Norio Tsujimura

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Name
Norio Tsujimura
Affiliation
Japan Atomic Energy Agency
Section
Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratories
Job title
Prime Research Engineer
Degree
Ph.D.(Tohoku University)
Research funding number
00421694
ORCID ID
0000-0002-7369-7422

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2005
 - 
Today
Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratories, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
 
Oct 1998
 - 
Sep 2005
Tokai Works, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute
 
Apr 1993
 - 
Sep 1998
Tokai Works, Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation
 

Published Papers

 
Sumi Yokoyama, Nobuyuki Hamada, Norio Tsujimura
International Journal of Radiation Biology   95    2019   [Refereed]
Review on the gross beta activity in rainwater observed throughout Japan in 1954
Norio Tsujimura
Japanese Journal of Health Physics   54(1) 40-44   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Rainwater containing radioactive materials originating from the USA’s nuclear weapon test conducted at Bikini Atoll was observed throughout Japan in 1954. It has been reported that the maximum gross beta activity observed at that time in Kyoto was...
Norio Tsujimura, Tadayoshi Yoshida, Yukihisa Sanada
JPS Conference Proceedings   24 011013-1-011013-6   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency uses criticality accident alarm systems to monitor the occurrence of any accidental criticality at the Tokai Reprocessing Plant (TRP). A total of six plastic scintillator-based detectors, newly purchased or developed...
K. Hoshi, S. Nishino, T. Yoshida, N. Tsujimura
JPS Conference Proceedings   24 011020-1-011020-6   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
We studied the application of 241Am–Li interrogation neutron sources, which were originally deployed in non-destructive assay apparatus for nuclear safeguard, to calibration work. To determine the emission rate, the angular distribution of neutron...
Katsuya Hoshi, Norio Tsujimura, Tadayoshi Yoshida, Osamu Kurihara, Eunjoo Kim, Kazuaki Yajima
Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology   6 152-155   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
When a criticality accident occurs, a screening survey to triage high-dose radiation exposed persons is performed. We established a rapid method for the screening survey by measuring the gamma dose rate mainly from 24Na in the vic...

Misc

 
Norio Tsujimura
Isotope News   (756) 54-55   Apr 2018
The Castle Bravo device was the first of six nuclear weapon tests in the USA’s Castle series detonated at Bikini Atoll on 1 March 1954, and it produced substantial radioactive contamination on nearby areas to the east. Fallout visible to the eye w...
AKAHANE Keiichi, IIMOTO Takeshi, ICHIJI Takeshi, IWAI Satoshi, OHGUCHI Hiroyuki, OHNO Kazuko, YAMAUCHI-KAWAURA Chiyo, KUROSAWA Tadahiro, TATSUZAKI Hideo, TSUJIMURA Norio, HAMADA Nobuyuki, HAYASHIDA Toshiyuki, HOTTA Yutaka, YAMASAKI Tadashi, YOKOYAMA Sumi
Japanese Journal of Health Physics   50(4) 257-261   2015   [Refereed]
In a mixed field of photon and beta radiations, the same dose assigned to skin is normally assigned to the dose to the lens of the eye as a conservative estimate of Hp(3). In exceptional cases where a very high beta dose might be imparted of the s...
AKAHANE Keiichi, IIMOTO Takeshi, ICHIJI Takeshi, IWAI Satoshi, OHGUCHI Hiroyuki, OHNO Kazuko, YAMAUCHI-KAWAURA Chiyo, TATSUZAKI Hideo, TSUJIMURA Norio, HAMADA Nobuyuki, FUJIMICHI Yuki, HOTTA Yutaka, YAMASAKI Tadashi, YOKOYAMA Sumi
Jpn. J. Health Phys.   50(1) 76-89   2015   [Refereed]
For many Japanese radiation workers in the medical, nuclear and other industrial fields, the equivalent dose of the lens of the eye will be sufficiently lower than the new ICRP dose limit. However, the dose of the lens of the eye for medical staff...
AKAHANE Keiichi, IIMOTO Takeshi, ICHIJI Takeshi, IWAI Satoshi, OHGUCHI Hiroyuki, OHNO Kazuko, YAMAUCHI-KAWAURA Chiyo, TATSUZAKI Hideo, TSUJIMURA Norio, HAMADA Nobuyuki, FUJIMICHI Yuki, HOTTA Yutaka, YAMASAKI Tadashi, YOKOYAMA Sumi
Jpn. J. Health Phys.   49(3) 153-156   2014   [Refereed]
A brief review is given of the history and methodology of external dosimetry for the lens of the eye. Under the 1989 revision to domestic radiological protection regulations, the concept on the effective dose equivalent and the dose limit to the l...
Norio Tsujimura
Isotope News   (715) 30-33   Nov 2013   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Report of the JHPS (Japan Health Physics Society) Expert Committee on Standardization of Neutron Calibration Technique
Norio Tsujimura (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4 to 6)
Japan Health Physics Society   Jun 2005   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Study of Eye Lens Dosimetry for Workers at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: (2) Relationship of the personal dosimetry obtained from phantom experiments and workers
K. Aoki, S. Yokoyama, K. Hoshi, H. Yoshitomi, Y. Tanimura, N. Tsujimura
2019 Annual Meeting of Atomic Energy Society of Japan   21 Mar 2019   
Study of Eye Lens Dosimetry for Workers at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: (1) Results of field experiments using an anthropomorphic phantom
K. Hoshi, N. Tsujimura, K. Aoki, H. Yoshitomi, Y. Tanimura, S. Yokoyama
2019 Annual Meeting of Atomic Energy Society of Japan   21 Mar 2019   
Dose level at which eye lens monitoring is to be implemented
Norio Tsujimura, Hiroshi Yoshitomi, Sumi Yokoyama
17th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Radiation Safety Management   6 Dec 2018   
Depth distribution measurement of absorbed dose rate for beta radiation using a thick plastic scintillator
Katsuya Hoshi, Masahiro Uchida, Norio Tsujimura, Takumro Momose
The 55th Annual Meeting on Radioisotopes and radiation Researches   6 Jul 2018   
Interpretation of Personal Dosemeter Readings in Multidirectional Exposure Conditions
Norio Tsujimura
The 55th Annual Meeting on Radioisotopes and radiation Researches   5 Jul 2018