Academic Staff and Fellows

KATO Yukihiro
Professor Ph.D. (Natural Science)
Department of Physics
Graduate school/Science

We know that matter is composed of things like quarks and other subatomic particles. But what are subatomic particles composed of? Using a large particle accelerator, research here tries to answer questions like this.

Prototype of ILC-TPC detector preparing for an experiment

Research Area Experimental Particle Physics
Research Interests (1)Development of ILC-TPC detector
(2)Research of Micro Pattern Gas Detectors
(3)Development of STJ photon detector for neutrino decay experiment
Selected Publications (1) Study in a beam test of the resolution of a Micromegas TPC with standard readout pads. Nucl. Inst. Methods A602(2009)
(2) Cosmic ray tests of a GEM-based TPC prototype operated in Ar-CF4-isobutane gas mixtures, Nucl. Inst. Methods A641(2011)
(3) Search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson at CDF, Phys. Rev. D85(2012)
Research and Achievements
Affiliated Academic Societies The Physical Society of Japan
(Undergraduate Course)
Osaka City University
(Master's/Doctral Course)
Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
Title of Thesis, Institute, Date Search for Chargino-Neutralino Production in p p-bar Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV、Osaka City University、1996.9

Experimental Particle Physics Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows