SORAI Kazuo

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Name
SORAI Kazuo
Affiliation
Hokkaido University
Section
Faculty of ScienceDepartment of Physics
Job title
Research Associate
Degree
Doctor(Science)(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
Associate Professor (cross appointment), Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2012
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2007
Research Associate, Faculty School of Science, Hokkaido University
 
May 2002
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Mar 2006
Research Associate, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University
 
2002
   
 
- Research Associate, Graduate School of
 
 
   
 
Science, Hokkaido University
 

Published Papers

 
The Dust-Selected Molecular Clouds in the Northeast Region of the Small Magellanic Cloud
Takekoshi, T., Minamidani, T., Komugi, S., Kohno, K., Tosaki, T., Sorai, K., Muller, E., Mizuno, N., Kawamura, A., Onishi, T., Fukui, Y., Bot, C., Rubio, M., Ezawa, H., Oshima, T., Austermann, J. E., Matsuo, H., Aretxaga, I., Hughes, D. H., Kawabe, R., WILSON, G. W., Yun, M. S.
The Astrophysical Journal      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
VERA monitoring of the radio jet 3C 84 during 2007--2013: in the period of non-linear motion
Hiura, K., Nagai, H., Kino, M., Niinuma, K., Sorai, K., Chida, H., Akiyama, K., D’Ammando, F., Giovannini, G., Giroletti, M., Hada, K., Honma, M., Koyama, S., Orienti, M., Orosz, G., Sawada-Satoh, S.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan      Jul 2018   [Refereed]
A Face-on Accretion System in High-mass Star Formation: Possible Dusty Infall Streams within 100 AU
Motogi, K., Hirota, T., Sorai, K., Yonekura, Y., Sugiyama, K., Honma, M., Niinuma, K., Hachisuka, K., Fujisawa, K., Walsh, A. J.
The Astrophysical Journal,   849(1) 23:1-23:13   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
OISTER Optical and Near-Infrared Monitoring Observations of a Peculiar Radio-Loud Active Galactic Nucleus SDSS J110006.07+442144.3
Morokuma, T., Tanaka, M., Tanaka, Y. T., Itoh, R., Tominaga, N., Gandhi, P., Pian, E., Mazzali, P., Ohta, K., Matsumoto, E., Shibata, T., Akimoto, H., Akitaya, H., Ali, G. B., Aoki, T., Doi, M., Ebisuda, N., Essam, A., Fujisawa, K., Fukushima, H., Goda, S., Gouda, Y., Hanayama, H., Hashiba, Y., Hashimoto, O., Hayashida, K., Hiratsuka, Y., Honda, S., Imai, M., Inoue, K., Ishibashi, M., Iwata, I., Izumiura, H., Kanda, Y., Kawabata, M., Kawaguchi, K., Kawai, N., Kokubo, M., Kuroda, D., Maehara, H., Mito, H., Mitsuda, K., Miyagawa, R., Miyaji, T., Miyamoto, Y., Morihana, K., Moritani, Y., Morokuma-Matsui, K., Murakami, K., Murata, K. L., Nagayama, T., Nakamura, K., Nakaoka, T., Niinuma, K., Nishimori, T., Nogami, D., Oasa, Y., Oda, T., Ohshima, T., Saito, Y., Sakata, S., Sako, S., Sarugaku, Y., Sawada-Satoh, S., Seino, G., Sorai, K., Soyano, T., Taddia, F., Takahashi, J., Takagi, Y., Takaki, K., Takata, K., Tarusawa, K., Uemura, M., Ui, T., Urago, R., Ushioda, K., Watanabe, J., Watanabe, M., Yamashita, S., Yanagisawa, K., Yonekura, Y., Yoshida, M.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   69(5) 82:1-82:20   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
CO multi-line imaging of nearby galaxies (COMING) II: Transitions between atomic and molecular gas, diffuse and dense gas, gas and stars in the dwarf galaxy NGC 2976
Hatakeyama, T., Kuno, N., Sorai, K., Kaneko, H., Miyamoto, Y., Muraoka, K., Takeda, M., Yanagitani, K., Kishida, N., Umei, M., Tanaka, T., Tomiyasu, Y., Nakanishi, H., Saita, C., Ueno, S., Salak, D., Matsumoto, N., Morokuma, K., Pan, H.-A., Nakai, N.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   69(4) 67:1-67:14   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
The 1.1 mm Continuum Survey of the Small Magellanic Cloud: Physical Properties and Evolution of the Dust-selected Clouds
Takekoshi, T., Minamidani, T., Komugi, S., Kohno, K., Tosaki, T., Sorai, K., Muller, E., Mizuno, N., Kawamura, A., Onishi, T., Fukui, Y., Ezawa, H., Oshima, T., Scott, K.S., Austermann, J.E., Matsuo, H., Aretxaga, I., Hughes, D.H., Kawabe, R., Wilson, G.W., Yun, M.S.
