Thematic Programs

Interdisciplinary Symposium for Quasicrystals and Strongly Correlated Electron Systems


Information

The main part of the symposium will comprise tutorials and invited lectures, but there will also be additional spaces for contributed lectures and poster presentations. Therefore, any potential presenter is invited to submit his/her abstract with a note about the preferred type of presentation (talk/poster).

Date

June 23, 2019 – June 27, 2019

Venue  [Jun 13, 2019 Updated]

・TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity 3F, Lecture Theater, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University [Access]
・Sakura Hall, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University [Campus map]

Tutorial Lecturers  [May 24, 2019 Updated]

Alan I. Goldman (Iowa State University)
Ron Lifshitz (Tel Aviv University)
Hiroyuki Takakura (Hokkaido University)
Frank Steglich (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)

Invited Speakers    [May 24, 2019 Updated]

Dai Aoki (Tohoku University)
Paul C. Canfield (Iowa State University)
Tomonari Dotera (Kindai University)
Nobuhisa Fujita (Tohoku University)
Emilie Gaudry (University of Lorraine)
Cesar Baban Pay Gomez (Uppsala University)
Juri Grin (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)
Malte Grosche (University of Cambridge)
Keiichiro Imura (Nagoya University)
Kenji Ishida (Kyoto University)
Yasushi Ishii (Chuo University)
Anuradha Jagannathan (Université Paris-Sud)
Akihisa Koga (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Ron Lifshitz (Tel Aviv University)
Christophe Odin (University of Rennes I)
Alain Pautrat (Laboratoire CRISMAT)
Taku J. Sato (Tohoku University)
Sander van Smaalen (University of Bayreuth)
Andre Strydom (University of Johannesburg)
Nayuta Takemori (Okayama University)
Ryuji Tamura (Tokyo University of Science)
Shinji Watanabe (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Kunio Yubuta (Tohoku University)

Contributed Speakers   [May 24, 2019 Updated]

Sam Coates (Tokyo University of Science)
Kazuhiko Deguchi (Nagoya University)
Tsutomu Ishimasa (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
Shiro Sakai (RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science)
Takayuki Shiino (Nagoya University)

Special Session Speakers   [Jul. 02, 2019 Updated]

Marc de Boissieu (CNRS, UGA, Grenoble INP)
Jean-Marie Dubois (University of Lorraine)
Nobuhisa Fujita (Tohoku University)
Yasushi Ishii (Chuo University)
Tsutomu Ishimasa (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
Kaoru Kimura (University of Tokyo)
Sven Lidin (Lund University)
Akio Niikura (UACJ Corporation)
Taku J. Sato (Tohoku University)
Shin Takeuchi (Tokyo University of Science)
Patricia Thiel (Iowa State University)
Akiji Yamamoto (National Institute for Materials Science)

Time Schedule  [Aug. 01, 2019 Updated]

(Tutorial 60min, Short tutorial 30min, Invited talk 35min, Contributed talk 20min)

