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Division of Condensed Matter Science
Research Subjects
  1. Development and studies of structural and physical properties for novel organic (super)conductors and proton conductors based upon molecular degree of freedom
  2. Development and studies of structural and physical properties for electron-proton coupled molecular functional materials
  3. Studies of responses by external stimuli (magnetic and electric fields, temperature, pressure) for molecular materials
  4. Study of organic field effect transistor
Research Subjects
  1. Topological properties of an organic Dirac semimetal
  2. Electronic structure and quantum transport in atomic layers and their van der Waals stacks
  3. Quantum transport phenomena in layered topological materials
  4. Interlayer coherence and angle-dependent magnetotransport in layered conductors
  5. Magnetic-field-induced electronic phase transitions in thin-film graphite
Research Subjects
  1. Study of strongly correlated-electron systems at ultralow temperatures
  2. Study of thermal Hall effects of charge-neutral excitations in insulators
  3. Multipole orders studied by NMR measurements
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Division of Condensed Matter Theory
Research Subjects
  1. Electronic states and unconventional superconductivity in strongly correlated systems with d- or f-electrons
  2. Statistical physics of frustrated systems
  3. Theory of novel phases in quantum magnets
  4. Nonequibrium dynamics of quantum systems
Research Subjects
  1. Transport phenomena in mesoscopic systems
  2. Electronic properties of interacting electron systems
  3. Fundamental theory of spintronics
  4. Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
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Division of Nanoscale Science
Research Subjects
  1. Quantum transport in charge and spin freedoms
  2. Study of many-body effects in quantum structures
  3. Physics at interfaces between the phases with different symmetries
Research Subjects
  1. Development of novel mechanisms of pure spin current generation and detection
  2. Elucidation of the mechanism of the magnetic spin Hall effect and development of functionality
  3. Development of novel spin-to-charge current conversion mechanism
  4. Molecular spintronics
  5. Efficient pure spin current generation by magnon-phonon coupling
Research Subjects
  1. Exploration of peculiar superconducting / topological states using low-temperature STM
  2. Nanoscale measurements of magnetic resonances by SP-STM with microwave
  3. Real-space distribution of spin currents by spin-polarized scanning potentiometry
Research Subjects
  1. Growth of thin oxide films and heterostructures by pulsed laser deposition
  2. Development of oxide photoelectrode materials for photocatalytic water splitting
  3. Synthesis of nanostructures and nanocomposite thin films
  4. Development of novel organic – inorganic interfaces
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Functional Materials Group
Research Subjects
  1. Activation and surface reaction of small molecules by model catalysts
  2. Properties and reactions with hydrogen at surfaces and interfaces (Hydrogenomics)
  3. Electronic states and surface conductivity of semiconductor and organic thin film
  4. Electronic states and reactivity of low-dimensional materials on surfaces
  5. Dynamical processes of atoms and molecules on solid surfaces using THz pulse
Research Subjects
  1. Device physics of gain-switched semiconductor lasers and solar cells
  2. Many-body interactions and non-equilibrium properties of low-dimensional electron-hole systems in clean semiconductor quantum wires and wells
  3. Material physics and development of high-quality semiconductor nano-structures via microscopy
  4. Bioluminescence of firefly, jelly fish, sea firefly, etc. and bio/chemiluminescence measurement standards
Research Subjects
  1. Prediction of material properties using methods of computational materials science
  2. Elucidation of high-pressure phase, bioluminescence, and energy conversion
  3. Development of methods for accurate many-body problems with machine learning or statistical physics scheme
Research Subjects
  1. Floquet engineering of quantum materials
  2. Discovery of novel phenomena and law of physics in nonequilibrium systems
  3. Proposal of novel nonlinear quantum devices
Research Subjects
  1. Functional and spectroscopic studies on the mechanism of molecular function of photoreceptive membrane protein, rhodopsins
  2. Exploration of novel photoreceptive proteins through use of genome big data
  3. Machine-learning study on the determining factor for the function of biological molecules and its application for the development of novel functional molecules
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Quantum Materials Group
Research Subjects
  1. Electron Spin Resonance in quantum spin systems and itinerant electron systems
  2. Conduction at a junction of quantum wires and conformal field theory
  3. Topological phases and quantum entanglement
  4. Orbital angular momentum of chiral superfluids
  5. Realization of topological phases and topological phenomena in materials
Research Subjects
  1. Quantum transport phenomena in antiferromagnetic Weyl metals and their applications for spintronics
  2. Search for novel topological magnets and their applications for energy harvesting
  3. Search for novel topological phases and superconductors
Research Subjects
  1. Spintronics device using quantum materials
  2. Operando spectroscopy using pulse laser and x-ray to reveal device physics
  3. Interface engineering to develop device performance
  4. Brain-inspired computing using spintronics
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Division of Data-Integrated Materials Science
Research Subjects
  1. Construction of magnetic materials database by automatic high-throughput calculations
  2. Design of new functional materials by materials informatics
  3. Computational materials design
  4. Electronic structure and magnetism in substitutional and structural disordered nano-materials
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Materials Design and Characterization Laboratory
Research Subjects
  1. Search for new materials realizing quantum spin systems or strongly correlated electron systems
  2. Physics of the spin-orbit-coupled metal
  3. Chemistry and physics of mixed-anion compounds
Research Subjects
  1. Search for novel quantum phases and quantum transitions
  2. Numerical methods for many-body physics
  3. General theory of critical phenomena
  4. Disordered systems and computational complexity
Research Subjects
  1. Search for new physical phenomena under multi extreme conditions
