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Taichi Morita Last modified date:2017.08.23

Assistant Professor / Engineering Science for Advanced energy system
Department of Advanced Energy Science and Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Academic Degree
Ph. D
Field of Specialization
Plasma Physics
Research
Research Interests
  • Experimental study on magnetic reconnection with high-power laser systems
    keyword : magnetic reconnection, high-power laser, plasma
    2016.04.
  • Proof of concept on magnetic nozzle for laser propulsion
    keyword : laser propulsion, laser fusion propulsion, magnetic nozzle
    2014.06.
  • Application of laser-produced large magnetic field on small spaceship (nanoship) acceleration
    keyword : high-power laser, nanoship, magnetic field
    2014.06.
  • Measurement of magnetic fields in laser-produced plasmas
    keyword : High-power laser, Laboratory Astrophysics, Faraday rotation, Zeeman effect
    2013.04.
  • Experimental research on collisionless shocks with high-power laser
    keyword : Laboratory astrophysics, Shock wave, High-power laser
    2008.04.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Taichi Morita, Masafumi Edamoto, Satoshi Miura, Atsushi Sunahara, Naoya Saito,Yutaro Itadani,Tomihiko Kojima, Yoshitaka Mori, Tomoyuki Johzaki,Yoshihiro Kajimura, Shinsuke Fujioka, Akifumi Yogo, Hiroaki Nishimura, Hideki Nakashima, and Naoji Yamamoto, Control of unsteady laser-produced plasma-flow with a multiple-coil magnetic nozzle, Scientific Reports, 7, 2017.08.
2. T Morita, Y Sakawa, Y Kuramitsu, S Dono, H Aoki, H Tanji, JN Waugh, CD Gregory, M Koenig, NC Woolsey, and H Takabe, Characterization of electrostatic shock in laser-produced optically-thin plasma flows using optical diagnostics, Physics of Plasmas, 24, 2017.07.
3. Y Sakawa, T Ide, T Morita, K Tomita, K Uchino, Y Kuramitsu, N Ohnishi, H Takabe, Generation of counter-streaming plasmas for collisionless shock experiment, High Energy Density Physics, 23, 2017.05.
4. Yoshitaka Shoji, Ryo Yamazaki, Sara Tomita, Yushiro Kawamura, Yutaka Ohira, Satoshi Tomiya, Yoichi Sakawa, Takayoshi Sano, Yukiko Hara, Sarana Kondo, Hiroshi Shimogawara, Shuichi Matsukiyo, Taichi Morita, Kentaro Tomita, Hitoki Yoneda, Kazunori Nagamine, Yasuhiro Kuramitsu, Toseo Moritaka, Naofumi Ohnishi, Takayuki Umeda, Hideaki Takabe, Toward the Generation of Magnetized Collisionless Shocks with High-Power Lasers, Plasma and Fusion Research, 11, 2016.04.
5. Y Sakawa, T Morita, Y Kuramitsu, and H Takabe, Collisionless electrostatic shock generation using high-energy laser systems, Advances in Physics: X, 1, 2016.05.
6. T Morita, N Yamamoto, R Kawashima, N Saito, M Edamoto, S Fujioka, Y Itadani, T Johzaki, S Miura, Y Mori, H Nishimura, A Sunahara, A Yogo, H Nakashima, Plasma structure and energy dependence in a magnetic thrust chamber system, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 717, 2016.06.
7. T Ishikawa, Y Sakawa, T Morita, Y Yamaura, Y Kuramitsu, T Moritaka, T Sano, R Shimoda, K Tomita, K Uchino, S Matsukiyo, A Mizuta, N Ohnishi, R Crowston, N Woolsey, H Doyle, G Gregori, M Koenig, C Michaut, A Pelka, D Yuan, Y Li, K Zhang, J Zhong, F Wang, H Takabe, Thomson scattering measurement of a collimated plasma jet generated by a high-power laser system, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 688, 2016.04.