Sunday, June 23, 2019
Tutorial session 1
13:30 – 14:00
Ron Lifshitz (Tel Aviv University)
Aperiodic Crystals: How is that even possible?  Abstract  Slides
14:10 – 15:10
Hiroyuki Takakura (Hokkaido University)
Introduction to higher-dimensional description of quasicrystal structures  Abstract  Slides
15:10 – 15:40
Break
Tutorial session 2
15:40 – 16:40
Frank Steglich (Max Plank Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)
Heavy fermions: Interplay between Kondo entanglement, quantum criticality and unconventional superconductivity  Abstract  Slides
16:50 – 17:50
Alan I. Goldman (Iowa State University)
Exotic Structure, Exotic Ground States?  Abstract  Slides
18:00 –
Welcome reception
Monday, June 24, 2019
08:50 – 09:00
Welcome address
Session 1
09:00 – 09:35
Malte Grosche (University of Cambridge)
Correlated states near pressure-induced instabilities  Abstract  Slides
09:35 – 10:10
André Strydom (University of Johannesburg)
The intriguing T0 =130 K phase transition in Ce2Rh2Ga : spin ordering, charge ordering, or both?  Abstract
10:10 – 10:40
Break
Session 2
10:40 – 11:15
Cesar Baban Pay Gómez (Uppsala University)
Structural modifications of Gd-Au-Si quasicrystal approximants  Abstract
11:15 – 11:50
Ryuji Tamura (Tokyo University of Science)
Magnetism of Tsai-type approximants  Abstract
11:50 – 12:25
Akihisa Koga (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Magnetic order in the strongly correlated electron systems on the Penrose lattice  Abstract
12:25 – 14:00
Lunch
Session 3
14:00 – 14:35
Nobuhisa Fujita (Tohoku University)
Canonical-cell geometry: a practical framework for describing the packing of icosahedral clusters  Abstract
14:35 – 15:10
Emilie Gaudry (University of Lorraine)
Surface structures of several complex intermetallics with cluster-based bulk structures  Abstract
15:10 – 15:30
Sam Coates (Tokyo University of Science)
A molecular overlayer with the Fibonacci square grid structure  Abstract
15:30 – 16:00
Break
Session 4
16:00 – 16:35
Anuradha Jagannathan (Universite Paris-Sud)
Proximity induced superconductivity in a 1D quasicrystal  Abstract
16:35 – 17:10
Nayuta Takemori (Okayama University)
Physical properties of weak-coupling quasiperiodic superconductors  Abstract
17:10 – 17:30
Shiro Sakai (RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science)
Exotic pairing state in quasiperiodic superconductors under magnetic field  Abstract
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Session 5
09:00 – 09:35
Paul C. Canfield (Iowa State University)
From Quasicrystal to Heavy Fermions and Back Again  Abstract
09:35 – 10:10
Dai Aoki (Tohoku University)
Field-reinforced superconductivity and spin-triplet state in uranium compounds  Abstract
10:10 – 10:40
Break
Session 6
10:40 – 11:15
Sander van Smaalen (University of Bayreuth)
Electronic phase transitions in highly correlated sulphides  Abstract
11:15 – 11:50
Alain Pautrat (Laboratoire CRISMAT)
Enhanced physical properties in aperiodic modulated structures  Abstract
12:00 – 14:00
Lunch
Special session in memory of Prof. An-Pang Tsai at Sakura Hall
Part I
Session chair:Hiroyuki Takakura (Hokkaido University)
14:00 – 14:10
Yasushi Ishii (Chuo University)
Introduction: the broad facets of An-Pang Tsai’s career
14:10 – 14:25
Akio Niikura (UACJ Corporation)
Memories of Prof. An-Pang Tsai in Institute for Materials Research (1985-1995) and acknowledgments to him  Slides
14:25 – 14:30
Shin Takeuchi (Tokyo University of Science)
The Impacts of the late Prof. A. P. Tsai’s work from a broad perspective (written message)
14:30 – 14:45
Taku J. Sato (Tohoku University)
How he trained and helped young generation to establish themselves
14:45 – 14:55
Nobuhisa Fujita (Tohoku University)
The 15 years at IMRAM: From the eyes of a lab member  Slides
14:55 – 15:10
Tsutomu Ishimasa (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
Discovery of stable quasicrystals by Prof. Tsai and his coworkers  Slides
15:10 – 15:25
Marc de Boissieu (CNRS, UGA, Grenoble INP)
International collaborations
15:25 – 15:45
Break
Part II
Session chair: Noriaki Sato (Nagoya University)
15:45 – 16:00
Yasushi Ishii (Chuo University)
Physical properties: An-Pang Tsai’s contributions from theoretical point of view
16:00 – 16:10
Jean-Marie Dubois (University of Lorraine)
Achievements and their impacts on applications (video message)
16:10 – 16:25
Akiji Yamamoto (National Institute for Materials Science)
Structure analysis of stable quasicrystals
16:25 – 16:40
Patricia Thiel (Iowa State University)
Impacts on surface science and heterogeneous catalysis (video message)
16:40 – 16:55
Kaoru Kimura (University of Tokyo)
Anomalous high resistivity of quasicrystalline alloys and Search for semiconducting quasicrystal
16:55 – 17:10
Sven Lidin (Lund University)
An-Pang Tsai and the continuous discovery of Quasicrystals
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Session 7
09:00 – 09:35
Tomonari Dotera (Kindai University)
Metallic-mean quasicrystals: Sequences of quasicrystals that approach crystals  Abstract
09:35 – 10:10
Taku J. Sato (Tohoku University)
Magnetic structures of quasicrystal approximants  Abstract
10:10 – 10:30
Takayuki Shiino (Nagoya University)
Exotic state in a dilute Kondo metal  Abstract
10:30 – 11:00
Break
Session 8
11:00 – 11:35
Keiichiro Imura (Nagoya University)
Valence instability and quantum criticality in Yb-based quasicrystals and approximant crystals  Abstract
11:35 – 12:10
Shinji Watanabe (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Non-Divergent Grüneisen Parameter in Quantum-Valence-Critical Quasicrystal  Abstract
12:10 – 12:30
Tsutomu Ishimasa (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
Icosahedral quasicrystal, 1/1 and 2/1 approximants in Zn-Au-L (L=Yb, Tb) alloys  Abstract
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
Session 9
14:00 – 14:35
Ron Lifshitz (Tel Aviv University)
Fibonacci Bloch Functions  Abstract
14:35 – 15:10
Yasushi Ishii (Chuo University)
Covalent Nature in Electronic States of Quasicrystals  Abstract
15:10 – 15:30
Break
15:30 – 17:30
Poster session
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Session 10
09:00 – 09:35
Christophe Odin (University of Rennes I)
Local structure and dynamics of an icosahedral quasicrystal and its 1/1 approximant from Solid-State NMR  Abstract
09:35 – 10:10
Kenji Ishida (Kyoto University)
μSR / 27Al-NMR Studies on Quasi-crystal and Approximant Au-Al-Yb  Abstract
10:10 – 10:30
Kazuhiko Deguchi (Nagoya University)
Valence control and f-electron magnetism of icosahedral Yb quasicrystals and approximants  Abstract
10:30 – 11:00
Break
Session 11
11:00 – 11:35
Kunio Yubuta (Tohoku University)
Direct observation for intergrowth structures in REAlB4 (RE=Tm and Yb) compounds  Abstract
11:35 – 12:10
Juri Grin (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)
Structural complexity, physical chemical and physical behaviors and chemical bonding in intermetallic compounds  Abstract
12:10 – 12:20
Break
12:20 – 12:30
Concluding Remark
Anuradha Jagannathan (Universite Paris-Sud)
12:30 – 12:40
Closing

