16th ASRC International Workshop " Nuclear Fission and Structure of Exotic Nuclei "

Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Tokai, Japan

Supported by Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC ), JAEA

Organized by the Nuclear Physics Group of the ASRC ( here )
and Nuclear Physics Group of the University of York ( here )

An international workshop : "Nuclear Fission and Structure of Exotic Nuclei" will be held on 18-20 March 2014 at JAEA , Tokai, Japan. The meeting will mainly be devoted to new experimental and theoretical achievements in fission, nuclear transmutation, and structure of exotic nuclei. Attention will also be given to relevant developments of detectors and new facilities. This is the 3rd meeting in the series of workshops held at ASRC in 2013 "Nuclear Fission and Decay of Exotic Nuclei" and in 2012 "Perspectives in Nuclear Fission" . Dedicated topics and/or sessions are as follows.


A. Andreyev (University of York)
Y. Aritomo (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
C.W. Arnold (LANL)
M. Asai (JAEA)
D. Balabanski (ELI-NP, IFIN-HH)
M. Block (GSI)
J. Burke (LLNL)
T. Cap (University of Warsaw)
N. Carjan (NIPNE)
A. Estrade (University of Edinburgh)
R. Frost (University of Manchester)
R. Grzywacz (University of Tennessee and ORNL)
D. Jenkins (University of York)
B. Jurado (CENBG)
H. Haba (RIKEN)
F.P. Hessberger (GSI)
K. Hirose (JAEA)
D. Kameda (RIKEN)
P. Möller (LANL)
K. Nishio (JAEA)
H. Oigawa (JAEA)
L. Popescu (SCK-CEN)
J. Randrup (LBNL)
C. Rodriguez (GANIL)
K. Rykaczewski (ORNL)
H. Sakurai (RIKEN)
M. Sako (Kyoto University)
T.K. Sato (JAEA)
P. Schuurmans (SCK-CEN)
G. Smith (University of Manchester)
J-F. Martin (CEA)
L. Tassan-Got (IPN-Orsay)
F. Tovesson (LANL)
K. Tsujimoto (JAEA)
Y. Watanabe (KEK)
C. Weiss (CERN)
A. Yakushev (GSI)

Program and Presentation New !

Program of the workshop can be downloaded .

Presentations are shown HERE .

Workshop Photo

Workshop Schedule and Place

The workshop will start on Tuesday, 18th in the afternoon, and end on Thursday, 20th in the late afternoon. The workshop is held at Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC ) in the campus of Nuclear Science Research Institute ) in Tokai (photo). A workshop dinner is planned at the evening of Wednesday, 19th.

Tokai Campus of JAEA and ASRC building

This workshop is preceded by the J-PARC Heavy Ion Workshop ( J-PARC HI ), which starts in the morning of Monday, 17th and ends at the noon of Tuesday, 18th. Those who are interested to participate in this workshop as well should contact the respective organizing committee.

Maps New !

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

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).

Workshop Banquet

We will have banquet in the evening of Wednesday, 19th. All participants who join the banquet is requested to pay JPY 5000.


We will organize a J-PARC tour on Wednesday, 19th. Participants wishing to join the tour can be checked in the registration form.


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 ~15 minutes walk from the workshop building ( Information ). It costs about~JPY1500 per night. 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 3,000), which stopes at the "Tokai JR-Station (East Exit)".
All these accesses are shown HERE.
Access from Tokai-JR station to JAEA New !
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. For weekend, TAXI is available (about JPY 1500).


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

Local organizing committee

K. Hirose (JAEA)
H. Ikezoe (JAEA)
A. Iwamoto (JAEA)
H. Koura (JAEA)
R. Leguillon (JAEA)
H. Makii (JAEA)
I. Nishinaka (JAEA)
K. Nishio (JAEA)
R. Orlandi (JAEA)
Y. Utsuno (JAEA)


Download First Circular.pdf

For more information, please contact to organizer

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

Last Update 28.June.2014 K. Nishio