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Assistant Professor


TEL: 0564-55-7368
Mail: sugawa_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg, Room123


Photo-Molecular Science, Photo-Molecular Science II


2006 B.Eng. Waseda University
2008 M. Sci. Kyoto University
2012 Ph.D. Kyoto University
2008 JSPS special researcher (DC1)
2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto University
2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Joint Quantum Intitute, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA
2013 JSPS oversea special researcher (Host Institution: National Institute of Standard and Technology, USA)
2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Joint Quantum Intitute, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA
2016 PRESTO researcher, Japan Science and Technology agency (until 2020)
2016 Adjunct researcher, Kyoto University
2018 Assistant Professor, Institute of Molcular Science
2018 Assistant Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Study


2015 Young Scientist Award (Division 1), the Physical Society of Japan

Specialized field

Atomic, Molcular, Optical Physics

Main research themes

Quantum simulation and quantum control using ultracold atomic matters
kewords Laser cooling, Quantum degenerate atomic gases, Quantum simulation, Quantum control

Selected Publications

  1. S. Sugawa, F. Salces-Carcoba, A. R. Perry, Y. Yue, I. B. Spielman, “Second Chern number of a quantum-simulated non-Abelian Yang monopole”, Science, 360, (2018), pp.1429-1434.
  2. S. Sugawa, K. Inaba, S. Taie, R. Yamazaki, M. Yamashita, Y. Takahashi, “Interaction and filling induced quantum phases of dual Mott insulators of bosons and fermions”, Nature Physics 7 (2011), pp. 642-648.
  3. S. Sugawa, R. Yamazaki, S. Taie, Y. Takahashi, “Bose-Einstein condensate in gases of rare atomic species”, Phys. Rev. A, 84 (2011), pp. 011610(R) 1-4.