KENICHI TANAKA

Last Updated :2019/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Kyoto University
  • Master of Engineering, Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical internal medicine;Radiation science

Research Keywords

  • BNCT
  • exposure
  • dosimetry

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Engineering in the Society
  2. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, AppliedNuclear Physics
  4. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Nuclear Energy Applications
  5. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Mechanical Science Research IA
  6. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Mechanical Science Research IB
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Mechanical Science Research IIA
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Mechanical Science Research IIB
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Mechanical Science Seminar IA
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Mechanical Science Seminar IB
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Mechanical Science Seminar IIA
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Mechanical Science Seminar IIB

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Evaluation of the characteristics of boron-dose enhancer (BDE) materials for BNCT using near threshold Li-7(p,n)(7) Be direct neutrons, PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 49(5), 819-831, 20040307
  2. Gamma-ray exposure from neutron-induced radionuclides in soil in Hiroshima and Nagasaki based on DS02 calculations, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOPHYSICS, 47(3), 331-336, 20080701
  3. Skin dose from neutron-activated soil for early entrants following the A-bomb detonation in Hiroshima: contribution from beta and gamma rays, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOPHYSICS, 47(3), 323-330, 20080701
  4. Intercomparison study on (152)Eu gamma ray and (36)Cl AMS measurements for development of the new Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Dosimetry System 2002 (DS02), RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOPHYSICS, 47(3), 313-322, 20080701
  5. Characteristics of boron-dose enhancer dependent on dose protocol and B-10 concentration for BNCT using near-threshold Li-7(p,n)Be-7 direct neutrons, PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 50(1), 167-177, 20050107
  6. Study on influence of X-ray baggage scan on ESR dosimetry for SNTS using human tooth enamel, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 47, A81-A83, 20060201
  7. Characterization of moderator assembly dimension for accelerator boron neutron capture therapy of brain tumors using Li-7(p, n) neutrons at proton energy of 2.5 MeV, MEDICAL PHYSICS, 33(6), 1688-1694, 20060601
  8. Effects of sunlight exposure on the human tooth enamel ESR spectra used for dose reconstruction, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 48(1), 21-29, 20070101
  9. Microdosimetric evaluation of secondary particles in a phantom produced by carbon 290 MeV/nucleon ions at HIMAC, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 48(5), 397-406, 20070901
  10. Microdosimetric evaluation of the 400 MeV/nucleon carbon beam at HIMAC, MEDICAL PHYSICS, 32(12), 3843-3848, 20051201
  11. Tooth enamel EPR dosimetry of neutrons: Enhancement of the apparent sensitivity at irradiation in the human head phantom, RADIATION MEASUREMENTS, 42(6-7), 1171-1177, 20070701
  12. Characteristics of BDE dependent on 10B concentration for accelerator-based BNCT using near-threshold 7Li(p,n)7Be direct neutrons, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 61, 875-879, 20041001
  13. Characteristics of BDE dependent on dose protocol and 10B concentration for BNCT using near-threshold 7Li(p,n)7Be direct neutrons, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50, 167-177, 20050401
  14. Determination Technique 90Sr in Cow Teeth using Imaging Plate, the 1st Asian Congress of Radiation Research, 176, 20050101
  15. Factors affecting neutron measurements and calculation, Part D. Neutron background In Situ measurements, Reassessment of the Atomic Bomb Radiation Dosimetry for Hiroshima and Nagasaki -Dosimetry System 2002- RERF, 2, 746-749, 20050401
  16. Iodine-129 measurement in soil samples from Dolon village near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Radiat. Environm. Biophys.,, 47, 359-365, 20080101
  17. Monte Carlo-based calculation of imaging plate response to 90Sr in teeth: experimental validation of required correction on sample thickness, Radiat. Environm. Biophys., 46, 215-220, 20070901
  18. The Comparison of dose distributions in a water phantom for accelerator-based and reactor-based neutron irradiation fieldsfor NCT, the second Japan-Korea Joint Meeting on Medical Physics, 54-57, 19990101