  2. Study of the pressure induced phase transition phenomena as like superconductivity
  3. Development of high pressure apparatus and confirmation of physical property measurement techniques under the multi extreme conditions
Research Subjects
  1. Development of efficient methods and algorithms for first-principles electronic structure calculations
  2. First-principles calculations of two-dimensional novel structures
  3. Development of first-principles methods for X-ray spectroscopies
  4. First-principles calculations of superconducting critical temperature
  5. Development of the OpenMX software package
Research Subjects
  1. Shape transformation of cells and lipid vesicles
  2. Dynamics of complex fluids
  3. Fracture of polymer materials
  4. Simulation methods of hydrodynamics
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Neutron Science Laboratory
Research Subjects
  1. Dynamics of disordered condensed systems, such as glass transitions and boson peaks
  2. Structure and dynamics of water and related materials such as hydrated porous crystals
  3. Thermal and dynamical properties of ionic liquids
  4. Structural and dynamical properties of nanoparticles of hydrogen storage metals
Research Subjects
  1. Nontrivial hybridized mode in frustrated magnet near quantum critical point
  2. Detection of spin wave spin current by neutron
  3. Local control of spin moment in multiferroics
  4. Search of spin liquid
  5. Observation of field induced nonreciprocal magnon
Research Subjects
  1. Neutron scattering studies on magnetic skyrmions and their dynamics
  2. Magnetic excitations driven by the electric field component of light – electromagnons -
  3. Control of magnetic and dielectric properties in multiferroics by means of anisotropic stress
  4. Time-resolved neutron scattering studies on nonequilibrium and transient phenomena
Research Subjects
  1. Structure of multi-component polymer and soft matter systems by small-angle neutron/X-ray scattering 
  2. Dynamics of multi-component polymer and soft matter systems by quasi-elastic neutron scattering 
  3. Toughening mechanism of tough polymeric materials
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International MegaGauss Science Laboratory
Research Subjects
  1. Development of Non-destructive Pulse Magnets
  2. Study of Spin-orbital Coupled Mott Insulators at High Fields
  3. Study on High-field Electronic Properties of Organic Conductors
  4. Development of Physical Property Measurement Techniques in Pulsed Magnetic Field
Research Subjects
  1. Magnetic-field-induced insulator-metal transition
  2. Ultrahigh-magnetic-field magnetization process of quantum spin systems
  3. Electronic state of heavy fermion and valence fluctuating systems at ultrahigh magnetic fields
  4. Magnetic-field-induced structural phase transition in solid oxygen
  5. Properties of matters with strong spin-lattice coupling in high magnetic fields
Research Subjects
  1. Field-induced transitions in multiferroic materials
  2. Electronic phase transitions in the quantum limit state
  3. High-speed polarizing microscope imaging in pulsed-high magnetic fields
  4. High-field study of topological materials
Research Subjects
  1. Magneto-optical measurements with laser optics and its application to ultra-high magnetic field science
  2. NMR measurement under pulsed fields and its application to magnetic materials
  3. Development of new measurement techniques with nanofabrication technology
  4. Observation of quantum oscillation in ultra-high magnetic fields and fermiology of topological insulators
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Laser and Synchrotron Research Center
Research Subjects
  1. Development and precise control of ultrashort pulse laser systems
  2. High-rep rate, high-field physics
  3. Astronomical, medical, and metrological application of the optical frequency comb
  4. Fundamental understanding on laser processing
  5. Precision spectroscopy of molecules
Research Subjects
  1. Electronic structure analysis of aqueous solutions to study microheterogeneity and interaction at solid-liquid interfaces
  2. Development of in situ soft X-ray spectroscopy for surface reaction of fuel cell catalysts, electrochemical reaction, photocatalytic reaction and functionality of metalloproteins
  3. Study on the origin and observation of elementary excitations (crystal field excitation, spinon, magnon, charge density wave, orbiton etc.) in strongly correlated materials like Mott insulators and novel high temperature superconductors.
  4. Basic study on ultrahigh energy resolution optics for soft X-ray emission and time-resolved spectroscopy
Research Subjects
  1. Developments of time-resolved soft X-ray spectroscopy and researches on surface dynamics
  2. Dirac Fermions in monatomic layers, studied by advanced soft x-ray spectroscopy
  3. Development of time-resolved experiments using ultra-short soft X-ray pulses and researches on ultrafast spin dynamics
  4. Developments of frontier technologies for undulator beamlines of the next generation synchrotron radiation
Research Subjects
  1. Development of intense ultrashort-pulse lasers
  2. Attosecond physics
  3. Observation and control of ultrafast phenomena in atoms, molecules, and solids
  4. Soft-X-ray ultrafast spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, and solids
Research Subjects
  1. Development of a laser-excited ARPES system with ultra-high energy resolution
  2. Superconductivity and topological quantum phase investigated by angle-, spin-, and time-resolved photoemission spectroscopy
  3. Strongly correlated physics studied by photoemission with synchrotron radiation
Research Subjects
  1. Development of intense, phase-locked terahertz-mid infrared pulse generation and detection technique
  2. Ultrafast nonequilibrium dynamics of many-body systems in solids driven by strong light field
  3. Study and control of collective excitations and anomalous responses in superconductivity and antiferromagnetism
  4. Giant nonlinear responses in Dirac/Weyl semimetals for high-speed electronics and spintronics
Research Subjects
  1. Development of a time-resolved photoemission apparatus utilizing high harmonic generation from a ultrashort-pulse laser
  2. Mechanisms of electron relaxation from photo-excited states and light-induced superconductivity
  3. Mechanisms of unconventional superconductivities by ultralow temperature and ultrahigh resolution laser-based angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy
Research Subjects
  1. Development of high-precision X-ray optical devices using ultra-precision fabrication and measurement techniques
  2. Femtosecond imaging of samples in liquids using X-ray free-electron lasers
  3. Lens-less Imaging Using Phase Recovery Calculation
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