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2020-04-28

Seminar Report

Searching the signature of the ultra-light axions using gravitational waves

As the first activity of the DM working group in the academic 2020, we have held an online seminar inviting Dr. Sylvia Zhu from DESY. She has introduced her recent work about the axion search using th...more

2020-04-23

Seminar Report

First virtual Biology Seminar on April 22, 2020

Though this fiscal year started with the confusion for COVID-19, we launched virtual, iTHEMS Biology Seminar. As the first speaker of the seminar series, Asher Leeks, who is appointed with the Univers...more

2020-04-23

Paper of the Week

Week 4 of April

Title: Nonadiabatic Control of Geometric Pumping Author: Kazutaka Takahashi, Keisuke Fujii, Yuki Hino, Hisao Hayakawa arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1909.02202v2 Title: EspressoDB: A scientific data...more

2020-04-21

Seminar Report

iTHEMS x academist Online open to the public "Mathematical science world" on April 18, 2020

The open house for RIKEN was scheduled on April 18th, but it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. But that did not stop Dr. Yokokura and the other lecturers, Dr. Iritani, Dr. Irie, Dr. Hirosh...more

2020-04-20

Featured Paper of the Week

Black Hole as a Quantum Field Configuration

What's going on inside black holes? The observations to date have taught us the nature of black holes outside and around it, but it does not tell us anything about the inside yet. This is because blac...more

2020-04-16

Paper of the Week

Week 3 of April

Title: Hybrid Quantum Annealing via Molecular Dynamics Author: Hirotaka Irie, Haozhao Liang, Takumi Doi, Shinya Gongyo, Tetsuo Hatsuda arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/2004.03972v1 Title: Firewall Fro...more

2020-04-14

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Kengo Kikuchi

I’m Kengo Kikuchi, a special postdoctoral researcher in iTHEMS. I’m studying the theoretical physics, elementally particle physics and quantum field theory, especially, gradient flow equation. I’d lik...more

2020-04-13

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Naomi Tsuji

I am Naomi Tsuji, a postdoctoral researcher at RIKEN/iTHEMS. My major is observational studies of high energy astrophysical phenomena. I have been working on particle acceleration and nonthermal radia...more

2020-04-13

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Hui Tong

My name is Hui Tong, a PhD student from School of Physics, Peking University. My main research topic is nuclear theory, including the interactions between nucleons and using the ab-initio nuclear many...more

2020-04-09

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Yukimi Goto

I am Yukimi Goto, a special postdoctoral researcher of iTHEMS. I have been interested in the mathematical study of physical models. For example, I have investigated the following question in my resea...more

2020-04-09

Paper of the Week

Week 1 & 2 of April

Title: Nisnevich topology with modulus Author: Hiroyasu Miyazaki arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1910.14579v2 Title: Categorical polynomial entropy Author: Yu-Wei Fan, Lie Fu, Genki Ouchi arXiv: ht...more

2020-04-09

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Yuki Yazaki

My name is Yuki Yazaki and I joined iTHEMS in April 2020. I also use Euki Yazaki as my science name, so please keep that in mind. My research area is biology, and I have been studying evolutionary bi...more

2020-04-07

Announcement

Dr. Tomoki Ozawa's article, "Study of Topological Lattice Models with Synthetic Dimensions" was published

The article written by Dr. Tomoki Ozawa, "Study of Topological Lattice Models with Synthetic Dimensions" was published in the April 2020 issue of Butsuri, the monthly magazine published by Physical So...more

2020-04-06

Hot Topic

Current status of training and co-creation -- Researcher thinking and technology required for innovative human resources

The CNET Japan Live 2020 held on February 19, various performances talk about the theme of "Innovation indispensable for corporate growth". Mr. Hiroyasu Kodama at G's ACADEMY and Dr. Tsukasa Tada at I...more

2020-04-06

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Akira Dohi

Hello, I am Akira Dohi, the Junior Research Associate (JRA) student. My research interest concentrates on how neutron stars are cooled or heated. A Neutron star is born as a remnant by supernova explo...more

2020-04-06

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Masaki Taniguchi

I am Masaki Taniguchi, a mathematician, who has been working at iTHEMS/RIKEN since April 2020. My interests cover gauge theory, Floer theory and its applications to 3- and 4-dimensional topology. In a...more

2020-04-06

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Ryusuke Hamazaki

My name is Ryusuke Hamazaki. I am a senior research scientist at iTHEMS and also a RIKEN Hakubi leader of a team on nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. So far I have worked on foundation of equilibr...more

2020-04-03

Hot Topic

Coffee Meeting with zoom streaming on April 3, 2020

At the weekly coffee meeting on April.3 (Fri.), Haoning He (ABBL) gave a nice explanation of "Multi-meesenger Search for sources of high energy neutrino". Almost 40 member of iTHEMS accessed on the vi...more

2020-04-03

Seminar Report

Math Seminar Talk by Dr. Mikio Furuta, February 25, 2020.

Prof. Mikio Furuta from the University of Tokyo gave a talk at the Math Seminar on February 25, 2020. The title of his talk was "Index of the Wilson-Dirac operator revisited: a discrete version of Dir...more

2020-04-01

Hot Topic

Coffee Meeting with zoom streaming on March 27, 2020

On March 27 (the last Friday in FY2019), the first zoom coffee meeting in iTHEMS was held. Many iTHEMS colleagues have connected virtually to the iTHEMS common room. Takemasa Miyoshi gave a 15 min. t...more