Dynamics and coherence in condensed matter systems

Our group works in the field of optical physics and optical engineering. We use light as a tool to reveal and control the fundamental properties of materials.

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Updated our group members. Website redesigned! Leon Brückner has received the Best Presentation Award at the FrontierLab@OsakaU Final Presentation Meeting. T.Morimoto (Master's Program 2 years) was awarded subsequently the 26th Optical Properties Study Group Award in the recent award. Updated our group members photo. Updated our group members. A paper by Y. Minowa et al. on optical levitation of a single quantum dot in helium gas was published in Optics Letters. Our new website is launched. A paper by G. Yamashita et al. on carrier multiplication process in bulk Si crystal was published in Applied Physics Letters. A review article by Dr. Nagai on THz light polarization control was published in a Japanese magazine, HIKARI alliance. A review article by Dr. Minowa and Prof. Ashida on optical manipulation of semiconductor nanoparticles was published in a Japanese magazine, The Review of Laser Engineering. Fabrication of single crystal microsphere was reported in a Japanese magazine, Ceramics Japan. A success in the fabrication of single-crystalline microspheres is reported in the October issue of the Ceramics Japa the journal. A success in the fabrication of single-crystalline microspheres is reported in the Yomiuri Shimbun. A success in the fabrication of single-crystalline microspheres is published in the August issue of the Gekkan Kagaku the magazine. A success in the fabrication of single-crystalline microspheres is reported in the Asahi Shimbun. We succeeded in the fabrication of single-crystalline microspheres with high sphericity from anisotropic materials for the first time. The result is published in Scientific Reports. Dr. Nagai won a Research Excellence Award of Japan Society of Infrared Science and Technology The office of Terahertz Technology Forum moved to International Academic Publishing Company, Limited (Tokyo). Updated our group member. Modified our Research page. Updated our group member. Mr. Okamoto won a distinguished presentation award for young researchers at the 10th annual meeting of Society of Nano Science and Technology. Updated our group member. Updated our group member. Website renewal Dr. Minowa joined our group. The office of Terahertz Technology Forum moved to Ashida Lab. Dr. Nagai joined our group.

Nano-Material Manipulation and Structural Order Control with Optical Forces

This program aims at the realization of optical force technologies for mechanical manipulation (trapping, transportation, positioning, and aligning) of individual nano-objects.

Interactive Materials Science Cadet Program

Collaborative program designed to drive innovation in materials science research and business by preparing outstanding PhD students to assume leadership roles in industry, government, and academia.