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Research paper : Radioactive cesium decontamination technology for ash (T. Kawamoto et al.)−152−Synthesiology - English edition Vol.9 No.3 (2017) AuthorsTohru KawamotoGraduated from the Department of Material Physics, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University in 1992. Completed the doctor’s program at the Department of Materials Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University in 1997. Joined the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1997. Engaged in the theoretical research of external responsive materials. Researcher, Nanotechnology Research Institute, AIST in 2001; Senior Researcher in 2006; Group Leader, Molecular Nanophysics Group, Nanosystem Research Institute in 2010; Group Leader, Green Technology Research Group; and Group Leader, Nanoparticle Functional Design Group, Nanomaterials Research Institute in 2015. Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University from 2016. In this paper, was in charge of the supervision of the R&D.Hisashi TanakaGraduated from the Department of Chemistry, School of Science, the University of Tokyo in 1994. Completed the doctor’s course at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo in 1999. Doctor (Science). Engaged in the research of molecular superconductor at the Institute for Molecular Science, as Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 1999. Joined AIST in 2002. Researcher, Nanotechnology Research Institute; Senior Researcher in 2007; Senior Researcher, Nanosystem Research Institute in 2010; and Senior Researcher, Nanomaterials Research Institute in 2015. In this paper, was in charge of the development and evaluation of the adsorbents.Yukiya HakutaGraduated from the Department of Chemistry, School of Engineering, Tohoku University in 1988. Withdrew from the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University in 1993. Assistant, School of Engineering, Tohoku University in 1993. Joined AIST in 2001. Researcher, Supercritical Fluid Research Center. R&D Staff, Chemicals Division, Manufacturing Industry Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2007. Senior Researcher, Research Center for Compact Chemical Process, AIST in 2008; Senior Researcher, Nanosystem Research Institute in 2010; and currently, Group Leader, Nanoparticle Structure Design Group, Nanomaterials Research Institute in 2015. In this paper, was in charge of the demonstration at the pilot plant for incinerated ash decontamination.Akira TakahashiGraduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University in 2009. Completed the master’s course at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University in 2011. Joined AIST in 2011. 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