In this omnibus lecture course, students learn what basics are required to understand the cutting-edge researches in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth and Planetary Sciences.
The target is to know how the advanced science has been developed.
Mathematics：number theory, zeta functions
Physics：Wave equation, Fourier analysis, electromagnetic wave, matter wave, nonlinear wave, gravitational wave
Chemistry：Chemist's career path
Earth and Planetary Sciences：None
Intercultural skills | Communication skills | Specialist skills | Critical thinking skills | Practical and/or problem-solving skills |
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Mathematics：Usual style lecture
Physics：Lectures
Chemistry：Lecture using PPT slides
Earth and Planetary Sciences：Lecture using PPT slides
Course schedule | Required learning | |
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Class 1 | Chemistry: Current multidisciplinary chemistry | Understand current chemistry not only for fundamental science but also for chemical and biological nanotechnology |
Class 2 | Chemistry: From discovery of sodium glutamate to business | Understand the importance of basic chemistry in R&D |
Class 3 | Chemistry: Nanometer-sized Jigsaw puzzle | Understand the importance of basic chemistry |
Class 4 | Chemistry: What I learned from research and development in the past 50 years | Understand the development from mass spectrometry / DNA sequencer to single cell / tissue analysis |
Class 5 | Earth and Planetary Sciences: Habitability in the Solar System | Understand characteristics and formation of Solar System bodies that possess atmospheres and oceans. |
Class 6 | Earth and Planetary Sciences: Overview of physics of exoplanets | Understand celestial and fluid mechanics and the origin of diversity of exoplanetary systems |
Class 7 | Earth and Planetary Sciences: Stable isotope geochemistry | Understand basics of stable isotope geochemistry and application to biogeochemical cycle |
Class 8 | Physics: Wave equation | Explain the relationship between the coupled oscilator and the wave equation |
Class 9 | Physics: Properties of wave | Solve the one dimensional wave equation with the fixed boundary condition |
Class 10 | Physics: Electromagnetic wave, waves in quantum mechanics | Derive the wave equation from the Maxwell equation |
Class 11 | Physics: Waves in contemporary physics | Give an example of nonlinear waves |
Class 12 | Mathematics: Prime numbers and the Riemann zeta function | Acquire basic knowledge of integers |
Class 13 | Mathematics: Distribution of prime numbers | Acquire basic knowledge of infinite series |
Class 14 | Mathematics: Various zeta functions in modern number theory | Write reports on related topics |
Mathematics：None required
Physics：N/A
Chemistry：N/A
Earth and Planetary Sciences：None
Mathematics：Search for related topics on the internet is recommended.
Physics：N/A
Chemistry：Supplementary materials are given at the lecture.
Earth and Planetary Sciences：Supplementary materials are given at the lecture.
Mathematics：To be evaluated by reports. The theme, quality of consideration, and clarity of description are the criteria.
Physics：Reports
Chemistry：Reports
Earth and Planetary Sciences：Reports
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