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LaSIE Seminar  

Prof. Hiromi Okamoto (Institute of Molecular Science)
Title: "Near-field imaging measurements of local circular dichroism in gold nanostructures"
Date & Time: February 9, 2015 (Mon), 14:00 - 15:00
Place: Seminar room 213, 2nd floor, Photonics Center

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  • Shirahama Summer School 2014, July 30 - Aug 1, 2014
    Shirahama Summer School 2014 was held on July 30 - Aug 1 at Grampus Inn Shirahama. LaSIE students reported their latest research progress and discussed science with all the members.
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    (Conference in Grampus )

  • Lisa Chiba visited LaSIE through the NanoJapan Program
    Lisa Chiba from Rice University, Texas, USA, stayed in LaSIE through the NanoJapan Program for two months.

  • The 9th Osamu Nakamura (ON) Conference, April 1- 2nd, 2014
    The 9th Osamu Nakamura (ON) Conference has been held on April 1- 2nd, 2014 at Hotel Heian no Mori Kyoto. We discussed recent advances in photonics and plasmonics research as well as future perspectives. We enjoyed the discussions across various fields of science.
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    (Picture: Group photo)

  • Dr. Satoru Shoji has moved to The University of Electro-Communination
    Dr. Satoru Shoji has moved to The University of Electro-Communination, Tokyo, and has been appointed as an associate professor.[Prof. Shoji Lab HP]

  • Hsuan Lee, from National Taiwan University, visits Lasie
    Hsuan Lee, from National Taiwan University, stays in Lasie via the Asian Core Project from Feb. 25th to May 20th to do research on plasmonics.

  • Hsueh-Yu Wu, a student from National Taiwan University, visits Lasie
    Hsueh-Yu Wu, a student from National Taiwan University, stays in Lasie under the FrontierLab Mini Program from September 29th to December 25th to do research on plasmonics.

  • Prof. Hsiang-Lin Liu from National Taiwan Normal University stays in Lasie as a visiting scientist
    Prof. Hsiang-Lin Liu from National Taiwan Normal University is on sabbatical and stays in Lasie as a visiting scientist from Aug 8, 2013 to Feb 15, 2014.

  • Shirahama Summer School 2013, August 1-2, 2013
    Shirahama Summer School 2013 was held on August 1-2 at Grampus Inn Shirahama. LaSIE students presented their latest research progress and discussed science with all the members.
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    (Left: Student presentation, Right: Science discussion)

  • Yen-Ta Huang, a student from National Taiwan University, visits Lasie
    Yen-Ta Huang, a student from National Taiwan University, stays in Lasie under the Asian Core Project from July 11 to October 6 to do research on plasmonics.

  • Jordan Hoyt visits LaSIE under the NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program
    Jordan Hoyt from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, US, stays in LaSIE as an intern under the NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program" for two months beginning June 3rd.

  • Dr. Bo-Han Cheng joins LaSIE as a visiting scientist.
    Dr. Bo-Han Cheng joins LaSIE as a visiting scientist for one year starting from May 15th, 2013 to work on plasmonics research. Dr. Cheng is affiliated with the Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

  • Announcing the first international workshop on UV-DUV Plasmonics and Nanophotonics (UPN2013), October 28-29, 2013, Osaka University
    We announce the first international workshop on ultraviolet (UV) and deep-ultraviolet (DUV) plasmonics and nanophotonics to be held on October 28-29, 2013 at Osaka University. For more details, please visit the UPN2013 website.

  • Prof. Fu-Jen Kao from National Yang-Ming University visits LaSIE.
    Prof. Fu-Jen Kao from the Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, visits Lasie from April 14 to May 2, 2013.

  • The 8th Osamu Nakamura (ON) Conference, March 31- April 1, 2013
    The 8th Osamu Nakamura (ON) Conference has been held on March 31- April 1, 2013 at Kobe Portopia Hotel. We discussed recent advances in photonics and plasmonics research as well as future perspectives. We enjoyed the discussions across various fields of science.
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    (Group photo)

  • Dr. Susan Skelton joins LaSIE.
    Dr. Susan Skelton joins LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow beginning March 1st, 2013.

  • Huang Kai-Chih from National Taiwan University visits LASIE
    Huang Kai-Chih, a student from National Taiwan University, stayed in Lasie for 1 month to do research on surface-enhanced Raman scattering microscopy last January 2013.

