40th ASRC International Workshop "Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Fission and Heavy Nuclei "

Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Tokai, Japan
12-13 December 2016

Supported by Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC ), JAEA

Organized by the Research Group of Heavy Element Nuclear Science of the ASRC ( here )
and Nuclear Physics Group of the University of York ( here )

An international workshop : "Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Fission and Heavy Nuclei" will be held on 12-13th December 2016 organized by ASRC of JAEA , Tokai, Japan. The meeting will mainly be devoted to new experimental and theoretical achievements in fission, super-heavy nuclei, nuclear reaction and structure of exotic nuclei.

This is the 6th meeting in the series of workshops held at ASRC (Tokai). The links to five earlier workshops can be found below.
2015 "Nuclear Fission and Exotic Nuclei"
2014 "Nuclear Fission and Exotic Nuclei"
2014 "Nuclear Fission and Structure of Exotic Nuclei"
2013 "Nuclear Fission and Decay of Exotic Nuclei"
2012 "Perspectives in Nuclear Fission" .

Dedicated topics and/or sessions are as follows.

Confirmed Speakers

S. Antalic (Comenius Univ.)
M. Asai (JAEA)
D. Balabanski (ELI-NP)
A. Göök (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
K. Hirose (JAEA)
E. Ideguchi (RCNP)
F. Ivanyuk (Institute for Nuclear Research, Kiev)
H. Makii (JAEA)
B. Manning (LANL)
H. Miyatake (KEK)
P. Möller (LANL)
T. Otsuka (University of Tokyo)
A. Di Nitto (Mainz University)
H. Pasca (JINR,BLTP)
C. Petrache (CSNSM)
J. Randrup (LBNL)
K. Rykaczewski (ORNL)
D. Ramos (IPN Orsay)
M. Sasano (RIKEN)
T. Shizuma (QST)
P.A. Soederstroem (RIKEN)
J. Taieb (CEA)
S. Tanaka (Kindai Univ.)
T. Tanaka (Kyushu Univ./RIKEN)
I. Tsekhanovich (Univ. of Bordeaux)
H. Utsunomiya (Konan Univ.)
K. Wimmer (Univ. of Tokyo)
T. Wright (Manchester Univ.)
T. Wada (Kansai Univ.)

Program New !

Program of the workshop can be downloaded .

Registration and Contribution

All colleageus wishing to join the workshop are kindly requested to fill in the Registration Form and send it to organizers ( asrc-fission@jaea.go.jp ) by the 20th November 2016 .
The program of the workshop will be announced by the end of November.

Workshop Schedule and Place

We expect the participants to arrive on 11th December. The workshop will start on Monday, 12th in the morning, and end on Tuesday, 13th in the late afternoon. The workshop will be held at the Nuclear Science Research Institute at the Tokai campus (photo).
Tokai Campus.

Workshop venue.

Workshop Fees

The workshop is free for all participants. Coffee breaks will be sponsored by ASRC, the lunches can be bought in the JAEA cantine (about 500 JPY).

Social Dinner

We will have social dinner in the evening of Monday, 12th December. All participants who join the dinner are requested to pay JPY 5000 at the registration desk.


International lodging of JAEA
Most of the participants are expected to stay at the "Masago International Lodging" . It is located close to the Nuclear Science Research Institute, about 0.8 km from the workshop building (J-PARC User Office). It costs about ~JPY2000 per night. Information and map of the lodging can be downloaded . The number of rooms is limited. Please send your request for the lodging as soon as possible with the registration form.
For those who prefers to stay in a hotel, there is a range of hotels in Mito-city (15 minutes by train from Tokai). The costs are from ~JPY 7000 per night. Please, contact the organizers for further help with this, if you wish to stay in a hotel.


The most convenient international airport is NARITA/TOKYO. The easiest way to come to the Mito-city and/or Tokai is to use the Shuttle Bus (Rose Liner, JPY 3,100), which stopes at the "Tokai JR-Station (East Exit)".
All these accesses are shown HERE.

Access from Tokai-JR station to JAEA

JAEA bus is available for workdays from JR Tokai station to JAEA Main gate ( Time table ). To get into the Bus, please show your PASSPORT or your Identification card to the bus driver. TAXI is available (about JPY 1500).


Map of the Tokai Campus can be downloaded.
Map of Tokai can be downloaded.
Map of Restaurant at Tokai can be downloaded.


A. Andreyev (University of York) and K. Nishio (JAEA)

Local organizing committee

K. Hirose (JAEA)
H. Koura (JAEA)
H. Makii (JAEA)
K. Nishio (JAEA)
R. Orlandi (JAEA)
Y. Utsuno (JAEA)
M. Vermeulen (JAEA)


For more information, please contact to organizer

e-mail: asrc-fission@jaea.go.jp

Last Update 15.Nov.2016 K. Nishio