List of Visitors’ Talks

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title
Apr. 26 Prof. Peter Smith
(University of Southampton, U.K.)
Integrated photonic circuits for quantum information processing
June 22 Prof. Jacob. M. Taylor
(National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S.A.)
Solving quantum information challenges with light
June 22 Mr. Riku Takahashi
(Hokkaido University, Japan)
Hydrogen - For developing functional biocompatible materials -
June 24 Dr. Zhechao Wang
(Ghent University-IMEC, Belgium)
Monolithic integration of III-V semiconductor lasers on Si
July 4 Dr. Rakchanok Rungsawang
(Imagine Optic, France)
Wavefront sensing, adaptive optics for microscopy and optical metrology
July 4 Prof. Henning Riechert
(Paul Drude Institut for Solid State Electronics, Germany)
III-nitride nanowires ― understanding MBE growth and pathways towards true nanostructures
July 19 Dr. David Elkouss
(Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Benchmarking quantum channels for private communications
Aug. 9 Dr. Erika Kawakami
(Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
All­electrical universal control of electron spin qubits in Si/SiGe quantum dots
Aug. 9 Dr. Fabien Lafont
(Weizmann Institute, Israel)
New paradigm for edge reconstruction of
hole-conjugate fractional states
Sep. 9 Prof. Hideki Kawakatsu
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Dr. Eric Leclerc
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Introduction of the international Lab LIMMS at
Tokyo University and Development of microfluidic devices for hepatic induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation
Sep. 26 Prof. Christian A. Nijhuis
(National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Mechanisms of charge transport and
light-matter interactions across (bio) molecular tunnel junctions
Oct. 3 Dr. Takeshi Ohtsuka
(Gunma University, Japan)
Dr. Vladimír Chalupecký
(Fujitsu Limited, Japan)
Dr. Norbert Požá
(Kanazawa University, Japan)
Mathematical aspects of crystal growth : recent topics on growth dynamics
Oct. 11 Prof. Shinobu Ohya
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Mr. Kento Takeshima
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Spintronics with ferromagnetic epitaxial single-crystalline heterostructures
Oct. 18 Dr. Yuxi Fu
(RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan)
Recent progress on high-energy ultrafast laser systems in RIKEN
Oct. 27 Prof. Toshiharu Saiki
(Keio University, Japan)
Nanoscale light-matter and nanofluidics interactions in biomaterials
Nov. 1 Prof. Ryota Negishi
(Osaka University, Japan)
High-quality graphene films obtained from graphene oxides ― Syntheses and bio-sensing applications
Nov. 15 Dr. Stefan Fölsch
(Paul Drude Institut for Solid State Electronics, Germany)
Artificial lattices created by electrostatic gating of surface state electrons
Dec. 15 Dr. Takuya Higuchi
(Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Light-field controlled currents in graphene
Dec. 16 Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimori
(Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Progress of quantum annealing
Dec. 26 Mr. Cheng Wang
(Harvard University, U.S.A.)
Lithium niobate nonlinear nanophotonics
Jan. 25 Dr. Pooya Ronagh
(1Qbit, Canada)
Global optimization of quadratic functions
Mar. 2 Dr. Frank Deppe
(Walther-Meißner-Institut, Germany)
Continuous-variable propagating quantum microwaves
Mar. 9 Dr. Sébastien Gleyzes
(Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France)
A sensitive electrometer based on a Rydberg atom in a Schrödinger-cat state