8. Y Kuramitsu, N Ohnishi, Y Sakawa, T Morita, H Tanji, T Ide, K Nishio, CD Gregory, JN Waugh, N Booth, R Heathcote, C Murphy, G Gregori, J Smallcombe, C Barton, A Dizière, M Koenig, N Woolsey, Y Matsumoto, A Mizuta, T Sugiyama, S Matsukiyo, T Moritaka, T Sano, H Takabe, Model experiment of magnetic field amplification in laser-produced plasmas via the Richtmyer-Meshkov instability, Physics of Plasmas, 23, 2016.03.
9. T Morita, NL Kugland, W Wan, R Crowston, RP Drake, F Fiuza, G Gregori, C Huntington, T Ishikawa, M Koenig, C Kuranz, MC Levy, D Martinez, J Meinecke, F Miniati, CD Murphy, A Pelka, C Plechaty, R Presura, N Quirós, BA Remington, B Reville, JS Ross, DD Ryutov, Y Sakawa, L Steele, H Takabe, Y Yamaura, N Woolsey, and H-S Park, Proton imaging of an electrostatic field structure formed in laser-produced counter-streaming plasmas, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 688, 2016.04.
10. Ryosuke KAWASHIMA, Taichi MORITA, Naoji YAMAMOTO, Naoya SAITO, Shinsuke FUJIOKA, Hiroaki NISHIMURA, Hiraku MATSUKUMA, Atsushi SUNAHARA, Yoshitaka MORI, Tomoyuki JOHZAKI and Hideki NAKASHIMA, The measurement of plasma structure in a magnetic thrust chamber, Plasma and Fusion Research, 11, 2016.02.
11. Naoya Saito, Hiroshi Tominaga, Ryosuke Kawashima, Taichi Morita, Naoji Yamamoto, Hideki Nakashima, Shinsuke Fujioka, Atsushi Sunahara, Yoshitaka Mori, and Tomoyuki Johzaki, Acceleration of Miniature Targets by Kilo-Tesla Magnetic Field, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, 13, 2015.06.
12. H-S Park, CM Huntington, F Fiuza, RP Drake, DH Froula, G Gregori, M Koenig, NL Kugland, CC Kuranz, DQ Lamb, MC Levy, CK Li, J Meinecke, T Morita, RD Petrasso, BB Pollock, BA Remington, HG Rinderknecht, M Rosenberg, JS Ross, DD Ryutov, Y Sakawa, A Spitkovsky, H Takabe, DP Turnbull, P Tzeferacos, SV Weber, AB Zylstra, Collisionless shock experiments with lasers and observation of Weibel instabilities, Physics of Plasmas, 22, 2015.05.
13. C. M. Huntington, F. Fiuza, J. S. Ross, A. B. Zylstra, R. P. Drake, D. H. Froula, G. Gregori, N. L. Kugland, C. C. Kuranz, M. C. Levy, C. K. Li, J. Meinecke, T. Morita, R. Petrasso, C. Plechaty, B. A. Remington, D. D. Ryutov, Y. Sakawa, A. Spitkovsky, H. Takabe, and H.-S. Park, Observation of magnetic field generation via the Weibel instability in interpenetrating plasma flows, Nature Physics, 11.0, 2015.01.
14. CD Gregory, A Diziere, H Aoki, H Tanji, T Ide, E Falize, B Loupias, C Michaut, T Morita, SA Pikuz, A Ravasio, Y Kuramitsu, Y Sakawa, H Takabe, NC Woolsey, and M Koenig, Experiments to investigate the effects of radiative cooling on plasma jet collimation, High Energy Density Physics, 11, 2014.11.
15. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, K. Tomita, T. Ide, Y. Kuramitsu, T. Moritaka, K. Nishio, K. Nakayama, K. Inoue, M. Kuwada, H. Ide, K. Tsubouchi, K. Uchino, and H. Takabe, Thomson scattering measurement of a shock in laser-produced counter-streaming plasmas, Physics of Plasmas, 20, 2013.09.
