List of Visitors’ Talks

Date Speakers Affiliation
Apr. 10

Prof. Katsushi

Fujii Dr. Shinichiro Nakamura

The University of Tokyo / RIKEN, Japan

Artificial photosynthesis for hydrocarbon generation system

Apr. 11 Dr. Yutaka Wakayama

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan

Control of tunneling current by molecules

Apr. 17 Dr. Robert Johansson

iTHES in RIKEN, Japan

Entangled-state generation in nanomechanical resonators and optomechanical-like coupling in microwave circuits

Apr. 22 Dr. Yuimaru Kubo

CEA Saclay, France

Hybrid Quantum Circuit with a Superconducting Qubit and an Electron Spin Ensemble

May 8 Mr. Naotomo Takemura

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Photon correlation measurement of VCSEL, and nonlinear optical spectroscopy of semiconductor minute resonator polariton

May 14 Prof. Alberto Morpurgo

University of Geneva, Switzerland

Transport through suspended graphene

June 27 Prof. Christos Flytzanis

École Normale Supérieure, France

Ultrafast high THz-field photo-driven carrier dynamics and transport

July 2 Prof. Christos Flytzanis

École Normale Supérieure, France

Nanophononics: a nonlinear battleground par excellence

July 16 Prof. Junko Ishi-Hayase

Keio University, Japan

Quantum interfaces and sensors using two-level system ensembles in semiconductors

July 17 Dr. Justin Waugh

University of Colorado at Boulder, U.S.A.

Spin-Orbital Texture of Topological Insulators Bi2X3 (X = Se,Te)

July 28 Prof. Jiro Temmyo

Shizuoka University, Japan

Compound ZnO Growth with Oxygen Radical Assisted MOCVD and Optical Device (LED/PD/PV) Application

Aug. 4 Prof. Akira Suda

Tokyo University of Science, Japan

High-order harmonic generation by non-collinear wave mixing

Sep. 1 Dr. Kanta Tsumoto

Mie University, Japan

Preparation of giant recombinant proteoliposomes by baculovirus membrane fusion

Sep. 4

Prof. Takahiro Sagawa

Mr. Sosuke Ito

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Information and thermodynamics

Sep. 5 Ms. Kana Iwakuni

Keio University, Japan

Dual-comb spectroscopy with narrow linewidth optical frequency combs

Oct. 8 Dr. Hiroyuki Inoue

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Observation of neutral modes in fractional quantum Hall regime

Oct. 23 Dr. Paulo V. Santos

Paul Drude Institute for Solid State Electronics, Germany

Acoustic control and manipulation of quantum wells excitons

Oct. 31 Dr. Takeshi Fukuhara

RIKEN, Japan

Quantum dynamics of magnons in optical lattices

Oct. 31 Dr. Stefan Heun

The National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology, Italy

Exploring the physics of one-dimensional systems by scanning gate microscopy

Oct. 31 Dr. Yuya Murata

The National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology, Italy

Correlation between morphology and transport properties of quasi-free-standing monolayer graphene

Nov. 10 Dr. Stefan Fölsch

Paul Drude Institute for Solid State Electronics, Germany

Generating and probing semiconductor quantum structures with single-atom precision

Nov. 19 Prof. Klaus Ensslin

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

Non-local transport in InAs-GaSb quantum wells

Nov. 26

Dr. Koji Usami

Dr. Rekishu Yamazaki

RCAST, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo, Japan

Quantum transducers with collective excitations in solid

Nov. 27 Prof. Barbaros Özyilmaz

National University of Singapore, Singapore

From Graphene to Phosphorene

Jan. 8 Dr. Peter S. Turner

University of Bristol, U.K.

Experimental Demonstration of Quantum Data Compression

Jan. 9

Prof. Yuji Mochizuki

Prof. Kaori Fukuzawa

Rikkyo University / Nihon University, Japan

Fragment molecular orbital method and its application examples

Jan. 14 Dr. Akihisa Goban

California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

Strong atom-light interactions in 1D photonic crystals

Jan. 14 Prof. Ken Morita

Chiba University, Japan

Terahertz pulse generation for electron spin control in semiconductors

Jan. 22 Prof. Silvija Gradečak

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

Semiconductor nanowires for energy applications

Jan. 22 Dr. Rao Tatavarti

MicroLink Devices, U.S.A.

Large Area Inverted Metamorphic (IMM) ELO Solar Cells

Mar. 2 Mr. Samuele Grandi

Imperial College London, U.K.

Waveguide coupling of single photons from a solid state emitter: from room temperature to cryogenic condition

Mar. 10 Prof. Qiang Zhang

University of Science and Technology of China, China

Quantum Key Distribution with Realistic Devices

Mar. 11 Dr. Ryuji Itakura

Japan Atomic Energy Agency

Researches on ultrafast dynamics in VUV region: Time-resolved reflection spectroscopy of highly excited solid surface and coherence of atomic ions created in ultrafast ionization

Mar. 17 Dr. Nicolò Lo Piparo

University of Leeds, U.K.

Long-distance quantum key distribution with imperfect devices