  • Shufeng SUN, an associate professor from Wenzhou University, visits LASIE
    Dr. Shufeng SUN, an associate professor from Wenzhou University, will stay in LaSIE for two months from 10th January for research on laser fabrication.

  • Huang Li-Chuan from Taiwan University
    Huang Li-Chuan from Taiwan University stays in LaSIE under the "FrontierLab Program" for about 6 months from the end of Septemeber.

  • Chen Mei-Yu from National Taiwan University visit LASIE
    Chen Mei-Yu, a student from National Taiwan University, will stay in Lasie for 3 months to do research on Raman microscopy from September.

  • Shirahama Summer School 2012, August 2-4, 2012
    Shirahama Summer School 2012 was held on August 2-4 at Grampus Inn Shirahama. LaSIE students presented their recent research progress and discussed science with all the members. RIKEN Nanophotonics team also joined the event.
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    (Photo: Conference in Grampus)

  • Hsuan Lee, Min-Ying Lee and Ko-Fan Huang from National Taiwan University visit LASIE
    Hsuan Lee, Min-Ying Lee and Ko-Fan Huang, students from National Taiwan University, will stay in Lasie for 2-3 months to do research on plasmonics and microscopy. They will conduct their research from July to September, 2012.

  • Kuray Preeya visits LaSIE under the NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program"
    Kuray Preeya from Rutgers University, US, will stay in LaSIE as an intern under the NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program" for two months.

  • Huang Li-Chuan from Taiwan University
    Huang Li-Chuan from Taiwan University stays in LaSIE under the "FrontierLab Program" for about 6 months from the end of Septemeber.

  • The 7th Osamu Nakamura Conference, March 30-31, 2012
    The 7th Osamu Nakamura Conference has been held on March 30-31, 2012 at Kobe Portopia Hotel. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives, and enjoyed the science discussions.
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    (Group photo (left), Kachoen (right))

  • Dr. Liang-da Chiu joined LaSIE.
    Dr. Liang-da Chiu joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow on October 17st, 2011.

  • Prof. Shi-Wei Chu from National Taiwan University
    Prof. Shi-Wei Chu from National Taiwan University visited LaSIE from August 22nd to 26th, 2011.

  • Dr. Lanting Shi joined LaSIE.
    Dr. Lanting Shi joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow on August 1st, 2011.

  • Tung-Yu Su from National Taiwan University
    Tung-Yu Su from National Taiwan University joined us on 2nd July, 2011. He will study with us for three months.

  • Prof. David Rueda from Wayne State University
    Prof. David Rueda from Wayne State University visited LaSIE on June 7th, 2011.

  • The 6th Osamu Nakamura Conference held April 1-2, 2011
    The 6th Osamu Nakamura Conference was held on April 1-2, 2011 at Hotel Sunroute Hikone. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives.

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    (Photos upper: all members, lower left: dinner time, lower right: Hikone castle)

  • Yuika Saito promoted as an Associate Professor of Applied Physics
    Yuika Saito was promoted as an Associate Professor of Applied Physics, Osaka University, on April 1, 2011.

  • Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi from Queen's University
    Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi from Queen's University (Canada) visited LaSIE on February 15th, 2011.

  • Zhao-Xu Yan from Jilin Univ.
    Zhao-Xu Yan from Jilin university joined us on Octorver 5th, 2010. He will study with us for three years.

  • Prof. Junichiro Kono from Rice University
    Prof. Junichiro Kono from Rice University visited LaSIE on July 20th, 2010.

  • Shirahama Summer School 2010, July 22-23, 2010
    Shirahama Summer School 2010 was held on July 16-17, 2010 at Grampus Inn Shirahama.
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  • ShanShan Kou from Switcherland stayed in LaSIE for two weeks
    ShanShan Kou visited LaSIE from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switcherland. She gave a talk in a LaSIE Seminar on July 12th, 2010. She joined the "Osaka University Frontier Biosciences Summer Program 2010" for two weeks.

  • Professor Shi-Wei Chu stayed in LaSIE for two months from National Taiwan University
    Professor Shi-Wei Chu stayed in LaSIE for research collaboration on laser scanning microscopy.

  • Warren Cheng visited us as an intern from Columbia University, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program"
    Warren Cheng visited us as an intern from Columbia University, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program". He stayed in LaSIE for two months.

