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International Workshop on
"Nuclear Physics with RIBF"

March, 13-17, 2006 RIKEN,Saitama,JAPAN

(Email :ribf2006@rarf.riken.jp)



The RI Beam Factory (RIBF) is a next generation facility to expand further scientific opportunities with intense rare-isotope beams (RIBs), which are achieved by combining a super-conducting ring cyclotron (SRC) and a large acceptance fragment separator (BigRIPS).

Phase-I construction program of the SRC and BigRIPS will be completed in 2006, and will start with delivering fast RIBs in 2007. In this year, a multi-function BT line called Zero-degree forward spectrometer will also be constructed.

On this occasion of the forthcoming RIBs from the BigRIPS and further promotion of Phase-II program, this workshop is aiming to discuss, by exchanging ideas and interests, various research programs and to point out problems to be solved. This workshop will also give a trigger to form collaborations and networks for both coming experimental and theoretical works.

We cordially invite everyone, both theorists and experimentalists, to join this workshop.

[Circular]

1st circular available (Jan.16, 2006)

2nd circular is now available (March 3, 2006)


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RIKEN RI Beam Factory
Program
Workshop site
Registration desk and Information desk
Presentation and Compilation
Facility Tour
Buffet

Registration
Pre- and post-symposia
Lodging
Visa
Organization
Workshop Coordinators
Scientific Secretary
Links


RIKEN RI Beam Factory

The RI Beam Factory (RIBF) is a next generation facility to expand further scientific opportunities with intense rare-isotope beams (RIBs), which are achieved by combining a super-conducting ring cyclotron (SRC) and a large acceptance fragment separator (BigRIPS). Phase-I construction program of the SRC and BigRIPS will be completed in 2006, and will start with delivering fast RIBs in 2007. In this year, a multi-function BT line called Zero-degree forward spectrometer will also be constructed. PAC for proposals with RIBs from the BigRIPS will be held in autumn of 2006.

One can obtain the technical information on the BigRIPS as a pdf file. Primary beams available at the comissioning stage of RIBF willbe 48Ca (>100pnA), Kr (P100pnA), Xe (under estimation) and 238U (P10pnA).

To exploit the potential of this forefront facility, RIKEN is proceeding to Phase-II program where the construction of major experimental installations is planned. This includes a large acceptance superconducting spectrometer (SAMURAI), a facility utilizing very slow RIBs provided via an rf ion guide system (SLOWRI), a high-resolution RIB spectrometer (SHARAQ), a rare RI precision mass measurement apparatus consisting of an isochronous storage ring (Rare RI ring), and an electron-scattering experimental apparatus consisting of a self-confining RI-ion target (SCRIT). Phase-II program will also expand opportunities by upgrading the present facility. The RIPS will be strengthened by primary beams accelerated at the intermediate stage ring cyclotron (IRC), and be used as a facility for low-to-medium energy polarized RIBs as well as purified proton-rich RIBs. The construction of a new additional injector linac to the RRC is also planned, which brings out the independent operation of GARIS to make it possible to promote further super-heavy element science. In-flight low energy RIBs are available at the CRIB utilizing the AVF cyclotron, which will not be used as an injector for the RIBF.

 


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Programs

Scientific Program is now available as a PDF file. (Updated !!: March 10)

Topics to be discussed at the workshop include:

1) Introduction of the present and new RIBF facility as well as scientific opportunities
2) Experimental programs and instrumentations for Phase-I and -II,
3) Future directions of theories to construct new frameworks.

On the first two days, plenary sessions will be allocated to the introduction of the facility of RIBF and the review of present research activities. The next two days will be dedicated to discussions in parallel sessions. The parallel sessions will be arranged in terms of the subjects under discussion (see below). All participants will have the opportunities to present their own interests and ideas. Each parallel session will be moderated by one convener. On the last day, all conveners will be requested to summarize the contents of parallel sessions and the participants will discuss future directions together.

Subjects to be discussed at the workshop include

1) Shell, deformation and effective interaction in isospin asymmetry system
2) Pair and cluster correlation in weakly bound system
3) Exotic modes of excitation originated from isospin asymmetry and weak binding
4) Moments, radii and masses as probes of exotic structure
5) Production of SHEs and their properties
6) Interplay between nuclear reactions and nuclear structure
7) Exotic dynamics of nuclear reactions originated from isospin asymmetry
8) Equation of state and new aspects for asymmetric nuclear matter
9) Nuclear reactions and nuclear properties for explosive nucleosynthesis
10) New theoretical methods for expanded nuclear chart
11) Unique programs utilizing primary beams
12) New techniques/methods for study of nuclear structure and reactions
13) New instrumentations for the next generation

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Workshop site

The workshop will be held at Wako-city Hall, gSunazaleah, for plenary sessions in March 13-14, and from March 15 to 17, March the workshop site will be moved to RIKEN; Nishina Hall, Suzuki-Umetaro Hall,and RIBF conference room. 

