satellite meeting



3 October (Thu)

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Pan Pacific International Symposium on Chalcogenide Functional Materials

Dates: 10-11 November 2019

Place: Faculty of Science, 3rd Building, D201 Lecture Room, Kumamoto University


Chalcogenide Functional Materials (Topological Insulators, Superconductors, etc)

Chalcogenide Glasses (Basic Science, Phase Change Materials, Ionic Conductors, etc)

Related Theory and Data-driven Science

Invited speakers:

Prof. Punit Boolchand     

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, US

“Progress and challenges in probing  melt dynamics, configurational entropy change  and topological phases of chalcogenide glasses”

Prof. Matthieu Micoulaut   

Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

“Structure and dynamics of chalcogenides”

Dr. Koji Kimura

Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan

“Local structure of In-doped Bi2Se3 topological insulator studied by x-ray fluorescence holography”

Dr. Shinji Kohara

NIMS/JASRI, Sayo, Japan

“Understanding Diffraction Patterns of Disordered Materials via Persistent Homology Analyses”

Dr. Akihide Koura

Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan


Prof. Kazutaka Kudo

Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

“Superconductivity induced by breaking dimers of IrTe2 and AuTe2

Dr. Alexander V. Kolobov

Herzen University, St. Petersburg, Russia

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan

Dr. Adam Lőrinczi

National Institute of Materials Physics, Bucharest, Romania

“Chalcogenide science in Romania”

Dr. Yoichi Nakajima

Kumamoto University, Kymamoto, Japan


Prof. Laszlo Pusztai

IROAST, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest, Hungary

“Reverse Monte Carlo modeling: potentialities for chalcogenide glasses"

Dr. Yoshifumi Sakaguchi

CROSS, J-PARC, Tokai, Japan

“Kinetics of silver photodiffusion into amorphous germanium sulfide probed by in situ neutron reflectivity measurement”

Prof. Anita Zeidler      

University of Bath, Bath, UK

“The structure of Ge-Se glasses”


Shinya Hosokawa, Fuyuki Shimojo, Masaru Aniya, Masahiro Hara, Ichiro Akai, László Pusztai,

Yoichi Nakajima, Shinji Kohara