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Introduction

Yusuke Ogura
Associate Professor

Yusuke Ogura

  • Information and Physical Sciences
  • Information Photonics

Theme

Photonic DNA Computing

I reside in the research area called "Information Photonics", which aims to the creation of high-performance information systems with new functions, using light as their information carrier. Currently, I am particularly working to develop nano-scale information processing technology based on photonics technology. In order to realize it, I am particular about the use of propagating light, which has attractive features as an information carrier: spatial parallelism, high controllability, non-contact access to matters. It is difficult to achieve a nanometer-order of resolution by the use of propagating light due to its diffraction limits. However, nano scale computing is realizable by using light with molecules including DNA as agents and putting methods in molecular biology in practice. I aim to create a new form of information system, which will be more than only a miniaturized information system, but a system able to deal simultaneously with molecules or matters as physical entities, and information as abstract entities in the nano-world.

Career summary

  • 2002 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
  • 2002 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
  • 2002 Ph.D. (Engineering) Osaka University
  • 2007 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University

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