Steering Committee
Revolution of Chiral Materials Science using Helical Light Fields
Principal Investigator Takashige Omatsu(Chiba University・Professor)
Co-Investigators Hiromi Okamoto(Institute for Molecular Science・Professor・Professor)
Masahiro Ehara(National Institutes of Natural Sciences・Professor)
Evaluation Group Reviewers Eiji Yashima(Nagoya University)
Toyohiko Yatagai(Utsunomiya University)
Hiroshi Masuhara(National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University)
Tohru Suemoto(The University of Electro-Communications)
Advisors Kazue Kurihara(Tohoku University)
Yoshie Harada(Osaka University)
Keiji Sasaki(Hokkaido University)
Yasushi Inouye(Osaka University)
International Advisors Kishan Dholakia (University of Adelaide and University of St Andrews)
Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop (The University of Queensland)
Malcolm Kadodwala(University of Glasgow)
Alexander Govorov (Ohio University)
Planned Research (*Co-Investigator)
A01 Nonlinear chiral optical responses by helical light fields Nobuhiko Yokoshi(Osaka Metropolitan University・Associate Professor)
*Yoshito Tanaka(Hokkaido University・Professor)
A02 Quantum inverse design theory for the chiroptical properties based on helical light fields
Masahiro Ehara(National Institutes of Natural Sciences・Professor)
A03 Coherent control of excitons in chiral molecular systems throught interactions with helical light fields
Takuya Nakashima(Osaka Metropolitan University・Professor)
*Takashi Hirose(Kyoto University・Associate Professor)
  *Mitsuhiko Morisue(Kyoto Institute of Technology・Assistant Professor)
  *Mihoko Yamada(Nara Institute of Science and Technology・Assistant Professor)
B01 Chiral interaction dynamics between helical light fields and nanomaterials
Hiromi Okamoto(Institute for Molecular Science・Professor)
*Sadgrove Mark(Tokyo University of Science・Associate Professor)
*Tetsuya Narushima)(Institute for Molecular Science・特別訪問研究員)
*AHN HyoYong(National Institutes of Natural Sciences・Assistant Professor)
*Junsuke Yamanishi(Institute for Molecular Science・Assistant Professor)
B02 Interaction between material and helical near field
Tomoya Oshikiri(Tohoku University・Associate Professor)
*Takehiko Wada(Tohoku University・Professor)
B03 Nanoscale Helical Field Generations and Material Manipulations using Plasmonics
Atsushi Taguchi(Hokkaido University・Associate Professor)
C01 Nano/macro-scale chiral structures fabricated by illumination of helical light fields
Takashige Omatsu(Chiba University・Professor)
*Hiroko Yokota(Chiba University・Associate Professor)
*Teruki Sugiyama(Nara Institute of Science and Technology・Professor)
C02 Excitation of quantized vortex via helical light field
Yosuke Minowa(Osaka University・Assistant Professor)
*Makoto Tsubota(Osaka Metropolitan University・Professor)
*Takashi Nishioka(Kochi University・Professor)
C03 Stimulation into biological tissues and self-organization dynamics using helical light fields
Chie Hosokawa(Osaka Metropolitan University・Professor)
*Kentaro Doi(Toyohashi University of Technology・Professor)
C04 Development of 3D-tissues with helical structures by helical light field
Matsusaki Michiya(Osaka University・Professor)
*Masahiko Nakamoto(Osaka University・Assistant Professor)
*Kenta Homma(Osaka University・Assistant Professor)
Publicly Offered Research
A Study of chirality-dependent optical forces enabled by spin-orbital angular momentum conversion in the nonlinear optical trapping of VO2 particles
Pin Christophe(Hokkaido University・Assistant Professor)
Theory of topological-light driven nonequilibrium dynamics of vortex generation in magnets and superconductors
Masahiro Sato(Chiba University・Professor)
Molecular Theories in Chiral Materials Science
Hirofumi Sato(Kyoto University・Professor)
Koichi Matsuo(Hiroshima University・Associate Professor)
Interaction of light vortices and electrons explored in quantum Hall regime
Kenichi Oto(Chiba University・Professor)
Simulation study on the correlation between local asymmetry and macroscopic chirality in fundamental processes of optical-vortex and plasma interaction
Hiroaki Nakamura(National Institute for Fusion Science・Professor)
B Topological structures induced by transverse spin angular momentum of surface plasmon polaritons
Atsushi Kubo(University of Tsukuba・Senior Lecturer)
Integrated system of HS-AFM and optical vortex for high spatio-temporal resolution observation of chiral ordering
Takayuki Umakoshi(Osaka University・Senior Lecturer)
High resolution observation of chirality by photo-induced force microscopy and elucidation of light helix and molecular interactions
Yasuhiro Sugawara(Osaka University・Professor)
Visualization of nano-optical chiral fields generated by helical light
Kohei Imura(Waseda University・Professor)
Development of single-chip optical chiral light sources
kyoko kitamura(Tohoku University・Professor)
Optical Vortex Tweezers using Nanostructured Semiconductors and their applications to Chiral Chemistry
Yasuyuki Tsuboi(Osaka Metropolitan University・Professor)
Chiro-thermo-optical reaction fields at the nanometer scale
Kenji Setoura(Kobe City College of Technology・Associate Professor)
C Development of Nanomaterials with Photoregulated Helicity
Ryojun Toyoda(Tohoku University・Assistant Professor)
Chiral Nucleation in Metaspace with Enhanced Helical Near-Field Co-Created by Electric and Magnetic Field
Hiromasa Niinomi(Tohoku University・Assistant Professor)
Tomoyuki Yokouchi(The University of Tokyo・Assistant Professor)
Theory for fluid control and chiral ordering with helical light field
Mamoru Tamura(Osaka University・Assistant Professor)
Chirality-selective nucleation and crystal growth induced by chiral vortex beam
Ryusei Oketani(Osaka University・Assistant Professor)
Exploring chiral edge mode and geometric universality in active matter by optical vortex manipulatio
Yusuke Maeda(Kyushu University・Associate Professor)
Photochemical chiral growth of metal colloids using helisity of light
Koichiro Saito(National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology・Researcher)
Molecular assembling of phenylalanine derivatives by chiral optical forces
Kenichi Yuyama(Osaka Metropolitan University・Senior Lecturer)