  • Natsumi Oura and Mako Sasaki joined LaSIE as administrative staff
    Natsumi Oura and Mako Sasaki joined LaSIE as administrative staff. (May, 2010)

  • 5th Osamu Nakamura Conferece held April 2-3, 2010
    5th Osamu Nakamura Conferece was held on April 2-3, 2010 at Hotel New Omi. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives. (Link: photos of the 5th Osamu Nakamura Conference 1 2 3).

  • Prabhat Verma promoted as a Professor of Appplied Physics
    Prabhat Verma was promoted as a Professor of Applied Physics, Osaka University, on April 1, 2010.

  • Nicholas Smith is now an Associate Professor of iFReC
    Nicholas Isaac Smith was appointed an Associate Professor of Immunology Frontier Research Center (iFReC), Osaka University, on April 1, 2010.

  • Shin-ichi Tanaka appointed Assistant Professor of Frontier Biosience School
    Shin-ichi Tanaka was appointed an Assistant Professor of Frontier Bioscience School, Osaka University, on April 1, 2010.

  • New comers April, 2010

    New members
    • Undergraduate students
      Asaba Kenji Kazuki Bandou
      Kenichi Imoto Kotaro Ogawa
      Yoshiro Ohashi Iori Shirakawa
      Takayuki Umakoshi Koichi Watanabe
    Graduation
      Jun Ando (Doctor) Masashi Motohashi (Doctor)
      Fumiya Futamatsu (Master) Yoshiaki Kittaka (Master)
      Hideaki Kobayashi (Master) Takuya Takarada (Bachelor)
    Positions after graduation
      IDECOsaka University
      SysmexSharp
      LinkandMotivation

  • Fekhra H'Dhili joined LaSIE.
    Fekhra H'Dhili joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow, on January 6, 2010.

  • Obashi from Tokyo Univ.
    Obashi joined LaSIE on Decenber 20, 2009. He stayed in our lab for 3 months.

  • A laboratory tour from Twente Univ., Nobember 20th, 2009
    The thirty graduated students and the two teachers from Twente Univ. visited our laboratory on Nobember 20th, 2009. They observed the latest instruments for 3D nano-fabrication, near-field scanning optical microscopy, super-resolved microscopy. Exchanges between the students and OSA student chapter members has been also held. [Pictures of the Labo tour: 1 2 3 4 5 6]

  • Japan - France symposium, Octorber 26-29, 2009
    Japan - France symposium was held on Octorber 26-29, 2009 in Marseille, France. This was the second symposium, and 30 scientists from Japan, France and USA discussed recent advances in their researches.

  • Yu Jun from Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (China)
    Yu Jun joined LaSIE on October 5, 2009 as an exchange student from Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (China).

  • Shirahama Summer School 2009, July 22-23, 2009
    Shirahama Summer School 2009 was held on July 22-23, 2009 at Grampus Inn Shirahama. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives. (Link: Photos of Shirahama Summer School 2009 1 2 3 ).

  • Prachyathit Kanburapa from Chulalongkom University (Thailand)
    Prachyathit Kanburapa from Chulalongkom University (Thailand) joined LaSIE from June 2. He will stay in our lab for 3 months.

  • Shomesh Chaudhuri visited us as an intern from Harvard University, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program"
    Shomesh Chaudhuri visited LaSIE as an intern from Harvard University, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program " He stayed in LaSIE for 2 months.

  • Maurizio Righini from Spain
    Maurizio Righini from Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (ICFO), Spain, stayed in LaSIE for 3 months from May 11th for research collaboration on optical trapping.

  • 4th Osamu Nakamura Conferece, April 1-2, 2009
    4th Osamu Nakamura Conferece has been held on April 1-2, 2009 at International House Osaka. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives. (Link: A group photo of the 4th Osamu Nakamura Conference 1 2).

  • Shota Kuwahara joined LaSIE
    Shota Kuwahara joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow, on April 1, 2009.

  • Maouli Imad from Al Akhawayn University (Morroco)
    Maouli Imad joined LaSIE on April 1, 2009 as an exchange student from Al Akhawayn University(Morroco).

  • Song Yi Jian from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)
    Song Yi Jian joined LaSIE on April 1, 2009 as an exchange student from Shanghai Jiao Tong University(China). He stayed in our lab for 2 years.

