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  Curriculum Vitae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(Appendix I, A. Arakawa: Parameterization of cumulus convection.
Cheng, M.-D., and A. Arakawa, 1990: Inclusion of convective downdrafts in the Arakawa-Schubert cumulus parameterization.
Cheng, M.-D., and A. Arakawa, 1991: Inclusion of convective downdrafts in the Arakawa-Schubert cumulus parameterization.
www.atmos.ucla.edu /geninfo/facprof/cv/aar_cv.html   (3770 words)

 Tokyo prefecture
Tokyo prefecture is part of the Kanto region, the capital is Shinjuku.
Tokyo prefecture is divided into wards (区;; Ku), cities (市部; Shibu) and islands (島; shima).
Wards: Adachi, Arakawa, Bunkyo, Chiyoda, Chuo, Edogawa, Itabashi, Katsushika, Kita, Koto, Meguro, Minato, Nakano, Nerima, Ota, Setagaya, Shibuya, Shinagawa, Shinjuku, Suginami, Sumida, Taito, Toshima
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 Aum Shinri-kyo Updates (CESNUR) - April-July 2004
The Tokyo High Court handed down a sentence of capital punishment on Yoshihiro Inoue, 34, who escaped the gallows in the initial ruling on the grounds that he had not been in the train to release the deadly gas and regretted his actions.
The Tokyo High Court rejected an appeal by Kiyohide Hayakawa, 54, who was one of the founding members of the doomsday cult and built a plant to produce the Nazi-invented Sarin nerve gas at the foot of Mount Fuji.
A private university in Tokyo that rejected the enrollment of a daughter of Aum Shinrikyo founder Shoko Asahara is now discussing ways in which it may accept her, it was learned Friday.
www.cesnur.org /2004/aum_05.htm   (5280 words)

 Encyclopedia: Arakawa, Tokyo
Mikawashima Station is a station on the Joban Line in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan.
Nippori station is one of the tarin station in the Taito area of Tokyo.
Japan geography stubs Long a symbol of Tokyo, the Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Arakawa,-Tokyo   (728 words)

 Tokyo Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is counted as one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and commonly referred to as the capital of Japan with the Japanese governmentgovernment of Japan and the Emperor of Japan residing in Chiyoda, TokyoChiyoda Ward.
There is no Tokyo Citycity named "Tokyo." Tokyo is actually designated as a "metropolis" (都 -to), similar to a prefecture (県 -ken), consisting of 23 special wards (区; -ku), 26 cities (市 -shi), 5 towns (町 -cho or machi), and 8 villages (村 -son or mura) each having a local government.
Tokyo is located to the northwest of Tokyo Bay, about 90 km east to west and 25 km north to south.
www.echostatic.com /Tokyo.html   (2840 words)

 Arakawa Riverview
The Tokyo court based on their decision on the fact that the Kid did not visit the shrine on August 15, 2001, the anniversary of the end of the war, but two days earlier, which obviously makes it all right then.
A Tokyo District Court ruled on Thursday that a baby girl who was born using frozen sperm from a man who died could not be recognised as the man’s daughter.
The reason behind it seems to be that the dead man cannot be considered to have given his consent to have his sperm used in the ivf process, even though it was the third attempt by his common law wife and the man had been alive when the first two attempts had been made.
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 ADACHI, TOKYO FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The ward is bordered with cities of Kawaguchi, Hatogaya, Soka and Yashio in Saitama and Katsushika, Sumida, Arakawa and Kita in Tokyo.
There is a rest house near the entrance on the Arakawa riverbank side.  The rest house is on the point where Arakawa cycling road and Shibakawa cycling road meat, and many of those who like cycling rest there.
Tokyo Budokan, located within Higashi Ayase Metropolitan Park, is a sports facility run by Tokyo Lifelong Learning and Culture Foundation.
www.cine2dvd.com /Adachi,_Tokyo   (397 words)

 NewsOnJapan.com - Linkbase - Regional Websites: Kanto Region: Tokyo Prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taito City, Tokyo Prefecture - Taito City, located in the center of Tokyo's 23 cities, is a typical downtown area with views of Ueno forest to the west and the Sumida River running to the east.
Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc. - Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS) is one of the four major commercial terrestrial networks in Japan and the only one which provides both television and radio broadcasting services.
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies - Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Tokyo Gaikokugo Daigaku) is a national university offering undergraduate and graduate programs related to the study of world languages, cultures and societies, and international relations.
www.newsonjapan.com /html/linkbase/Regional_Websites/Kanto_Region/Tokyo_Prefecture/index.shtml   (542 words)

 oe magazine - connecting the dots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1981 Yasuhiko Arakawa became the first researcher to propose the concept of three-dimensional confinement of carriers and quantum-dot lasers, predicting significant reductions in the temperature dependence of threshold current.
While at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech; Pasadena, CA) for two years beginning in 1986, Arakawa did seminal work in theorizing that low-dimensional carriers in quantum wires and dots are effective in enhancing modulation dynamics and spectral properties of semiconductor lasers.
Arakawa's contributions also include discovery of continuum states in the energy range below the band gap energy of the wetting layer, which showed that self-assembled indium arsenide (InAs) quantum dots were different from ideal quantum dots.
oemagazine.com /fromTheMagazine/jan02/connectingthedots.html   (1868 words)

