TANAKA and KAWAGUCHI LABORATORY                   Japanese
Research Group of Quantum Physics and Engineering (Condensed Matter Engineering),
Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School / School of Engineering, Nagoya University

  
  Our group is studying theory of condensed matter physics. In many body systems, several interesting quantum phenomena like magnetism and superconductivity emerge owing to spontaneous symmetry breaking. We have been studying about theory of superconductivity and have achieved many important results in superconducting junction and mechanism of superconductivity.
  In this decade, topological quantum phenomena becomes a hot topic stimulated by the discovery of quantum spin Hall effect. It is now a good time to explore physics of topological quantum phenomena. Our current research interest is topological superconductivity, topological insulator, topological crystalline insulator, Weyl semimetal, and exotic order in condensed matter.


News


2021.10
Kazuya Fujimoto(Designated Assistant Professor) received Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan(Division 1).

2021.8
Prof. Yukio Tanaka published "Physics of Superconducting Junctions."

2019.12.6
Shu-Ichiro Suzuki(PD) and Mai Kameda (D1) received the Preview Award at the TopoMat2019 held in Kyoto, Japan.

2019.9.28
Yuri Fukaya(D3) received the Best Poster Award at the SCES2019 held in Okayama, Japan.

2019.6.28
Shu-Ichiro Suzuki(PD) received the Best Poster Award at the OxideSuperSpin 2019 held in Seoul, Korea.

2018.2
An article by Ayami Hattori(D2) et al. entitled "Edge states of hydrogen terminated monolayer materials: silicene, germanene and stanene ribbons" has been selected in Highlights of 2017 for Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter



Research Topics


ESuperconducting junctions (Tunnel effet, Josephson effect, Proximity effect)
ETopological superconductors
ECold atom
ESkyrmion
ETopological insulators
ESpintronics
ESymmetry of superconductivity
EMechanism of superconductivity
EMajorana braiding dynamics
EAtomic monolayers (Graphene, Silicene, Stanene)
EDirac semimetals, Weyl semimetals




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