22nd ASRC International Workshop " Nuclear Fission and 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 Exotic Nuclei" will be held on 3rd-5th December 2014 at 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. Attention will also be given to relevant developments of detectors and new facilities. This is the 4th meeting in the series of workshops held at ASRC (Tokai). The links to three earlier workshops can be found below.
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.

We will organize a session in honor of Dr. Peter Möller on the occasion of his 70th birthday, where his scientific achievements and the research history will be highlighted.

Session in honor of Peter Möller on the occasion of his 70th birthday

S. Hofmann (GSI)
A. Iwamoto (JAEA)
K.-L. Kratz (University of Mainz)
J. Randrup (LBNL)
H. Sagawa (University of Aizu)

List of Speakers

S. Aberg (Lund University)
S. Aydin (Aksaray University)
A. Andreev (BLTP, JINR)
A. Andreyev (University of York/JAEA)
G. de Angelis (Legnaro National Laboratories)
Y. Aritomo (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
A. Chatillon (CEA)
S. Chiba (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
R. Grzywacz (University of Tennessee and ORNL)
S.A. Giuliani (TU Darmstadt)
K. Hagino (Tohoku University)
F.-J. Hambsch (IRMM)
F.P. Hessberger (GSI)
T. Ichikawa (YITP, Kyoto University)
F. Ivaniuk (Institute for Nuclear Research, Kiev, Ukraine)
T. Kajino (National Astronomical Observatory, University of Tokyo)
G. Knyazheva (FLNR)
R. Leguillon (JAEA)
S. Mukherjee (M.S. University of Baroda)
P. Möller (LANL)
D. Mücher (RIKEN)
K. Nishio (JAEA)
M. Nishiuchi (JAEA)
H. Penttilä (University of Jyväskylä)
E. Piasecki (Warsaw Univiversity)
D. Ramos (University of Santiago de Compostela)
K. Rykaczewski (ORNL)
L. Sarmiento (Lund University)
M. Sasano (RIKEN)
G. Scamps (Tohoku UNiversity)
T. Shneidman (BLTP, JINR)
J. Smallcombe (JAEA)
K. Starosta (Simon Fraser University)
A. Svirkhin (FLNR)
E. Vardaci (INFN & University of Naples)
M. Veselsky (Slovak Academy of Science)
T. Wada (Kansai University)
K. Washiyama (RIKEN)
K. Wen (University of Tsukuba)
Z. Zhang (IMP)
V. Zagrebaev (FLNR)


Preliminary program of the workshop can be downloaded .

Presentations are shown HERE .

Workshop Photo

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 1st.October 2014 . Participants wishing to give an oral presentation should also fill the title.
Authors of contributions selected as oral talks will be notified by the 10th October 2014.

Workshop Schedule and Place

The workshop will start on Wednesday, 3rd in the morning, and end on Friday, 5th in the late afternoon. The workshop is held at the workshop room of the JRR-1 building (Japan Research Reactor No.1) in the campus of Nuclear Science Research Institute ) in Tokai (photo). A workshop dinner is planned at the evening of Thursday, 4th.

Tokai Campus of JAEA and JRR-1 building

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 Thursday, 4th. All participants who join the banquet is requested to pay JPY 6000.


We will organize a J-PARC tour on Thursday, 4th. Participants wishing to join the tour can be checked in the registration form.

Tandem Tour

We will organize a visit to the JAEA Tandem Facility (20UR) after the end of the workshop in 5th.Friday for those who are interested in the facility and setups.


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. It costs about~JPY2000 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

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).


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


For more information, please contact to organizer

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

Last Update 27.June.2015 K. Nishio