Shinichi Yorozu

Deputy Director, RIKEN Center for Quantum Computing
Director, Office of the Center Director 


Based on the Quantum Technology Innovation Strategy by Japanese government, ten institutes for quantum technology innovation and a core organization in RIKEN to coordinate the activities of eight institutes have been established. I am engaged in managing the core organization and promoting MEXT Q-LEAP project (Quantum information technology) as the head quarter. I am also working on research and development of superconducting integrated systems for fault tolerant quantum computers as one of the project performers of the Moonshot Research and Development Program of the Cabinet Office.

Research Theme

・Research of superconducting integrated systems

Representative Research Results

1)Y. Iwasaki, R. Sawada, V. Stanev, M. Ishida, A. Kirihara, Y. Omori, H. Someya, I. Takeuchi, E.
Saitoh, S. Yorozu, Identification of advanced spin-driven thermoelectric materials via
nterpretable machine learning, npj Computational Materials volume 5, Article number: 103

2)A. Kirihara, M. Ishida, R. Yuge, K. Ihara, Y. Iwasaki, R. Sawada, H. Someya, R. Iguchi, K. Uchida, E.
Saitoh, S. Yorozu, Annealing-temperature-dependent voltage-sign reversal in all-oxide spin
Seebeck devices using RuO2, 2018 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51 154002

3) K. Uchida, H. Adachi, T. Kikkawa, A. Kirihara, M. Ishida, S. Yorozu, S. Maekawa, E. Saitoh,
hermoelectric Generation Based on Spin Seebeck Effects, Proceedings of the IEEE ( Volume:
104, Issue: 10, Oct. 2016 ) 1946 – 1973

4) K. Takemoto, Y. Nambu, T. Miyazawa, Y. Sakuma, T. Yamamoto, S. Yorozu, Y. Arakawa, Quantum
key distribution over 120 km using ultrahigh purity single-photon source and superconducting
ingle-photon detectors, Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 14383 (2015)

5) A. Kirihara, K. Uchida, Y. Kajiwara, M. Ishida, Y. Nakamura, T. Manako, E. Saitoh, S. Yorozu, Spin-
current-driven thermoelectric coating, Nature Materials, Vol. 11, pp. 686–689 (2012)


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