 Fujitsu, University of Tokyo Develop World's First 10Gbps Quantum Dot Laser Featuring Breakthrough ...
Professor Yasuhiko Arakawa of the University of Tokyo theorized in 1982 that the operation of quantum dot lasers does not rely on temperature, but such temperature-independent operation had only been realized at low temperatures thus far.
Fujitsu and the University of Tokyo will continue development to extend the temperature range for adjustment-free operation and to achieve single-mode lasing, targeting practical commercial application of this technology by 2007.
Quantum dot lasers, which incorporate the use of quantum dots in the active light-emitting area region of semiconductor lasers, were proposed in 1982 by Professor Arakawa and Professor Sakaki of the University of Tokyo [Y. Arakawa and H. Sakaki: Appl.
www.fujitsu.com /global/news/pr/archives/month/2004/20040910-01.html   (1083 words)

 Tokyo Faces
The decline in the amount of new tracks being laid had begun a few years before, accelerating with the approach to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and the city’s growing self-consciousness about the damage to its image of modernity that might be caused by “outmoded” forms of transport.
Most of Tokyo’s remaining trolley buses disappeared in a final wave of decommissioning that took place between 1967 and 1972.
Judging from the number of passengers using the Arakawa line, Tokyo’s last surviving tramcar complex, at any given time of the day, appears to be well supported, with a flat ticket rate for any destination still kept at ¥160.
www.tokyoyy.com /current/tfaces/faces.htm   (572 words)

 Appendix D: University of Tokyo
The University of Tokyo, established in 1877, consists of 10 facilities, 12 institutes, and 11 graduate schools.
Professors Arakawa and Sakaki first proposed the concept of quantum wire and quantum dot lasers and their improved threshold current characteristics in 1982.
Professor Arakawa is the head of both the quantum nanoelectronics project and the international collaboration with Imperial College of London.
www.wtec.org /loyola/opto/ad_uot.htm   (1186 words)

 Light Rail Atlas
Tokyo owns a single tramway line (12.2 km.), which used to be part of the former large tramway network.
Tokyo's metro stations get beautiful names, like Asakusa, at the oldest line of the system, which is called Asakusa as well: 'the low gras'.
The first one could be an extension of the Arakawa line to the Ikebukuro railway station in the city centre.
www.xs4all.nl /~rajvdb/lra/e_htm/e_2m06.htm   (1645 words)

 TODEN ARAKAWA LINE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Toden Arakawa Line (都電荒川線) is a streetcar line in Tokyo, Japan.
The Toden Arakawa Line operates in northern and eastern Tokyo, in areas that tourists frequently do not see; for that reason alone, the quick trip is highly worthwhile.
Unlike the so-called surface train lines, which are actually elevated and whisk passengers over neighborhoods quickly, the Arakawa line allows riders to have leisurely, street-level views of older sections of Tokyo that differ dramatically from the busy and increasingly high-rise neighborhoods like Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro.
www.witwib.com /Toden_Arakawa_Line   (227 words)

 Tokyo - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tokyo brings the most modern wonders of technology, commerce and architecture side by side with the old, and has something for everyone.
Tokyo's main international gateway is Narita Airport (成田空港 NRT), located in the town of Narita nearly 70 kilometers northeast of Tokyo and covered in a separate article.
Tokyo has a vast array of sights, but the first items on the agenda of most visitors are the temples of Asakusa, the gardens of the Imperial Palace (in Chiyoda) and the Meiji Shrine (in Harajuku).
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo   (5062 words)

 U. of Tokyo, Fujitsu advance towards quantum cryptography | InfoWorld | News | 2004-07-23 | By Martyn Williams, IDG ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
TOKYO -- A joint research project of Fujitsu Ltd. and The University of Tokyo has made progress towards realizing a viable quantum cryptography system.
The team has succeeded in generating and detecting a single photon at wavelengths useful for telecommunications, said Yasuhiko Arakawa, director of the Nanoelectronics Collaborative Research Center at The University of Tokyo and leader of the research project, in an interview on Tuesday.
Arakawa's team has developed a new generator based on materials developed by Fujitsu and Japan's National Institute for Materials Science.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/07/23/HNquantumcrypto_1.html   (1646 words)

