KEK Wako Nuclear Science Center

Wako Nuclear Science Center (WNSC) is aimed at promoting nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics researches as well as interdisciplinary researches in material science using short-lived radioactive nuclei, which are not existing in nature but artificially produced by the help of heavy-ion accelerators. This is a newly launched research center since 2015, of the Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (IPNS), High-energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) based on the synergy of a unique feature of KEK experimental apparatuses and world’s most RI-production ability of Riken RIBF facility.


You can also see our old activity at TRIAC here.

News & Upcoming events

2020-11-11  【Press Release】
Surrey helps to produce the world's first neutron-rich, radioactive tantalum ions


Prof. Wada succeeded the post of Head of WNSC.


[29 Mar]RIBF Nuclear Physics/WNSC seminar by Dr. Timo Dickel (Justus Liebig University / GSI Helmholtz center for heavy ion research)


[2 Jul]WNSC seminar by Dr. Ryan Ringle (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, Michigan State University)


[17 Jan] The 40th Tsukuba unstable nuclear study seminar and lecture


Mr. Hyunjoon Kwon, Director-General of Int’l Sci-Biz Belt (ISBB) Promotion Office of Ministry of Science and Dr. Sunchan Jeong, Director of Rare Isotope Science Project (RISP) of IBS visited KEK Tsukuba campus, J-Park and Wako Nuclear Science Center. See the KEK-IBS Collaboration.


[28 Nov] WNSC seminar by Prof. Alexander Kalimov (St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University)


[6 Jul] WNSC seminar by Prof. Philip M. Walker (University of Surrey, UK)


[26 Jul] The 39th Tsukuba unstable nuclear study seminar and lecture


[7 Mar] The 38th Tsukuba unstable nuclear study seminar and lecture


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