List of Visitors’ Talks

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title
Apr. 20 Prof. Masayuki Katsuragawa
(The University of
Electro-Communications, Japan)
Attractive natures in optical processes driven by a discrete coherent spectrum
May 12 Dr. Erik Gauger
(Heriot-Watt University, U.K.)
Superabsorption, dark-state protection and optical ratchets: Harnessing collective effects for enhanced light absorption with coupled nanostructures
June 5 Prof. Toshinori Suzuki
(Kyoto University, Japan)
Probing chemical reactions using ultrafast lasers in vacuum UV and hard X-ray regions
June 19 Mr. Yuya Seki
(Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Quantum annealing: the current problems and possible solutions
June29 Prof. Takaharu Okajima
(Hokkaido University, Japan)
Physics of the cell: measurement of mechanical properties of cells
July 3 Mr. Ryan Hamerly
(Stanford University, U.S.A.)
Theory of Coherent Ising Machine: Pulse-shape Dynamics in Synchronously Pumped Optical Parametric Oscillators
July 14 Prof. John Clarke
(University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.)
The Flux Qubit Revisited: Enhanced T1 and T2
July 23 Dr. Richard J. E. Taylor
(University of Sheffield, U.K.)
Coherently Coupled 2D Photonic Crystal Surface Emitting Laser Arrays
July 23 Dr. Stefan Heun
(The National Enterprise for
nanoscience and nanoTechnology,
2D Materials Research Activities at the NEST lab in Pisa, Italy
July 23 Dr. Alberto Hernández-Mínguez
(Paul Drude Institute for Solid State
Electronics, Germany)
High-frequency surface acoustic waves on gated graphene
July 23 Dr. Francois D. Parmentier
(CEA Saclay, France)
Quantum Limit of Heat Flow Across a Single Electronic Channel
July 24 Mr. Robinjeet Singh
(Louisiana State University, U.S.A.)
Quantum Back-action Limited Optomechanical Cavity Using Microresonator: Towards Calibration of Quantum Noises for LIGO
July 28 Dr. Koki Kamiya
(Kanagawa Academy of Science and
Technology, Japan)
Bottom-up reconstitution of artificial cellular system
July 31 Prof. Reinhold Koch
(Johannes Kepler University, Austria)
Radio-Frequency Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy for Single-Molecule Spin Resonance
Aug. 3 Dr. Toshiyuki Tashima
(Osaka University, Japan)
Extention, Fusion and Conversion of Multi-Photon Entangled State / Quantum Information Using Solid-State Paramagnetic Center
Aug. 3 Dr. Andrey A. Shevyrin
(Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor
Physics, Russia)
Suspended nanostructures with two-dimensional electron gas: electron transport and electromechanical effects
Aug. 3 Dr. Stefan Fölsch
(Paul Drude Institute for Solid State
Electronics, Germany)
Controlling the charge state and conductance of a single molecule by electrostatic gating
Aug. 7 Dr. Hans Hübl
(Walther-Meissner-Institute, Germany)
Hybrid Systems–Coupling spins, strings, and superconducting resonators
Aug. 7 Dr. Aleksey Andreev
(Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory, U.K.)
Modelling of Si quantum bits and light emission in Si/Ge
Aug. 24 Dr. Shungo Miyabe
(RIKEN, Japan)
Ultrafast probing of photoexcited molecular dynamics; an investigation towards molecular control
Sep. 25 Prof. Shiro Tsukamoto
(Anan National College of Technology,
Prof. Hiroki Hibino
(Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan)
Recent progress on microscopy of graphene
Sep. 25 Dr. JT Janssen (T. J. B. M. Janssen)
(National Physical Laboratory, U.K.)
Quantum Electrical Metrology with Graphene
Oct. 22 Dr. Benjamin Piot
(Grenoble High Magnetic Field
Laboratory, France)
Low dimensional electronic systems in high magnetic fields: Recent experiments
Oct. 22 Prof. Dominik Zumbuhl
(University of Basel, Switzerland)
Breaking the mK barrier in Nanoelectronics
Dec. 16 Dr. Michael J. Burek
(Harvard University, U.S.A.)
Free-standing nanomechanical and nanophotonic structures in single-crystal diamond
Dec. 18 Dr. Michal Karpinski
(University of Oxford, U.K.)
Electro-optic spectral manipulation of pulsed quantum light
Feb. 4 Dr. Tomoya Akatsuka
(RIKEN, Japan)
Development of optical lattice clocks and delivery of the clock frequency using an optical fiber link
Mar. 22 Mr. Tomoki Ito
(Tohoku University, Japan)
Self assebly of light emitting Ge nanostrucutres on Si for Si photonics