|Call for Project Proposals for Experiments at the RCNP
A category of Projects is newly prescribed at the RCNP Physics Program Advisory Committee (P-PAC). A project is defined as the one the size of which is large to be deliberated at the RCNP Beam-time Program Advisory Committee (B-PAC). For example, a proposal which satisfy at least one of the following conditions is considered as a project.
a. Experiments which are expected to take more than 2 years to be completed.
b. Experiments which request budgets larger than 10 millions JPY in total to RCNP.
c. Experiments which request beamtime longer than 30 days/year.
d. Projects for constructing new equipment or for doing fundamental
developments which are expected to be widely used in other experiments.
e. Other proposals which are categorized as projects by the P-PAC.
A project proposal may be submitted to the Director of RCNP at any time. The proposal will be reviewed by the P-PAC or a sub-committee will be organized for this purpose. The sub-committee may appoint additional members from outside of P-PAC. The proposal is deliberated at the sub-committee and at the P-PAC. The spokesperson is requested to give an oral presentation at the sub-committee or P-PAC. The director makes a discretion based on the report of the P-PAC.
The followings must be described in detail in the proposal.
1. Purposes and detailed description of the project.
2. A road-map of the project.
3. Budget request to RCNP.
4. Description of the other budget sources.
5. Correspondent person(s) from RCNP
The progress of an accepted project will be reviewed after two years from the acceptance. According to the discussion in the P-PAC, the road-map is revised or the project is expired if it is required. The project will be reviewed again after one or two years. The period is decided by the P-PAC.
At the end of the project. the spokesperson is requested to report the accomplishments, budgets and other details of the project.
Application forms for Project can be found on the following Web page: