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Published by Japan Atomic Energy Agency

Published in February 2015

ONLINE ISSN:2188-1472

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  • 1 Research and Development Relating to the Accident at the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi NPS
  1. 1 Research and Development Relating to the Accident at the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi NPS
  2. 1-1 The Migration of Radioactive Iodine in Seawater
    -Variation of Iodine-129 Concentration before and after the Accident at the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi NPS-
  3. 1-2 Ground Deposition Maps of Iodine-131 Obtained Using Airborne Surveys at an Early Stage of the Accident at 1F
    -A Joint Study with JAEA and DOE/NNSA-
  4. 1-3 Visualization of the Distribution of Radiocesium Concentration at the Bottom of Irrigation Ponds
    -Measurement of Irrigation Ponds Using the Plastic Scintillation Fiber-
  5. 1-4 Why Have Air Dose Rates Decreased with Time?
    -Depth Distributions of Radioactive Cesium in Soils-
  6. 1-5 Provision of Radionuclide Distribution Data
    -The Collection and Quick Provision of Environmental Monitoring Data-
  7. 1-6 Simulating the Migration Behavior of Radioactive Cesium in the Environment
    -A Case Study of the Ogaki Dam Reservoir-
  8. 1-7 Chemical Bonding between Radioactive Cesium and Clay Minerals Revealed by Supercomputer
    -First-Principles Calculation Studies of the Chemical Adsorption Form of Cesium on Clay Minerals-
  9. 1-8 Translocation of Radioactive Fallout Cesium in Trees
    -Analysis of the Distribution of Radioactive Cesium in Plants Using Autoradiography-
  10. 1-9 Easy Monitoring of the Radioactive Cesium Concentration in Water
    -A New Assay System Using a Cesium Adsorption Disk and the GM Survey Meter-
  11. 1-10 Assessment of Radiation Dose Reduction of Radioactive Cesium in Buildings
    -Numerical Simulation Analysis Using Building Models-
  12. 1-11 Detection of Defects in the Fuel Cladding Tube
    -Development of a Defect Detection Technique Using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography-
  13. 1-12 Laser Spectroscopic Analysis of Underwater Debris in a Nuclear Reactor Core
    -A Contribution to the Decommissioning of the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi NPS-
  14. 1-13 Melting and Crushing of Fuel Debris with Laser Light as a Heat Source
    -Countermeasures to Fuel Debris Characterized by Indefinite Shapes, Higher Hardness, Multi-Ingredients, and Porous Bodies-
  15. 1-14 Maintaining the Integrity of the Reactor Vessel until the Completion of Fuel Removal
    -The Influence of Radiation on the Corrosion of Vessel Steels and Corrosion Measures-
  16. 1-15 Estimation of the Chemical Form of Fuel Debris in a Reactor Pressure Vessel
    -Estimation with the Help of Thermodynamic Calculation-
  17. 1-16 What Has Formed from the Melted Fuel and Control Blade?
    -Investigating the Characteristics of Solidified Core Melt-
  18. 1-17 Management of Removed Fuel Debris
    -A Study of Treatment Scenarios for Fuel Debris after Removal-
  19. 1-18 An Exploration of the Reason for Iodine-131 Release after Core Cool Down
    -Release of Iodine-131 from Contaminated Water in the Basement of Reactor Buildings-
  20. 1-19 Safe Storage of Spent Cesium Adsorbent
    -Characterization and Evaluation for Hydrogen Production and Corrosion-
  21. 1-20 Development of an Analysis Method for a Hard-To-Measure Nuclide in Wastewater
    -Cadmium-113m Analysis Method Using β-ray Measurement-
  22. 1-21 Toward the Treatment and Subsequent Disposal of the Accident Waste
    -An Analysis of Rubble and Trees Collected from the Site of the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi NPS-
  • 2 Nuclear Safety Research
  • 3 Advanced Science Research
  • 4 Nuclear Science and Engineering Research
  1. 4 Nuclear Science and Engineering Research
  2. 4-1 Improving the Prediction Accuracy of the Decay Heat from Nuclear Force
    -Clarify Effect of Tensor Force on β Decay-
  3. 4-2 Understanding the Behavior of Molten Material in Severe Accidents
    -Developing Numerical Simulation Method of Melt Relocation-
  4. 4-3 Improving Uranium Accountancy
    -Demonstration of a Novel Nondestructive Assay for Nuclear Waste Drums at Ningyo-toge-
