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2021-01-25

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Takashi Okada on January 21, 2021

On January 21st, Takashi Okada (RIKEN iTHEMS) gave a talk on Boolean networks at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. He first introduced the basics of Boolean networks and their applications in Biology, and t...more

2021-01-21

Paper of the Week

Week 4 of January

Title: Second and fourth moments of the charge density and neutron-skin thickness of atomic nuclei Author: Tomoya Naito, Gianluca Colò, Haozhao Liang, Xavier Roca-Maza arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/21...more

2021-01-21

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Koichiro Uriu on January 7, 2021

On January 7th, Dr. Koichiro Uriu gave a talk on one of the most important pattern formation in our body. Koichiro was an active member of iTHES, and is currently an assistant professor at Kanazawa Un...more

2021-01-20

Seminar Report

Information Theory SG by Dr. Ryosuke Iritani on January 20, 2021

On January 20th, Dr. Ryosuke Iritani gave us a talk about his motivation to work with information theory. He first formulated the dynamics of species-site data in ecology as a Markov model. By reducin...more

2021-01-19

Seminar Report

First Quantum Matter Seminar by Dr. Xueda Wen on January 18, 2021

We are happy to invite Dr. Xueda Wen from Harvard University to give a talk on January 18th. This talk is the first seminar of the quantum matter study group. The topic is time-dependent driven quantu...more

2021-01-15

Hot Topic

Dr. Ozawa’s interview published in Israeli magazine “Epoch”

The Israeli popular magazine “Epoch” has featured Dr. Tomoki Ozawa, AIMR Junior Principal Investigator, in its December 2020 issue. The feature article describes his research on synthetic dimension...more

2021-01-14

Paper of the Week

Week 3 of January

Title: A note on exotic families of 4-manifolds Author: Tsuyoshi Kato, Hokuto Konno, Nobuhiro Nakamura arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2101.00367v1 Title: Local Operator Entanglement in Spin Chains ...more

2021-01-14

Seminar Report

Information Theory SG by Dr. Kyosuke Adachi on January 13, 2021

On January 13, Dr. Kyosuke Adachi gave a talk entitled “Accelerated equilibration in classical stochastic systems” at the journal club of information theory study group. First, he reviewed the con...more

2021-01-14

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett on January 14, 2021

In iTHEMS biology seminar on January 14, Jeffery Fawcett (RIKEN iTHEMS) gave us a talk on what genes are and how we can identify them. He started from the basics such as chromosomes, genes, and how pr...more

2021-01-13

Research News

RIKEN NEWS : Guerrilla Rainstorm forecast updated every 30 seconds

It has been a long time since guerrilla rains have become a social problem, threatening our daily lives with localized and sudden fierce rains that cause flooding and power outages. However, current w...more

2020-12-24

Seminar Report

Information Theory SG by Dr. Yukimi Goto on December 23, 2020

This week, Dr. Yukimi Goto gave us an introduction to the Lieb-Robinson bound. After reviewing several important preliminaries, such as Liouvillians for open quantum systems, she discussed the Lieb-Ro...more

2020-12-23

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Shingo Iwami on December 22, 2020

In his seminar Dr. Iwami (Kyushu University) presented his mathematical model for coronavirus (新型コロナウイルス) in patients. The aim of the project was to determine why some papers disagreed on the efficacy...more

2020-12-18

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Akane Hara on December 17, 2020

In today's biology seminar, we invited Akane Hara, a PhD student at Kyushu University, to have her talk about how pathogen infection can cause autoimmune diseases. Normally, the immune systems attac...more

2020-12-18

Seminar Report

iTHEMS-phys seminar by Takeru Yokota on December 17, 2020

On December 17, the iTHEMS-phys seminar entitled "Classical liquids and functional renormalization group" given by Dr. Takeru Yokota (ISSP, U. Tokyo) was held. He has been working for the functional-r...more

2020-12-18

Seminar Report

Math-Phys Joint Seminar by Dr. Naotaka Kubo on December 14, 2020

His talk was on the test of non-perturbative dynamics of three-dimensional gauge theories from the perspective of brane dynamics in string theory. In the first half of his talk, he explained import...more

2020-12-17

Paper of the Week

Week 3 of December

Title: Phase transitions in the frustrated Ising ladder with stoquastic and non-stoquastic catalysts Author: Kabuki Takada, Shigetoshi Sota, Seiji Yunoki, Bibek Pokharel, Hidetoshi Nishimori, Daniel ...more

2020-12-17

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Yuri Kominami on November 27, 2020

In iTHEMS Biology Seminar on November 27th, Dr. Yuri Kominami from University of Tokyo gave us a talk about her experimental study on population dynamics of rotifer. It is often difficult to understan...more

2020-12-16

Seminar Report

Information Theory SG by Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki on December 16, 2020

In the journal club of Information Theory Study Group held on December 16th, Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki (CPR/iTHEMS) gave us a talk about recent proposals of a quantum version of the Wasserstein distance. H...more

2020-12-16

Seminar Report

Information Theory SG by Dr. Koichiro Yoshino on December 16, 2020

As the first seminar speaker of the Information Theory study group, we invited Koichiro Yoshino (Teamleader of Robotics Project, RIKEN) to give a talk on natural language processing. First, he explain...more

2020-12-15

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Hideki Inoue on December 7, 2020

On December 7, there was a math seminar by Dr. Hideki Inoue. His talk aims to introduce Levinson's Theorem and its recent progress. In the first part, he gave a brief survey talk on Levinson's th...more