Yasushi Fukazawa

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Science, ., Professor
E-mail
fukazawahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
"1-3-1 KAGAMIYAMA, HIGASHI-HIROSHIMA, HIROSHIMA 739-8526", Japan
TEL : (+81)824-24-7380 FAX : (+81)824-24-0717
Self-introduction
I am working in the astrophysics by observing with X-rays and gamma-rays using satelltes.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1995/05/01, 2000/03/31, University of Tokyo, Research Associate
  • 2000/04/01, 2008/04/30, Hiroshima University, Associate Professor
  • 2008/05/01, Hiroshima University, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School, Division of Science, Department of Physics, Japan, 1993/04, 1995/04
  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School, Division of Science, Japan, 1991/04, 1993/03
  • The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Science, Japan, 1987/04, 1991/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, The University of Tokyo

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Physics;Particle / Nuclear / Cosmic ray / Astro physics

Research Keywords

  • hot gas
  • Satellite and Instrument development
  • clusters of galaxies
  • Black hole
  • X-ray
  • Galaxy and Galaxy Cluster

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Astronomical Society of Japan, 1991/04
  • Physical Sociery of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, English for Physical Science
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Astrophysics
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation A
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation B
  6. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  7. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, High Energy Astrophysics Seminar
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, High Energy Astrophysics Seminar
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Introductory course to advanced physical science
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Physical Science
  13. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Physical Science

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. DISCOVERY OF VERY HIGH ENERGY GAMMA RAYS FROM PKS 1424+240 AND MULTIWAVELENGTH CONSTRAINTS ON ITS REDSHIFT, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 708(2), L100-L106, JAN 10 2010
  2. SPECTRAL PROPERTIES OF BRIGHT FERMI-DETECTED BLAZARS IN THE GAMMA-RAY BAND, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 710(2), 1271-1285, FEB 20 2010
  3. PoGOLite - A high sensitivity balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter, ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 30(2), 72-84, SEP 2008
  4. MULTIEPOCH OPTICAL SPECTROPOLARIMETRY OF THREE MICROQUASARS, Cyg X-1, LS 5039, AND LS I+61 degrees 303, ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 137(3), 3509-3519, MAR 2009
  5. The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Discovers the Pulsar in the Young Galactic Supernova Remnant CTA 1, SCIENCE, 322(5905), 1218-1221, NOV 21 2008
  6. A GALAXY MERGER SCENARIO FOR THE NGC 1550 GALAXY FROM METAL DISTRIBUTIONS IN THE X-RAY EMITTING PLASMA, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 691(2), 971-983, FEB 1 2009
  7. A Monte Carlo method for calculating the energy response of plastic scintillators to polarized photons below 100 keV, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 600(3), 609-617, MAR 11 2009
  8. DISCOVERY OF PULSED gamma-RAYS FROM THE YOUNG RADIO PULSAR PSR J1028-5819 WITH THE FERMI LARGE AREA TELESCOPE, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 695(1), L72-L77, APR 10 2009
  9. Fermi Observations of High-Energy Gamma-Ray Emission from GRB 080916C, SCIENCE, 323(5922), 1688-1693, MAR 27 2009
  10. DISCOVERY OF PULSATIONS FROM THE PULSAR J0205+6449 IN SNR 3C 58 WITH THE FERMI GAMMA-RAY SPACE TELESCOPE, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 699(2), L102-L107, JUL 10 2009
  11. Detection of 16 Gamma-Ray Pulsars Through Blind Frequency Searches Using the Fermi LAT, SCIENCE, 325(5942), 840-844, AUG 14 2009
  12. A Population of Gamma-Ray Millisecond Pulsars Seen with the Fermi Large Area Telescope, SCIENCE, 325(5942), 848-852, AUG 14 2009
  13. FERMI LARGE AREA TELESCOPE OBSERVATIONS OF THE VELA PULSAR, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 696(2), 1084-1093, MAY 10 2009
  14. Measurement of the Cosmic Ray e(+)+e(-) Spectrum from 20 GeV to 1 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 102(18), MAY 8 2009
  15. EARLY FERMI GAMMA-RAY SPACE TELESCOPE OBSERVATIONS OF THE QUASAR 3C 454.3, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 699(1), 817-823, JUL 1 2009
  16. A change in the optical polarization associated with a gamma-ray flare in the blazar 3C 279, NATURE, 463(7283), 919-923, FEB 18 2010
  17. Fermi Gamma-Ray Imaging of a Radio Galaxy, SCIENCE, 328(5979), 725-729, MAY 7 2010
  18. FERMI LARGE AREA TELESCOPE VIEW OF THE CORE OF THE RADIO GALAXY CENTAURUS A, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 719(2), 1433-1444, AUG 20 2010
  19. Fe-K LINE PROBING OF MATERIAL AROUND THE ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS CENTRAL ENGINE WITH SUZAKU, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 727(1), JAN 20 2011
  20. DETECTION OF A SPECTRAL BREAK IN THE EXTRA HARD COMPONENT OF GRB 090926A, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 729(2), MAR 10 2011
  21. SUZAKU VIEW OF X-RAY SPECTRAL VARIABILITY OF THE RADIO GALAXY CENTAURUS A: PARTIAL COVERING ABSORBER, REFLECTOR, AND POSSIBLE JET COMPONENT, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 743(2), DEC 20 2011
  22. ASCA Compilation of X-Ray Properties of Hot Gas in Elliptical Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters: Two Breaks in the Temperature Dependences, Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 56, 965-1009, 20040401
  23. BGO readout with photodiodes as a soft gamma-ray detector at -30C, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A536, 136-145, 20050401
  24. Metal Concentration and X-ray Cool Spectral Component in the Central Region of the Central Region of the Centaurus Cluster of Galaxies, Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 49(3), L55-L58, 19940401
  25. ASCA Measurements of Silicon and Iron Abundances in the Intracluster Medium, Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 50(1), 187-193, 19980401
  26. In-Orbit Timing Calibration of the Hard X-Ray Detector on Board Suzaku, Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, 60, S25-34, 20080401
  27. In-Orbit Performance of the Hard X-Ray Detector on Board Suzaku, Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 59(SP1), 53-76, 20070101
  28. Development of low-noise double-sided silicon strip detector for cosmic soft gamma-ray Compton Camera, Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 541(1-2), 342-349, 20050401
  29. Modeling and Reproducibility of Suzaku HXD PIN/GSO Background, PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 61, S17-S33, 20090101
  30. Scaling mass profiles around elliptical galaxies observed with Chandra and XMM-Newton, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 636(2), 698-711, JAN 10 2006

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, Study of cosmic-ray energy and spatial distribution by observing Galactic diffuse gamma-ray emission, 2009, 2011
  2. KAKENHI, Study of Jet emission mechanisms of black hole objects based on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, 2008, 2010
  3. KAKENHI, 2002, 2006
  4. KAKENHI, 1999, 2000
  5. KAKENHI, Observational Study of the Non-thermal Energies in Inter-galactic Space, 1999, 2001
  6. KAKENHI, X-ray Observations on Magnetic Fields around Active Galaxies, 1996, 1998
  7. KAKENHI, 2012, 2016
  8. KAKENHI, Simultaneous optical and NIR polarimetry of compact objects accompanied with astrophysical jets, 2011, 2013