Recent Research Activities


January 12, 2024
A Non-Proliferation Solution: Using Antineutrinos to Surveil Nuclear Reactors
January 5, 2024
Research on Molten Salt Fast Reactors with Inherent Safety (II) - Safe shutdown without relying on control rods even in transients with safety protection system bypass -


August 2, 2023
Perspective Article "How does chemistry contribute to circular economy in nuclear energy systems to make them more sustainable and ecological?"
-Advocating Contribution and Relevance of Cutting-edge Inorganic Chemistry to Nuclear Fuel Cycle
February 1, 2023
Solid material that 'upconverts' visible light photons to UV light photons could change how we utilize sunlight


November 21, 2022
Research on molten salt fast reactors with inherent safety - No need to insert control rods even in transients or accidents -
August 22, 2022
Proposal of a heat exchanger used in molten salt fast reactors - Research learned from past knowledge -
June 21, 2022
Development of a neutron beam monitor with a thin plastic scintillator for nuclear data measurement using spallation neutron source
June 14, 2022
Measurements of the neutron capture cross section of Am-243 at high energy region.
March 15, 2022
NMB4.0: Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Simulator has been developed and is now available free of charge!
- Building a platform for the development strategy of the advanced energy system -
February 8, 2022
Corrected errors in the reactivity insertion experiment report (in 1970) for the molten salt reactor MSRE
- Pave the way for future analysis code verification -


August 14, 2021
Concept of metal fuel sodium cooled RFBB
July 12, 2021
Neutron beam filter system for fast neutron cross-section measurement at the ANNRI beamline of MLF/J-PARC
June 21, 2021
Discovery of a new low energy neutron resonance of Y-89
May 6, 2021
Verification of Neutronics-Thermalhydraulics Coupling Multi-Physics Method for Molten Salt Fast Reactor


Nov. 2, 2020
Visualization of the recruitment kinetics of DNA repair factor PNKP to DNA damages at seconds-scale