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2019-03-12

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Papers soon-to-be published in Nature Communications

A recent paper authored by several iTHEMS members has been accepted for publication in Nature Communications. The authors from iTHEMS include Hirotaka Ito (ABBL /iTHEMS), Shigehiro Nagataki (ABBL/iTHE...more

2019-03-11

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Ryosuke Iritani

Hi, what's up! I'm Ryosuke (Ryo) Iritani. I'm originally from Kobe and did my biology and math undergrad at Kyoto University in Japan. I started my Ph.D. with Yoh Iwasa at Kyushu University in 2011 an...more

2019-03-06

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Non-sinusoidal Waveform in Temperature-Compensated Circadian Oscillations

We have autonomous daily rhythm in our body, so-called “circadian clock” for which we can wake up without alarm clock. The rhythm governs the timing of physiological events such as hormone secretion. ...more

2019-03-06

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RIBF “Hodan-kai” meeting on the future of exotic nuclear physics

The second in the series of the RIBF “Hodan-kai” meeting by the young researchers was held at Kobe campus of RIKEN, Integrated Innovation Building, from Feb.18 to 20, 2019. This meeting is aimed at an...more

2019-03-01

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Report of iTHEMS colloquium - Tropical Rain Forest

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on February 21st, inviting Dr. Akiko Satake, Professor of Kyushu University. Her lecture was entitled “Tropical Rain Forest.” In forests, flowering and fruit production are ...more

2019-02-28

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iTHEMS NOW and NEXT

The in-house gathering entitled iTHEMS NOW and NEXT was held on February 26th. This is the occasion we share current status and future perspectives on our research and organization. In the morning, ke...more

2019-02-28

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Self-introduction: Yuki Koyanagi

Hi everyone. My name is Yuki Koyanagi and I am a visiting student at iTHEMS. My research interest is the study of protein structures, specifically how we can predict local structures of a protein from...more

2019-02-21

Press Release

Non-sinusoidal Waveform in Temperature-Compensated Circadian Oscillations

Shingo Gibo (Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS) and Gen Kurosawa (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS) have published a press release.

2019-02-08

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Summary of RIKEN-Berkeley workshop on Quantum Information Science (RB19)

RIKEN-Berkeley workshop on Quantum Information Science was held at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (building 66) from Jan.26 through 29, 2019. The workshop was started with general introductions t...more

2019-02-07

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Quantum annealing for polynomial systems of equations

The advent of Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) quantum computers has galvanized efforts towards discovering near-term applications. An algorithm for solving polynomial systems of equations was ...more

2019-01-31

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Back Reaction of 4D Conformal Fields on Static Geometry

In classical mechanics, a black hole is described by a vacuum solution with the horizon of the Einstein equation. For spherical case, it is the Schwarzschild metric, and the location of the horizon is...more

2019-01-22

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Index theory and topological phases of aperiodic lattices

The paper studies the interactions between dynamical systems, represented via groupoid operator algebras, and index theory, described using Kasparov's bivariant K-functor. The key motivating example i...more

2019-01-17

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Hiroyasu Miyazaki

Hello, everyone! My name is Hiroyasu Miyazaki. I am a mathematician. I mainly study algebraic varieties, which are geometric objects formed by the solutions of algebraic equations. To capture some ess...more

2019-01-11

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New Year's Greetings from Program Director of iTHEMS

Happy New Year! It has passed more than 2 years since iTHEMS was started on Nov.1, 2016. Now, iTHEMS has almost 60 core members and 4 satellite offices in Kobe, Kyoto, Sendai and Berkeley as well as ...more

2018-12-20

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Hiroshi Suito to receive MIMS MIMURA AWARD

Hiroshi Suito (iTHEMS senior visiting scientist) will receive "2018 MIMS Mimura Award" for his contributions to the alliance of mathematical science and clinical medicine. The ceremony will be held...more

2018-12-18

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Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens

Researchers from RIKEN/iTHEMS and JAXA have used observations from the ALMA radio observatory in northern Chile to measure, for the first time, the strength of magnetic fields near two supermassive bl...more

2018-12-18

Press Release

Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens

Researchers from RIKEN and JAXA have used observations from the ALMA radio observatory located in northern Chile and managed by an international consortium including the National Astronomical Observat...more

2018-12-13

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Di-Omega in QCD on the front page of an in-house magazine

Di-Omega in QCD reported in the previous iTHEMS NewsLetter became a front page of the latest news letter of "Science and technology companies pension fund". It is amazing that the pension fund organi...more

2018-12-13

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Snapshot of a Discussion

iTHEMS members have discussions not only on natural science and mathematical science but also on social science and history. Here is a snapshot of a discussion on ancient history of China by Yongjia ...more

2018-12-13

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The RIKEN-NTU Workshop on Recent Developments of Chiral Matter and Topology

The RIKEN-NTU Workshop on Recent Developments of Chiral Matter and Topology was held at Centre for Theoretical Physics in National Taiwan Univ. (NTU). on Dec.6-9, 2018. There were about 80 parti...more