  5. 4-4 Improving the Evaluation Accuracy of the Long-Term Integrity of Nuclear Reactors
    -Developing a Model of the Microstructural Evolution under Neutron Irradiation-
  6. 4-5 Developing a Database of Fundamental Properties for Partitioning and Transmutation
    -Evaluating Thermodynamic Data on Intermetallic Compounds with Electrochemical Techniques-
  7. 4-6 Extraction of Strontium Using a Macrocyclic Compound
    -Extraction Enhanced by Applying Ionic Liquid Solvents-
  8. 4-7 Controlling Valences by Electrocatalysis of Pt Particles
    -Rapid and Selective Valence-Control Method for Actinide-
  9. 4-8 Selective Detection of Higher Enriched Uranium Particles
    -Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Combined with Solid-State Nuclear-Track Detection-
  10. 4-9 Mechanism of Greenhouse Gas Emission from Rice Paddy
    -Simulation of Atmospheric Ammonia Exchange Using the Land Surface Model for Transport of Radioactive Materials-
  11. 4-10 Influence of Physical Characteristics on Internal Dosimetry
    -Use of Human Models to Compare Caucasians with Japanese -
  12. 4-11 Ensuring the Reliability of Measurements of Exposure of Workers and Public to High-Energy γ-rays
    -Establishment of the High Energy γ-ray Calibration Field-
  13. 4-12 Measuring Radiation Intensity in Nuclear Reactors
    -Developing γ-ray Detectors for Remote Inspection in Primary Containment Vessel-
  14. 4-13 Technical Development for In-Pile Irradiation-Assisted Stress Corrosion Cracking Test Capsules
    -Research on Safety Evaluation of Light Water Reactors-
  15. 4-14 Developing a Real-Time Management System for Workers in Radiation-Controlled Areas
    -Worker-Safety Management in Radiation Controlled Areas-
  • 5 Quantum Beam Science Research
  1. 5 Quantum Beam Science Research
  2. 5-1 Biocompatible Plastic Fabrication by Ion Beam
    -Development of Micro/nanofabrication and Surface Modification Technique Using Focused Ion Beam for Medical Applications-
  3. 5-2 Application of Composite-Type Optical Fiber Technique for Medical Instrument Development
    -Industrialization of Composite-Type Optical Fiber Technique and Startup of JAEA-Supported Venture Business-
  4. 5-3 Doping Effect of Ferroelectrics
    -Improvement of Ferromagnetic Mechanism of Bismuth Ferrite-
  5. 5-4 Distinction between Polarizations Induced by Magnetic Cycloids and Exchange Striction
    -Importance of Magnetic Cycloids for Multiferroic Materials-
  6. 5-5 Development of an Aluminum-Based Hydrogen Storage Alloy
    -To Realize Light-Weight Hydrogen Storage Alloys-
  7. 5-6 Synchrotron Radiation Mössbauer Absorption Spectroscopy Improved by Electron Detection
    -Highly Efficient Mössbauer Spectroscopy of Many Periodic Table Elements Is Now Achievable-
  8. 5-7 Toward the Development of Protein Absorbents for Rare and Harmful Metals
    -Structural Characteristics of Halophilic Proteins Clarified by a Quantum Beam-
  9. 5-8 Observation of Living Cells under a Soft X-ray Microscope
    -Laser Plasma Soft X-ray Microscope with a Combination of Intense Laser Plasma Soft X-ray Source and Contact Microscopy-
  10. 5-9 Inhibition of Cadmium Movement in Crops by a Peptide
    -Visualization of Elements in Roots Using a Positron-Emitting Tracer Imaging System-
  11. 5-10 Challenge for Nanoscale Analysis by X-ray Spectroscopy in Combination with Electron Microscopy
    -Development of a Multilayer Grating Spectrometer for Use with Electron Microscopes-
  12. 5-11 Discovery of X-ray Coherent Mirage
    -Indication of the Potential of New X-ray Optics Using Plasma-
  13. 5-12 Transparency of Sodium in the Ultra-Violet Spectral Range
    -Imaging by Light Illumination through an 8-mm-Thick Sodium Sample-
  14. 5-13 Innovative Technique for Elucidating Diffusion through Materials
    -Development of an Advanced Analysis Method for Quasielastic Neutron Scattering-
  15. 5-14 Achievement of High-Quality Pulsed Cold Neutron Beam
    -Performance Evaluation of the J-PARC Cryogenic Hydrogen System-
  16. 5-15 Dose Rate after Beam Operation of J-PARC 3 GeV Synchrotron
    -Investigation and Measurement of Dose Rate Distribution of Radioactive Nuclides Produced in the Accelerator for Higher Output Power-
  17. 5-16 Magnetic Shielding via Vacuum Chambers for Beam Orbit Stabilization
