Old News (until 2012)
A collaboration of Prof. Oshikawa and Prof. Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech/IPMU) is featured in Todai Research Editor's Choice :
"Theory of undiscovered elementary particle applied to topological insulator"
A related dialogue is also published in the
July 2012 issue
of "KAGAKU" magazine (in Japanese) (July 2012)
Dr. Shunsuke Furuya moved to Giamarchi Group at University of Geneva. (June 2012)
Yohei Fuji from Chiba University joined the group as a Ph. D. student. Emika Takata from Kyusyu University and Soichiro Mouri from Kyoto University joined the group as M. Sc. students. (April 2012)
Dr. Hirohiko Shimada moved to ENS Paris and Dr. Shintaro Takayoshi moved to Aoki Group at the University of Tokyo. (April 2012)
Dr. Shunsuke Furuya and Dr. Shintaro Takayoshi finished the graduate study. (March 2012)
Drs. Masahiro Sato and Jun Sato, alumni of our group, won the Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (Division 11 and 3, respectively). Congratulations! (March 2012)
Dr. Thomas Eggel finished his Ph. D. study. (September 2011)
Hidetaka Nishihara joined the group as a M. Sc. student. (April 2011)
Dr. Hirohiko Shimada joined the group as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (April 2011)
Dr. Yasuhiro Tada joined the group as a research associate. (April 2011)
Dr. Wei-Feng Tsai left the group to take an assistant professor position at
Department of Physics, National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan)
. Congratulations and good luck for future research! (February 2011)
Nie Wenxing joined the group as a Ph. D. student. (September 2010)
Dr. Wei-Feng Tsai joined our group as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (with
"Emergence of Heavy Electrons and Their Orders
" project). (September 2010)
Dr. Miguel A. Cazalilla returned to Spain after finishing his term as a Visiting Professor. We will keep collaborations nonetheless! (July 2010)
Dr. Jun Ohkubo left the group to take a lecturer position at
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
. Congratulations and good luck for future research! (May 2010)
Dr. Miguel A. Cazalilla (CSIC-UPV/EHU, Spain) joned the group as a Visiting Professor (April 2010)
Yuta Kumano joined the group as a M. Sc. student. (April 2010)
Ms. Atsuko Tsuji left the group after 5 years of service as a secretary for theory group. Thank you. (March 2010)
Toshio Kainuma left the group after obtaining M. Sc. degree. (March 2010)
IPMU Focus Week co-sponsored by ISSP "Condensed Matter Physics Meets High Energy Physics" was held in success. (February 2010)
Shintaro Takayoshi joined the group as a Ph. D. student (April 2009)
Thomas Eggel from Switzerland joined the group as a Ph. D. student. (October 2008)
Ms. Naomi Habu left the secretary position. Thanks for her dedication to the theory group for 3.5 years (September 2008)
Dr. Chyh-Hong Chern left the group to take a faculty position at National Taiwan University. Congratulations!(August 2008)
The month-long workshop/symposium "Topological Aspects of Solid State Physics" is over. Thanks for participation. (June 2008)
Dr. Masahiro Shiroishi left the group to take a new career direction at Otani Steel. Good luck! (May 2008)
Dr. Akiyuki Tokuno, Tomoya Ono, and Lila Hirasawa finished the graduate study. (March 2008)
"Transition Phenomena Induced by Internal Noise and Quasi-Absorbing State"
by Dr. Jun Ohkubo was selected as a Paper of Editors' Choice in JPSJ.
Prof. Masaki Oshikawa
was awarded the Japan Society for Promotion of Science Prize.
In a rare(?) turn of events, our paper
"Universal temperature dependence of the magnetization in gapped spin chains"
transferred from Phys. Rev. B to Phys. Rev. Lett.
and accepted for publication. (June 2007)
Dr. Jun Ohkubo and Dr. Masahiro Shiroishi joined the group as research associates. (April 2007)
Dr. Jun Sato joined the group as an assistant. (April 2007)
Shunsuke Furuya joined the group as a M.Sc. student. (April 2007)
Shunsuke Furukawa left the group after finishing Ph.D. course (March 2007)
Yohey Ishikawa and Yohei Mitamura left the group after finishing M.Sc. course (March 2007)
Dr. Chyh-Hong Chern has joined the group as a Post-Doctoral Fellow.
Ph. D. student Shunsuke Furukawa returned after a year of study at France under the "College Doctoral Franco-Japonais" program.
A "News and Views" article,
M. Oshikawa, Bose?Einstein condensates: Fluctuating fringes
, is published in the
October 2006 issue of Nature Physics
Prof. Oshikawa presented "Element of magnets and Bose-Einstein condensation" (in Japanese) at Special Public Lectures on
2006 Open Campus Event
of Kashiwa Campus, University of Tokyo. We thank the audience for the attendance.