QPEC News

  • 2023-12-22

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:December 25, 2023 (Monday) 16:45-
    Lecturer: Prof. Hiroyuki Nakamura
    Affiliation: Department of Physics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA
    Theme: Shedding light on excitons in atomically thin materials
    Venue: Seminar Room A, 3rd floor, Engineering Bldg.6(in-person only)

  • 2023-11-16

    The following professors were selected as Highly Cited Researchers 2023.

    Prof. Yoshihiro Iwasa, Prof. Yoshinori Tokura, Prof. Emeritus Naoto Nagaosa, Prof. Ryotaro Arita

  • 2023-10-20

    This recruit is closed.

    QPEC recruits Associate Professor or Lecturer.

  • 2023-10-19

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:December 11, 2023 (Monday) 15:00-16:00
    Lecturer: Dr. Boris Maiorov
    Affiliation: National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos National LaboratoryK
    Theme: Accessing new frontiers to study unconventional phenomena using pulsed high magnetic fields
    Venue: Seminar Room A, 3rd floor, Engineering Bldg.6

  • 2023-10-18

    Associate Prof. Max Hirschberger receives Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan, 2024.

  • 2023-10-10

    Announcement of Workshop

    The 14th APCTP Workshop on Multiferroics
    Date:October 19(Thursday) - 21(Saturday), 2023
    Venue: Takeda-sentanchi Hall of Takeda-sentanchi Building in Hongo-Asano campus

  • 2023-10-06

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:December 15, 2023 (Friday) 16:50-(After the previous lecture)
    Lecturer: Prof. Xavier Moya
    Affiliation: Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, UK
    Theme: Barocaloric materials for zero-carbon heating and cooling
    Venue: Seminar Room A, 3rd floor, Engineering Bldg. 6 (in-person only)

  • 2023-10-06

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:December 15, 2023 (Friday) 16:00-
    Lecturer: Prof. Neil Mathur
    Affiliation: Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, UK
    Theme: Electrocaloric effects in epitaxial films of SrTiO3
    Venue: Seminar Room A, 3rd floor, Engineering Bldg. 6 (in-person only)

  • 2023-09-07

    The research group including Associate Professor Youtarou Takahashi has been published the paper.

    Kato, Y. D., Okamura, Y., Hirschberger, M., Tokura, Y., Takahashi, Y. Topological magneto-optical effect from skyrmion lattice. Nature Communications 14, 5416 (2023).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-41203-y

  • 2023-09-06

    Quantum Frontier Research Division started on July 1, 2023,
    and Prof. Michihisa Yamamoto has been appointed to this position.

  • 2023-07-14

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:October 16, 2023 (Monday) 11:00-
    Lecturer: Dr. Leslie M. Schoop
    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, USA
    Theme: The Chemistry of Quantum Materials
    Venue: Seminar Room A, 3rd floor, Engineering Bldg. 6 (in-person only)

  • 2023-07-12

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:July 12, 2023 (Wednesday) 14:00-
    Lecturer: Dr. Joseph G. Checkelsky
    Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Physics,Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Theme: Flat Bands and Correlated Metallic States in Kagome Metals
    Venue: Lecture Room 62, 2nd floor, Engineering Bldg. 6 (in-person only)

  • 2023-05-25

    Announcement of QPEC Seminar

    Date and Time:June 7, 2023 (Wednesday) 15:00-
    Lecturer: Dr. Danfeng Li
    Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong
    Theme: ‘Unconventional’ Superconductivity in Infinite-Layer Nickelates
    Venue: Large Conference room, 1st floor, Engineering Bldg. 6 (Hybrid)

  • 2023-05-11

    Distinguished University Professor Yoshinori Tokura was elected as a new foreign member of the Royal Society on May 10, 2023.

  • 2023-04-10

    In the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2023, Professor Ryotaro Arita received the Science and Technology Award (Research Category) and Assistant Professor Takashi Yoshikawa received the Young Scientists' Award.

  • 2022-11-13

    Distinguished University Professor Yoshinori Tokura was elected as a new member of the Japan Academy at the 1164th General Meeting held on December 12, 2022.

  • 2022-11-21

    The research group including Professor Yoshihiro Iwasa has been published the paper.