Wireless LAN will be available in Nishina Hall and RIBF conference room.

The access maps are available in the web sites;

 http://www.riken.jp/engn/r-world/riken/campus/wako/access.html

   Access information on 1) from Narita airport to Wako, and 2) Wako station to RIKEN.

 http://common.riken.go.jp/wako/map/index-e.html

  Location of the workshop site in RIKEN; the building numbers in the map are Nishina Hall (No.49), Suzuki-Umetaro Hall (No.41), and RIBF conf. Hall (No.51)

 http://rarfaxp.riken.jp/RIBF2006/sunazalea.jpg

   Access map of the Wako-city Hall, gSunazaleah.

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Registration Desk and Information Desk

Registration desk and information desk will be opened during the workshop period .

March 13,14 : Wako-city Hall, gSunazaleah
March 15|17 : RIBF conference Hall

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Presentation and Compilation

All of ideas and interests will be compiled as an electronic report. All presentations should be prepared in PowerPoint or PDF files.  

LCD projectors will be available for presentation. Please bring your own laptop PC, and a power plug adapter, if necessary.  If you want to use transparencies for your presentation, please make contact with the organizer in advance.

After the workshop, all speakers are asked to submit the PDF files used in the presentation for the electronic report.  CD-ROM containing all of the presentations will be distributed to all participants after the workshop. Detail information will be announced during the workshop.

Presentaions are now availabe at our WWW server. You need authentication to access this page.

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Facility Tour

Tour for the RIKEN facility will be arranged in the afternoon of March 15. Details will be announced during the workshop.

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Buffet

Buffet party is scheduled in the evening of March 16.  All participants and accompanying persons are cordially invited.

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Registration

Please fill in the registration form, and send it to ribf2006@rarf.riken.jp.
The dead-line is 15th Feb. 2006.

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Pre- and post-symposia and workshops

Before and after this workshop, symposia and workshops initiated by theorists are planned as follows:

March 9 - 12th at University of Tokyo,
Symposium on "Structure of Exotic Nuclei and Nuclear Force"
(http://www.phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/senuf06/)

March 20 - 24th at RIKEN
Symposium and Workshop on "Methods of many-body systems: mean field theories and beyond"
(http://rarfaxp.riken.go.jp/Pdang/RIKEN2006.html)

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Lodging


Participants will stay at Toyoko Inn "Wakoshi Ekimae", a new hotel in Wako city.
The website of this hotel is:.
http://www.toyoko-inn.com/e_hotel/00090/

The participants are required to make the room reservation by themselves using the on-line reservation service or by fax, which can be found at the hotel website. The reservation should be made preferably two months before the check-in date.

Other hotels along Tobu-tojyo-line are


Daily hotels in Asaka-city, Niiza-city, Shiki-city
http://www.dailyhotel.net (in Japanese only)

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Visa

Participants who need the entry visa to Japan should send a request to ribf2006@rarf.riken.jp by 6th-Feb. We will send you a form necessary for the visa application.

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Organization@

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Nuclear Physics R&D group, Frontier Research System
Radioactive Isotope Physics Laboratory
Heavy Ion Nuclear Physics Laboratory
Applied Nuclear Physics Laboratory

Center for Nuclear Study, The University of Tokyo

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WORKSHOP COORDINATORS

T. Kubo (RIKEN), N. Aoi (RIKEN), H. Ueno(RIKEN), S. Shimoura (CNS), K. Asahi (RIKEN),T. Kobayashi (Tohoku Univ.), M. Wada (RIKEN), A. Ozawa (Tsukuba Univ.),M. Wakasugi (RIKEN), K. Morita (RIKEN), T. Kubono (CNS), T. Otsuka (Univ. ofTokyo),A. Ono (Tohoku Univ.), K. Hagino(Tohoku Univ.), M. Matsuo (Niigata Univ.),T. Motobayashi (RIKEN), Y. Enyo (Yukawa, Kyoto Univ.), H. Sagawa (Univ. ofAizu),K. Ogata (Kyushu Univ.), A. Kohama (RIKEN), K. Yabana (Tsukuba Univ.) and H.Sakurai (RIKEN)

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SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY

T. Suda, T. Kishida, A. Yoshimi, S. Nishimura, T. Ichihara

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LINKS

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