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The 6th RIES-Hokudai Symposium

December 13 - 14, 2004
Hokkaido University Conference Hall, Sapporo, Japan
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Scope of Symposium

The first international RIES-Hokudai Symposium has been convened in 1999, and we welcome you to the 6th RIES-Hokudai Symposium in Sapporo, Japan, on December 13 and 14, 2004. The objectives of this annual symposium are to discuss recent topics and to exchange new ideas in the interdisciplinary fields.

For this year, we are going to put a spotlight on a single Japanese Kanji (Chinese Character) "[chou]". It originally means exceed something or go across over something. In the field of science, "(chou)" is often used to translate adjectives or prefixes of super, supra, ultra and hyper. Superconductor (), superlattice (), supramolecule (), ultra thin film (), and ultra fast measurements () are typical examples. In this conference, with this keyword in mind, we would like to implement interdisciplinary discussions under the unified theme. Your participation is indispensable presence for the success of this Symposium.

Organizing Committee

  • Takayoshi Nakamura (RIES, Hokkaido University, Chair)
Executive Committee
  • Kaoru Tsujii (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Keiji Sasaki (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Akira Ishibashi (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Hiroaki Misawa (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Masataka Kinjo (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Takaharu Okajima (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Takakazu Nakabayashi (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Hitoshi Aonuma (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Sachiko Koyama (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Tomoyuki Akutagawa (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Yoko Yamada (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Nozomi Yorizane (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Midori Kaneyama (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Yoshikazu Tsuchida (RIES, Hokkaido University)
  • Yoichi Iseya (RIES, Hokkaido University)
Sponsored by
  • Research Institute for Electronic Science ,Hokkaido University
  • 21st Century COE Program "Center of Excellence for Advanced Life Science on the Base of Bioscience Nanotechnology"
Travel Information

For flying into Chitose International Airport(the closest airport to Sappporo,) there are a couple of options:

From Narita International Airport of Tokyo:
Two direct flights are available daily.
Transportation from Narita Airport to Haneda Airport takes 70 minutes by a limousine bus.

From Kansai International Airport in Osaka to New Chitose Airport:
9 daily flights are available.

The New Chitose Airport is connected to downtown Sapporo by a rapid train every 15 minutes with a 36-minute ride.
Scientific Program

December 13 (Monday)
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Address
Session 1 : in Supramolecules and Thin Films
9:15 - 9:45 Mao-Chun Hong (Chinese Academy of Science)
Supramolecular Assembly Through Coordination: From clusters to Extended Architectures
9:45 - 10:05 Goh Matsuo (Hokkaido University)
A Novel Hybrid Material of Polymer Gels and Bilayer Membranes
10:05 - 10:30 Katsuhiko Ariga (National Institute for Materials Science)
Supra- () -Molecular-Assembly for Thin Film Technology: Two-Dimensional Molecular Patterning and Related Function
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:20 T. P. Radhakrishnan (University of Hyderabad)
Controlling Molecular Associations in Ultrathin Films by Ionic Macromolecules
11:20 - 11:45 Yoshio Aso (Osaka University)
Nanoscale Oligothiophenes as Molecular Electronics Materials
11:45 - 13:30 Photo and Lunch Break
Session 2 : in Superconductors
13:30 - 14:00 Lahcène Ouahab (CNRS-University de Rennes I)
Multifunctional Molecular Materials: Synergy between Electrical Conductivity and Magnetism
14:00 - 14:25 Hayao Kobayashi (Institute for Molecular Science)
Development of dual -functional magnetic molecular superconductors and characterization of single-component molecular metals
14:25 - 14:55 Catherine Patricia Foley (CSIRO Industrial Physics)
SQUIDs for Geophysics
14:55 - 15:20 Keiji Tsukada (Okayama University)
SQUID Systems for Clinical Application
15:20 - 15:50 Yong-Ho Lee (Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science)
Measurement of Magnetocardiograms using Multichannel Planar Gradiometers based on Double Relaxation Oscillation Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices
15:50 - 16:10 Coffee Break
Session 3 : in Biology
16:10 - 16:40 Frederic Libersat (Ben-Gurion University)
Wasp Voodoo Rituals, Venom-Cocktails and Cockroach Zombification in the South Pacific Islands
16:40 - 17:05 Kentaro Arikawa (Yokohama City University)
In the Butterfly Sex Organ a Light Sensor?
17:05 - 17:25 Hitoshi Aonuma (Hokkaido University)
Functional Role of the NO/cGMP Cascade in Pheromonal Behavior of Insects - A Lack of NO Makes Super Confident Crickets-
17:25 - 17:50 Kenji Matsumoto (Hokkaido University)
Dynamics of Folding Protein
18:30 - 20:30 (Poster session together with conference dinner)

