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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

Paper of the Week

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

Paper of the Week

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

Paper of the Week

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

2018-11-30

Paper of the Week

Engaging the Public with Supernova and Supernova Remnant Research Using Virtual Reality

On April 21, 2018, residents of Wako came to RIKEN for the Open Day. Over one hundred people visited the exhibit of the Astrophysical Big Bang Laboratory (ABBL) and interacted with real scientific da...more

2018-11-27

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Eren Mehmet Kiral

Hello, I am Eren Mehmet Kıral, I am currently a JSPS fellow at Sophia University working with Prof. Nakasuji on Bruhat cell decompositions of various matrix groups with a view towards finding number t...more

2018-11-27

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iTHEMS-Kyushu WS - from particles and nuclei to cosmos -

On Nov.21-22, 2018, iTHEMS-Kyushu WS - from particles and nuclei to cosmos - was held at iTHEMS Kobe office (SUURI-COOL Kobe). About 20 researchers got together from iTHEMS and Kyushu Univ. to discus...more

2018-11-27

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iTHEMS Public Lectures at RIKEN Kobe Campus Open House

On Nov. 28, 2018, the annual open campus of RIKEN Kobe was held. From this year, iTHEMS, which has a Kobe office (SUURI-COOL Kobe), joins this event and organized public lectures "Hot topics in Math...more

2018-11-21

Person of the Week

Self-introduction: Yongjia Huang

I am Yongjia Huang, an International Program Associate (IPA) student studying in iTHEMS. My research interest is to explore what are the new states of matter at exceedingly high density and temperatur...more

2018-11-12

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Frances H Arnold for “the directed evolution of enzymes”, and jointly to George P Smith and Gregory P Winter for “the phage display of peptides and ...more

2018-11-12

Paper of the Week

Gamow-Teller transitions from high-spin isomers in $N=Z$ nuclei

Atomic nuclei are composed of protons and neutrons. We may imagine like a certain number of (quantum) balls putting in a (self-bound) container. On the one hand, the nuclear magic numbers show the sin...more