TSUNEFUMI MIZUNO

Last Updated :2019/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima Astrophysical Science Center, ., Associate Professor
E-mail
tsunehiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Master of Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Tokyo

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Astronomy;Astronomy

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Exercises of Physics
  2. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation A
  3. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation B
  4. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Experiments in General Physics A
  5. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics
  6. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  7. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Physical Science
  8. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, High Energy Astrophysics Seminar
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, High Energy Astrophysics Seminar

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. PoGOLite - A high sensitivity balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter, ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 30(2), 72-84, 200809
  2. 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, 20090311
  3. THE LARGE AREA TELESCOPE ON THE FERMI GAMMA-RAY SPACE TELESCOPE MISSION, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 697(2), 1071-1102, 20090601
  4. FERMI LAT OBSERVATION OF DIFFUSE GAMMA RAYS PRODUCED THROUGH INTERACTIONS BETWEEN LOCAL INTERSTELLAR MATTER AND HIGH-ENERGY COSMIC RAYS, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 703(2), 1249-1256, 20091001
  5. CONSTRAINTS ON THE COSMIC-RAY DENSITY GRADIENT BEYOND THE SOLAR CIRCLE FROM FERMI gamma-RAY OBSERVATIONS OF THE THIRD GALACTIC QUADRANT, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 726(2), 20110110
  6. Suzaku Observation of Two Ultraluminous X-Ray Sources in NGC 1313, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 59(S1), 257-267, 20070101
  7. Spectral Variability of Ultraluminous Compact X-Ray Sources in Nearby Spiral Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal, 554(2), 1282-1289, 20010601
  8. The Nature of Ultraluminous Compact X-Ray Sources in Nearby Spiral Galaxies, Astrophysical Journal, 535(2), 632-643, 20000601
  9. Beam test of a prototype detector array for the PoGO astronomical hard X-ray/soft gamma-ray polarimeter, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 540(1), 158-168, 20050301
  10. Cosmic-Ray Background Flux Model Based on a Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope Balloon Flight Engineering Model, Astrophysical Journal, 614(2), 1113-1123, 20041001
  11. Spectral variability of ultraluminous compact X-ray sources in nearby spiral galaxies, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 554(2), 1282-1289, 20010629
  12. Suzaku observation of two ultraluminous X-ray sources in NGC 1313, PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 59, S257-S267, 2007
  13. FERMI LARGE AREA TELESCOPE STUDY OF COSMIC RAYS AND THE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM IN NEARBY MOLECULAR CLOUDS, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 755(1), 20120810
  14. SUZAKU OBSERVATION OF THE FERMI CYGNUS COCOON: THE SEARCH FOR A SIGNATURE OF YOUNG COSMIC-RAY ELECTRONS, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 803(2), 20150420
  15. Observation of polarized hard X-ray emission from the Crab by the PoGOLite Pathfinder, MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 456(1), L84-L88, 20160211
  16. QUANTIFYING THE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM AND COSMIC RAYS IN THE MBM 53, 54, AND 55 MOLECULAR CLOUDS AND THE PEGASUS LOOP USING FERMI-LAT GAMMA-RAY OBSERVATIONS, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 833(2), 20161220
  17. X-Ray Studies of the Extended TeV Gamma-Ray Source VER J2019+368, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 841(2), 20170601

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. How Do We Operate X-ray Satellites? --Proposal, Planning and Operation--, Tsunefumi Mizuno, Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science Western Branch, 2015/12/04, With Invitation
  2. Study of Cosmic-rays and Interstellar Medium with Cosmic Gamma-ray Observations, Tsunefumi Mizuno, Summer School of Young Researcher Association in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2015/07/29, With Invitation

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2013, 2015
  2. KAKENHI, Systematic study of cosmic-ray acceleration in supernova remnants using the all-sky survey data in GeV gamma rays, 2010, 2012
  3. KAKENHI, Study of cosmic-ray energy and spatial distribution by observing Galactic diffuse gamma-ray emission, 2009, 2011
  4. KAKENHI, 2008, 2008
  5. KAKENHI, X-ray Image Reconstruction for Study on Astronomical Cosmic-Ray Acceleration Sites and Development of X-ray Polarimeter, 2006, 2008
  6. KAKENHI, Development of an astronomical Polarimeter and study of galactic compact object, 2006, 2008
  7. KAKENHI, Development of Dedicated Telescope for Observation of Transient & Cataclysmic Astronomical Objects by Using 1.5m Infrared Simulator, 2005, 2007
  8. KAKENHI, 2002, 2006
  9. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)), 2017, 2020

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2015/03, 2015/03
  2. 2017/03, 2017/03