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Call for Participants
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General Information
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WHAT'S NEW!


*Schedule has been updated : September 21, 2007

*Lecturers has been updated. : September 14, 2007

* Site Open:July 27, 2007


Theme and program

Contents;
Quantum devices and technology, Quantum key distribution,
Quantum repeater, Quantum metrology, Quantum simulation,
Quantum computation






Schedule

timetable
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Important Dates
Deadline for Application
--- August 31, 2007 ---


Acceptance Notice
--- September 14, 2007 ---

Call for Participants

NTT Basic Research Laboratories (NTT-BRL) will have 4th NTT-BRL School from Nov.19, 2007 to Nov.22, 2007. 
The main theme of this NTT-BRL School will be "Recent Progress in Quantum Information Technology" by Professor Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Stanford University, U.S.A. and "Josephson junction based quantum bits and their coupling" by Dr. Jaw-Shen Tsai, NEC Nano Electronics Research Laboratories, "Superconducting Josephson circuit Quantum ElectroDynamics (tentative)" by Dr. Kouichi Semba, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, "Single-electron charge and spin dynamics in quantum dots" by Dr. Toshimasa Fujisawa, NTT Basic Research Laboratories


Ph.D students or master's course students who have studied fundamentals of quantum physics can apply for this school. (Japanese students are acceptable as well, but all seminars are given in English.)
The number of participants is limited to approx.30. Applicants are required to register online by filling out the application form on the web site. The deadline for application is August 31, 2007

Registration
Purpose of Collecting and Usage of personal information

Whenever personal information is collected by NTT Basic research laboratories (hereinafter called "NTT-BRL"), we will identify why the information is being collected and how it will be used.
If we have collected information in the past, we will not use it for any other purpose than that expressly stated at the time of collection. The reasons personal information is collected by NTT-BRL are:

* to confirm your registration in attending BRL School
* to operate BRL School smoothly with your proper information
* to invite you to forums and symposiums which are or will be related to NTT-BRL
* to send you accomplishments or information of the research by NTT-BRL
* to advance smooth communications among all participants

The privacy policy of whole NTT Group should confirm the following links.
NTT Group Privacy Policy (http://www.ntt.co.jp/privacy_e/index.html)


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General Information
Atsugi City
Atsugi city in Kanagawa prefecture, where NTT R&D center is located, takes about 50 minutes from Shinjuku Sta. by Odakyu-line.

Official web site of Atsugi city
http://www.city.atsugi.kanagawa.jp/helpsite/english/index.html

Seminar Room
seminar room1 seminar room2 seminar room3

Passport & Visa
All the Ph.D students or masterfs course students must have valid passports when entering Japan. In addition, persons coming from certain countries must have visas issued by Japanese consul in their countries. Please check with your travel agent. Participants who require visas should allow plenty of time for their application to be processed. For details, please contact your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate. If required, NTT's staff will help in procuring visas.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

Traveler's insurance
Participants need to prepare traveler's insurance in your country and send a copy of your insurance documents to NTT by facsimile before your departure.

Poster Session
Poster sessions by all participants have been tentatively scheduled on November 20, Tuesday evening.
Poster panels will be 1.75 m high and 0.85 m wide which means your poster can occupy a full space of 1.75m high by 0.85m wide. Pins will be provided for fixing posters on the panels.
Each poster should begin with an introductory part, accessible and able to motivate everybody.
Please use the catchwords instead of long sentences. Each poster should end with a conclusion or a summary of the results.
Please prepare your poster in your university or laboratory before joining the school.
By the end of October, let us know the title and the abstract (approx. 200 words) of your poster presentation by e-mail.

