- Oppenheimer Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Address: Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
- Tel: +1-505-665-5694
- E-mail: see CV

- QCD at finite temperature and density
- BCS-BEC crossover in ultracold atomic gases
- Efimov effect and universality
- Application of quantum field theories to nonrelativistic systems
- Topological phenomena in condensed matter systems

- Apr. 2004 - Mar. 2007: Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
- Apr. 2007 - Aug. 2008: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Institute for Nuclear Theory
- Sep. 2008 - Aug. 2011: MIT Pappalardo Fellow in Physics
- Sep. 2011 - (present): Oppenheimer Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory

- Master's thesis:
"Hot and dense lattice QCD in the strong coupling limit"
(University of Tokyo, March 2004)

thesis.pdf, presentation.pdf - PhD thesis:
"Unitary Fermi gas in the epsilon expansion"
(University of Tokyo, March 2007)
[cond-mat/0703465]

thesis.pdf, presentation.ppt

- "Thermodynamics of strong coupling 2-color QCD with chiral and diquark condensates"

Phys. Rept. 398, 281 (2004) [hep-ph/0306066] - "Phase structures of strong coupling lattice QCD with finite baryon and isospin density"

Phys. Rev. D 69, 094501 (2004) [hep-ph/0312371] - "BCS-BEC crossover in a relativistic superfluid and its significance to quark matter"

Phys. Rev. D 72, 096004 (2005) [hep-ph/0504083] - "Effective field theory of boson-fermion mixtures
and bound fermion states on a vortex of boson superfluid"

Phys. Rev. A 74, 013615 (2006) [cond-mat/0512628] - "Epsilon expansion for a Fermi gas at infinite scattering length"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 050403 (2006) [cond-mat/0604500] - "Fermi gas near unitarity around four and two spatial dimensions"

Phys. Rev. A 75, 063617 (2007) [cond-mat/0607835] - "Unitary Fermi gas at finite temperature in the epsilon expansion"

Phys. Rev. A 75, 063618 (2007) [cond-mat/0608321] - "Nonrelativistic conformal field theories"

Phys. Rev. D 76, 086004 (2007) [arXiv:0706.3746 (hep-th)] - "Unitary Fermi gas in the epsilon expansion" (introductory review in Japanese)

Genshikaku Kenkyu 52, 22 (2007) [link, pdf] - "Renormalization group analysis of resonantly interacting anyons"

Phys. Rev. D 77, 061703(R) (2008) [arXiv:0708.4056 (hep-th)] - "Universal Fermi gas with two- and three-body resonances"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 090405 (2008) [arXiv:0711.1562 (cond-mat.other)] - "Universal Fermi gases in mixed dimensions"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 170401 (2008) [arXiv:0806.2668 (cond-mat.other)] - "Ground-state energy of the unitary Fermi gas from the epsilon expansion"

Phys. Rev. A 79, 013627 (2009) [arXiv:0808.3826 (cond-mat.other)] - "Induced p-wave superfluidity in two dimensions:

Brane world in cold atoms and nonrelativistic defect CFTs"

Ann. Phys. 324, 897 (2009) [arXiv:0810.1321 (cond-mat.other)] - "Casimir interaction among heavy fermions in the BCS-BEC crossover"

Phys. Rev. A 79, 013629 (2009) [arXiv:0811.1615 (cond-mat.other)] - "Confinement-induced Efimov resonances in Fermi-Fermi mixtures"

Phys. Rev. A 79, 060701(R) (2009) [arXiv:0903.3633 (cond-mat.other)] - "Phases of a bilayer Fermi gas"

Phys. Rev. A 82, 011605(R) (2010) [arXiv:0906.4584 (cond-mat.quant-gas)]

see also accompanying Viewpoint in Physics - "Universal four-component Fermi gas in one dimension"

Phys. Rev. A 82, 043606 (2010) [arXiv:0908.2159 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Is a color superconductor topological?"

Phys. Rev. D 81, 074004 (2010) [arXiv:1001.2555 (hep-ph)] - "Quantizing Majorana fermions in a superconductor"

Phys. Rev. B 81, 224515 (2010) [arXiv:1001.2760 (cond-mat.str-el)] - "Scattering in mixed dimensions with ultracold gases"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 153202 (2010) [arXiv:1002.0114 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Unitary Fermi gas, epsilon expansion, and nonrelativistic conformal field theories"

Lecture Notes in Physics "BCS-BEC crossover and the Unitary Fermi Gas" (edited by W. Zwerger)

[arXiv:1004.3597 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Topological superconductors as nonrelativistic limits of Jackiw-Rossi and Jackiw-Rebbi models"

Phys. Rev. B 82, 144513 (2010) [arXiv:1007.2201 (cond-mat.supr-con)] - "Confinement-induced p-wave resonances from s-wave interactions"

Phys. Rev. A 82, 062713 (2010) [arXiv:1011.0033 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Counting Majorana zero modes in superconductors"

