Takayuki Kurihara

Curriculum Vitae
2013 - 2016 (March)Ph.D. Science from the Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo,
Dissertation: “Observation and Control of the Magnetic Order Dynamics using Terahertz Magnetic Nearfield Enhanced by Metallic Microstructures”
2016 (April) - 2016 (July)JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoc at Terahertz science group, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
Since 2016 (August)JSPS Postdoctoral fellow at Lehrstuhl für Ultrakurzzeitphysik und Photonik (Prof. Dr. A. Leitenstorfer)


  • Abel Woldegeorgis, Takayuki Kurihara, Mohammed Almassarani, Burgard Beleites, Ronny Grosse, Falk Ronneberger, and Amrutha Gopal, "Multi-MV/cm longitudinally polarized terahertz pulses from laser–thin foil interaction", Optica 5, Issue 11, pp. 1474-1477 (2018)

  • Takayuki Kurihara, Hongsong Qiu, Kosaku Kato, Hiroshi Watanabe and Makoto Nakajima , "Enhanced detection sensitivity of terahertz magnetic nearfield with cryogenically-cooled magnetooptical sampling in terbium-gallium-garnet", Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 11, 111103 (2018)  (Featured as "Editor's pick")

  • A. Woldegeorgis, T. Kurihara, B. Beleites, J. Bossert, R.Grosse, G. G. Paulus, F. Ronneberger, and A. Gopal, "THz induced nonlinear effects in materials at intensities above 26 GW/cm2", J. Infrared Milli. Terahz Waves  39, 808 (2018)

  • H. Qiu, T. Kurihara, H. Harada, K. Kato, K. Takano, T. Suemoto, M. Tani, N. Sarukura, M. Yoshimura, and M. Nakajima, "Enhancing terahertz magnetic near field induced by a micro-split-ring resonator with a tapered waveguide," Opt. Lett. 43, 1658-1661 (2018)

  • T. Kurihara, H. Watanabe, M. Nakajima, S. Karube, K. Oto, Y. Otani and T. Suemoto, "Macroscopic Magnetization Control by Symmetry Breaking of Photoinduced Spin Reorientation with Intense Terahertz Magnetic Near Field", Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 107202 (2018)

  • H. Watanabe, T. Kurihara, T. Kato, K. Yamaguchi, and T. Suemoto, "Observation of long-lived coherent spin precession in orthoferrite ErFeO3 induced by terahertz magnetic fields", Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 092401 (2017)

  • Jian Lu, Xian Li, Harold Y. Hwang, Benjamin K. Ofori-Okai, Takayuki Kurihara, Tohru Suemoto, and Keith A. Nelson, "Coherent Two-Dimensional Terahertz Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Collective Spin Waves", Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 207204 (2017)

  • M. P. Fischer, J. Bühler, G. Fitzky, T. Kurihara, S. Eggert, A. Leitenstorfer, and D. Brida "Coherent Field Transients below 15 THz from Phase-Matched Difference Frequency Generation in 4H-SiC", Opt. Lett. 42, 2687 (2017)

  • T. Suemoto, K. Nakamura, T. Kurihara, and H. Watanabe, "Magnetization-free measurements of spin orientations in orthoferrites using terahertz time domain spectroscopy", Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 042404(2015).

  • K. Yamaguchi, T. Kurihara, H. Watanabe, M. Nakajima, and T. Suemoto, "Dynamics of photoinduced change of magnetoanisotropy parameter in orthoferrites probed with terahertz excited coherent spin precessions,", Phys. Rev. B 92, 064404 (2015).

  • T. Kurihara, K. Nakamura, K. Yamaguchi, Y. Sekine, Y. Saito, M. Nakajima, K. Oto, H. Watanabe, and T. Suemoto, "Enhanced spin-precession dynamics in a spin-metamaterial coupled resonator observed in terahertz time-domain measurements", Physical Review B 90, 144408 (2014).

  • T. Kurihara, K. Yamaguchi, H. Watanabe, M. Nakajima, and T. Suemoto, "Dielectric probe for scattering-type terahertz scanning near-field optical microscopy", Applied Physics Letters 103, 151105 (2013).

  • Y. Minami, T. Kurihara, K. Yamaguchi, M. Nakajima, T. Suemoto, "Longitudinal terahertz wave generation from an air plasma filament induced by a femtosecond laser", Applied Physics Letters 102, 151106 (2013).

  • K. Yamaguchi, T. Kurihara, Y. Minami, M. Nakajima, T. Suemoto, "Terahertz Time-Domain Observation of Spin Reorientation in Orthoferrite ErFeO3 through Magnetic Free Induction Decay", Physical Review Letters 110, 137204 (2013).

  • Y. Minami, T. Kurihara, K. Yamaguchi, M. Nakajima, T. Suemoto, "High-power THz wave generation in plasma induced by polarization adjusted two-color laser pulses", Applied Physics Letters 102, 041105 (2013).

  • T. Kurihara, R. Sugimoto, R. Kudo, S. Takahashi, and K. Takamasu, "Height measurement of single nanoparticles based on evanescent field modulation", International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, 8, Nos. 5/6, 419 (2012).