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2019-05-16

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The First Coffee Meeting Talk in Reiwa Era (Dr.Nagisa Hiroshima)

The first 15 min. coffee meeting talk in Reiwa era was given by Nagisa Hiroshima on May 10. She explained how to extract the density distribution of dark matter from observation.

2019-05-16

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Dr. Shunji Matsuura from 1QBit gave a series of lectures

Our visitor Dr. Shunji Matsuura from 1QBit, a startup company specializes in quantum computing and quantum information technology based in Vancouver, Canada gave a series of lectures from May 13 (Mon)...more

2019-05-15

Announcement

Masaru Hongo was highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "Describing the early Universe by simplifying complicated equations"

A powerful mathematical method for simplifying the analysis of highly complex systems has been extended by a RIKEN-led team. This will enhance its usefulness for researchers in a wide range of fields.

2019-05-15

Paper of the Week

Comments on holographic entanglements in cutoff AdS

AdS/CFT correspondence tells us that a gravity in AdS space is equivalent to CFT which lives on the boundary of the AdS. Recently it has been proposed that an integrable TT deformation of CFTs produce...more

2019-05-11

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Kanato Goto

My name is Kanato Goto and I have been working at iTHEMS since April 2019. I am a theoretical physicist studying string theory and my main research interests lie in foundational questions about quantu...more

2019-05-09

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Visiting Berkeley

Tsukasa Tada, the coordinator of iTHEMS, has visited SUURI-COOL Berkeley, last week. During his stay, Tada gave a seminar at the Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, which is one of the best group...more

2019-05-09

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Report of iTHEMS colloquium - Quantum computing: current status and prospects

On April 25th, iTHEMS Colloquium featured Prof. Keisuke Fujii from Osaka University. Prof. Fujii has just moved to Osaka and started his laboratory for Quantum computing. Started with quoting Richa...more

2019-05-08

Announcement

Masaru Hongo and Tatsuhiro Misumi were highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "A smaller spin system yields its phase diagram"

By employing a clever approximation, three theoretical physicists at RIKEN (Masaru Hongo and Tatsuhiro Misumi of the iTHEMS and Yuya Tanizaki of the RIKEN BNL Research Center) have calculated the phas...more

2019-05-08

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Review on synthetic dimensions published in Nature Reviews Physics

Nature Reviews Physics is a new journal, just launched this year, focusing on publishing reviews in the area of physics. Dr. Tomoki Ozawa (iTHEMS Senior Research Scientist) together with Dr. Hannah M....more

2019-04-26

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Kenta Sato

Hello, I am Kenta Sato. My major is mathematics, in particular algebraic geometry. In algebraic geometry, we study algebraic varieties, which are defined as the zero sets of polynomial equations. When...more

2019-04-26

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Lectures on Quantum Computing by Dr. Shunji Matsuura

Dr. Shunji Matsuura will visit iTHEMS to give a series of lectures on Quantum Computing. The lectures will be held from May 13 (Mon.) through May 15 (Wed.) in Wako Campus, RIKEN. The details will be...more

2019-04-25

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Virtual reality a huge success at RIKEN Open Day

At RIKEN’s Open Day, ABBL and iTHEMS members joined together to let residents of Wako (and beyond) explore astrophysics data using virtual reality. The demo, developed by Gilles Ferrand, had two majo...more

2019-04-25

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iTHEMS public lectures at RIKEN Open Day

iTHEMS public lectures at the RIKEN open day on April 20, 2019, were held with an extreme success. The lectures are (1) Surprising Theorem of Gauss (Y. Kubota), (2) Mystery of Circadian Rhythm (G. K...more

2019-04-24

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Report on ZetaValue2019 Conference by Chacha (Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya)

The conference "Value Distribution of Zeta and L-functions and Related Topics" has successfully ended on March 27, 2019. The whole conference program started with a colloquium, ZetaValue2019-iTHEMS Sp...more

2019-04-24

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Hiroshi Yokota

I am Hiroshi Yokota, a physicist, who have joined iTHEMS since April, 2019. For 5 years, I have investigated a polymer physics, especially, theoretical framework of polymer crystallization. The pol...more

2019-04-18

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iTHEMS Starter Meeting for FY 2019

In Japan, April is the time for a fresh start blessed by cherry blossoms. On April 12th, we held the annual iTHEMS Starter Meeting. It was an occasion for us to welcome new members. At the meeting, Pr...more

2019-04-15

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Takuya Sugiura

My name is Takuya Sugiura and I have been working at iTHEMS/RIKEN since April 2019. My main interest is on theoretical hadron physics, including interactions between hadrons, exotic hadrons, and heavy...more

2019-04-12

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Fruitful Exchange Across the Disciplines: iTHEMS-AIMR Joint Workshop "Medicine meets Mathematics"

A truly interdisciplinary workshop was held at Tohoku University, as a joint workshop of iTHEMS and AIMR, Tohoku Univ. on March 29th. The workshop was veritably entitled “Medicine Meets Mathematics,” ...more

2019-04-11

Press Release

Observation of Quantized Heating Rate in Ultracold Topological Matter

An international collaboration of researchers from University of Hamburg, Université libre de Bruxelles, and RIKEN iTHEMS observed quantized heating rate, demonstrating a novel universal probe for top...more

2019-04-10

Award

Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT

Prof. Hiroshi Suito (AIMR/iTHEMS) has received the Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT : Prizes for Science and Technology. Citation is 数学を用いた大動脈病態メカニズムの解明に関する研究 Research on the eluc...more