Prof. Katsuhiro Nakamura
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Laboratory of Advanced Studies
Heat Physics Department
Uzbek Academy of Sciences
28 Katartal str.
100135 Tashkent

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Department of Applied Physics
Graduate School of Engineering
Osaka City University
Osaka 558-8585, JAPAN

FAX and Phone    (+81)- 745-31-1028 (common to both)

Other Affiliation:

Member of Editorial Board of Proceedings of Royal Society A

Research Subjects:

Quantum Chaos, Nonlinear and Nonequilibrium Physics, and Nanoscience

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Major Books:

[1] K. Nakamura

"Quantum Chaos: A New Paradigm of Nonlinear Dynamics"

(Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993) 220 total pages.

[2] K. Nakamura

"Quantum Versus Chaos: Questions Emerging from Mesoscopic Cosmos"

(Kluwer Academic/Springer, Dordrecht, 1997) 224 total pages.

[3] K. Nakamura and T. Harayama, "Quantum Chaos and Quantum Dots"

(Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004) 212 total pages.


Graduated from Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo in 1968;

Finished the post-graduate course at Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, receiving the degree of Doctor of Science in 1975.

Record of Occupations:

1975-80           Post-doctoral fellow at Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo and at N.H.K. Broadcasting Research Laboratories;

1980-85           Associate Professor of Physics at Fukuoka Institute of Technology;

1985-92           Professor of Physics at Fukuoka Institute of Technology;

1992-2008       Professor of Applied Physics at Osaka City University.

Since 2008       Emeritus Professor of Applied Physics at Osaka City University.

Record of Visiting Positions:

1) July-August, 1985                Visiting Scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA;

2) July-August, 1986                Visiting Scholar at Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, USA;

3) July-August, 1987                Visiting Scholar at Institut fur Physik der Universitat Basel, Switzerland;

4) April, 1988-March, 1989     Visiting Scholar at James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, USA;

5) July-August, 1994               Visiting Scholar at Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA;

6) April-September, 1998      Visiting Professor at Physics Department, University of Bristol, UK. Leverhume Fellowship;

7) April-May, 2003                   Visiting Professor at Physics Department, University of Brussels, Belgium. Delivery of 10 lectures (Web page:

Organizing Committee:

1) International Symposium on "Quantum and Chaos" (Kyoto, August 1993);

2) Japan-Slovenia Joint Symposium on "Chaos through Nonlinear Dynamics" (Maribor, July 1999);

3) ATR International Workshop on "Quantum and Laser Chaos" (Kyoto, November 2000);

4) Statistical Physics-Satellite Conference on "Quantum Chaos: Theory and Application"(Cocoyoc/ Mexico, July 2001);

5) Waseda International Symposium on "New Prospect for Fundamentals of Quantum Physics " (Tokyo, November 2002);

6) International Conference on "Dynamical Chaos in Classical and Quantum Physics" (Novosibirsk, Russia, August 2003);

7) Workshop on "Quantum Mechanics and Chaos: From Fundamental Problems through Nanosciences" (Kyoto, November 2003);

8) Workshop on "Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics in Quantum-Mechanical and Macroscopic Systems " (Kyoto, December 2004);

9) JSPS International Conference on "Chaos and Quantum Mechanics" (Osaka, September 2006) (;

10) JSPS Japan-Slovenia Seminar on “Nonlinear Science” (Osaka, November 2007) (


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