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Assistant professor

Seiji Sugawa

Department of Photo-Molecular Science,
Institute for Molecular Science (IMS),
National Institutes of Natural Sciences

38 Nishigo-Naka, Myodaiji,
Okazaki 444-8585, Japan
TEL +81-564-55-7368
FAX +81-564-54-2254
sugawa[AT]ims.ac.jp

CV

Oct 2018 - Today Assistant professor, Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018 Adjunct researcher, School of Science, Kyoto University
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018 PRESTO researcher (project leader), Japan Science and Technology Agency
Jul 2012 - Oct 2016 Guest researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA
Jun 2015 - Oct 2016 Postdoctoral researcher, Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland, USA
Jun 2013 - May 2015 JSPS special researcher for research aboard (Host Institution: National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)
Jul 2012 - May 2013 Postdoctoral researcher, Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland, USA
Apr 2012 - Jun 2012 Postdoc researcher, School of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 2008 - Mar 2011 JSPS special researcher (DC1)
Apr 2008 - Mar 2012 Doctor course study, Division of Physics and Astronomy, School of Science, Kyoto University
April 2006 - Mar 2008 Master course study, Division of Physics and Astronomy, School of Science, Kyoto University
April 2002 - Mar 2006 Department of Applied Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

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Awards

1. 9th Young Scientist Award (Div. 1), Physical Society of Japan, Mar 2015

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Publications

  1. Seiji Sugawa, Francisco Salces-Carcoba, Abigail R. Perry, Yuchen Yue, I. B. Spielman, “Second Chern number of a quantum-simulated non-Abelian Yang monopole”,
    Science 360, (2018), pp.1429-1434.
  2. H.-I Lu, M. Schemmer, L. M. Aycock, D. Genkina, S. Sugawa, I. B. Spielman, “Geometrical Pumping with a Bose-Einstein Condensate”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, (2016), pp. 200402 1-5.
  3. S. Kato, K. Inaba, S. Sugawa, K. Shibata, R. Yamamoto, M. Yamashita, Y. Takahashi", “Laser spectroscopic probing of coexisting superfluid and insulating states of an atomic Bose–Hubbard system”, Nature Communications 7 (2016), pp.11341 1-8.
  4. L. J. LeBlanc, M. C. Beeler, K. Jimenez-Garcia, A. R. Perry, S. Sugawa, R. A. Williams, I. B. Spielman, “Direct observation of zitterbewegung in a Bose–Einstein condensate”,
    New Journal of Physics, 15, 7 (2013), pp. 073011 1-11.
  5. S. Kato, S. Sugawa, K. Shibata, R. Yamamoto, Y. Takahashi, “Control of Resonant Interaction between Electronic Ground and Excited States”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 17 (2013), pp. 173201 1-5.
  6. M. Yamashita, S. Kato, A. Yamaguchi, S. Sugawa, T. Fukuhara, S. Uetake, Y. Takahashi,  “Strongly interacting array of Bose Einstein condensates trapped in a one dimensional optical lattice”, Phys. Rev. A, 87 (2013), pp. 041604 1-5.
  7. R. Yamazaki, S. Taie, S. Sugawa, K. Enomoto, Y. Takahashi, “Observation of a p-wave optical Feshbach resonance”, Phys. Rev. A, 87 (2013), pp. 010704 1-5.
  8. S. Taie, R. Yamazaki, S. Sugawa, Y. Takahashi, “An SU (6) Mott insulator of an atomic Fermi gas realized by large spin Pomeranchuk cooling”, Nature Physics 8 (11), (2012), pp. 825-830.
  9. S. Sugawa, K. Inaba, S. Taie, R. Yamazaki, M. Yamashita, Y. Takahashi, “Interaction and filling induced quantum phases of dual Mott insulators of bosons and fermions”,
    Nature Physics 7 (2011), pp. 642-648.
  10. S. Sugawa, R. Yamazaki, S. Taie, Y. Takahashi, “Bose-Einstein condensate in gases of rare atomic species”, Phys. Rev. A, 84 (2011), pp. 011610(R) 1-4.
  11. M. Borkowski, R. Ciuryło, P. S. Julienne, R. Yamazaki, H. Hara, K. Enomoto, S. Taie, S. Sugawa, Y. Takasu, and Y. Takahashi, “Photoassociative production of ultracold heteronuclear ytterbium molecules”,Phys. Rev. A, 84 (2011), pp. 030702(R) 1-5.
  12. R. Yamazaki, S. Taie, S. Sugawa, Y. Takahashi, “Submicron Spatial Modulation of an Interatomic Interaction in a Bose-Einstein Condensate”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010), pp. 050405 1-4.
  13. S. Taie, Y. Takasu, S. Sugawa, R. Yamazaki, T. Tsujimoto, R. Murakami, and Y. Takahashi, “Realization of a SU(2) × SU(6) System of Fermions in a Cold Atomic Gas”,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010), pp. 190401 1-4.
  14. T. Fukuhara, S. Sugawa, Y. Takasu, Y. Takahashi, “All-optical formation of quantum degenerate mixtures”, Phys. Rev. A, 79, (2009), pp. 021601(R) 1-4.
  15. T. Fukuhara, S. Sugawa, M. Sugimoto, S. Taie, Y. Takahashi, “Mott insulator of ultracold alkaline-earth-metal-like atoms”, Phys. Rev. A, 79, (2009), pp. 041604(R) 1-4.
  16. T. Fukuhara, Y. Takasu, S. Sugawa, Y. Takahashi, “Quantum degenerate fermi gases of ytterbium atoms”, Journal of Low Temperature Physics 148 (3), (2007), pp. 441-445.
  17. T. Fukuhara, S. Sugawa, Y. Takahashi, “Bose-Einstein condensation of an ytterbium isotope”, Phys. Rev. A, 76, (2007), pp. 051604(R) 1-4.
  18. A. Tackeuchi, S. Miyata, S. Sugawa, K. Kusunoki, T. W. Kim, J.-H. Kim, H. S. Lee, H. L. Park,“Thermally activated carrier transfer among CdTe/ZnTe self-organized quantum dots”,
    Applied Physics Letters 89(11), (2006) 112125 1-3.