Financial Support of Travel Expenses

NTT will cover the following expenses for Ph.D students or master's course students.:

* Round trip airfare between your airport and Narita Airport.
* Cost for accommodation for 5 nights from Nov. 18 to Nov.22. (including Breakfast)
* Lunch during the school
Please note that NTT will NOT cover the following expenses:
* All domestic transportation expenses such as the fare between Narita and Hon-Atsugi Sta. should be covered at your personal expenses.
* Most of the dinners during the school will be provided. However please note that some should be covered at your personal expenses.
* Traveler's insurance should be covered at your personal expenses.

The remittance of your airfare will be made to your bank account after a month of the school. Participants who use the airline must purchase discounted tickets and get NTT's authorization as to the price before purchasing, also should submit the receipt.

Access
How to get to Atsugi city from Narita Airport
Please arrange your way to "Atsugi Urban Hotel" on Nov. 18th, on your own.

Accecss Map to the hotel from Narita

The nearest train station to the hotel is called "Hon-Atsugi". There are several ways (by limousine bus or train) to reach Hon-Atsugi station from NaritaAirport. Please refer below for further information.

1, From Narita Airport to Hon-Atsugi station

1) By Limousine Bus
  Limousine bus is the easiest way to reach Hon-Atsugi station. Please refer to a bus timetable below(*1). Bus ticket counter is located right outside of the immigration exit on the arrival lobby. Either Terminal 1 or 2, you will find it easily after you pass the custom. There are several bus companies running to various directions. Please be sure to choose the bus bound for Hon-AtsugiHon-Atsugi or Sagami-OnoSagami-Ono. Bus terminal is located just outside the arrival lobby. Both limousine bus tickets for Hon-Atsugi and Sagami-Ono cost 3,500yen.If you take a bus bound for Sagami-Ono, please make sure to take a train name "Odakyu-lineOdakyu-line" bound for OdawaraOdawara or Hakone-YumotoHakone-Yumoto  after getting off the bus at Sagami-Ono station. It is just two stops away by express train from Sagami-Ono to Hon-Atsugi, and costs 240yen.
  It usually takes about 2 to 3 hours from NaritaAirport to Hon-Atsugi station. Keep in mind that there could be an enormous traffic jam in Tokyo during evening rush hours.


(*1)Airport Limousine Timetable (From Narita Airport as of July, 2005)

Narita
(Terminal1)
Narita
(Terminal2)
Sagami-
Ono
Hon-
Atsugi

Narita
(Terminal1)
Narita
(Terminal2)
Sagami-
Ono
Hon-
Atsugi

07:05

07:10

09:10

-

15:05

15:10

17:15

-

07:40 07:45 - 10:00 15:25 15:30 - 17:45

07:45

07:50

09:50

-

15:45

15:50

18:05

-

08:25

08:30

10:30

-

16:25

16:30

18:45

-

09:05 09:10 11:15 - 16:55 17:00 - 19:15
09:55 10:00 12:05 - 17:05 17:10 19:25 -

10:05

10:10

-

12:25

17:45

17:50

20:05

-

10:55

11:00

13:05

-

18:25 18:30 20:35 -

11:35

11:40

-

13:55

18:55 19:00 - 21:15

11:55

12:00

14:05

-

19:25 19:30 21:35 -
13:05 13:10 15:15 - 20:20 20:25 - 22:40

13:55

14:00

-

16:15

20:25 20:30 22:35 -

14:15

14:20

16:25

-

21:05 21:10 23:20 -
 
2) By Train
  By train, you come to Hon-Atsugi station via ShinjukuShinjuku station.

a) The easiest way is to take a direct train JR Narita Express(NEX) from Narita airport, which takes 80 minutes to JR Shinjuku station and costs 3,310yen. Tickets are available at the arrival lobby. NEX station is on the underground level of the airport. Take any express trains bound for OmiyaOmiya , IkebukuroIkebukuro  or ShinjukuShinjuku  . Timetable for NEX is as follows(*3). After you arrive at JR Shinjuku station, transfer to another train, Odakyu line   . Please check the map of Shinjuku station(*4).


(*3) Narita Express Timetable (from Narita Airport to Shinjuku) As of July 20, 2007

No.