Phys. Rev. B 83, 104522 (2011) [arXiv:1011.1007 (cond-mat.supr-con)] - "Liberating Efimov physics from three dimensions"

Few-Body Syst. 51, 191 (2011) [arXiv:1104.2387 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Efimov effect" (short introduction in Japanese)

Genshikaku Kenkyu (2011) [link, pdf] - "Pairing instabilities in quasi-two-dimensional Fermi gases"

Phys. Rev. A 85, 023621 (2012) [arXiv:1110.0494 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Hard probes of strongly-interacting atomic gases"

[arXiv:1110.5926 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "On the Efimov effect for p-wave interactions"

[arXiv:1111.6961 (cond-mat.quant-gas)] - "Universal molecules trapped with discrete scaling symmetries"

[arXiv:1202.3414 (cond-mat.quant-gas)]

- WORKSHOP on Chiral Dynamics of Hadrons and Hadrons in a Medium

Valencia (Spain), June 26-28, 2003 [pdf] - Finite Density QCD at Nara

July 10-12, 2003 [poster.pdf] Best Poster Award!

Proceedings: "Thermodynamics of strong coupling 2-color QCD"

Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl. 153, 325 (2004) [hep-ph/03010160] - The Physical Society of Japan, Autumn Meeting

Miyazaki, September 9-12, 2003 [pdf] - KEK workshop on "Hadron Physics and Lattice QCD" (Domestic)

KEK, Jan 28-30, 2004 [pdf] - The Physical Society of Japan, 59th Annual Meeting

Fukuoka, March 27-30, 2004 [pdf] - Thermal Quantum Field Theory and Their Applications (Domestic)

Yukawa Institute, July 9-11, 2004 [pdf]

Proceedings: "Hot and dense lattice QCD in the strong coupling limit"

Soryusiron Kenkyu 110, E54 (2005) [link, pdf] (in Japanese) - RIKEN Workshop on "Physics at RHIC and Related Topics"

RIKEN, Dec 6-7, 2004 [pdf] - International Workshop on "Chiral Restoration in Nuclear Medium" (CHIRAL05)

RIKEN, Feb 15-17, 2005 [pdf] - Nuclear theory "DONSYU" workshop (Domestic)

KEK, Mar 21-23, 2005 [pdf] - The Physical Society of Japan, 60th Annual Meeting

Noda, Mar 24-27, 2005 [pdf] - 21 COE Workshop on "Strongly correlated many-body systems from compact stars to cold atoms"

Tokyo, January 19, 2007 [ppt] - ECT* workshop on "The interface of quark-gluon-plasma physics and cold-atom physics"

Trento (Italy), March 19-23, 2007 [ppt] - The Physical Society of Japan, 61st Annual Meeting (Invited)

Sapporo, September 21-24, 2007 [ppt] - Fourth International Workshop on "Theory of Quantum Gases and Quantum Coherence" (Invited)

Grenoble (France), June 3-7, 2008 [ppt] - 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Atomic Physics

Tilton (USA), June 28-July 3, 2009 [poster.pdf] - RIKEN BNL Workshop on "P- and CP-odd Effects in Hot and Dense Matter"

BNL (USA), April 26-30, 2010 [pdf] - 9th Annual Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics Symposium

MIT (USA), May 14, 2010 [pdf] - "Universal physics with ultracold atoms"

Tutorial at APS March Meeting, February 26, 2012 [pdf]

- Institute of Physics, University of Tokyo at Komaba,
May 12, 2004 [pdf]
- Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology,
May 14, 2004 [pdf]
- Institute for Theoretical Physics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University,
November 12, 2004 [pdf]
- Department of Physics, Bielefeld University,
November 17, 2004 [pdf]
- ECT* (Trento, Italy), May 19, 2005
[pdf]
- KEK, October 3, 2005 [pdf]
- Institute for Nuclear theory (INT), University of Washington,
May 15, 2006 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, University of Tokyo,
December 26, 2006 [ppt]
- Institute of Physics, University of Tokyo at Komaba,
January 10, 2007 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology,
January 16, 2007 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
October 8, 2007 [ppt]
- Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
November 13, 2007 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, Harvard University,
November 15, 2007 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts Amherst,
November 19, 2007 [ppt]
- Department of Physics, University of Washington,
January 22, 2008 [ppt]
- TRIUMF (Vancouver, Canada),
March 18, 2008 [ppt]
- MIT-Harvard University Center for Ultracold Atoms,
September 16, 2008 [ppt]
- MIT Physics Faculty Lunch,
March 12, 2009 [ppt]
- LENS (Florence, Italy),
October 16, 2009 [pdf]
- "Universal few-body and many-body physics in mixed dimensions",
December 2009 - February 2010 [pdf]
- "Unitary Fermi gas and beyond",
September 2010 [abstract, pdf]
- "Universal physics with ultracold atoms: Efimov effect, BCS-BEC crossover, and beyond"

Cornell University, March 1, 2011 [abstract, pdf, key] - "Hard probes of strongly-interacting atomic gases"

University of Tokyo, December 21, 2011 [pdf, key]