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Interactive guidance: experience our research environment and cutting edge facilities

Meet ISSP (Institute for Solid State Physics) professors and researchers and learn about research activities and school life on Kashiwa campus. As a national joint-research institute, ISSP is a research hub for international researchers in the field of condensed matter physics and materials science, and a home to the most advanced experimental facilities.

Overview

Date:
1st June, (Sat.) 13:00〜17:45
Venue:
Lecture Room, ISSP Bldg. A 6F, UTokyo Kashiwa Campus / Online (zoom)

Time Table

TimeContents
13:00-13:15Director's greetings / Introduction of ISSP
13:15-13:55Introductions to research groups A to H
A: Materials Science, B: Nanoscale Science, C: Biophysics, D: Neutron Science, E: Mega-gauss Science, F: Laser Science, G: Synchrotron Science, H: Theoretical Science
13:55-14:10Explanation of research fields and entrance exams
14:10-15:10Poster session
15:15-17:15Laboratory tour
  • Group A: Materials Science
  • Group B, C: Nanoscale Science, Biophysics
  • Group D,E: Neutron Science, Mega-gauss Science
  • Group F, G: Laser Science, Synchrotron Science
  • Group H: Theoretical Science
17:15-17:45 Individual research lab consultations
You can visit the research laboratory of interest and have more detailed individual consultations regarding research themes and other topics.

Faculty members by Research Area

To study at ISSP, applicants need to enroll in one of the following graduate schools. Each graduate school holds a separate entrance examination, therefore applicants should contact their advisor before the application process begins.

A: Materials Science

  • IDEUE
    Appl. Phys.

    Two-dimensional atomic layer material, Quantum measurement, Quantum Rectification, Topological Transport, Superconductivity, Magnetism
    Ideue Gr. Mail

  • KITAGAWA
    Phys.

    Ultrahigh-pressure, Superconductivity, Quantum Magnetism, Quantum Sensing, Magnetic Resonance
    Kitagawa Gr. Mail

  • NAKATSUJI * Phys.

    Topological Quantum Phases, Superconductivity, Quantum Spin Liquids, Spintronics, Energy Harvesting
    Nakatsuji Gr. Mail
    * Faculty of Physics, School of Science (Cross-appointment on campus)

  • OKAMOTO
    Adv. Materials

    Crystalline Solids, New Materials, Material Synthesis, Exotic Quantum Phenomena, Electronic Functions
    Okamoto Gr. Mail

  • TAKAGI
    Adv. Materials

    Strongly correlated electron systems, Topological spin texture, Crystal synthesis, Pressure effect
    Yamashita Gr. Mail

  • YAMASHITA
    Adv. Materials

    Ultra-low temperature, Geometrically-frustrated magnets, Superconductivity, Strong electronic correlated electron system
    Yamashita Gr. Research Mail

  • YAMAURA
    Adv. Materials

    Structural physics of functional materials
    Yamaura Gr. Mail

B: Nanoscale Science

  • HASEGAWA
    Appl. Phys.

    Nano-scale quantum electronic states, superconductivity, spin, and magnetism explored by probe microscopy
    Hasegawa Gr. Mail

  • HASHISAKA
    Phys.

    Quantum transport, Quantum many-body physics, Anyons, Edge states
    Hasshisaka Gr. Mail

  • MIWA
    Adv. Materials

    Spintronics, Chiral molecule, Quantum material, biomolecule, Pulse laser, Synchrotron spectroscopy
    Miwa Gr. Mail

  • LIPPMAA
    Adv. Materials

    Oxides, Thin Films, Surfaces, Interfaces
    Lippmaa Gr. Research Mail

  • YOSHINOBU
    Chem. Adv. Materials

    Chemical physics and reactions at surfaces / interfaces
    Yoshinobu Gr. Mail

C: Biophysics

  • HAYASHI
    Complex.

    Biophysics、Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics、Motor proteins、Fluorescence Imaging、Neuronal cargo transport
    Hayashi Gr. Research Mail

  • INOUE
    Chem. Adv. Materials

    Understanding the nature of proteins that work with light through physics and chemistry
    Inoue Gr. Mail

  • NOGUCHI Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Soft Matter & Complex Condensed Matter, Biomembrane, Massively Parallel Simulation
    Noguchi Gr. Mail

D: Neutron Science

  • MASUDA
    Adv. Materials

    Search for Novel Quantum Phenomena in Spin Systems
    Masuda Gr. Mail

  • MAYUMI
    Adv. Materials

    Polymer, Soft Matter, Neutron scattering, X-ray scattering, Mechanical properties
    Mayumi Gr. Mail

  • NAKAJIMA
    Appl. Phys.

    Emergent phenomena of spin origin / Topological magnetic orders/ Multiferroics / Neutron scattering / X-ray diffraction
    Nakajima Gr. Mail

E: Mega-Gauss Science

  • KINDO Phys.