  • New comers April, 2009

    new members
    • Postdoc Researcher
      Dr. Shota Kuwahara

    • Master course students
      Yoshito Okuno Kazuma Yonekawa

    • Undergraduate students
      Shota Ushiba Sodai Mino
      Yasuo Yonemaru Kentaro Mochiduki
      Yasuki Minami Takuya Takarada
    graduation
      Keisaku Hamada (Ph.D) Almar Palonpon (Ph.D)
      Thomas Rodgers (Ph.D) Hirohiko Niioka (Ph.D)
      Hiroyuki morita(Master) Huy K. Nguyen (Master)
      Shunsuke Yasugi (Master) Hirofumi Yoshikawa (Master)
      Shintaro Fujii (Master)
    Positions after graduation
      SHARPFUJIKURA
      PANASONICOLYMPUS
      KEYENCEOsaka University
      Japan Science and Technology Agency

  • OSA Chapter Scientific Seminar
    On the 26th of February, OSA Chapter Scientific Seminar was held by Osaka Univ. Student Chapter of OSA. Youngmin Kim(Seoul National University, Ph. D. course student) was invited to talk about 2D-3D convertible display using integral imaging.

  • Satoshi Kawata received the award of the Spectroscopical Society of Japan, 2008
    Satoshi Kawata received the award of the Spectroscopical Society of Japan, 2008. The award title is "Plasmonics and Nano Spectroscopy".

  • Yanjuan Xiang joined LaSIE
    Yanjuan Xiang has joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow, on September 1, 2008.

  • Juan Manuel Merlo Ramirez from INAOE (Mexico)
    Juan Manuel Merlo Ramirez has joined LaSIE on September 1 as an exchange student from INAOE (National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico). He stayed in our lab for 4 months.

  • Microbull, over 500 citations
    Our paper, "Finer features for functional microdevices, Nature 412, 697 (2001)," was cited over 500 times in scientific research papers (20 August 2008).

  • Andrea Barrett visited us as an intern from Georgia Institute of Technology, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program"
    Andrea Barrett from Georgia Institute of Technology visited us as an intern from Georgia Institute of Technology, US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program". She stayed in LaSIE for 2 months.
    (link to a photo of Andrea's farewell party, 1st August 2008) Group photo

  • Prof. Brian Orr from Macquarie University
    On the 23rd of July, Professor Brian Orr visited LaSIE and Photonics Center. Brian Orr is a Professor of Molecular and Optical Physics, as well as the Director of the MQ Photonics Research Centre, based at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

  • M'hammed Chraibi from Al Akhawayn University
    M'hammed Chraibi joined LaSIE on June 23 as an exchange student between Al Akhawayn University and Osaka University. He stayed in LaSIE for 11 months.

  • FOM2008 on Nature Photonics
    Nature Photonics reported Focus on Microscopy 2008 (FOM2008) held on 13 -16 April, 2008 in the issue published in June, 2008. Here is the link for the issue.

  • FOM 2008 in Awaji Island
    Focus on Microscopy 2008 (FOM 2008), the largest conference on advanced microscope was held in Osaka, Awaji Island, Japan on April 13-16. Satoshi Kawata was a co-chair organized the conference.

    Conference photo
    *group photo *April 13 *April 14 *April 15 *April 16 *banquet

  • 3rd Osamu Nakamura Conferece, April 1-2, 2008
    3rd Osamu Nakamura Conferece was held on April 1-2, 2008 at KKR Hotel Osaka ( group photo ).

  • New commers April, 2008

    New members
    • Ph.D. course students
      Mei-Ling Zheng

    • Master course students
      Yoshiaki Kittaka

    • Undergraduate students
      Tomoki Hamano Hiroshi Kasai
      Shinya Mito Yoshikiyo Moriguchi
      Kota Nishibe Tetsuya Yoneda
    Graduation
      Sana Nakanishi (Ph.D.) Sawako Ishitobi (Master)
      Daigo Hiraga (Master) Shogo Kawano (Master)
      Satoshi Kawaguchi (Master) Ryota Kito (Master)
      Yasuaki Kumamoto (Master) Kyoko Masui (Master)
      Masahito Yamanaka (Master)
    Positions after graduation
      Accenture Japan Patent Office
      Shiseido Co., Ltd.West Japan Railway Co., Ltd.