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Invited talks

  1. YITP workshop bulk-edge correspondence (BEC2016), “Observation of topological transitions from Abelian and non-Abelian monopoles”(2016/9, Kyoto University)
  2. KITPC Conference: Synthetic Topological Quantum Matter (ICAP Satellite Conference), “Observation of topological transitions from Abelian and non-Abelian monopoles”(2016/8, Beijing, China)
  3. SPIE Optics and Photonics: Spintronics VI,  “Toward simulating gauge fields with neutral atoms trapped near chip surface”(2013/8, San Diego, USA)
  4. Supersolidity in Nature, “Strongly Correlated Quantum Phases in Ultracold Mixtures of Bosons and Fermions in Optical Lattices”(2012/6, Wako, Saitama)
  5. GCOE symposium: Emerging Frontiers of Physics “Interaction and Filling Induced Quantum Phases of Dual Mott Insulators of Bosons and Fermions”, (2011/2, Kyoto University)
  6. Quantum Simulation using Ultracold atoms in Optical Lattices,  Symposium on Interface between Quantum Information and Statistical Physics, (2011/11, Kindai University)
  7. JPS Meeting, Joint Symposium (Div. 1 & 4): Quantum Control of Various Physical Systems and Quantum Information Science, “Quantum Simulation using Ultracold atoms in Optical Lattices”, (2011/9, Toyama).

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Books and Proceedings etc.

  1. S. Sugawa, Y. Takasu, K. Enomoto, Y. Takahashi,
    “Ultracold Ytterbium: Generation, Many-Body Physics, and Molecules”,
    Annual Review of Cold Atoms and Molecules, Volume 1,
    World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., (2013), pp. 3-51
  2. Seiji Sugawa, Shintaro Taie, Rekishu Yamazaki, Yoshiro Takahashi,
    “Quantum Simulation using Ultracold atoms in Optical Lattices”,
    Interface Between Quantum Information and Statistical Physics, Vol. 7,
    World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (2012), pp. 61-79.

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