December 14 (Tuesday)
Session 4 : in Superstructures
9:00 - 9:30 Shun Lien Chuang (University of Illinois)
Tunneling Injection Semiconductor Quantum-Dot Lasers-Theory and Experiment
9:30 - 9:55 Yasuhiko Arakawa (The University of Tokyo)
Growth and Physics of Quantum Dots for Advanced Nanophotonic Devices
9:55 - 10:20 Takashi Fukui (Hokkaido University)
GaAs Single Electron Devices and Their Logic Circuits based on Selectively Formed Dot Network
10:20 - 10:40 Satoru Tanaka (Hokkaido University)
Self-organized Nanostructures on Semiconductor Surfaces
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 5 : in Ultrafast Measurements
11:00 - 11:30 Hrvoje Petek (University of Pittsburgh)
Ultrafast Photoelectron Microscopy of Plasmonic Nanostructures
11:30 - 11:55 Hideki Kawakatsu (The University of Tokyo)
Ultrafast, Ultraparallel, Ultrasensitive Cantilever Detection
11:55 - 12:20 Mikio Yamashita (Hokkaido University)
Generation and Characterization of 2.8-fs Transform-limited Visible Pulses in the Monocycle Region
12:20 - 12:45 Sin-ichiro Sato (Hokkaido University)
Molecular Wavepacket Manipulation by Ultra Phase-controlled Laser-pulse Sequence
12:45 - 13:05 Takakazu Nakabayashi (Hokkaido University)
Ultrafast Relaxation Dynamics in Liquid Systems
13:05 - 13:15 Closing
Poster Presentations