  • Sastoshi Kawata was decorated with a purple ribbon medal
    Satoshi Kawata was decorated with a purple ribbon medal from the government of Japan for his contribution to applied physics research (2 Nov 2007).

  • Prof. Mikael Lindgren from The Norweigian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
    Prof. Lindgren Mikael from The Norweigian University of Science and Technology, stayed in LaSIE for two months under the invitation fellowship program for research in Japan by Japan Society of the Promotion of Science (JSPS). He will work on developing a novel probe for bio-imaging using nonlinear spectroscopy.

  • Prof. Ebbesen from University Louis Pasteur in France
    Prof. Thomas Ebbesen from University Louis Pasteur in France, visited LaSIE on October 15, 2007.

  • Meiling Zheng stayed in LaSIE
    Meiling Zheng from the Chinese Academy of Sciences stayed in LaSIE for approximately one and a half years. She researched carboxysilane dendrimers and related applications for microscopy.

  • Sin-ichi Tanaka joined LaSIE
    Shin-ichi Tanaka joined LaSIE as a postdoctoral fellow, on October 1, 2007.

  • Nicholas Isaac Smith promoted as a Lecturer
    Nicholas Isaac Smith was promoted as a Lecturer of Photonics Center, Osaka University, on October 1, 2007.

  • Katsumasa Fujita promoted as an Associate Professor
    Katsumasa Fujita was promoted as an Associate Professor of Applied Physics, Osaka University, on 16 August, 2007.

  • Prof. Naomi Halas from Rice University, US
    Prof. Naomi Halas from Rice University, US, visited us on 31st July and the 1st of August, 2007. Prof. Halas is widely known for research on nanoshells and plasmonics, and her visit allowed us to discuss applications and future prospects of plasmonics. She leaves our lab to give a seminar at the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) 75th anniversary symposium.

  • Prof. Fausto Rossi from Polytechnic University of Torino, Italy
    Profs Fausto Rossi and Rita Lotti visited on July the 30th, and Prof Rossi gave us a challenging seminar on quantum modelling of cascade lasers and other complex optical systems. Profs Rossi and Lotti are investigating real optical systems from a quantum-level approach, and have successfully predicted several notable optical effects before they have been later experimentally observed. Prof Rossi was also the Phd advisor of Dr Remo Proietti, who is currently a post-doctoral fellow in our lab.

  • Paul Thompson and Matthew Carlson visited us as an intern from US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program"
    Two undergraduate students from the US, Paul Thompson (Rice University) and Matthew Carlson (University of Wisconsin) visited us as an intern from US under NSF-Rice Univ summer program "Nano Japan Program". Paul and Matthew worked on research projects of Biophotonics and Nanophotonics for two months

  • 4th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS4)
    We presented the following papers in 4th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS4) (Corfu island, June 10-15, 2007).

    Masashi Motohashi, Norihiko Hayazawa, Yuika Saito and Satoshi Kawata, "Characterization of local strain in strained Si by tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscope in reflection Mode," 11:20~11:40, 13 June, 2007.

    Taka-aki Yano, Prabhat Verma, Yasuhi Inouye and Satoshi Kawata, "Tip-pressurized near-field Raman spectroscopy for molecular nano-imaging," 14:30~16:00, 13 June, 2007.

  • SPIE Optics+Photonics Conference
    We presented the following papers in SPIE Optics+Photonics Conference (San Diego, USA, August 26-30, 2007)

    Prabhat Verma, Takaaki Yano, Taro Ichimura, Yasushi Inouye, and Satoshi Kawata, "Tip-enhanced Raman scattering: regulating the tip-sample distance," 11:00-11:30, 28 August 2007 (invited).

    Satoru Shoji, Hidemasa Suzuki, and Satoshi Kawata, "Optical polarizer made of mechanically aligned carbon nanotubes," 13:10-13:30, 29 August 2007.

    Takaaki Yano, Prabhat Verma, Yasushi Inouye, and Satoshi Kawata, "Tip-pressurized near-field Raman spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes," 16:30~16:50, 28 August 2007.

