Department of Planetology
Graduate School of Science
- Office: Science and Technology Research Bldg 3, Room 623
- Mailing address:
Department of Planetology, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
- E-mail: kazunori.ogawa(at)topaz.kobe-u.ac.jp
Basic studies and developments of scientific instruments onboard spacecraft for planetary explorations.
Experimental studies of the thermal characterization of powder/particles.
The thermal environment and history of planetary bodies.
N. Sakatani, K. Ogawa, Y. Iijima, M. Arakawa, and S. Tanaka,
Compressional stress effect on thermal conductivity of powdered materials:
Measurements and their application to lunar regolith,
Icarus, vol. 267, pp. 1--11, 2016.
K. Ogawa, Y. Iijima, N. Sakatani, H. Otake, and S. Tanaka,
A thermal control system for long-term survival of scientific instruments on lunar surface,
Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 85, p.135108, 2014.
T. Hoshino, H Naito, K. Ogawa, and T. Hashimoto,
Technologies for lunar night survival powered by solar arrays,
Proc. Int. Energy Conversion Eng. Conf., vol. 10, AIAA-2012-3976, 2012.
N. Sakatani, K. Ogawa, Y. Iijima, R. Honda, and S. Tanaka,
ExperImental study for thermal conductivity structure of lunar surface regolith:
Effect of compressional stress,
Icarus, vol. 221, pp. 1180--1182, 2012.
K. Ogawa, T. Okada, K. Shirai, and M. Kato,
Numerical estimation of lunar X-ray emission for X-ray spectrometer onboard SELENE,
Earth Planet. Space, vol. 60, pp. 283--292, 2008.
K. Ogawa and T. Okada,
CNT-field emitter based compact X-ray tube for space mission,
Adv. Geosci., vol. 15, pp. 343--354, 2007.