16. NL Kugland, JS Ross, P-Y Chang, RP Drake, G Fiksel, DH Froula, SH Glenzer, G Gregori, M Grosskopf, C Huntington, M Koenig, Y Kuramitsu, C Kuranz, MC Levy, E Liang, D Martinez, J Meinecke, F Miniati, T Morita, A Pelka, C Plechaty, R Presura, A Ravasio, BA Remington, B Reville, DD Ryutov, Y Sakawa, A Spitkovsky, H Takabe, H-S Park, Visualizing electromagnetic fields in laser-produced counter-streaming plasma experiments for collisionless shock laboratory astrophysics, Physics of Plasmas, 20, 2013.05.
17. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, Y. Kuramitsu, S. Dono, H. Tanji, H. Aoki, T. Ide, K. Nishio, C. D. Gregory, J. N. Waugh, N. Woolsey, A. Diziere, M. Koenig, H. Ide , K. Tsubouchi , H. Takabe, Interaction of high Mach-number shocks in laser-produced plasmas, High Energy Density Physics, 9, 2013.01.
18. NL Kugland, DD Ryutov, PY Chang, RP Drake, G Fiksel, DH Froula, SH Glenzer, G Gregori, M Grosskopf, M Koenig, Y Kuramitsu, C Kuranz, MC Levy, E Liang, J Meinecke, F Miniati, T Morita, A Pelka, C Plechaty, R Presura, A Ravasio, BA Remington, B Reville, JS Ross, Y Sakawa, A Spitkovsky, H Takabe, and HS Park, Self-organized electromagnetic field structures in laser-produced counter-streaming plasmas, Nature Physics, 8, 2012.11.
19. T Morita, Y Sakawa, Y Kuramitsu, S Dono, T Ide, S Shibata, H Aoki, H Tanji, T Sano, A Shiroshita, JN Waugh, CD Gregory, NC Woolsey, and H Takabe, Optical pyrometer system for collisionless shock experiments in high-power laser-produced plasmas, Review of Scientific Instruments, 83, 2012.10.
20. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, Y. Kuramitsu, H. Tanji, H. Aoki, T. Ide, S. Shibata, N. Onishi, C. Gregory, A. Diziere, J. Waugh, N. Woolsey, Y. Sano, A. Shiroshita, K. Shigemori, N. Ozaki, T. Kimura, K. Miyanishi, R. Kodama, M. Koenig, and H. Takabe, Temperature measurements of electrostatic shocks in laser-produced counter-streaming plasmas, Astrophysics and Space Science, 336, 2011.11.
21. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, Y. Kuramitsu, S. Dono, H. Aoki, H. Tanji, T. N. Kato, Y. T. Li, Y. Zhang, X. Liu, J. Y. Zhong, H. Takabe, and J. Zhang, Collisionless shock generation in high-speed counter-streaming plasma flows by a high-power laser, Physics of Plasmas, 17, 2010.12.
22. T Morita, Y Sakawa, Y Kuramitsu, S Dono, H Aoki, H Tanji, T Kato, Y T Li, Y Zhang, X Liu, J Y Zhong, N Woolsey, H Takabe and J Zhang, Collisionless shock generation by a high-power laser, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 244, 2010.08.
Presentations
1. Taichi Morita , Satoshi Miura , Hideo Nagatomo , Atsushi Sunahara , Tomohiko Kojima , Naoya Saito , Yutaro Itadani , Yoshitaka Mori , Tomoyuki Johzaki , Akifumi Yogo , Hiroaki Nishimura , Shinsuke Fujioka , Hideki Nakashima , Naoji Yamamoto, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Thrust Generation and Vector Control with a Magnetic Thrust
Chamber, International Symposium on Space Technology and Science(ISTS), 2017.06.08.
