Organization

Administrative Group
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
RIKEN,  Team Leader
The University of Tokyo,  Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
AIST,
Prime Senior Researcher
Group Member
Tohoku University,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
Nagoya University,
Professor
Group Member
Tokyo University of Science,
Professor
Group Member
Osaka Metropolitan University,
Professor
Group Member
OIST,
Professor
Group Member
RIKEN,
Team Leader
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
University of Hyogo,
Professor

 

Advisory Board
KAWAMURA, Hikaru    Visiting Professor, Molecular Photoscience Research Center, Kobe University
TAJIMA, Setsuko        Honorary professor, Osaka University / President, The Physical Society of Japan
FUJIMORI, Atsushi   Guest Professor, National Tsing Hua University
Andrey V. Chubukov   Professor, William I Fine Theoretical Physics Institute, University of Minnesota
Peter J. Hirschfeld     Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, University of Florida

 

Senior Scientific Research Specialist
OKANO, Makoto  Associate professor, National Defense Academy of Japan
KAWAHARA, Yoshinobu Professor, Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Kyushu University

 

A01 Development of QLC materials
A01 Planned Research
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Professor
Group Member
AIST,
Prime Senior Researcher
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
Osaka University,Π
Professor
Group Member
Kyoto University,
Professor

 

A01 Publicly Offered Research(2nd : FY2022~FY2023)
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Professor
”Quantum π-electrons liquid induced by molecular dimer dipole”
Group Leader
Nagoya University,
Associate Professor
”Material search and investigation of spin-nematic state induced by spin-orbit interaction”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor
“Anisotropic electron gas and memory application from spin-spiral formation”
Group Leader
Tokyo Institute of Technology,
Associate Professor
“Creation of artificial nematic structures by molecular beam epitaxy”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Associate Professor
“Elucidation of the mechanism of spin diffusion in liquid crystals by measuring magneto-optical effects”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Professor
“Microscopic mechanism of topological magnetic structures induced at interfaces “
Group Leader
Waseda University,
Professor
“Search for quantum liquid crystals using superstructures with orbital degrees of freedom”

 

B01 Advanced measurements of QLCs
B01 Planned Research
Group Leader
RIKEN,
Team Leader
Group Member
Okayama University,
Professor
Group Member
Tohoku University,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
Nagoya University,
Lecturer
Group Member
Kyoto University,
Associate Professor
Group Member
University of Hyogo,
Professor

 

B01 Publicly Offered Research(2nd : FY2022~FY2023)
Group Leader
Hokkaido University,
Lecturer
“NMR study for field-induced quantum liquid crystal state in itinerant kagome magnets”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor
“Electronic nematicity probed by spin currents in iron-based superconductors”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Project Assistant Professor
“Investigation of nematicity of FFLO superconductivity”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Assistant Professor
“Investigation of spin nematic state via magnetization and magnetostriction measurements in strong pulsed magnetic field”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Associate Professor
“Magneto-optical Kerr effect study on chiral superconductivity formed by nematic electron liquid crystals”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Assistant Professor
“Topological transition and rotational symmetry breaking in quantum spin liquids”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Program-Specific Associate Professor
“Exploring superconducting diode effect in tricolor superlattice”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Assistant Professor
“Observation of a nematic domain and its dynamics by precise reflectivity measurement”
Group Leader
Okayama University,
Professor
“Magnetic-field tuning of nematic superconductivity and precise measurements”
Group Leader
Hiroshima University,
Associate Professor
“Emergence of quantum liquid state in rare-earth compounds and its functionality leading to “devil’s staircase”
Group Leader
NIMS,
Group Leader
“Electronic nematic state in iron-based superconductors studied via interlayer resistivity measurements in magnetic fields”

 

Project Researchers (including PDs)
Tohoku University,
Research fellow
Host researcher:B01 SATO, Taku

 

C01 Theory construction of QLCs
C01 Planned Research
Group Leader
Nagoya University,
Professor
Group Member
RIKEN,  Team Leader
The University of Tokyo,  Professor
Group Member
Ritsumeikan University,
Professor
Group Member
Chiba University,
Professor
Group Member
Tokyo University of Science,
Professor
Group Member
OIST,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor

 

