Centers & Labs

RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

Superheavy Element Production Team

Team Leader: Hiromitsu Haba (D.Sci.)
Hiromitsu  Haba(D.Sci.)

Superheavy Element Production Team investigates synthesis of superheavy elements (SHEs), nuclear properties of SHE nuclei, and chemical properties of SHEs in collaboration with Superheavy Element Devise Development Team and Nuclear Chemistry Research Team of RIKEN Nishina Center.

Main Research Field

Mathematical and physical sciences

Related Research Fields

Interdisciplinary science and engineering / Chemistry

Keywords

  • Superheavy Element
  • New Element
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nuclear Chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. H. Haba:
    “Synthesis of superheavy elements –Synthesis and discovery of the superheavy elements with atomic number Z ≥ 113–”
    Radioisotopes (in press; in Japanese).
  2. T. Tanaka, Y. Narikiyo, K. Morita, K. Fujita, D. Kaji, K. Morimoto, S. Yamaki, Y. Wakabayashi, K. Tanaka, M. Takeyama, A. Yoneda, H. Haba, Y. Komori, S. Yanou, B. J.-P. Gall, Z. Asfari, H. Faure, H. Hasebe, M. Huang, J. Kanaya, M. Murakami, A. Yoshida, T. Yamaguchi, F. Tokanai, T. Yoshida, S. Yamamoto, Y. Yamano, K. Watanabe, S. Ishizawa, M. Asai, R. Aono, S. Goto, K. Katori, and K. Hagino:
    “Determination of fusion barrier distributions from quasielastic scattering cross sections towards superheavy nuclei synthesis”
    J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 87, 014201 (2018).
  3. G. L. Wilson, M. Takeyama, A. N. Andreyev, B. Andel, S. Antalic, W. N. Catford, L. Ghys, H. Haba, F. P. Heßberger, M. Huang, D. Kaji, Z. Kalaninova, K. Morimoto, K. Morita, M. Murakami, K. Nishio, R. Orlandi, A. G. Smith, K. Tanaka, Y. Wakabayashi, and S. Yamaki:
    “β-delayed fission of 230Am”
    Phys. Rev. C 96, 044315 (2017).
  4. D. Kaji, K. Morita, K. Morimoto, H. Haba, M. Asai, K. Fujita, Z. Gan, H. Geissel, H. Hasebe, S. Hofmann, M. Huang, Y. Komori, L. Ma, J. Maurer, M. Murakami, M. Takeyama, F. Tokanai, T. Tanaka, Y. Wakabayashi, T. Yamaguchi, S. Yamaki, and A. Yoshida:
    “Study of the reaction 48Ca + 248Cm → 296Lv* at RIKEN-GARIS”
    J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 86, 034201 (2017).
  5. N. Sato, T. K. Sato, M. Asai, A. Toyoshima, K. Tsukada, Z. J. Li, K. Nishio, Y. Nagame, M. Schädel, H. Haba, S. Ichikawa, and H. Kikunaga:
    “Production of 256Lr in the 249,250,251Cf + 11B, 243Am + 18O, and 248Cm + 14N reactions”
    Radiochim. Acta 102, 211 (2014).
  6. H. Haba, M. Huang, D. Kaji, J. Kanaya, Y. Kudou, K. Morimoto, K. Morita, M. Murakami, K. Ozeki, R. Sakai, T. Sumita, Y. Wakabayashi, A. Yoneda, Y. Kasamatsu, Y. Kikutani, Y. Komori, K. Nakamura, A. Shinohara, H. Kikunaga, H. Kudo, K. Nishio, A. Toyoshima, and K. Tsukada:
    “Production of 262Db in the 248Cm(19F,5n)262Db reaction and decay properties of 262Db and 258Lr”
    Phys. Rev. C 89, 024618 (2014).
  7. M. Murakami, S. Goto, H. Murayama, T. Kojima, H. Kudo, D. Kaji, K. Morimoto, H. Haba, Y. Kudou, T. Sumita, R. Sakai, A. Yoneda, K. Morita, Y. Kasamatsu, H. Kikunaga, and T. K. Sato:
    “Excitation functions for production of Rf isotopes in the 248Cm + 18O reaction”
    Phys. Rev. C 88, 024618 (2013).
  8. T. Sumita, K. Morimoto, D. Kaji, H. Haba, K. Ozeki, R. Sakai, A. Yoneda, A. Yoshida, H. Hasebe, K. Katori, N. Sato, Y. Wakabayashi, S. Mitsuoka, S. Goto, M. Murakami, Y. Kariya, F. Tokanai, K. Mayama, M. Takeyama, T. Moriya, E. Ideguchi, T. Yamaguchi, H. Kikunaga, J. Chiba, and K. Morita:
    “New result on the production of 277Cn by the 208Pb + 70Zn reaction”
    J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 82, 024202 (2013).
  9. K. Morita, K. Morimoto, D. Kaji, H. Haba, K. Ozeki, Y. Kudou, T. Sumita, Y. Wakabayashi, A. Yoneda, K. Tanaka, S. Yamaki, R. Sakai, T. Akiyama, S. Goto, H. Hasebe, M. Huang, T. Huang, E. Ideguchi, Y. Kasamatsu, K. Katori, Y. Kariya, H. Kikunaga, H. Koura, H. Kudo, A. Mashiko, K. Mayama, S. Mitsuoka, T. Moriya, M. Murakami, H. Murayama, S. Namai, A. Ozawa, N. Sato, K. Sueki, M. Takeyama, F. Tokanai, T. Yamaguchi, and A. Yoshida:
    “New result in the production and decay of an isotope, 278113, of the 113th element”
    J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 81, 103201 (2012).
  10. H. Haba, D. Kaji, Y. Kudou, K. Morimoto, K. Morita, K. Ozeki, R. Sakai, T. Sumita, A. Yoneda, Y. Kasamatsu, Y. Komori, A. Shinohara, H. Kikunaga, H. Kudo, K. Nishio, K. Ooe, N. Sato, and K. Tsukada:
    “Production of 265Sg in the 248Cm(22Ne,5n)265Sg reaction and decay properties of two isomeric states in 265Sg”
    Phys. Rev. C 85, 024611 (2012).

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Hiromitsu Haba
Team Leader

Core Members

Kouji Morimoto
Senior Research Scientist
Daiya Kaji
Nishina Center Research Scientist
Taiki Tanaka
Junior Research Associate

Contact information

Nishina Bldg.
2-1 Hirosawa,
Wako, Saitama
351-0198, Japan

Email: haba [at] riken.jp