News

2019-10-10

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iTHEMS researchers host All-RIKEN VR Workshop

Virtual reality is a useful tool for exploring and presenting 3-D data because your brain is naturally tuned for interpreting the 3-D world. Experiencing the data in 3-D rather than on a 2-D screen t...more

2019-10-09

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iTHEMS Colloquium given by Professor Yasuyuki Kawahigashi

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on 4 Oct. 2019, inviting Prof. Yasuyuki Kawahigashi from the University of Tokyo (he is also a senior visiting scientist of iTHEMS). The title was "Topological phases of mat...more

2019-10-09

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Enrico Rinaldi interviewed by RIKEN Research

RIKEN Research covers an interview with Dr. Enrico Rinaldi. See the article in the Fall issue (page 4 from the following link).

2019-10-03

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iTHEMS members are focused on KAGAKUDO 100 BOOKS 2019

iTHEMS members are focused on KAGAKUDO 100 BOOKS 2019. Please see the following link.

2019-10-02

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iTHEMS DM working group seminar by Dr. Rinaldi

iTHEMS DM working group, which aims to bridge the collider, direct, and indirect dark matter (DM) searches to obtain inclusive understandings of DM and develop new strategies for coming experiments, i...more

2019-09-30

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Enrico Rinaldi

I am Enrico Rinaldi, a part-time researcher in iTHEMS, who was previously a SPDR fellow in RIKEN BNL and Quantum Hadron Physics Laboratory. My expertise is Monte Carlo numerical simulations of quantu...more

2019-09-26

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Report of iTHEMS Biology Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar was held on September 13, inviting Prof. Hiroyuki Kubota (Kyushu University) and Dr. Yasufumi Uezu (NTT). The theme of this seminar is “mathematical biology in temporal waveform...more

2019-09-20

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Short Report of Robotics Workshop held at IIAS in Kyoto

Robotics Workshop organized by RIKEN was held on Sep. 12-13 at a beautiful campus of the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Kyoto. Gilles Ferrand (ABBL/iTHEMS) and Tetsuo Hatsud...more

2019-09-20

Researches & Researchers

Knowledge that spreads from many encounters - Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya

Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya (Chacha) is originally from Indonesia and shifted her field from aeronautical engineering to mathematics. We will introduce the beauty of mathematics, which Chacha has been eage...more

2019-09-17

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Tracking down the origin of photons in gamma-ray bursts, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Nagataki & D. Warren

The photons released by long gamma-ray bursts - the most powerful electromagnetic phenomena in the Universe - originate in the photosphere, the visible portion of the ‘relativistic jet’ emitted by exp...more

2019-09-17

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The shape of circadian rhythm, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Gibo & G. Kurosawa

The waveforms of circadian cycles in bacteria, flies and mammals become increasingly jagged as the temperature rises, two RIKEN researchers have predicted. This finding is a step toward solving the my...more

2019-09-12

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QCoIn Seminar given by Dr. Hirotaka Irie

On Sep. 2 and 3, Dr. Hirotaka Irie (DENSO Corporation / iTHEMS visiting scientist; see his self-introduction in this volume of NewsLetter) gave a series of comprehensive lectures on "Quantum Annealing...more

2019-09-12

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Hirotaka Irie

I am Hirotaka Irie, a research scientist in quantum computing team of DENSO Corporation. From this summer of 2019, I also became a visiting scientist here at RIKEN iTHEMS. I received my Ph.D. in Physi...more

2019-09-10

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Lecture by Dr. Yuya Nakagawa from QunaSys

An Academic-Industrial Innovation Lecture was delivered by Dr. Yuya Nakagawa from QunaSys on September 4th. QuanSys is a venture company specializes in quantum computing and Dr. Nakagawa joined QunaSy...more

2019-09-10

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Summary of the lecture of Introduction to quantum many-body system

A lecture on “Introduction to quantum many-body system “ by Prof. Hosho Katsura was held from September 5 to 6 at RIKEN. In particular, we studied basic concepts of many-body systems on lattices and ...more

2019-09-04

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iTHEMS Program Director gave a talk at the 28th RIKEN Satosho Seminar

Program Director of iTHEMS, Prof. Tetsuo Hatsuda gave a talk at the 28th RIKEN Satosho Seminar on Aug. 29, 2019.

2019-09-04

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iTHEMS is focused on RIKEN NEWS

iTHEMS is focused on RIKEN NEWS. See the cover and the article on August issue (page 6 from the following link).

2019-09-04

Press Release

Genomic analysis of 370 Japanese Thoroughbred horses: the genetic background of why Thoroughbreds can run fast

Humans have been trying to improve Thoroughbreds by selectively breeding horses that can run fast. Each generation, a small number of males are selected to breed so that only these “elite” males can p...more

2019-08-30

Announcement

Gilles Ferrand was highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "Supernova remnants used to probe how star explosion took shape"

RIKEN astrophysicists have bridged the gap between studies of supernova and those of their remnants by using the output of a supernova model as the input for a model of a supernova remnant. This appro...more

2019-08-22

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Math-Life Workshop was held at Hokkaido University

Math-Life Workshop, organized by iTHEMS (RIKEN), SACRA (Kyoto U.), AIMR(Tohoku U.) and MSC (Hokkaido U.), was held at Hokkado Univ. on Aug.19-20 with 66 participants. Dr. Ryosuke Iritani and Dr. Shin...more