dumri Formation

Island Arc, 22, 361-381.

111. Iwano, H., Y. Orihashi, M. Ogasawara and T. Hirata (2013)

Preface: Zircon multichronology: Fission-track, U-Pb, and combined fission-track–U-Pb studies

Island Arc, 22, 261-263

112. Hideki Iwano, Yuji Orihashi, Takafumi Hirata, Masatsugu Ogasawara, Tohru Danhara, Kenji Horie, Noriko Hasebe, Shigeru Sueoka, Akihiro Tamura, Yasutaka Hayasaka, Aya Katsube, Hisatoshi Ito, Kenichiro Tani, Jun-Ichi Kimura, Qing Chang, Yoshikazu Kouchi, Yasuhiro Haruta and Koshi Yamamoto (2013)

An inter-laboratory evaluation of OD-3 zircon for use as a secondary U–Pb dating standard

Island Arc, 22, 382-394.

113. Sakai, H., Iwano, H., Danhara, T., Takigami, Y., Rai, S. M., Upreti, B. N., Hirata, T. (2013)

Rift-related origin of the Paleoproterozoic Kuncha Formation, and cooling history of the Kuncha nappe and Taplejung granites, eastern Nepal Lesser Himalaya – a multichronological approach

Island Arc, 22, 338-360.

114. Heikki Bauert, Yukio Isozaki, Lars E. Holmer, Kazumasa Aoki, Shuhei Sakata, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

New U-Pb zircon ages of the Sandbian (Upper Ordovician) “Big K-bentonite” in Baltoscandia (Estonia and Sweden) by LA-ICP-MS

GFF (Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden)

DOI 10.1080/11035897.2013.862854

115. Yukio Isozaki, Kazumasa Aoki, Shuhei Sakata, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

The eastern extension of Paleozoic South China in NE Japan evidenced by detrital zircon

GFF (Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden)

DOI 10.1080/11035897.2014.893254

116. Anne Pöldvere, Yukio Isozaki, Juho Kirs, Heikki Bauert, Kazumasa Aoki, Shuhei Sakata, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Provenance of the Lower and Middle Paleozoic clastics in Estonia, central Baltica, suggesting the possible link to Avalonia

GFF (Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden)

DOI 10.1080/11035897.2013.873986

117. Fumiko Higashino, Tetsuo Kawakami, M. Satish-Kumar, Masahiro Ishikawac, Kenshi Maki, Noriyoshi Tsuchiya, Geoffrey H. Grantham, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Chlorine-rich fluid or melt activity during granulite facies metamorphism in theLate Proterozoic to Cambrian continental collision zone—An example from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica

Precambrian Research, 234 (2013) 229–246.

118. Kei Ikehata, Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Evaluation of UV-fs-LA-MC-ICP-MS for Precise In-situ Copper Isotopic Microanalysis of Cubanite

Analytical Science, 29, 1213-1217.

119. Kazumasa Aoki, Yukio Isozaki, Daisuke Kofukuda, Tomohiko Sato, Atsushi Yamamoto, Kenshi Maki, Shuhei Sakata & Takafumi Hirata (2013)

Provenance diversification within an arc-trench system induced by batholith development: the Cretaceous Japan case

Terra Nova, 26, 139-149.

DOI: 10.1111/ter.12080

120. Yusuke Sawaki, Miyuki Tahata, Takeshi Ohno, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama, Jian Han, Degan Shu (2013)

The anomalous Ca cycle in the Ediacaran ocean: Evidence from Ca isotopes preserved in carbonates in the Three Gorges area, South China

Gondwana Research, 25, 1090-1107.

121. Michael E. Wieser, Norman Holden, Tyler B. Coplen, John K, Bohlke, Michael Berglund, Willi A. Brand, Paul De Bievre, Manfred Groning, Robert D. Loss, Juris Meija, Takafumi Hirata, Thomas Prohaska, Ronny Schoenberg, Glenda O’Connor, Thomas Walczyk, Shige Yoneda and Xiang-Kun Zhu (2013)

Atomic weights of the elements 2011 (IUPAC Technical Report)

Pure and Applied Chemistry, 85, 1047-1078.

