Quantum Meeting

Tohoku Quantum Alliance x OIST  

24 - 25 November 2020




 Tuesday 24th

  • OIST Venue: Seminar Room L4E48

Session 1: Quantum Systems and Optics

Chair: Prof. Jason Twamley, Prof. Yong P. Chen


9:00-9:05 Opening
Peter Gruss, President, OIST
9:05-9:30 Thomas Busch (OIST)
Controlling correlated quantum systems
9:30-9:55 Tomoki Ozawa (TU)
Topological insulator physics in synthetic quantum matter and beyond
9:55-10:20 Sile Nic Chormaic (OIST)
Probing and manipulating cold atoms using evanescent fields of optical nanofibres
10:20-10:45 Keiichi Edamatsu (TU)
Nonlocal quantum measurement of qubits using entanglement 


Hiroki Takahashi (OIST)
Strong coupling of a trapped ion to an optical cavity: Towards photonic interconnects between ion traps

11:10-11:25 Discussion & wrap-up

Session 2: Quantum Materials and Spintronics

Chair: Prof. Tomohiro Otsuka, Prof. Thomas Busch


13:00-13:25 Takafumi Sato (TU)
ARPES study of novel topological materials
13:25-13:50 Yoshinori Okada (OIST)
Synthesis and Visualization in Quantum Materials Science unit @OIST
13:50-14:15 Yong P. Chen (TU)
Topological and 2D materials for spintronic and quantum devices

Nic Shannon (OIST)
Quantum matters: from quantum spin liquids to topological magnons

14:40-15:05 Discussion & wrap-up

Wednesday 25th

  • OIST Venue: Seminar Room C210

Session 3: Quantum Devices and Measurement

Chair: Prof. Sile Nic Chormaic


9:00-9:25 Tomohiro Otsuka (TU)
Measurement and control of single-electron quantum states in semiconductor quantum dots
9:25-9:50 Yui Kubo (OIST)
Spin-based quantum information technologies
9:50-10:15 Yoshiro Hirayama (TU)
Quantum Point Contact, Nanoprobing, and Resistively-Detected NMR
10:15-10:40 Denis Konstantinov (OIST)
Quantum experiments with electrons trapped on the surface of liquid helium
10:40-11:05 Shunsuke Fukami (TU)
Spintronics for unconventional computing
11:05-11:30 Jason Twamley (OIST)
Quantum Machines – Integration of quantum subsystems for new functionalities
11:30-11:55 Gerrit Bauer (TU)
Transport of the order parameter in electric insulators
11:55-12:10 Disussion & wrap-up
12:10-12:15 Closing
Motoko Kotani, Executive Vice President for Research, Tohoku University

*20min presentation + 5min Q&A


  • Following the “New Normal” guidelines the number of seats at seminar rooms are limited and all seats are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Everyone else from the both Tohoku and OIST research communities is welcome to join the seminar by Zoom