Final program (pdf file, 633kB)


Invited speakers

Lars Bannow (Philipps-Universitat, Marburg, Germany)
DFT based modeling of the optical properties of dilute bismides

Xiaoyu Che (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Bismuth-based topological insulators: Quantum anomalous Hall effect, Majorana fermion and antiferromagnetic spintronics

Rachel Goldman (University of Michigan, USA)
GaAsNBi alloys: Lattice-matching and energy bandgaps

Toru Hirahara (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Bi and Bi alloy films: Platforms for topological physics

Fumitaro Ishikawa (Ehime University, Japan)
Low-dimensional quantum structure formation in GaAs/GaAsBi core-multishell nanowires

Stephen Sweeney (University of Surrey, UK)
Progress in the development of near- and mid-IR bismide based materials and devices

Social events
Welcome reception
18:00pm, Sunday, 15 July, 2018
The 60th Anniversary Hall
Kyoto Institute of Technology

Banquet at the old town
Monday evening, 16 July, 2018
KARASUMA Kyoto Hotel

After banquet
Exploring the eve of Gion Festival

Tuesday morning, 17 July, 2018
Viewing Parade of Gion Festival


Gion Festival (Gion Matsuri) is the most famous festival in Japan.

Japan National Tourism Organization official guide (private-sector site)

Gion Festival