122. Okawa, H., M. Shimojo, Y. Orihashi, K. Yamamoto, T. Hirata, S. Sano, Y. Ishizaki, Y. Kouchi and S. Yanai (2013)

Detrital zircon geochronology of the Silurian–Lower Cretaceous continuous succession of the South Kitakami Belt, Northeast Japan

Memory of the Fukui Prefectural Dinasour Museum, 12, 35-78. 

123. Shotaro Takano, Masaharu Tanimizu, Takafumi Hirata, Yoshiki Sohrin (2013)

Determination of isotopic composition of dissolved copper in seawater by multiple-collector inductively coupled plasma mass specterometer after pre-concentration using an ethylenediaminetriacetic acid chelating resin

Analytica Chimica Acta, 784, 33-41.

124. Kei Sato, Tetsuo Minakawa, Takenori Kato, Kenshi Maki, Hideki Iwano, Takafumi Hirata, Seiji Hayashi, Kazuhiro Suzuki (2014)

Behavior of rare earth elements in Late Cretaceous pegmatites from the Setouchi Province, Inner Zone of Southwest Japan

J. Mine. Petrol. Sci., 109, 28-33.

125. Wataru Fujisaki, Yukio Isozaki, Kenshi Maki, Shuhei Sakata, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama (2014)

Age spectra of detrital zircon of the Jurassic clastic rocks of the Mino-Tanba AC belt in SW Japan: Constraints to the provenance of the mid-Mesozoic trench in East Asia

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 88, 62–73.

126. Yoshihiro Okada, Yusuke Sawaki, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Takafumi Hirata, Naoto Takahata, Yuji Sano, Jian Han, Shigenori Maruyama (2014)

New chronological constraints for Cryogenian to Cambrian rocks in the Three Gorges, Weng'an and Chengjiang areas, South China

Gondwana Research, 25, 1027-1044.

127. Yusuke Sawaki, Miyuki Tahata, Takeshi Ohno, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Takafumi Hirata, Shigenori Maruyama, Jian Han, Degan Shu (2014)

The anomalous Ca cycle in the Ediacaran ocean: Evidence from Ca isotopes preserved in carbonates in the Three Gorges area, South China

Gondwana Research, 25, 1070-1089.

128. Aoki et al. (2014) Mid-Paleozoic arc granitoids in SW Japan with Neoproterozoic xenocrysts from South China: New zircon U-Pb ages by LA-ICP-MS, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 97, 125-135.

129. Satoki Okabayashim Shuhei Sakata, Takafumi Hirata (2015) Isotopic Analysis of tungsten using multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer coupled with electrothermal vaporization technique, Analytica Chimica Acta, 853, 469-476.

130. Shotaro Takano, Masaharu Tanimizu, Takafumi Hirata, Yoshiki Sohrin (2014)

Isotopic Constraints on Biogeochemical Cycling of Copper in the Ocean

Nature Communications, in press.

131. Mayuko Fukuyama, Masatsugu Ogasawara, Daniel J. Dunkley, Kuo-Lung Wang, Der-Chuen Le, Tomokazu Hokada, Kenshi Maki, Takafumi Hirata, Yoshiaki Kon (2014)

The formation of rodingite in the Nagasaki metamorphic rocks at Nomo 1 Peninsula, Kyushu, Japan – Zircon U–Pb and Hf isotopes and trace element evidence

Island Arc, in press.

132. Rustam Orozbaev (2014) Trace element characteristics of clinozoisite pseudomorphs after lawsonite in talc-garnet-chloritoid schists from the Makbal UHP Complex, northern Kyrgyz Tian-Shan", in press.

133. Shuhei Sakata, Kentaro Hattori, Hideki Iwano, Takaomi D. Yokoyama, Tohru Danhara and Takafumi Hirata (2014)

Determination of U-Pb ages for young zircons using a laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry coupled with attenuator ion detection device, accepted in Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research

133. Shuhei Sakata, Shinsuke Hirakawa, Hideki Iwano, Tohru Danhara, Marcel Guillong, Takafumi Hirata (2014)

Coupling 238U-206Pb and 232Th-208Pb isotope systematics for Quaternary zircon dating using laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry, submitted to Quaternary Geochronology