    Dong, Y., Yang, M., Yoshii, M., Matsuoka, S., Kitamura, S., Hasegawa, T., Ogawa, N., Morimoto, T., Ideue, T., Iwasa, Y. Giant bulk piezophotovoltaic effect in 3R-MoS2. Nature Nanotechnology, (2022).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41565-022-01252-8

  • 2022-11-17

    Prof. Yoshihiro Iwasa was selected as Highly Cited Researchers 2022.

  • 2022-11-16

    Prof. Eiji Saito receives the 2022 (the 68th) Nishina Memorial Prize.

  • 2022-09-16

    The research group including Project Associate Professor Masaki Nakano and Professor Yoshihiro Iwasa has been published the paper.

    Matsuoka, H., Habe, T., Iwasa, Y., Koshino, M., Nakano, M. Spontaneous spin-valley polarization in NbSe2 at a van der Waals interface. Nature Communications 13, 5129 (2022).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-32810-2

  • 2022-04-01

    Prof. Kyoko Ishizaka has been appointed as Director of the Quantum Phase Electronics Research Center from April 1, 2022.

  • 2022-03-30

    The research group including Professor Yoshihiro Iwasa has been published the paper.

    Itahashi, Y. M., Ideue, T., Hoshino, S., Goto, C., Namiki, H., Sasagawa, T., Iwasa, Y. Giant second harmonic transport under time-reversal symmetry in a trigonal superconductor. Nature Communications 13, 1659 (2022).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29314-4

  • 2022-03-30

    The research group including Associate Professor Youtarou Takahashi has been published the paper.

    Okamura, Y., Morimoto, T., Ogawa, N., Kaneko, Y., Guo, G., Nakamura, M., Kawasaki, M., Nagaosa, N., Tokura, Y., Takahashi, Y. Photovoltaic effect by soft phonon excitation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119, e2122313119 (2022).
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2122313119

  • 2022-03-15

    Prof. Eiji Saito receives the Japan Academy Prize.

  • 2021-12-21

    Prof. Kyoko Ishizaka receives the 18th (FY2021) JSPS Prize.

  • 2021-11-19

    The research group including Associate Professor Youtarou Takahashi has been published the paper.

    Iguchi, S., Masuda, R., Seki, S. et al.
    Enhanced gyrotropic birefringence and natural optical activity on electromagnon resonance in a helimagnet. Nature Communications 12, 6674 (2021).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26953-x

  • 2021-11-17

    Prof. Yoshihiro Iwasa and Prof. Eiji Saito were selected as Highly Cited Researchers 2021.

  • 2021-10-01

    Professor Takahiro Sagawa received the 25th Ryogo Kubo Memorial Award.

  • 2021-10-01

    Dr. Max HIRSCHBERGER has been promoted to Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Project Associate Professor at Division of UT-RIKEN Cooperation.

  • 2021-10-14

    The research group including Associate Professor Youtarou Takahashi has been published the paper.

    Hayashi, Y., Okamura, Y., Kanazawa, N. et al. Magneto-optical spectroscopy on Weyl nodes for anomalous and topological Hall effects in chiral MnGe. Nature Communications 12, 5974 (2021).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-25276-1

  • 2021-06-30

    The research group including Project Associate Professor Masaki Nakano and Professor Yoshihiro Iwasa has been published the paper.

    Yoshikawa, N., Suganuma, H., Matsuoka, H. et al. Ultrafast switching to an insulating-like metastable state by amplitudon excitation of a charge density wave. Nature Physics 17, 909–914 (2021).
    DOI: 10.1038/s41567-021-01267-3

  • 2021-04-30

    The research group including Associate Professor Youtarou Takahashi has been published the paper.

    Masuda, R., Kaneko, Y., Tokura, Y., and Takahashi, Y. Electric field control of natural optical activity in a multiferroic helimagnet. Science 372, 496 (2021).
    DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz4312

  • 2021-04-02

    The research group including Professor Yoshihiro Iwasa has been published the paper.

    Akamatsu, T., Ideue, T., Zhou, L. et al. A van der Waals interface that creates in-plane polarization and a spontaneous photovoltaic effect. Science 372, 68 (2021).
    DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz9146

  • 2021-04-01

    QPEC is now in its third term (10 years) from April 1st, 2021.