The objective of the Department of Physics is to cultivate human resources who have advanced expertise and the capacity to implement research in the fields of physics and applied physics based on deep understanding and insight related to natural science as well as a social sense of ethics and international perspective. The department's aim is also to foster researchers who possess creative research capabilities and research guidance abilities based on broad knowledge in related academic fields, and educators who have a foundation of expertise on physics and applied physics.

List of Research Areas and Faculty Members

Major Name Title Research Area
Elementary Particle Physics SUZUKI Katsuhiko Professor Nuclear Theory
Condensed Matter Physics SAKAI Kazumitsu Professor Mathematical Physics / Statistical Physics
SAKATA Hideaki Professor Ultralow Temperature Physics
TOKUNAGA Eiji Professor Optical Physics
ZHAO Xinwei Professor Semiconductor Physics
NAGASHIMA Yasuyuki Professor Positron Annihilation / Positronium Physics
NISHIO Taichiro Professor Superconductive Materials
NIKUNI Tetsuro Professor Low Temperature Quantum Physics
YAMAMOTO Takahiro Professor Condensed Matter Theory / Computational Materials Science
NAGATA Yugo Associate Professor Atomic Spectroscopy / Atomic Collisions and Antimatter
Quantum Infomation Physics TSAI JAW SHEN Professor Superconductivity / Quantum Information
YOSHIHARA Fumiki Professor Quantum Information
Mark Paul Sadgrove Associate Professor Nano-optics / Laser cooled atom
SANAKA Kaoru Associate Professor Quantum Optics / Quantum Information
Earth and Planetary Physics KIMURA Tomoki Associate Professor Planetary Physics / Space Plasma Physics
SATO Masahiko Associate Professor Earth and Planetary Magnetism
Astrophysics MATSUSHITA Kyoko Professor X-ray Astronomy
KASE Ryotaro Associate Professor Cosmology / Gravity Theory
Biophysics UMEMURA Kazuo Professor Biophysics
TOMO Tatsuya Professor Photo-biochemical Physics
Visiting Faculty Members and Research Fields Based on the Joint Graduate School System
Condensed Matter Physics Ogino Hiraku Visiting Professor Inorganic Solid-State Chemistry
IKEDA Shin-ichi Visiting Professor Materials Science
TAKANO Yoshihiko Visiting Professor Superconductive Materials
EISAKI Hiroshi Visiting Professor Superconductivity
Quantum Infomation Physics TARUCHA Seigo Visiting Professor Quantum Infomation Electronics
Applied Physics KAWAKAMI Erika Visiting Associate Professor Quantum Information Science
ISHIBASHI Koji Visiting Professor Nano-Device Technology
WADA Tomoyuki Visiting Professor Photonics
KOBAYASHI Kiyoshi Visiting Professor Solid State Ionics
TSUCHIYA Takashi Visiting Associate Professor Nanoionic Devices
SAITO Shiro Visiting Professor Quantum Information Physics
SHIMIZU Takahisa Visiting Professor Organic Electroluminescence
Astrophysics TAMAGAWA Toru Visiting Professor X-ray and γ-ray Astronomy
(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
Visiting Associate Professor Space Energy Science and Engineering
TACHIKAWA Sumitaka Visiting Associate Professor Thermal engineering
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