    Yuika Saito, Kazuhiro Yanagi, Hiromichi Kataura, Norihiko Hayazawa, and Satoshi Kawata, "Tip-enhanced near-field Raman spectroscopy applied to nano-composite materials," 16:50-17:10, 28 August 2007

    Sana Nakanishi, Hong-Bo Sun, and Satoshi Kawata, "Elasticity of two-photon-fabricated nano-wires," 11:20-11:40, 29 August 2007.

    Atsushi Ishikawa, Takuo Tanaka, and Satoshi Kawata, "Photon tunneling at material boundary by positive permeability metamaterials," 14:15~14:35, 26 August, 2007.

  • Feng Jing from China
    Feng Jing joined LaSIE from April 16 as an exchange student between the Chinese Academy of Science and Osaka University. He stayed in LaSIE for one year to study photofabrication.

  • 2nd Osamu Nakamura Conferece, April 2-3, 2007
    2nd Osamu Nakamura Conferece has been held on April 2-3, 2007 at Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center. We discussed recent advances in photonics research and future perspectives. (Link: A picture of the 2nd Osamu Nakamura Conference).

  • Nicholas Isaac Smith appointed a Lecturer
    Nicholas Isaac Smith was appointed a Lecturer of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, on April 1, 2007.

  • New comers April, 2007

    New members
    • Ph.D. course students
      Masashi Motohashi

    • Undergraduate students
      Fumiya Futamatsu Mitsuhiro Honda
      Hideaki Kobayashi Hiroyuki Morimura
      Masaya Okada
    Graduation
      Akiko Fujita (Ph.D.) Atsushi Ishikawa (Ph.D.)
      Ryota Matsui (Ph.D.) Takaaki Yano (Ph.D.)
      Tsunemi Hiramatsu (Master) Katsuya Ishitani (Master)
      Jun-ichi Jono (Master) Takamasa Kai (Master)
      Akari Kanazawa (Master) Hidemasa Suzuki (Master)
    Positions after graduation
      ASAHI GLASS Co., Ltd. DENSO Co., Ltd.
      Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.KONICA MINOLTA Co., Ltd.
      Nikon Co., Ltd.OLYMPUS Co., Ltd.
      RICOH Co., Ltd.Japan Science and Technology Agency
      UC BerkeleyOsaka University

  • Ya Qi has left for China
    Ms. Qi Ya finished her research in Osaka University and left for China on March 31, 2007. She worked on laser fabrication of photonics crystals and reported her achievement in the LaSIE seminar on March 20, 2007.

  • Yuika Saito has been appointed a Lecturer
    Dr. Yuika Saito has been appointed a Lecturer of the Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, on November 1, 2006.

  • Prabhat Verma promoted as an Associate Professor
    Dr. Prabhat Verma, who was working with us as a designated Associate Professor of Applied Physics, was promoted as an Associate Professor of the Department of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, starting from October 1, 2006.

  • Alka Ingale from the Centre for advanced technology, Indore
    Dr.Alka Ingale stayed in LaSIE for one month from August 25. Alka is from the Raja Ramanna Centre For Advanced Technology and did near field photonics research with us.

  • Ed from Oxford
    Edward J. Botcherby (Ed) from Oxford University stayed in LaSIE from July 3 to 14 for the 2nd COE summer school of Dpt. of Frontier Biosciences (FBS). Ed was chosen as a speaker of FBC colloquium. He gave a talk about "Scanning two-photon fluorescence microscopy with extended depth of focus" in the colloquium.

  • Prof. Konig and Dr. Campagnola's visit
    Prof. Konig (Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Germany) and Dr. Campagnola (Connecticut Univ., USA) visted our lab on 4th July. We enjoyed the seminar and discussion on biophotonics research.

  • Satoru Shoji promoted as an Assistant Professor
    Dr. Satoru Shoji was promoted as an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics, Osaka University, on May 1, 2006.

  • Harald Baumann from Germany
    Harald Baumann stays in LaSIE for six months from May 1. Harald is from the University for Technique and Business Aalen and will do biophotonics research with us.

  • Qi Ya from China
    Qi Ya started her research in LaSIE from April 25 as an exchange student between the Chinese Academy of Science and Osaka University.