2. Taichi Morita, Youichi Sakawa, Kentaro Tomita, Robert Crowston, Ryosuke Fujino, Daisuke Harada, Shogo Isayama, Taishi Ishikawa, Kai Zhang, Michel Koenig, Yasuhiro Kuramitsu, Yutong Li, Shuichi Matsukiyo, Claire Michaut, Toseo Moritaka, Kazuyoshi Nagamine, Tatsuya Oyama, Alexander Pelka, Takayoshi Sano, Yuta Sato, Ryo Shimoda, Tomoya Wadagaki, Nigel Woolsey, Yuta Yamaura, Chuanlei Yin, Hitoki Yoneda, Dawei Yuan, Roman Yurchak, Zhang Zhe, Jiayong Zhong, Hideaki Takabe, Experimental study on jet formation and propagation by use of Gekko-XII laser system, 10th International Conference on High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics, 2014.05.12.
3. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, T. Ishikawa, Y. Yamaura, T. Wadagaki, T. Norimatsu, T. Sano, T. Moritaka, H. Azechi, H. Takabe, N. Ohnishi, A. Mizuta, H. Yoneda, K. Nagamine, K. Tomita, K. Nakayama, K. Inoue, R. Shimoda, Y. Sato, K. Uchino, S. Matsukiyo, S. Isayama, D. Harada, T. Oyama, R. Fujino, H-S. Park, D. Ryutov, B. Remington, J. S. Ross, N. L. Kugland, C. Plechaty, F. Fiuza, C. Huntington, M. C. Levy, D. Martinz, L. Steele, A. Spitkovsky, L. Gargate, L. Sironi, D. Froula, J. Knauer, G. Fiskel, F. Miniati, E. Liang, R. P. Drake, C. Kuranz, W. Wan, R. Presura, N. Quiros, N. Woolsey, R. Crowston, M. Koenig, A. Ravasio, R. Yurchak; B. Loupias; C. Michaut, A. Pelka, G. Gregori, J. Meinecke, C. D. MurphyY. Kuramitsu, JP Wang, P. Chen, Y. Li, D. Yuan, J. Zhong, C. Yin, J. Zhang, Collisionless electrostatic shock generation using high-power laser systems, Japan-US Workshop on Laboratory Astrophysics -Collisionless shock experiment using high-power laser systems-, 2014.02.14.
4. T. Morita, Y. Sakawa, T. Ishikawa, Y. Yamaura, T. Wadagaki, T. Norimatsu, T. Sano, T. Moritaka, H. Azechi, H. Takabe, N. Ohnishi, A. Mizuta, H. Yoneda, K. Nagamine, K. Tomita, K. Nakayama, K. Inoue, R. Shimoda, Y. Sato, K. Uchino, S. Matsukiyo, S. Isayama, D. Harada, T. Oyama, R. Fujino, H-S. Park, D. Ryutov, B. Remington, J. S. Ross, N. L. Kugland, C. Plechaty, F. Fiuza, C. Huntington, M. C. Levy, D. Martinz, L. Steele, A. Spitkovsky, L. Gargate, L. Sironi, D. Froula, J. Knauer, G. Fiskel, F. Miniati, E. Liang, R. P. Drake, C. Kuranz, W. Wan, R. Presura, N. Quiros, N. Woolsey, R. Crowston, M. Koenig, A. Ravasio, R. Yurchak; B. Loupias; C. Michaut, A. Pelka, G. Gregori, J. Meinecke, C. D. MurphyY. Kuramitsu, JP Wang, P. Chen, Y. Li, D. Yuan, J. Zhong, C. Yin, J. Zhang, Electrostatic collisionless shock experiment with Gekko-XII laser system, NIF/JLF user meeting, 2014.02.11.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research
  • The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
  • The Astronomical Society of Japan
  • The Physical Society of Japan