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Waseda University
Faculty of Science and Engineering School of Advanced Science and Engineering
Job title
Doctor of Science(University of Tokyo)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1997
Mar 2000
JSPS fellow (DC1)
Apr 2000
Mar 2001
JSPS fellow (PD)
Apr 2001
Mar 2007
Reseach Associate, Tokyo Tech
Apr 2006
Mar 2010
JST project leader
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Assistant Professor, Tokyo Tech


Apr 1991
Mar 1995
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo
Apr 1995
Mar 1997
Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, University of Tokyo
Apr 1997
Mar 2000
Faculty of Science, Depatment of Physics, University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Apr 2016
Key Researcher, Waseda University
Dec 2014
WASEDA RESEARCH AWARD(High-Impact Publication)
Oct 2013
Best Paper Award, The Astronomical Society of Japan
Apr 2012
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Apr 2009
NASA Group Achievement Award

Published Papers

Development and performance verification of a 3-D position-sensitive Compton camera for imaging MeV gamma rays
H.Hosokoshi, J.Kataoka, S.Mochizuki, M.Yoneyama, S.Ito, H.Kiji, F.Nishi, S.Miyamoto, T.Shima
Nature Scientific Reports   in press    Dec 2019   [Refereed]
T.Maruhashi, H.Kiji, T.Toyoda, J.Kataoka, M.Arimoto, S.Kobayashi, H.Kawashima, S.Terazawa, S.Shiota. H.Ikeda
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A   in press    Dec 2019   [Refereed]
First demonstration of portable Compton camera to visualize 223-Ra concentration for radionuclide therapy
K.Fujieda, J.Kataoka, S.Mochizuki, L.Tagawa, S.Sato, R.Tanaka, K.Matsunaga, T.Kamiya, T.Watabe, H.Kato, E.Shimosegawa, J.Hatazawa
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A   in press    Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Jun Kataoka
Applied Physics   88(11) 730-734   Nov 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
増田 孝充, 西尾 禎治, 片岡 淳, 有元 誠, 唐沢 久美子
Physics in Medicine & Biology   64 175011   Sep 2019   [Refereed]


Kataoka et al.
Nuclear Instruments and Method section-A      2009
Koizumi et al.
Nuclear Instruments and Method section-A      2009
Abdo et al.
The Astrophysical Journal      2009

Conference Activities & Talks

X-ray Observations of the Fermi Bubbles and Loop-I Structures [Invited]
Roaming Baryons in the Universe   10 Jul 2017   
MPPC-based scintillation detectors for innovative X-ray and gamma-ray imaging [Invited]
Jun Kataoka
15 Mar 2017   
Si-PM-based Scintillation Detectors for Next Generation Radiology Imaging [Invited]
EMN2016 - Photodetectors' Meeting   6 Jun 2016   
High Energy Emission from the GC and Fermi Bubble [Invited]
15 Jul 2015   
Observational aspects of AGN jets at high energy [Invited]
IAU Symposium 313   8 Sep 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

New-generation medical diagnosis by ultra advancement of X-ray CT
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023
Challenges for neutron imaging toward low-dose particle therapy
Project Year: Jun 2017 - Mar 2020
Towards New Fronties in High-resoluton 3-D Color Radiology Imaging
Project Year: May 2015 - Mar 2020
A Gamma-ray camera to visualize 3-D distribution of radioactive 137-Cs sources
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017
We developed a novel technique to visualize 3-D distribution of gamma-ray sources, particularly the distribution of 137-Cs which was released from the Fukushima daiichi plant in 2011. We showed that both (1) an event ratio between the full photo-a...
Development of an innovative PET technique using Geiger-mode APDs for future medical application
Project Year: May 2010 - Mar 2015
We developed innovative technologies for the next-generation PET scanner utilizing the Multi-Pixel Photon Counters (MPPCs). The key technologies developed here are (i) Depth-Of-Interaction (ii) Magnetic Resonance, and (iii) Time-of-Flight PET imag...


6191957 : コンプトンカメラ
片岡 淳, 西山 徹
6145248 : 放射線検出器
片岡 淳, 岸本 彩
5991519 : コンプトンカメラ
岸本 彩, 加藤 卓也, 片岡 淳
2016-138753 : 放射性物質の三次元分布を計測する方法及びその装置
片岡 淳, 岩本 康弘, 岸本 彩
2013- 88380 : 携帯型放射線検出器
片岡 淳

Social Contribution

[]  Jul 2014
日本経済新聞(全国版・朝刊) 朝日新聞(全国版・朝刊)、日経産業新聞(全国版)、日刊工業新聞(全国版)、中日新聞、静岡新聞ほか
[]  Sep 2013
朝日新聞, 東京新聞, 中日新聞ほか
[]  Mar 2011
[]  Apr 2010
NASA "Web Feature"、毎日新聞、京都新聞、中国新聞、西日本新聞、神戸新聞など
[]  Jun 2009


Scientific Organizing Committe for
(1) "15-years of Chandra", Nov. Harvard Center for Astrophysics, Boston, USA, Nov, 2014
(2) "The Many Faces of Centaurus A",r June-July 2009, Sydney, Australia
(3) "Radio Galaxies in Chandra Era", July, 2008, Cambridge, USA
(4) "Workshop on Blazar Variability across the Electromagnetic Spectrum", Apri, 2008, Paris, France