  19. Verification of Monte-Carlo-based conversion of imaging plate response for measurement of 90Sr accumulation in teeth, the 1st Asian Congress of Radiation Research, 175-176, 20050101
  20. Dose distributions in a human head phantom for neutron capture therapy (NCT) using moderated neutrons from the 2.5 MeV proton-7Li reaction or from fission of 235U, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 46(10), 2681-95, 20010801
  21. Optimization parameters for BDE in BNCT using near threshold Li-7(p,n)(7) Be direct neutrons, APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 61(5), 1003-1008, 20041101
  22. Development of a wide-range paired scintillator with optical fiber neutron monitor for BNCT irradiation field study, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 551(2-3), 448-457, 20051011
  23. Variations in lithium target thickness and proton energy stability for the near-threshold Li-7(p, n)Be-7 accelerator-based BNCT, PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 52(3), 645-658, 20070207
  24. MEASUREMENTS OF Co-60 IN MASSIVE STEEL SAMPLES EXPOSED TO THE HIROSHIMA ATOMIC BOMB EXPLOSION, HEALTH PHYSICS, 102(4), 400-409, 20120401
  25. Measurement of spatial distribution of neutrons and gamma rays for BNCT using multi-imaging plate system, APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 106, 125-128, 201512
  26. Mapping of the cumulative beta-ray dose on the ground surface surrounding the Fukushima area, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 56, I48-I55, 201512
  27. Analysis of Plasma Protein Concentrations and Enzyme Activities in Cattle within the Ex-Evacuation Zone of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Accident, PLOS ONE, 11(5), 20160509
  28. Design study of multi-imaging plate system for BNCT irradiation field at Kyoto university reactor, APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 115, 212-220, 201609
  29. Apparatus development for measurement of Cs-134 and Cs-137 radioactivity of soil contaminated by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 115, 4-7, 201609
  30. Triple ionization chamber method for clinical dose monitoring with a Be-covered Li BNCT field, MEDICAL PHYSICS, 43(11), 6050-6057, 201611
  31. Temporal changes in vertical distribution of Cs-137 in litter and soils in mixed deciduous forests in Fukushima, Japan, JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 54(4), 452-458, 201704
  32. Applied physics in neutron capture therapy, Radiation Biology Research Communications, 51(3), 205-215, 20161221
  33. Quality assurance of spatial beam component distribution in neutron capture therapy using imaging plate, Radiation, 43, 3-7, 20170302
  34. Measurement of the gamma-ray energy spectrum of the educational Kinki University Reactor (UTR-KINKI), APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 124, 90-92, 201706
  35. Determination of the thermal and epithermal neutron sensitivities of an LBO chamber, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOPHYSICS, 56(3), 269-276, 201708
  36. Computational investigation of suitable polymer gel composition for the QA of the beam components of a BNCT irradiation field, APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, 127, 253-259, 201709
  37. Light output due to cosmic-ray muons for an EJ301 scintillator of 12.7 cm in diameter and length, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 880, 53-57, 20180201
  38. Comparison of calculated beta- and gamma-ray doses after the Fukushima accident with data from single-grain luminescence retrospective dosimetry of quartz inclusions in a brick sample, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 59(3), 286-290, 201805
  39. The sensitivity variation of the radiation indeced signal in deciduous teeth to be used in ESR tooth enamel dosimetry, Radiation Measurements, 106, 450-454, 20171001
  40. Neutron energy spectrum measurement using an NE213 scintillator at CHARM, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS, 429, 27-33, 20180815
  41. An in vitro verification of strength estimation for moving an I-125 source during implantation in brachytherapy, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 59(4), 484-489, 201807
  42. Reproduction of neutron fluence by unfolding method with an NE213 scintillator, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 906, 141-149, 20181021

Publications such as books

  1. 2005/04/01, Reassessment of the atomic bomb radiation dosimetry for Hiiroshima and Nagasaki – Dosimetry System 2002., Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan, 2005, 04, 英, 223-260, 578-587, 722-726, pp. 578-587, 722-726, 230-236
  2. 2006/04/01, 広島および長崎における原子爆弾放射線被曝線量の再評価 線量評価システム2002 DS02, 放射線影響研究所, 2006, 04, 英, 590-599, 736-740, 232-269