December 13 (Monday)
P1. Nobuhiro Ohta, Takakazu Nakabayashi, Toshifumi Iimori, Tomokazu Yoshizawa, Takehiro Morikawa (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
External Electric Field Effect on Photoluminescence and Generation of Electroluminescence
P2. Hiroki Taniguchi, *Masaki Takesada, Tatsiana Dekola and Toshirou Yagi (Phase Transition Group, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
A New Elementary Excitation in Dielectrics Originated from Quantum Fluctuations in the Ultra-low Temperature
P3. Natsuko Noda, Masanori Fukunaga, Kazuo Watanabe, Masaki Takesada* and Toshirou Yagi (Phase Transition Group, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Dynamics of Polymer Gels in Super-wide Frequency Range Studied by Light Scattering
P4. Shin-ichiro Noro1, Ho-Chol Chang2, Taishi Takenobu3, Susumu Kitagawa2, Yoshihiro Iwasa3, Tomoyuki Akutagawa1, and Takayoshi Nakamura1 (1Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, 2Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, 3Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
Assembly of Metal Complex in Solid-Air Interface and Field-Effect Transistor Property
P5. Masato Ebihara, Hidekazu Kumano and Ikuo Suemune (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Growth of CdO quantum dots on Zn-polar ZnO substrate
P6. S. Kimura, H. Kumano and I. Suemune (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Study for enhancement of photon extraction efficiency from single microsphere
P7. Kenji Kondo and Akira Ishibashi (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
The energy spectrum of two-dimensional electron gas in quantum structures
P8. Hideo Kaiju1, Kazuo Shiiki2, Kenji Kondo1, and Akira Ishibashi1 (Laboratory of Quantum Electronics, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Study of high density memory with spin tunneling junctions
P9. Yasutaka Matsuo and Kuniharu Ijiro (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Two-dimensional patterns of DNA molecules prepared on the solid substrate by Langmuir-Blodgett method
P10. Toshiyuki Nakagaki1, Ryo Kobayashi2, Yasumasa Nishiura2 and Tetsuo Ueda1 (1Lab for Cell Informatics and 2Lab for Nonlinear Study and Computation, RIES, Hokkaido University)
Obtaining multiple separate food sources: Behavioural intelligence in the Physarum plasmodium
P11. Hideki Fujiwara and Keiji Sasaki (CREST, Japan science and Technology agency, Laboratory of Optical Systems Engineering, RIES, Hokkaido University)
Optical bistability of blue emission in a ZnO powder random medium
P12. Jun-ichi Hotta, Akito Chiba, Hideaki Takashima, Hideki Fujiwara, Shigeki Takeuchi, and Keiji Sasaki
Control of Optical Coupling to Microspherical Cavity
P13. Kanda S., Hirata, Y., Koyama S, and Kuriki, S. (Research Institute for Electronic Science Hokkaido University)
Musicians show augmented auditory cortical activities in response to chords
P14. Lei Sun, Koichi Niwa, Takeshi Karino (Laboratory of Biofluid Dynamics)
The Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on the Growth of the Cells of a Hybrid Vascular Graft prepared by Co-culturing Bovine Aortic ECs and SMCs on an ePTFE Graft
P15. Yoshihito Oyama, Takashi Ichinomiya and Tatsuo Yanagita (Nonlinear Studies and Computation, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido Univ.)
Dynamics of Randomly Coupled Neurons
P16. Yumino Hayase*, Stefan Wehnaer, Jurgen Kuppers and Helmut R. Brand
External noise applied to a bistable surface reaction
P17. Oak Yono, Tateo Shimozawa (Neuro-Cybernetics, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Synchronous firing of interneurons encodes wind direction in cricket cercal sensory system
P18. Tetsutaro Hiraguchi, Masazumi Iwasaki, Antonia Delago and Hitoshi Aonuma (Laboratory of Neuro-Cybernetics, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
The effect of NO reagents on the spontaneous neuronal activity of neurons in the antennal lobe involved in fighting behavior of crickets, Gryllus bimaculatus.
P19. N. Murazawa, S. Matsuo, S. Juodkazis, and H Misawa (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
High-Precision Laser Manipulation of Bipolar and Radial Liquid Crystal Microspheres
P20. Kock Khuen SEET1, Vygantas MIZEIKIS2, Saulius JUODKAZIS1, Hiroaki MISAWA1,2 (1Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, 2Core Research for Evolution Science & Technology, Japan)
Ultrafine Fabrication Technique for 3D Photonic Crystals based on Spiral Architecture
P21. Hui Xia, Katsuhiro Ishii, and Toshiaki Iwai (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Low-coherence dynamic light scattering
P22. Hiroshi YABU1,2,3, Takeshi HIGUCHI4, Masatsugu SHIMOMURA1,2,3 (Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Phase-Separation in Sub-micrometer Block-copolymer Particles
P23. Hiroyuki Mayama and Kaoru Tsujii (Nanodevices Research Group, Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Spontaneous Formation of Super Water-Repellent Surface
P24. Hu YAN and Kaoru TSUJII (Nanodevices Research Group, Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)
Studies on Behaviors of Biological Cells on Super Water-repellent Surfaces
Studies on Synthesis of Rapid Thermo-responsive Hydrogels
P25. H. Azehara, T. Okajima and H. Tokumoto (Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES), Hokkaido University)
Advanced methods of AFM techniques -CNT tips and dynamic mode AFM-

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