Narita
(Terminal1)
Narita
(Terminal2)
Tokyo
Shinjuku

No.

Narita
(Terminal1)
Narita
(Terminal2)
Tokyo
Shinjuku

2

7:42

7:44

9:04

9:29

26

15:13

15:16

16:16

16:37

6

8:52

8:54

9:55

10:16

30

16:13

16:16

17:20

17:42

8

9:15

9:18

10:16

10:36

32

16:43

16:46

17:47

18:07

10

9:44

9:47

10:42

11:04

34

17:13

17:17

18:20

18:42

12

10:16

10:19

11:12

11:33

38

18:13

18:17

19:19

19:41

14

11:16

11:19

12:12

12:33

40

18:46

18:49

19:51

20:16

16

12:16

12:19

13:12

13:33

42

19:13

19:16

20:17

20:41

18

13:16

13:19

14:12

14:33

44

19:43

19:46

20:53

21:16

22

14:13

14:16

15:16

15:37

48

21:43

21:45

22:38

23:02

24

14:43

14:46

15:43

16:06


b)You can also use Keisei lineKeisei line , with which you transfer at NipporiNippori station onto JR Yamanote-lineYamanote-line to Shinjuku. Keisei line costs 2,110yen with Sky-linerExpress train.
From Shinjuku, take Odakyu line to Hon-Atsugi. Among several exits, take either West or South (not New South) exit. Shinjuku station is one of the largest transit hubs in Tokyo, serving many different train and subway lines. Each has its own separate gate so make sure you make your way toward Odakyu line. Purchase an Odakyu ticket at a vending machine, the price of which is 480 yen to Hon-Atsugi.

Odakyu Shinjuku station has two departure-floors: upper for Express train and lower for Local train. Do not take local trainkakueki , kakueki-teisha since it stops at every station and even waits for express trains passing by. You should better not take Semi Expressjunkyu ,jyunkyu or Section Semi Expresskukanjunkyu ,kukan-jyunkyutrain since they stops at many stations. Choose Rapid Expresskaisokukyukou ,kaisoku-kyuko or Expresskyuko ,kyuko train bound for OdawaraOdawara or Hakone-YumotoHakone-Yumoto among several expresses. Also, there are express trains which goes to other directions (such as ,syounanShonan-kyuko and ,TamaTama-Kyuko) .Please ask people around you to make sure it takes you to the right destination.Express,kyuko leaves every 10 minutes from platform 4 and 5, and takes 50min. to Hon-AtsugiHon-Atsugi. The last train to Hon-Atsugi leaves Shinjuku at 11:35pm.

If you come around evening rush hours, 5-8pm, Limited-ExpressTokyu , tokkyu romance car  could be an option. You pay double (1,030yen vs. 480yen) and get a reserved seat. It is only 10minutes faster, 40min. to Hon-Atsugi, however, provides more space and comfort. Not all the limited-express make a stop at Hon-Atsugi, so please check whether your train stops there. Tickets are available until a few minutes before departure as long as seats are available.

(*4)Shinjuku station map
Shinjuku-st
Enquiry
Dr. Hideki Gotoh

Research Planning Section
NTT Basic Research Laboratories

3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya,
Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan

Phone: +81 46 240 3311
Ms. Mizuki Otani

Research Planning Section
NTT Basic Research Laboratories

3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya,
Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan

Phone: +81 46 240 3443
E-mail:

Links
NTT Basic Research Laboratories
http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/index.html
2rd NTT-BRL School
http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/event/brlschool2004/scene.html
3rd NTT-BRL School
http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/event/brlschool2005/
Narita Airport
http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/index.html
Odakyu Electric Railway
http://www.odakyu.jp/english/
Atsugi city
http://www.city.atsugi.kanagawa.jp/helpsite/english/index.html
East Japan Railway Company
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/index.html
The website for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
http://www.mofa.go.jp/ j_info/visit/visa/index.html