 Japanese team claims optical breakthrough | InfoWorld | News | 2004-09-09 | By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
TOKYO - Scientists from Fujitsu (Profile, Products, Articles) Ltd. and The University of Tokyo have developed a laser that is capable of maintaining a stable output over a wide temperature range at speeds and frequencies useful for optical communications, the research team said Friday.
The laser was developed by a team led by Yasuhiko Arakawa, director of the Nanoelectronics Collaborative Research Center at The University of Tokyo, and is based on quantum dots.
To provide the kind of stable output required by applications such as optical networking, systems must be built to adjust the power of the laser to keep the output constant as the temperature changes or keep the laser at a constant temperature so the input power can remain the same.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/09/09/HNbreakthrough_1.html   (1383 words)

The ward is separated into two areas: a small strip of land between the Sumida River and Arakawa River and a larger area north of the Arakawa River.
It is located near the point Shiba River and Arakawa River meet, and its South end faces a green space on the Arakawa river area.
The rest house is on the point where Arakawa cycling road and Shibakawa cycling road meat, and many of those who like cycling rest there.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /tokyo/adachiku.htm   (1028 words)

 WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS / Kwan salvages bronze / Japan's Arakawa wins gold, Cohen takes silver
Arakawa, 22, had never come close to a major medal until Dortmund, finishing eighth last year in Washington.
But though she was landing her first triple jumps when she was still in elementary school, she said her maturation was slowed because of her studies at Waseda University in Tokyo.
While Arakawa was completing her triple-triple-double and receiving one 6.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2004/03/28/SPG6L5SKF81.DTL   (547 words)

 Members of Arakawa Lab.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yasuhiko Arakawa has been contributing significantly to the development of semiconductor lasers with quantum effects.
We believe the pioneering contribution of Yasuhiko Arakawa to the quantum dots and nanostructures for advanced semiconductor lasers is distinguished.
Arakawa, H. Sakaki, M. Nishioka, H. Okamoto, N. Miura,"Spontaneous Emission Characteristic of Quantum well Lasers in Strong Magnetic Fields-An Approach Quantum-Well-Box Light Source", Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 22, 12, pp.
qdot.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp /arakawa_e.html   (764 words)

 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Cars Business :: H2CARSBIZ QuestAir Technologies' HyQuestor Hydrogen Purifier Installed in Tokyo ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The station is the result of a joint venture between Tokyo Gas and Nippon Sanso Corporation, and forms part of the Japan Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Demonstration Project directed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI").
Jonathan Wilkinson, President and CEO of QuestAir, said that the Japanese Government and industry have both made significant commitments towards the demonstration of fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure in Japan.
In addition, the HyQuestor is less than half the size of other pressure swing adsorption systems that were considered for this station, which means that the hydrogen generation and purification system could be packaged into a very compact space".
www.h2cars.biz /artman/publish/printer_311.shtml   (393 words)

 Arakawa, Tokyo - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Arakawa, Tokyo - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Arakawa, Tokyo contains research on
Arakawa, Tokyo, Landmarks, Train stations and External links.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Arakawa   (101 words)

 artfacts.net: Shusaku Arakawa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born in Nagoya, Japan, in 1938, Shusaku Arakawa has lived and worked in New York since 1961.
Having met Madeline Gins in 1962, Arakawa started on a series of works in various media titled "The Mechanism of Meaning," which reflect on human sensory skills, and particularly how matters achieve their meaning.
Shusaku Arakawa has received international acclaim since exhibiting at Documenta in 1968.
www.artfacts.net /index.php/pageType/artistInfo/artist/10549/name/Shusaku-Arakawa   (356 words)

 Traditional Crafts(Introduction tou our Traditional Crafts)
The use of decorative hair ornaments was said to have begun in Kansai region before being imported to Edo during the Edo period, but Tokyo is now the principal location for their manufacture.
The frames used in traditional art forms in Japan, including those used at temples, have come to be known as Japanese frames, whereas the production of Western frames grew in the early Meiji era in response to the need from Western-style artists.
Ivory carving techniques were first introduced to Japan from China during the Nara period, with the use of ivory for netsuke carvings becoming popular during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.
www.tourism.metro.tokyo.jp /english/tra/goods04.html   (314 words)

 Read about Arakawa, Tokyo at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Arakawa, Tokyo and learn about Arakawa, Tokyo here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Research Arakawa, Tokyo and learn about Arakawa, Tokyo here!
Arakawa (Japanese: 荒川区; -ku) is a special ward located in
As of 2003, the ward has an estimated
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 US Patent Inventors Starting with the Letter A - Patent Storm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
4 inventors named Arakawa, Fumihiro have been found, please choose one based on his/her location:
3 inventors named Arakawa, Hideki have been found, please choose one based on his/her location:
5 inventors named Arakawa, Jun have been found, please choose one based on his/her location:
www.patentstorm.us /inventors/A-73.html   (2527 words)

 Shusaku Arakawa (1936 - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
After studying medicine and mathematics at Tokyo University, Shusaku Arakawa decided to study painting and attended the Musashino College of Art.
He created many pieces that commented on the corruption in modern Japanese society, which eventually caused controversy and forced Arakawa to move to the United States in 1961.
Arakawa settled in New York City, where he works as a performance artist, filmmaker, and painter.
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