  • New comers April, 2006

    New members
    • Ph.D. course students
      Thomas C. Rodgers

    • Master course students
      Ryota Kito Kyoko Masui

    • Undergraduate students
      Shintaro Fujii Hiroyuki Morita
      Huy K. Nguyen Kazumasa Uetsuki
      Shunsuke Yasugi Hirofumi Yoshikawa
    Graduates
      Shigeki Iwanaga (Ph.D.) Atsushi Ono (Ph.D.)
      Kenji Takada (Ph.D.) Ryoichi Kitahara (Master)
      Yasuhiro Morita (Master) Mamoru Tanabe (Master)
      Masanobu Umemoto (Master) Kazuo Yamamoto (Master)
    Positions after graduation
      Fujifilm Co., Ltd. Nikon Co., Ltd.
      Omron Co., Ltd.Sharp Co., Ltd.
      Sysmex Co., Ltd.Osaka University
      RIKEN

  • Dr. Yasushi Inouye promoted as a full Professor of Frontier Biosciences
    Dr. Yasushi Inouye waspromoted as a full Professor of Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences on February 1, 2006.

  • Ki-Seok Jeon from Kongju National University
    Jeon stayed in LaSIE for twenty days from March 6 for research collaboration on nearfield optics.

  • Prof. Yung Doug Suh stayed in LaSIE
    Prof. Yung Doug Suh from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology stayed in LaSIE for research collaboration on nearfield optics from December 11 to 13.

  • Prof. Sishen Xie stayed in LaSIE
    Prof. Sishen Xie from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science stayed in LaSIE. He talked about "Synthesis and Characterization of SWNTs rings" in a LaSIE seminar on December 15.

  • Ki-Seok Jeon from Kongju National University
    Jeon stayed in LaSIE for three weeks from November 22 for research collaboration on nearfield optics.

  • Serafin Delica from Philippines stayed in LaSIE
    Serafin stayed in LaSIE for six months from November 9 as a scholarship student from the University of the Philippines.

  • Thomas Cameron Rodgers from Australia visited LaSIE
    Thomas visited LaSIE as a Monbukagakusho-scholarship student from Swinburne University. He was enrolled in the Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University after a half-year intensive Japanese language course.(10/4/2005)

  • Dr. Rosaria Piga visited LaSIE
    Dr. Rosaria Piga from the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology visited LaSIE. She talked about "Nano-probing of the membrane dynamics of rat pheochromocytoma by near-field optics" in a LaSIE seminar on October 4.

  • Prof. Mark I. Stockman' visited LaSIE
    Prof. Mark I. Stockman from Georgia State University visited LaSIE. He talked about "Ultrafast, Nonlinear, and Active Nanoplasmonics" in a LaSIE seminar on September 27.

  • Prof. Alexei Sokolov visited LaSIE
    Prof. Alexei Sokolov from University of Akron visited LaSIE. He talked about "Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy with High Contrast" in a LaSIE seminar on September 7.

  • Open Lab. for high school students
    Open lab. for high school students was held on 8-9 August, 2005. The students of Imabari-nishi, Onomichi-kita, Kannonjidaiichi, marugame high school visted LaSIE, and had a experience of study in LaSIE.

  • Prof. Qihuang Gong from Peking University, China
    Prof. Qihuang Gong visited our lab and we discussed nonlinear opitcs and its applications to varieties of field. He gave a talk "The application of femtosecond laser to functional optical materials and devices" in LaSIE seminar on 11th August.

  • Prof. Mark Brongersma visited LaSIE
    Prof. Mark Brongersma from Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University visited LaSIE. He talked about "Towards CMOS Compatible Nanophotonics and Plasmonics " in a LaSIE seminar on July 19.

  • Jin Sun Park from Hannam University, Korea
    Jin Sun Park visited our lab for collaboration research between Prof. Kwang-Sup Lee's lab in Hannam Univeristy and our lab. Her stay started from 15 July and she will stay with us for 40 days to study two-photon photofabrication technique and its applications.

  • Martin Booth from Oxford University, UK
    Martin Booth visited our lab for collaboration research on adaptive optics from 4 July. He stayed with us for about a week.

  • Ran Hee Kim from Hannam University, Korea
    Ran Hee Kim visited our lab for collaboration research between Prof. Kwang-Sup Lee's lab in Hannam University and our lab. Her stay started from 26 June and stayed with us for about two months to study two-photon photofabrication technique and its applications.

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    Shoji Lab, Univ. of Electro-Comunications

    Handai Photonics Research Center

    Osaka Univ. Student Chapter of OSA

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    Oct. 28-29, 2013, Osaka University


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