Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics

  • 1.1 Quantum algorithm/Quantum compiler
  • 1.2 Quantum chemistry
  • 1.3 Quantum AI
  • 1.4 Quantum financial engineering/technologies
  • 1.5 Quantum interdisciplinary sciences(Life science, Mathematics, Particle physics, Space science, Astronomy, Quantum gravity, etc.)
  • 1.6 Quantum information/Quantum cryptography
  • 1.7 Quantum network/Quantum Internet
  • 1.8 Quantum cybersecurity
  • 1.9 Quantum social science/Quantum cyber-physical systems
  • 1.10 Educating the quantum generations
  • 2.1 Quantum bits, memories, devices(Superconducting circuits, Ion trapping, Trapped cold atoms, Photons, Quantum dots, etc.)
  • 2.2 Quantum sensing(Quantum metrology/Sensing/Imaging, Optical lattice clocks)
  • 2.3 Quantum materials(Topological materials/Thermoelectric devices/Functional materials)
  • 2.4 Quantum optics/Quantum teleportation(Quantum optical network/Quantum repeaters)
  • 2.5 Quantum wiring/Quantum electronics/Electronics for Quantum Information
Kazuhiko Hirakawa
Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics
This is a cross-disciplinary research organization established in 2006 with the aim of creating innovation and developing human resources based on quantum technology.
Researchers from various fields such as quantum nanoelectronics/photonics, solid state physics, and quantum algorithms collaborate to create new quantum technologies in the fields of next-generation nanoelectronics, nano-quantum information electronics, and quantum information science and technology.  
We are also working to create innovation in quantum technologies through industry-academia collaboration.
Organization chart of Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics and a group photo
Quantum dot laser and its lasing characteristics

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Research collaborators

  • UTokyo
    ・Institute of Industrial Science
    ・Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology
    ・Graduate School of Engineering
    ・Graduate School of Science
    ・Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
    ・Institute for Solid State Physics
    ・Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Industry
    ・Fujitsu Labs.
    ・QD Laser

Related publications

  • Y. Arakawa and H. Sakaki, “Multidimensional quantum well laser and temperature dependence of its threshold current”, Applied Physics Letters 40, 939 (1982)
  • A. Furusawa, J. L. Sørensen, S. L. Braunstein, C. A. Fuchs, H. J. Kimble, E. S. Polzik, “Unconditional Quantum Teleportation”, Science 282, 706 (1998)
  • Y. Nakamura, Yu. A. Pashkin, and J. S. Tsai, “Coherent control of macroscopic quantum states in a single-Cooper-pair box”, Nature 398, 786 (1999)
  • T. Someya, T. Sekitani, S. Iba, Y. Kato, H. Kawaguchi, and T. Sakurai, “A large-area, flexible pressure sensor matrix with organic field-effect transistors for artificial skin applications”, PNAS 101, 9966 (2004)
  • S. Du, K. Yoshida, Y. Zhang, I. Hamada, and K. Hirakawa: “Terahertz dynamics of electron–vibron coupling in single molecules with tunable electrostatic potential”, Nature Photonics, 12, 608, (2018).


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