Collaboration Research Centers and Facilities

High Field Laboratory for Superconducting Materials


Head/Prof.Satoshi AWAJI

  • Prof. Hiroyuki NOJIRI
  • Prof. Takahiko SASAKI
  • Assoc. Prof. Shojiro KIMURA
  • Assoc. Prof. Yuji TSUCHIYA
  • Assoc. Prof. Tsutomu NOJIMA
  • Assoc. Prof. Motoi KIMATA
  • Assist. Prof. Kohki TAKAHASHI
  • Assist. Prof.Tatsunori OKADA
  • Assist. Prof. Shintaro NAKAMURA

Exploring Novel States of Materials in High Magnetic Fields

High Field Laboratory for Superconducting Materials (HFLSM) is the international COE of materials science in high magnetic fields. As the major instruments, hybrid magnets, cryogen-free superconducting magnets and conventional superconducting magnets are installed. HFLSM offers varieties of research opportunities for domestic and oversea users. HFLSM was established at 1981 to develop the superconducting wires for nuclear fusion reactor. Since then, it has contributed as the COE of materials science in steady high magnetic fields. From 2020, it forms the High Magnetic Field  Collaboratory Japan with other pulsed field facilities at the University of Tokyo and Osaka University. Researchers are investigating the properties of magnetic compounds, superconductors, semiconductors and alloys in high magnetic fields to develop the innovative materials and to uncover related mechanisms. The materials processing and crystal growth in high magnetic fields have been also conducted.

high magnetic field, superconductivity, magnet technology, magnetism, transport
The unique Cryogen-free hybrid magnet generating 28 T in 32 mm bore.

The unique Cryogen-free hybrid magnet generating 28 T in 32 mm bore.

New Tetra-arc furnace with the Czochralski puller for preparation of various compounds of Actinideelements

25 T Cryogen-free all superconducting magnet by using high-Tc oxides superconducting wires. The world highest magnetic field of 25.1 T in cryogen-free superconducting magnets is generated in a 52 mm room temperature bore.

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