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Academic Report
date: 2021-06-30

Title: Brilliant Photonuclear Facets of Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics
Lecture 1:Gamma-ray Sources, Facilities, and Photoneutron Detections

Expert: Hiroaki Utsunomiya, Professor
Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, CAS/Senior visiting scholar
Time: Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 10:00-11:30,
Addr: Room 303, Scientific Research Building,No.239 Zhangheng Road, Shanghai Light Source Science Center, Shanghai, China
Tencent Conference ID: 667 683 350

Expert profile:
Hiroaki Utsunomiya, born in Japan in 1953, graduated from the Department of Physics, Kyoto University, Japan in 1976, received a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan in 1981, and studied at Texas Agricultural and Mechanics University( Texas A&M) in the United States from 1985 to 1990 has served as assistant researcher and associate researcher, visiting scholar at the Orsay Institute of Nuclear Physics in France in 1991, associate professor and professor at Konan University in Japan from 1991 to 2021, and retired from Konan University in Japan in 2021.
2012-2016 Visiting scholar at the Center for Nuclear Science (CNS) of the University of Tokyo, Japan, 2014-2015 European Extreme Optical Physics Facility-Nuclear Physics Device (ELI-NP) Neutron Threshold Gamma Experimental Engineering Design (GANT) Project Convenor, 2016-2020 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) photonuclear data measurement experiment project leader, 2019-2021 Japan-Norway research and education cooperation project leader, 2021-2022 Shanghai Institute for Advanced Study of Chinese Academy of Sciences (PIFI) senior visiting scholar .


Lecture Contents:
A series of lectures on basic knowledge of photonuclear physics measurement and related nuclear astrophysics research. The lecture will be divided into four parts, which will introduce gamma source devices and photoneutron detection, nuclear synthesis processes related to photonuclear reactions, and photonuclear reaction nuclear data measurement. .
Today is the first lecture of a series of lectures: Gamma-ray Sources, Facilities, and Photoneutron Detections