2020 Special Lecture on Accelerator and Fusion Reactor Technology II

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Graduate major in Nuclear Engineering
Iio Shunji  Oguri Yoshiyuki  Akatsuka Hiroshi  Katabuchi Tatsuya  Tsutsui Hiroaki  Hasegawa Jun  Hayashizaki Noriyosu 
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Course description and aims

The course will provide the lectures mainly for doctoral degree program students on accelerator and fusion reactor engineering, students deeply understand the detail of accelerator and fusion related technology.

Student learning outcomes

Students can explain the details of accelerator and fusion engineering based on the deep understanding of this scientific field.


accelerator, nuclear fusion

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lectures will be delivered by the lecturers in various fields in accelerator and fusion engineering

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Hydrogen Bombs To comprehend the development history of atomic and hydrogen bombs and to consider issues that mankind faces.
Class 2 Heavy-Ion Inertial Fusion II - Indirect Drive Approach - Explain the pros and cons of the indirect-drive approach to heavy-ion inertial fusion in comparison with conventional direct-drive schemes.
Class 3 Applications of Particle Accelerators Depending on the topic and the lecturer
Class 4 Isotope Separation by Plasma Methods To be able to give various examples of isotope separation by plasma methods and to judge their technical feasibility
Class 5 Production of Radioisotopes Using Particle Accelerators Depending on the topic and the lecturer
Class 6 Numerical Analysis on Nuclear Fusion Depending on the topic and the lecturer
Class 7 Cluster Beam Generation and Acceleration To be able to explain how to generate and accelerate cluster beams
Class 8 Presentation and Discussion 5-minute presentation and discussion

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards for each class.
They should do so by referring to course material.



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Introduced by the lecturer depending on the topic

Assessment criteria and methods

Presentation and discussion in the last class and submission of report

Related courses

  • NCL.A401 : Laser and Particle‐Beam Technology and Its Medical Applications
  • NCL.A402 : Nuclear Fusion Reactor Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

General fundamental knowledge of accelerator and fusion reactor engineering

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