C01 Publicly Offered Research(2nd : FY2022~FY2023)
Group Leader
Hokkaido University,
Associate Professor
“Electronic nematic phase under the breaking of time-reversal, spatial inversion, and gauge symmetries”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Assistant Professor
“Exploring spin nematic Skyrmions and their emergent phenomena”
Group Leader
Nagoya University,
Lecturer
“Control of topological phases in chiral anisotropic particle systems”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Assistant Professor
“Search and control of pair liquid crystals by supercurrent”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Associate Professor
“Nonequilibrium phenomena in superconductors with crystal liquid orders”

 

Project Researchers (including PDs)
Ritsumeikan University,
Senior Researcher
Host researcher:C01 IKEDA, Hiroaki
Project Researchers (including PDs)
The University of Tokyo,
Project Researcher
Host researcher:C01 MOTOME, Yukitoshi
Project Researchers (including PDs)
Tokyo University of Science,
Postdoctoral Researcher
Host researcher:C01 TOHYAMA, Takami

 

D01 QLC control and functions
D01 Planned Research
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
Group Member
The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor
Group Member
Osaka Metropolitan University,
Professor
Group Member
Hokkaido University,
Professor

 

D01 Publicly Offered Research(2nd : FY2022~FY2023)
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Professor
“Nonreciprocal spin and thermal transports in quantum liquid crystals”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Assistant Professor
“Exploration of emergent optical functionality derived from topological spin liquid crystals”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Professor
“Magnetization switching of spin liquid using spin current”

 

Publicly Offered Research(1st : FY2020~FY2021)
A01 Publicly Offered Research : Development of QLC materials
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Professor
”Quantum spin and charge liquid crystal induced by molecular dimer dipole”
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Associate Professor
“Verification of nematic superconductivity in electric field induced conducting surface of SrTiO3
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Professor
“Materials search for the spin-orbit-coupled metal and investigation of the electron-nematic state”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Professor
“Thin-film quantum liquid crystals based on topological magnetic structures”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Associate Professor
“Spin injection into paramagnetic liquid crystal for creation of new functions”
B01 Publicly Offered Research : Advanced measurements of QLCs
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor
“Observation of electronic nematicity using magneto-piezoelectric effect”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Associate Professor
“Thermodynamics of anisotropic self-organization occurring in quantum liquid crystals investigated by multi-axes simultaneous strain measurements”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Assistant Professor
“Observation and Control of Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in Multicomponent”
Group Leader
Southeast University,
Professor
“Application of the micro-fabrication technique to the study of nematicity and superconductivity”
Group Leader
Sophia University,
Professor
“Symmetry breaking and novel electronic states probed by muon”
C01 Publicly Offered Research : Theory construction of QLCs
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Assistant Professor
“Topological excitations and emergent phenomena in quantum liquid crystals”
Group Leader
Nagoya University,
Lecturer
“Phase Transition Dynamics of Classical Anisotropic Particle Systems with Liquid Crystal Ordering”
Group Leader
Kyoto University,
Professor
“Research of higher order multipole phase, nematic phase, and exotic superconductivity based on modern multipole theory”
Group Leader
Osaka University,
Associate Professor
“Dynamical response of pair liquid crystals with unconventional broken symmetries”
D01 Publicly Offered Research : QLC control and functions
Group Leader
Tohoku University,
Assistant Professor
“Charge-ordering-induced ferroelectric domains formed by strongly-correlated pi electrons: growth mechanism and optical functions”
Group Leader
AIST,
Researcher
“Development of thin film nematic superconductors and detection of Majorana fermions by their domain control”
Group Leader
The University of Tokyo,
Lecturer
“Giant electron-scattering phenomena in liquid crystal state of topological spin defects”

 

Project Researchers (including PDs)(~2021.9)
Project Researchers (including PDs)
The University of Tokyo,
Project Researcher
Host researcher:C01 SATO, Masahiro
(2020.9~2022.3)
Project Researchers (including PDs)
Toyama Prefectural University,
Associate Professor
Host researcher:C01 TOHYAMA, Takami
(2021.4~2022.3)
Project Researchers (including PDs)
Kyoto University,
Program-Specific Researcher
Host researcher:B01 HIRORI, Hideki
(2020.4~2022.3)
Project Researchers (including PDs)
Kyoto University,
Associate Professor
Host researcher:C01 KONTANI, Hiroshi
(2020.4~2022.9)