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RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science Cross-Divisional Materials Research Program

Program Director: Yoshinori Tokura (D.Eng.)

Research Summary

Yoshinori  Tokura(D.Eng.)

In the Cross-Divisional Materials Research Program, a young leader and researchers of each research unit will perform challenging and interdisciplinary researches beyond the borderlines of physics, chemistry, and electronics by fully utilizing the existing research resources in each Research Division.

Main Research Fields

  • Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering

Related Research Fields

  • Mathematical & Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering


  • strongly correlated electrons system
  • colossal magnetoresistance
  • high-temperature superconductors
  • multiferroics
  • topological insulators

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Lab Members

Principal investigator

Yoshinori Tokura
Program Director


Low-Dimensional Transport Research Unit
Ding Zhang (Ph.D.)
Emergent Spectroscopy Research Unit
Youtarou Takahashi (Ph.D.)
Topological Quantum Matter Research Unit
Max Hirschberger (Ph.D.)