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NEW Prof. Sadafumi Nishihara won the scientific research fund of “START(Program for Creating STart-ups from Advanced Research and Technology)” of JST  →Hiroshima Univ. press release (Japanese)

New paper published → Nature Reviews Physics → PDF(For Member’s Page)
(Alexei N. Bogdanov and Christos Panagopoulos, Physical foundations and basic properties of magnetic skyrmions, Nature Reviews Physics (2020), 10.1038/s42254-020-0203-7)
【Books】 “The Beauty and Fascination of Science” translated by Berdinskiy, V. and Inoue, K. is published.
This collaboration between Orenburg State University (OSU, Russia) and Hiroshima University is introduced on the official website of OSU(Russian)
【PR/Press】The Kyoto Shimbun「5 researchers got the research grant on thin-film technology from SAMCO foundation」 Prof. Sadafumi Nishihara(Hiroshima Univ.)
Prof. Peter DAY (Oxford , University College London (UCL), Royal Society and Royal Institution of England) has passed away.
Our member, Mr. Naoto TSUCHIYA (M2) received “CSJ Award – Chugoku-Shikoku Branch, 2020”
New paper published : During the past decade, axisymmetric two-dimensional solitons (so-called magnetic skyrmions) have been discovered in several materials. These nanometer-scale localized objects are being proposed as candidates for novel technological applications, including high-density memory, logic circuits and neuro-inspired computing.
We published a joint press release with TOHO Univ. (Ms. Remi MUROOKA and Dr. Jun-ichiro OHE )
Click here for details (HU website, Japanese)→キラル磁性体中に配向性をもった新しいナノ磁気渦構造と特殊な磁化ダイナミクスを発見 ~ 磁性体中の“バドミントンシャトル”~
Prof. Sadafumi Nishihara got the gold prize of Hiroshima Venture Development Foundation (Japanese)
Our member, Mr. Takumi NISHIMURA (M2) received 「CSJ West Japan Chemistry Forum 2019 in Tokushima Oral Presentation Awards」 Click here for details
Our member, Mr. Tatsuya ISHINUKI (M1) received 「Best Poster Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Molecular Science, Nagoya 2019」 Click here for details
Prof. Sadafumi Nishihara got the scientific research fund of JST Strategic Basic Research Programs “PRESTO” [Computing Frontiers] Pioneering Research on Computing Frontiers  Title: Establishment of innovative molecular storage technology
Prof. Alexei N. Bogdanov (IFW Dresden, Germany) is appointed as a Professor(Special Appointment) of Hiroshima Univ. “CResCent(Chirality Research Center)”
(period in office : 1st Oct, 2019 – 31th Mar, 2020)
Our member, Dr. Masaru FUJIBAYASHI (Researcher) received 応用物理学会中四国支部会で2019年度学術講演会発表奨励賞
Prof. Prasanna S. Ghalsasi (The MS University of Baroda, India) is in Hiroshima Univ. “CResCent(Chirality Research Center)” for cooperative research
(period in office : 1st Jul, 2019 – 4th Dec, 2019)
Member Ms. Tatiana SHERSTOBITOVA (D3) received “2019 Springer Student Special Presentation Award” at the 6th AWEST 2019
Our three papers published in the “Journal of the Physical Society of Japan” was elected as the top 10 paper cited in many citations during the year of 2018.
It is also posted on the JPSJ website as “Most Cited Articles in 2018 from Vol. 86 (2017)”.
Dr. Sadafumi Nishihara (Associate Professor, Hiroshima Univ.) received “Joint Research Award of Network Joint Research Center for Materials and Devices”
Dr. Katsuya ICHIHASHI’s paper was selected for the front page cover of “Angewandte Chemie”
Prof. Takanori Tsutaoka in Hiroshima University has passed away on February 28, 2019.
Member Mr. Katsuya Ichihashi (D3) was elected as “Excellent student scholarship (ESS)”.
Prof. Alexei N. Bogdanov (IFW Dresden, Germany) is appointed as a Professor(Special Appointment) of Hiroshima Univ. “CResCent(Chirality Research Center)”
(period in office : 1st Oct, 2018 – 31th Mar, 2019)
A research result by Associate Professor Sadahumi Nishihara and Dr. Chisato Kato etc was press released.
“World’s First! Information Recording on One Molecule at Room Temperature – Observation of Ferroelectric Properties with Single Molecules, Recording Density Up to 1000 ×”
A paper published in the “Journal of the Physical Society of Japan” was elected as the top 10 paper cited in many citations during the year of 2017.
It is also posted on the JPSJ website as “Most Cited Articles in 2017 from Vol. 85 (2016)”.

