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RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science High-Intensity Accelerator R&D Group

Director: Osamu Kamigaito (D.Sci.)

Research Summary

Osamu  Kamigaito(D.Sci.)

The R&D group, consisting of two teams, develops elemental technology of high-power accelerators and high-power targets, aiming at future applications to nuclear transmutations of long-lived fission product into short-lived nuclides. The research subjects are superconducting rf cavities for low-velocity ions, design of high-power accelerators, high-power target systems and related technologies.

Main Research Fields

  • Engineering

Related Research Fields

  • Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering


  • Heavy ion beam
  • Radio-frequency linear accelerator
  • Radio-frequency systems
  • Superconducting rf cavities
  • Radioisotope

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Lab Members

Principal investigator

Osamu Kamigaito

Contact Information

Nishina LINAC Laboratory,
2-1 Hirosawa,
Wako, Saitama
351-0198, Japan
Email: kamigait [at] riken.jp


High-Gradient Cavity R&D Team
Naruhiko Sakamoto (D.Sci.)
High-Power Target R&D Team
Hiroki Okuno (D.Sci.)