Center for Nuclear Study

The University of Tokyo

Gunji Lab.

Quark physics

Our research is to create a new state of hot and dense matter composed of quarks and gluons (QGP), which existed up to a few milliseconds after the Big Bang, in the laboratory and to understand the characterization of QGP and early universe and the mechanisms of the formation of our ordinal hadronic matter. We are conducting ultra-relativistic high-energy heavy-ion collisions at RHIC (BNL) and LHC (CERN) accelerators and we participate in the international collaboration “ALICE” experiment at the LHC.