School personnel information




Laser Fusion, High Energy Density Science

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Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2001.01.01 - 2004.03.31, Research Assistant

  • 2004.04.01 - 2006.06.30, Institute of Laser Engineering, Research Assistant

  • 2006.07.01 - 2007.03.31, Institute of Laser Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2017.04.30, Institute of Laser Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2017.05.01 - 2018.03.31, Institute of Laser Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2018.04.01 - , Institute of Laser Engineering, Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Osaka University Faculty of Engineering  Graduated 1993.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1995.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1998.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Associate Professor, Osaka University 2006.07 - 2018.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Hydrodynamic instability on laser fusion, Fast ignition, High energy density science with intense laser
    Fundamental plasma-related, Solid earth sciences-related, Nuclear engineering-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • American Physical Society


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Measurements of Sound Velocity of Laser-Irradiated Iron Foils Relevant to Earth Core Condition, K. Shigemori, D. Ichinose, T. Irifune, K. Otani, T. Shiota, T. Sakaiya, and H. Azechi, SHOCK COMPRESSION OF CONDENSED MATTER - 2005,1480-1483, 2006.07, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Laser-Produced Blast Wave and Numerical Simulation Using FLASH Code, D. R. Farley, K. Shigemori, and H. Azechi, Laser and Partcle Beams,23, 513-519, 2005.10, Papers

  • Perturbation transfer from front to rear surface of laser-irradiated targets, K. Shigemori, H. Azechi, M. Nakai, T. Endo, T. Nagaya, and T. Yamanaka, Physical Review E, 2002.04, Papers

  • Investigation of Ultrafast Laser-Driven Radiative Blast Waves, M. J. Edwards, A. J. MacKinnon, J. Zweiback, K. Shigemori, D. Ryutov, A. M. Rubenchik, K. A. Keilty, E. Liang, B. A. Remington, and T. Ditmire, Physical Review Letters, 2001.08, Papers

  • Experiments on radiative collapse in laser-produced plasmas relevant to astrophysical jets, K. Shigemori, R. Kodama, D. R. Farley, T. Koase, K. G. Estabrook, B. A. Remington, D. D. Ryutov, Y. Ochi, H. Azechi, J. Stone, and N. Turner, Physical Review E,62,pp8838-8841, 2000.12, Papers

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Patents / Utility models / Designs 【 display / non-display

  • Japan, source of extreme ultraviolet and EUV source targets, K.Nagai, H.Nishimura, T.NOrimtsu, K.Nishiharam N.Miyanaga, M.Nakatsuka, Y.Izawa, M, Nakai, K.Shigemori, M.Murakami, et al., PCT/JP2003/16947(Application), 2004.04

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • The LSJ award for distinguished achievements in research, The Laser Society of Japan, 2011.05

  • 13th Contributed Paper Award of JSPF, H. Nishimura, K. Shigemori, M. Nakai, S. Fujioka, Y. Shimada, K. Nagai, T. Norimatsu, K. Nishihara, N. Miyanaga, Y. Izawa, T. Kawamura, T. Nishikawa, A. Sasaki, Japan Society f Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Ressearch, 2005.11