News

2020-06-04

Paper of the Week

Week 1 of June

Title: Probing the Universality of Topological Defect Formation in a Quantum Annealer: Kibble-Zurek Mechanism and Beyond Author: Yuki Bando, Yuki Susa, Hiroki Oshiyama, Naokazu Shibata, Masayuki Ohze...more

2020-06-01

Seminar Report

QFT-core Seminar by Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki on May 29, 2020

The second QFT-core seminar entitled “Localization and universality in non-Hermitian many-body systems” given by Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki (RIKEN Hakubi/iTHEMS) was held on May 29. Non-Hermitian physics...more

2020-06-01

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar on May 27, 2020

On 27 May, Ayaka Kato, The University of Tokyo, gave a talk at the 6th iTHEMS Biology Seminar. In this seminar, Ayaka talked about the results of the research on mathematical modeling of dopamine-rela...more

2020-05-29

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Masaki Taniguchi

The iTHEMS Math seminar entitled "Knotted 2-spheres in the 4-space and Yang-Mills gauge theory," by Dr. Masaki Taniguchi, was held on 27 May. In the first part, the speaker reviewed that classical ...more

2020-05-28

Award

Dr. Shigenori Otsuka received 11th annual RIKEN Research Incentive Award (Ohbu Award)

Shigenori Otsuka received "FY2019 Researcher Incentive Award (桜舞賞)" on March 10, 2020 for his achievements in the "Development of a novel three-dimensional precipitation nowcast method and its real-ti...more

2020-05-28

Paper of the Week

Week 5 of May

Title: Revisiting relativistic magnetohydrodynamics from quantum electrodynamics Author: Masaru Hongo, Koichi Hattori arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2005.10239v1 Title: Obtaining the sphaleron field...more

2020-05-25

Seminar Report

QFT-core Seminar “Gradient Flow Equation and Its Applications” on May 15, 2020

The QFT-core seminar series has been started from this fiscal year. The seminar series is hold under the theme of the Quantum Field Theory including elementary particle theory, nuclear theory and Cond...more

2020-05-21

Paper of the Week

Week 4 of May

Title: Test of Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis Based on Local Random Matrix Theory Author: Shoki Sugimoto, Ryusuke Hamazaki, Masahito Ueda arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2005.06379v1 Title: Bla...more

2020-05-20

Seminar Report

First virtual Math Seminar on May 1, 2020

The first iTHEMS Math seminar of this academic year was held on May 1st on Zoom, inviting our colleague Keita Mikami. The title of the talk was “From Eigenvalues to Resonances”. The main topic was Re...more

2020-05-18

Research News

Mesoscopic spin transport between strongly interacting Fermi gases

Understanding of physical properties for quantum many-body systems with strong interparticle interactions is one of key issues common to various subfields of physics. Such systems range from high-Tc s...more

2020-05-15

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Yukimi Goto

Math seminar titled "How many electrons can atoms bind?" by Dr. Yukimi Goto was hold on 13 May. In the first part, the speaker started the talk by introducing many body Hamiltonian and Pauli principle...more

2020-05-14

Paper of the Week

Week 3 of May

Title: Cosmological Evolution of Flat-Spectrum Radio Quasars based on the {\it Swift}/BAT 105-month Catalog and Their Contribution to the Cosmic MeV Gamma-ray Background Radiation Author: Koyo Toda, ...more

2020-05-13

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Catherine Beauchemin on May 13, 2020

Catherine talked about her general approach for formalizing and quantifying the principle of virological dynamics, namely “virophysics.” She first presented compartmental models to generalize the prob...more

2020-05-12

Seminar Report

Totani’s Equation: Abiogenesis probability in an inflationary universe

Abiogenesis is the natural process by which life has arisen from non-living matter. Understanding of abiogenesis can tell us one of the most fundamental questions in natural science: “Why are we here?...more

2020-05-08

Seminar Report

Third virtual Biology Seminar on May 7, 2020

On 7 May, Dr. Tomohiko Sano, from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, gave a talk at the 3rd iTHEMS Biology Seminar. In this seminar, Dr. Sano talked about the results of his rese...more

2020-05-07

Paper of the Week

Week 1 & 2 of May

Title: How the deprecation of Java applets affected online visualization frameworks -- a case study Author: Martin Skrodzki arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2004.13254v2 Title: Universal Error Bound f...more

2020-05-07

Seminar Report

Second iTHEMS Biology Seminar on April 30, 2020

On 30 April, Euki Yazaki, who joined iTHEMS in April, gave a talk at the second iTHEMS Biology Seminar. Euki's main research motivation is to understand the diversity and evolution of eukaryotes, espe...more

2020-04-30

Paper of the Week

Week 5 of April

Title: Resummation for the Field-theoretical Derivation of the Negative Magnetoresistance Author: Kenji Fukushima, Yoshimasa Hidaka arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1906.02683v2 Title: The Gromov-Laws...more

2020-04-30

Seminar Report

Nerd Night Tokyo: public talk by Don Warren

At Nerd Night Tokyo on April 22, Don Warren gave a public talk on "First stars". You can watch his superb lecture from YouTube. Enjoy!

2020-04-30

Seminar Report

Frontier Science Lecture by iTHEMS Researchers

Frontier Science Lecture by iTHEMS Researchers for undergraduate students in Univ. of Tokyo was started on April 22, 2020. This year, Yoshiyuki Inoue gave an online lecture on "the History of the Univ...more