Poster Presentation  [May 24, 2019 Updated]

  1. Takashi Inoue (Hokkaido University)
    Spin-chirality-driven Raman scattering in Penrose-lattice Heisenberg antiferromagnets  Abstract
  2. Yuji Muro (Toyama Prefectural University)
    4f electron-hole analogy in Tsai-type quasicrystalline approximants Au-Al-R (R=Ce and Yb)  Abstract
  3. Raquel A. Ribeiro (Iowa State University)
    Growth and characterization of AuAlYb and AuGeYb quasicrystals and approximants  Abstract
  4. Ireneusz Bugański (Hokkaido University)
    The atomic structure of Bergman-type icosahedral ZnMgTm quasicrystal  Abstract
  5. Joichiro Nakakura (Kindai University)
    Aperiodic tilings derived from the Ammann-Beenker tiling  Abstract
  6. Shohei Yoshida (Tokyo University of Science)
    Synthesis and magnetic properties of the Au-Ga-Eu 1/1 and 2/1 approximants  Abstract
  7. Azusa Motouri (Tokyo University of Science)
    Structure and magnetic properties of the Au-Ga-Ce approximant  Abstract
  8. Kazuki Inagaki (Tokyo University of Science)
    Synthesis and magnetic properties of the Au-(Al, In)-Gd 1/1 approximants  Abstract
  9. Kazuki Komuro (Tokyo University of Science)
    Synthesis of the Ga-Pt-RE Tsai-type approximants  Abstract
  10. Shintaro Suzuki (Tokyo University of Science)
    Composition dependence of the magnetism and transport properties of the Tsai-type Au-Ga-Ce 1/1 approximant  Abstract
  11. Satoshi Ohhashi (Tohoku University)
    In-situ observation for Mg-Cd-Yb quasicrystals re-precipitated in Mg matrix  Abstract
  12. Jhong-Ren Huang (Tohoku University)
    Al Composition Dependence of Seebeck Coefficient of icosahedral AlCuFe Quasicrystal  Abstract
  13. Farid Labib (Tohoku University)
    Synthetization, Stability and Magnetization of the Quasicrystal, 2/1 and 1/1 Approximants in Cd-Mg-RE (RE = Tm, Er, Ho, Dy, Tb, Gd, Sm, Y) Systems  Abstract

Event Registration  [Jun. 18, 2019 Updated]

Closed
*On site registration available for a memorial session dedicated to Prof. A.P. Tsai

Registration Fee: Regular participant 30,000 yen / Student 10,000 yen / Accompanying person 15,000 yen
Registration Fee: Regular participant 20,000 yen / Student 8,000 yen / Accompanying person 10,000 yen

*Note that we only accept on site payment at the registration desk.

Deadlines/Important Dates
Abstract submission: April 14, 2019
[Deadline Extended] May 7, 2019 17:00 (in Japan time)
[Deadline Extended (only poster presentation)] May 19, 2019 24:00 (in Japan time)
 Abstract: Download template [Word], [PDF]
 NOTE: Abstract should be uploaded a one-page, A4 PDF file
Registration: May 31, 2019
Acceptance of abstract notification: May, 2019
Program announcement: May, 2019

Contact

qsc2019*ml.tohoku.ac.jp (Change * to @)