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solid state physics theory, statistical physics




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  • 1999.10.01 - , Department of Earth and Space Science, Graduate School of Science, Professor

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The University of Tokyo Faculty of Science  Graduated 1977.03
The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Science  Completed 1979.03
The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Science  Completed 1982.03

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President of the Physical Society of Japan 2017.03 - 2019.03
Council Member of Japanese Science Council 2017.10 -

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  • thoery of the dynamics and the ordering phenomena of frustrated and/or random systems

  • Statistical physics study of earthquakes
    Mathematical physics and fundamental theory of condensed matter physics-related


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  • Slow-slip phenomena represented by the one-dimensional Burridge-Knopoff model of earthquakes, H. Kawamura, M. Yamamoto and Y. Ueda, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn.,87 053001, 2018.04, Papers

  • Randomness-induced quantum spin liquid behavior in the s=1/2 random J1−J2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet on the square lattice, K. Uematsu and H. Kawamura, Physical Review B,98 134427, 2018.04, Papers

  • Nature of the high-speed rupture of the two-dimensional Burridge–Knopoff model of earthquakes, H. Kawamura, K. Yoshimura, and S. Kakui, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A,377 20170391, 2018.04, Papers

  • Statistical properties of the one-dimensional Burridge-Knopoff model obeying the date and state dependent friction law, H. Kawamura, Yushi Ueda, Shingo Kakui, Syouji Morimoto and Takumi Yamamoto, Phys. Rev. E ,95, 042122(1-14) , 2017.04, Papers

  • Randomness-Induced Quantum Spin Liquid Behavior in the s = 1/2 Random J1–J2 Heisenberg Antiferromagnet on the Honeycomb Lattice, K. Uematsu and H. Kawamura, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 85, 113702(1-4), 2017.04, Papers

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  • Textbook, Spin and magnetism --- Essence of modern physics, Hikaru Kawamura, 2016.07

  • Special, Handbook of Magnetic Materials 24, "Spin Glasses", Hikaru Kawamura, Toshifumi Taniguchi, Elsevier, 2015.11