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Investigation of dosimetry method for brachytherapy by EGS5 and regression to reflect source strength shortage」, 2015/04/18, Without Invitation
  2. Development of strength evaluation method of moving sources for brachytherapy (4) Separation from diagnostic X rays, 2014/04/19, Without Invitation
  3. Study on irradiation field monitor for BNCT using multi imaging plate system, K. Tanaka, Y. Sakurai, T. Kajimoto, T. Takata, H, Tanaka, S. Endo,, 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy, 2016/10/18, Without Invitation, 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy, USA, Missouri
  4. Investigation of beam component monitor for BNCT using gel detector, K. Tanaka, Y. Sakurai, T. Kajimoto, S. Hayashi, H, Tanaka, T. Takata, J. Takada, S. Endo,, 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy, 2016/10/18, Without Invitation, USA, Missouri
  5. Study of polymer gel dosimeter response in neutron irradiation fields, R. Uchida, Y. Sakurai, S. Hayashi, K. Tanaka, T. Takata, M. Narabayashi, and M. Suzuki, 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy, 2016/10/18, Without Invitation, USA MIssouri
  6. Preliminary study for the beam component separation using polymer gel detector containing lithium compounds, S. Hayashi, +K. Tanaka, Y. Sakurai, R. Uchida, M.Suzuki, F.Fujiwara, S.Fujimoto, K.Ono, 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy, 2016/10/18, Without Invitation, USA Missouri
  7. Measurement of Beam Component Intensity in BNCT using Imaging Plate, 2016/09/14, With Invitation
  8. Effect of low energy scattered gamma rays on tooth enamel ESR dosimetry, 2017/03/01, Without Invitation
  9. Effect of low energy scattered gamma rays on tooth enamel ESR dosimetry」, 2017/03/01, Without Invitation
  10. “Determination of radio-cesium depth profile by unfolding method with imaging plate”, T.T. Nguyen, T. Kajimoto, K. Tanaka, S. Endo,, T.T. Nguyen, T. Kajimoto, K. Tanaka, S. Endo,, 2017/02/14, Without Invitation

Awards

  1. 2015年, Excellent Poster Award,, 15th International Congress of Radiation Research
  2. 2015年, Young Investigators Travel Award, 15th International Congress of Radiation Research
  3. 2002年09月, Fairchild Award, International Society for Neutron Capture Therapy, "Feasibility of intra-operative BNCT using accelerator-based near-threshold 7Li(p,n)7Be direct neutrons"

Patented

  1. Patent, JP4274379, 2009/03/13
  2. Patent, JP5677003, 2015/01/09
  3. Patent, 登録はさ/れて/いま

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2004
  2. 2004
  3. KAKENHI, Development of dosimetry for brachytherapy? toward improvement of precision by regression of Monte Carlo simulation to in-vivo measurement, 2009, 2011
  4. KAKENHI, Development of particle identifying tissue equivalent proportional counter (PID-TEPC) system, 2006, 2008
  5. KAKENHI, 2004, 2005
  6. 2012, 2014
  7. 2014, 2016
  8. 2006, 2008
  9. 2013, 2015
  10. 知財活用促進ハイウェイ「大学特許価値向上支援」, 2012, 2012
  11. A-step FSフィージビリティスタディステージ 探索タイプ, 「癌の密封小線源のための移動中線源強度評価法の開発」, 2010, 2010
  12. 研究開発助成, 2010, 2010
  13. KAKENHI, 2014, 2017
  14. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  15. KAKENHI, Studies on methods on in-situ dose evaluation due to radioactive strontium, 2009, 2011
  16. KAKENHI, THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LIQUID LITHIUM NEUTRON GENERATING TARGET FOR ACCELERATOR BASED NEUTRON CAPTURE THERAPY, 2008, 2010
  17. KAKENHI, Biological effect of radiation using neutron beam : in vitro experiment for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), 2007, 2008
  18. KAKENHI, 2006, 2008
  19. KAKENHI, Development of irradiation field for neutron capture therapy using direct neutrons from compact proton accelerator, 2005, 2007
  20. KAKENHI, Study of mechanism of radiation effects for low energy protons by the irradiation of neutrons, 2005, 2007
  21. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2015/09, 2015/09
  2. 2016/09, 2016/09
  3. 2017/09, 2018/09