    High Magnetic Field Physics
    Kindo Gr. Mail

  • KOHAMA
    Appl. Phys.

    High magnetic field, Quantum phenomena, Superconductivity, Entropy, Spin, Technical development
    Kohama Gr. Mail

  • Y. MATSUDA
    Adv. Materials

    1000 T, Ultrahigh magnetic fields, Strongly correlated electrons, Quantum spins, High-magnetic-field X-ray experiments, Magnetic-field-induced phase transitions
    Maysuda Gr. Mail

  • MIYATA
    Adv. Materials

    Ultrahigh magnetic fields, Magneto-optics, van der Waals materials, Quantum magnets
    Miyata Gr. Mail

  • TOKUNAGA Phys.

    High magnetic field, Quantum limit, Multiferroics, Strongly correlated electronic systems
    Tokunaga Gr. Mail

F: Laser Science

  • AKIYAMA Phys.

    Semiconductor Laser, Solar Cell, Nano structure, Optical physics, Bioluminescence
    Akiyama Gr. Mail

  • ITATANI Phys.

    Intense ultrashort-pulse laser, Attosecond science, Quantum dynamics, Ultrafast soft-X-ray spectroscopy, Nonlinear spectroscopy
    Itatani Gr. Mail

  • KOBAYASHI
    Appl. Phys.

    Optical science with state-of-the-art lasers
    Kobayashi Gr. Mail

  • KONDO Phys.

    Topological quantum properties, Superconductors, Strongly correlated systems, Laser, Photoemission spectroscopy
    Kondo Gr. Mail

  • MATSUNAGA
    Phys.

    Optical properties of materials, Laser, Terahertz spectroscopy, Topological semimetals, Spintronics, Ultrafast phenomena
    Matsunaga Gr. Mail

  • OKAZAKI
    Adv. Materials

    Superconductivity, Photoinduced phase transitions, Laser, Photoemission spectroscopy
    Okazaki Gr. Mail

G: Synchrotron Science

  • HARADA
    Adv. Materials

    Functional interfacial water, Battery electrode, X-ray emission spectroscopy, Laser spectromicroscopy
    Harada Gr. Mail

  • KIMURA
    Appl. Phys.

    X-ray microscope, X-ray optics, ultra-precision machining
    Kimura Gr. Mail

  • I. MATSUDA
    Phys. Chem.

    Synchrotron radiation, X-ray free electron laser, nonlinear phenomena, catalysis, monatomic layer, surface, interface, robot, informatics
    I.Matsuda Gr. Mail

H: Theoretical Science

  • KATO Phys.

    Mesoscopic Systems, Spintronics
    Kato Gr. Mail

  • KAWABATA Phys.

    Condensed matter theory, Nonequilibrium phases of matter
    Kawashima Gr. Mail

  • KAWASHIMA Phys.

    Computational Statistical Physics, Quantum Many-Body Systems, Tensor Network, Monte Carlo Method
    Kawashima Gr. Mail

  • OKA Phys.

    Nonequilibrium quantum matter, Field theoretical study of correlation effect and biological phenomena
    Kato Gr. Mail

  • OSHIKAWA Phys.

    Universality in quantum many-body systems
    Oshikawa Gr. Mail

  • OZAKI Phys.

    Material Design from First-Principles
    Ozaki Gr. Mail

  • SUGINO Phys.

    First-principles calculation, Computational materials science, Band structure calculation, Electron phonon, Reaction dynamics
    Sugino Gr. Mail

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Admission Schedule for Apr. 2025 entrance

Schedule for entrance examination varies depending on each school. Also, there are some exams for Oct. entrance and overseas students. Please check each school’s homepage for details.

Physics, School of Science

6/19-25
Application period
5/25

Master course

8/20
Written exam
9/3-4
Oral exam
More info.

Doctral course

8/20
Written exam
2025/1/28
Oral exam
More info.

Chemistry, School of Science

6/19-25
Application period
4/27, 6/8

Master course

8/20
Written exam
From last of Aug. to first of Sep.
Oral exam

Doctoral course

8/20
Written exam
From middle of Jan. to first of Feb.
Oral exam

More info.

Applied Physics, School of Engineering

6/3-10
Application period
4/13, 5/11
Guidance

Master course

8/26
Written exam: Math
8/27
Written exam: Physics
8/30
Oral exam

Doctoral course

8/20
Written exam
From mid of Jan. to first of Feb.
Oral exam

More info.

Advanced Materials Science, School of Frontier Sciences

6/6-12
Application period
4/6, 27, 5/18, 6/1

Master course

8/20
First exam
8/26
Oral exam

Doctral course

8/20
Written exam
8/23
Oral exam

More info.

Complexty Science and Engineering, School of Frontier Sciences

6/6-12
Application period
5/11, 18, 25
Guidance

Master course

8/5
Rehearsal for online exam
8/20
Written exam
8/26
Oral exam

Doctral course

8/5
Rehearsal for online exam
8/19
Oral exam

More info.