Congratulation! ! “Journal of the Physical Society of Japan” Share of high cited papers 40%. Of the 10 articles published in 2016 JPSJ high citation paper, 4 articles of our group are included.
An interview article was posted on Hiroshima University RESEARCH.
“Machine learning offers new way of designing chiral crystals”
“HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE”is published. → HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE ( February 2018)
Please click here to find the latest issue of the “HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE”→HU official web site – HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE
The Winners of “2017 Chiral Science Award” Announced
We are planning to hold HU CResCent & HU Core-U 32nd(FY2017 8th)Joint seminar “Seminar on Elementary particle chirality” on Jan 20th, 2018  13:00-17:00, Place:E203, Graduate School of Science, HU → Meetings
Prof. Ivan I. Smalyukh (University of Colorado at Boulder) will give a lecture at Hiroshima University Academic Lecture Meeting on Nov. 27th, 2017
“HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE”is published. → HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE (October 2017)
This page also includes a lecture report of the Nobel laureate lecture series “From Hiroshima to the World”. Please click here to find the latest issue of the “HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE”→HU official web site – HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY UPDATE
Prof. Alexei N. Bogdanov (IFW Dresden, Germany) is appointed as a Professor(Special Appointment) of Hiroshima Univ. “CResCent(Chirality Research Center)”
(period in office : 1st Oct – 30th Mar)
Stephen McVitie (Reader, University of Glasgow) has become the counterpart country’s coordinator. (JSPS Core-to-Core Program, A. Advanced Research Networks)
New paper published→Wiley Online Library
(K. Inoue, S. Nishihara, Y. Nakayama, T. Suzuki and M. Kurmoo, Coupling of Magnetic and Ferroelastic Domains in the Organic Inorganic Layered Perovskite-like (C6H5C2H4NH3)2FeIICl4, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 10.1002/anie.201703898)
We will invite Prof. Mohamedally Kurmoo (Strasbourg University, France)
(period of stay : 27th May – 22th Jun)
Our center have promoted to “Center of Excellence” from “Promising Research Initiative (incubation research center) “
We have changed our center name from “Center for Chiral Science (CCS)” to “Chirality Research Center (CResCent)
Recently, our collaborator, Isabelle Luneau and Jullien Zaccaro team have succeeded to growth chiral single domain crystals of CsCuCl3. For further information, please contact to K. Inoue.

Our article ([Invited Review Paper] Symmetry, Structure, and Dynamics of Monoaxial
Chiral Magnets) is ranked among the Top 10 papers of downloading.
It is introduced in the top page of the Journal of the Physical Society of Japan
Registration of ICMM2016 Satellite Meeting
“New Frontier of Multi-functional Magnets” (NFM2016) has opend.
Prof. Katsuya Inoue (Hiroshima university) recieved a letter of gratitude from Orenburg state university Russian federation.
One of our paper was selected for the front page cover of Inorganic Chemistry.
χMag2016 Symposium was held in Hiroshima Japan.
An article about “Magnetic soliton confinement and discretization effects arising from macroscopic coherence in a chiral spin soliton lattice” was published in The Nikkei news paper.
Registration and Abstract submission of χMag2016 Symposium open.
An article about “Magnetic soliton confinement and discretization effects arising from macroscopic coherence in a chiral spin soliton lattice” was published in The Science News.
Articles about “Magnetic soliton confinement and discretization effects arising from macroscopic coherence in a chiral spin soliton lattice” was published in Nikkan Kogyo news paper and Chugoku news paper.
We made a press release (lecture at MEXT:Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan) about one of the achievement of our research. detail
(Y. Togawa et al., Magnetic soliton confinement and discretization effects arising from macroscopic coherence in a chiral spin soliton lattice, Phys. Rev. B 92, 220412(R) (2014). DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.92.220412)
press conference at Mext
Core-to-Core International meeting(χMag2016 Symposium)Website open.
English version Web Site Open.
Core-to-Core program, “A Consortium to Exploit Spin Chirality in Advanced Materials” was adopted by JSPS.
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