TSAI JAW SHEN  Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Organization for Research Advancement, Research Institute for Science and Technology
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Refereed Papers(51) | Presentations(115) | Patent(4)
Address 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1975, University of California at Berkeley, School of Letter and Science, Physics, 
Graduate School
  • 1983, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Physics, Physics, Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Ph.D. Degree in Physics,
Research History
Employment History
  • 1983-1985 Microelectronics Research Laboratories, NEC, Research Scientist
    1985-1990 Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC, Supervisor
    1990-1993 Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC, Research Manager
    1993-1996 Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC, Principal Researcher
    1996-2001 Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC, Senior Principal Researcher
    2001-2007 Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC, Fellow
    2001-2012 Macroscopic Quantum Coherence Team, RIKEN, Team Leader
    2007-2014 Nano Electronics Research Laboratories, NEC, Fellow
    2012-2012 Single Quantum Dynamics Research Group, RIKEN, Group Director
    2013-2014 Macroscopic Quantum Coherence Research Team, Quantum Information Electronics Division, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science, Team Leader
    2014- Superconducting Quantum Simulation Research Team, Quantum Information Electronics Division, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science, Team Leader
    2015- Tokyo University of Science, Professor
Research Keyword superconductivity, Josephson effect, quantum, coherence, qubit, artificial atom
Research Area
  • Condensed matter physics II (Josephson Effect, superconducting qubit)
Research Theme
  • Superconducting quantum circuit
Academic Awards Received
  • 2023.10.10

    2023 C & C Prize

  • 2023.9.5

    2023 Hattori Hoko Prize

  • 2023.6.12

    Japan Academy Prize

  • 2021.1.1

    The Asahi Prize

  • 2018.4.29

    Medal with Purple Ribbon

  • 2014.9.17

    Japan Society of Applied Physics commentary Paper Award

  • 2014.9.2

    The 11th Leo Esaki Award

  • 2014.4.15

    The 18th Superconductivity Science and Technology Special Award

  • 2014.3.17

    The 5th Superconducting Subcommittee Paper Award

  • 2013.11.25

    Quantum Innovator Award

  • 2008.8.7

    Simon Memorial Prize

  • 2004.12.6

    Nishina Memorial Prize

Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2010.1.1 - 2037.12.31

    The Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow

  • 2000.11.19 - 2037.12.31

    American Physical Society Fellow

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