The course will provide lectures on accelerator and fusion reactor engineering mainly for doctoral degree program students so that they can deeply understand the state-of-art technologies in these fields.
Students can explain the state-of-art technologies in the fields of accelerator and fusion engineering based on the extensive and deep knowledge on these fields.
Plasma spectroscopy, collisional radiative model, high power laser, laser-driven particle acceleration, particle accelerators, inertial confinement, heavy ion beam, stopping power, magnetic confinement, nuclear fusion, tokamak, helical, superconductivity, superconducting magnet, nuclear reaction, nuclear transmutation, nuclear waste management, nuclear data
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures will be delivered by the lecturers in various fields of accelerator and fusion engineering.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Spectroscopic measurement of plasmas, and collisional radiative model to describe excitation kinetics of excited states as radiation source.||Explain spectroscopic measurement of plasmas. Explain collisional radiative model to describe excitation kinetics of excited states as radiation source.|
|Class 2||Laser-driven particle acceleration||Explain the principles and the latest research trend of laser-driven particle acceleration.|
|Class 3||Applications of particle accelerators||Explain applications of particle accelerators.|
|Class 4||Heavy-ion inertial fusion||Explain the basics of beam-plasma interaction, especially energy deposition from fast heavy ions to the hot target plasma.|
|Class 5||Superconducting Technology in Magnetic Confinement Fusion||Explain a superconducting technology in magnetic confinement fusion.|
|Class 6||History of research on magnetic confinement for fusion reactors||Explain the principle and research on magnetic plasma confinement for fusion reactors.|
|Class 7||Nuclear transmutation system and nuclear reaction data||Explain nuclear transmutation system for long-lived nuclear waste, and nuclear reaction data required for its development.|
|Class 8||Discussion||Discuss various topics in the fields of accelerator and fusion engineering with extensive knowledge.|
1) Takashi Fujimoto, "Plasma Spectroscopy", Oxford : Clarendon Press, ISBN-13: 9780198530282 (2007).
2) Andrea Macchi, "Superintense Laser-Plasma Interaction Theory Primer", Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-6125-4 (2013).
4) Stefano Atzeni and Jurgen Meyer-ter-Vehn, "The Physics of Inertial Fusion: Beam Plasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter (International Series of Monographs on Physics)", Oxford University Press, USA, ISBN-13: 978-0199568017 (2009).
5) G. McCracken and P. Stott, "Fusion", 2nd edition, Elsevier (2013)
The understanding and knowledge on accelerator and fusion reactor technologies are evaluated through mini-exams or a report given in each class.
Fundamental knowledge of accelerator and fusion reactor engineering is required.