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Kenichi KASAMATSU
Associate Professor PhD(Natural Science)
Department/Science  Graduate school/Science

A gas of neutral atoms cooled down to near absolute zero temperature causes a phase transition called Bose-Einstein condensation, resulting in quantum condensates possessing strange properties, as exemplified by superfluidity. We investigate various phenomena exhibited by atomic Bose-Einstein condensates.

Quantum hydrodynamics of Bose-Einstein condensates and quantum simulations in cold atom systems

Research Area Theory of Condensed Matter Physics
Teaching (Undergraduate Course) Mechanics I, Statistical Physics I, Basics of Programming
Teaching (Graduate Course) Quantum Statistical Physics, Physics of Quantum Condensed Systems
Research Interests Quantum hydrodynamics in Bose-Einstein condensates
Quantum simulations with cold atoms in an optical lattice
Implementation of quantum computing using cold atoms
Selected Publications (1) Modulation instability associated nonlinear dynamics of spin-orbit coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 52, 045301 (2019). 
(2) Stripes and honeycomb lattice of quantized vortices in rotating two-component Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 97, 053622 (2018).
(3) Is a Doubly Quantized Vortex Dynamically Unstable in Uniform Superfluids?, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 87, 023601 (2018).
 
Research and Achievements
Affiliated Academic Societies Japanese Physical Society
American Physical Society
Education
(Undergraduate Course)
Faculty of science, Osaka City University
Education
(Master's/Doctral Course)
Graduate school of science, Osaka City University
Title of Thesis, Institute, Date Collective Excitations and Quantized Vortices in Alkali-Atomic Bose-Einstein Condensates
Biography 2004 - 2005: post-doc research associate of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Department of Mathematics and Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University.
2005 - 2008: Lecturer, Department of General Education, Ishikawa National College of Technology.
2008 - 2013: Lecturer, Department of Physics, Kinki University.
2013 - present: Associate professor, Department of Physics, Kinki University.
2015-2016: post-doc research associate in Leibniz University Hannover, Germany.
Awards APS Outstanding Referees: American Physical Society (2013)
Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (2010)

Laboratory of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

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