    -Development of Vacuum Chambers of Magnetic Materials at J-PARC-
  18. 5-17 Observation of the Beam Injected into the Acceleration Region of the Cyclotron
    -Development of an Emittance and Acceptance Measurement System-
  • 6 Nuclear Hydrogen and Heat Application Research
  • 7 Research and Development of Advanced Nuclear Systems
  • 8 Research and Development Relating to Nuclear Fuel Cycle Backend and Reprocessing of Spent Nuclear Fuel
  1. 8 Research and Development Relating to Nuclear Fuel Cycle Backend and Reprocessing of Spent Nuclear Fuel
  2. 8-1 Toward an Optimized Decommissioning Plan
    -Development of Formula to Evaluate Manpower Requirements for Dismantling Nuclear Facility-
  3. 8-2 Efficient Separation of Uranium from Sludge-Like Uranium-Bearing Waste
    -Developing Process to Selectively Separate Uranium by Using Hydrochloric Acid-
  4. 8-3 Developing Rapid Method to Analyze Radioactive Waste
    -Developing Method to Analyze 242mAm in Low-Level Radioactive Waste-
  5. 8-4 Study to Improve the Safety of Trench Facility
    -Suppression of Infiltrated Water to Reduce Radioactive Substances from the Facility-
  6. 8-5 Visualization of Geosynthesis Procedure
    -Geosynthesis Data Flow Diagram (Construction Phase)-
  7. 8-6 Research in Onshore Mud Volcanism
    -Origin of Muddy Sand from Kamihoronobe Mud Volcano-
  8. 8-7 Investigation of Damage to Rock Mass in Gallery Excavation
    -Based on Seismic Velocity and Fracture Distribution around Gallery Wall-
  9. 8-8 Detection of Unrecognized Volcanic Activity by Sand Grain
    -Developing Method based on Mineral and Chemical Analysis of Sand Grain in Sedimentary Rock-
  10. 8-9 Large Inland Earthquake Triggered by Latent Magmatism
    -Helium Isotopes as a Tool for Detecting Concealed Active Faults-
  11. 8-10 Prediction of Radionuclide Speciation in Groundwater
    -Determination of Standard Thermodynamic Data of Se(VI)/(IV) Couple-
  12. 8-11 Prediction of Long-Term Alteration Characteristics of HFSC
    -Clarification of Decreasing pH and Development of Alteration Model-
  13. 8-12 Evaluation of Long-Term Geological Evolution
    -Study of the Safety of Geological Disposal Considering Uplift and Erosion-
  14. 8-13 Improvement of Ruthenium Removal Rate by Electrochemical Oxidation
    -Improvement of Stable Operation for Vitrification Process-
  • 9 Nuclear Fusion Research and Development
  1. 9 Nuclear Fusion Research and Development
  2. 9-1 Lifetime Extension of Beam Dump by Dispersing the Deposition of Laser Energy
    -A High Laser Energy-Resistant Beam Dump for Thomson Scattering in ITER-
  3. 9-2 Investigation of Strain Using Neutron Diffraction
    -A Foundation for Improvement of ITER Conductor Performance-
  4. 9-3 Failure Behavior of the Hot Isostatic Pressed Joint in the Fusion Blanket
    -The Latest Highlight of Research and Development of Reduced Activation Ferritic/Martensitic Steel for Use in the Fusion DEMO Reactor-
  5. 9-4 Toward the Construction of an Intense Neutron Source that Produces Fusion Reactor Conditions
    -Engineering Validation Research and Engineering Design of the Lithium Facility-
  6. 9-5 Disassembly of the Japan Torus-60 Tokamak Device for the Japan Torus-60 Super Advanced Project
    -Disassembly of Large Radioactivated Structures-
  7. 9-6 Accurate Winding of a Nb3Sn Superconducting Magnet
    -Development of JT-60SA Central Solenoid for Precise Plasma Control-
  8. 9-7 World Record-Setting Dual-frequency Gyrotron
    -The Development for Electron Cyclotron Resonance Heating in JT-60SA-
  9. 9-8 Improvement of the Stability Analysis Model for Rotating Plasmas
    -Introducing Rotation Effects into the Kinetic-Magnetohydrodynamic Model-
  10. 9-9 Safe Shutdown Scenarios for Fusion Reactors
    -The Development of a High-Energy Runaway Electron Simulation Code-
  11. 9-10 Removing Fuel from the Nuclear Fusion Blanket
    -Investigation of Tritium Recovery from a Future Fusion Blanket-
  12. 9-11 Stably Supplying Fuel Tritium to Fusion Reactors
    -Establishment of a New Pebble Fabrication Technology for an Advanced Tritium Breeder-
  • 10 Computational Science and E-Systems Research
  • 11 Development of Science & Technology for Nuclear Nonproliferation

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