The Astrophysical Journal   835(1) 55:1-55:17   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Motogi, K., Sorai, K., Honma, M., Hirota, T., Hachisuka, K., Niinuma, K., Sugiyama, K., Yonekura, Y., Fujisawa, K.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68(5) 69:1-69:17   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Sugiyama, K., Fujisawa, K., Hachisuka, K., Yonekura, Y.,; Motogi, K., Sawada-Satoh, S., Matsumoto, N., Hirano, D., Hayashi, K., Kobayashi, H., Kawaguchi, N., Shibata, K. M., Honma, M., Hirota, T., Murata, Y., Doi, A., Ogawa, H., Kimura, K., Niinuma, K., Chen, X., Xia, B., Li, B., Sorai, K., Momose, M., Saito, Y., Takaba, H., Omodaka, T., Kim, K.-T., Shen, Z.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68(5) 72:1-72:18   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Yonekura, Y., Saito, Y., Sugiyama, K., Soon, K. L., Momose, M., Yokosawa, M., Ogawa, H., Kimura, K., Abe, Y., Nishimura, A., Hasegawa, Y., Fujisawa, K., Tomoaki, O., Kono, Y., Miyamoto, Y., Sawada-Satoh, S., Kobayashi, H., Kawaguchi, N., Honma, M., Shibata, K., Sato, K., Ueno, Y., Jike, T., Tamura, Y., Hirota, T., Miyazaki, A., Niinuma, K., Sorai, K., Takaba, H., Hachisuka, K., Kondo, T., Sekido, M., Murata, Y., Nakai, N., Omodaka, T.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68(5) 74:1-74:16   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Muraoka, K., Sorai, K., Kuno, N., Nakai, N., Nakanishi, H., Takeda, M., Yanagitani, K., Kaneko, H., Miyamoto, Y., Kishida, N., Hatakeyama, T., Umei, M., Tanaka, T., Tomiyasu, Y., Saita, C., Ueno, S., Matsumoto, N., Salak, D., Morokuma-Matsui, K.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68(5) 89:1-89:14   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Muraoka, K., Takeda, M., Yanagitani, K., Kaneko, H., Nakanishi, K., Kuno, N., Sorai, K., Tosaki, T., Kohno, K.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   68(2) 18:1-18:13   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Watanabe, Y., Sakai, N., Sorai, K., Ueda, J., Yamamoto, S.
The Astrophysical Journal   819(2) 144:1-144:11   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Pan, H.-A., Kuno, N., Koda, J., Hirota, A., Sorai, K., Kaneko, H.
The Astrophysical Journal   815(1) 59:1-59:14   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Pan, H.-A., Kuno, N., Sorai, K., Umei, M.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   67(6) 116:1-116:17   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Morokuma-Matsui, K., Baba, J., Sorai, K., Kuno, N.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   67(3) 36:1-36:13   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Stacking Analysis of 12CO and 13CO Spectra of NGC3627: Existence of non-optically thick 12CO emission?
Morokuma-Matsui, K., Sorai, K., Watanabe, Y., Kuno, N.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   67(1) 2:1-2:17   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
VLBI observations of bright AGN jets with KVN and VERA Array (KaVA): Evaluation of Imaging Capability
Niinuma, K., Lee, S.-S., Kino, M., Sohn, B. W., Akiyama, K., Zhao, G.-Y., Sawada-Satoh, S., Trippe, S., Hada, K., Jung, T., Hagiwara, Y., Dodson, R., Koyama, S., Honma, M., Nagai, H., Chung, A., Doi, A., Fujisawa, K., Han, M.-H., Kim, J.-S., Lee, J., Lee, J. A., Miyazaki, A., Oyama, T., Sorai, K., Wajima, K., Bae, J., Byun, D.-Y., Cho, S.-H., Choi, Y. K., Chung, H., Chung, M.-H., Han, S.-T., Hirota, T., Hwang, J.-W., Je, D.-H., Jike, T., Jung, D.-K., Jung, J.-S., Kang, J.-H., Kang, J., Kang, Y.-W., Kan-ya, Y., Kanaguchi, M., Kawaguchi, N., Kim, B. G., Ryoung Kim, H., Kim, H.-G., Kim, J., Kim, J., Kim, K.-T., Kim, M., Kobayashi, H., Kono, Y., Kurayama, T., Lee, C., Lee, J.-W., Lee, S. H., Minh, Y. C., Matsumoto, N., Nakagawa, A., Oh, C. S., Oh, S.-J., Park, S.-Y., Roh, D.-G., Sasao, T., Shibata, K. M., Song, M.-G., Tamura, Y., Wi, S.-O., Yeom, J.-H., Yun, Y. J.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   66(6) 103:1-103:16   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Spectral Line Survey toward Spiral Arm of M51 in the 3 mm and 2 mm Bands
Watanabe, Y., Sakai, N., Sorai, K., Yamamoto, S.
The Astrophysical Journal   788(1) 4:1-4:20   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Fujisawa, K., Sugiyama, K., Motogi, K., Hachisuka, K., Yonekura, Y., Sawada-Satoh, S., Matsumoto, N., Sorai, K., Momose, M., Saito, Y., Takaba, H., Ogawa, H., Kimura, K., Niinuma, K., Hirano, D., Omodaka, T., Kobayashi, H., Kawaguchi, N., Shibata, K. M., Honma, M., Hirota, T., Murata, Y., Doi, A., Mochizuki, N., Shen, Z., Chen, X., Xia, B., Li, B., Kim, K.-T.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   66(2) 31:1-31:29   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Takekoshi, T., Tamura, Y., Minamidani, T., Kohno, K., Oogi, T., Sorai, K., Habe, A., Ezawa, H., Oshima, T., Scott, K. S., Austermann, J. E., Komugi, S., Tosaki, T., Mizuno, N., Muller, E., Kawamura, A., Onishi, T., Fukui, Y., Matsuo, H., Aretxaga, I., Hughes, D. H., Kawabe, R., Wilson, G. W., Yun, M. S.
The Astrophysical Journal Letters   774(2) L30:1-L30:6   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
GENJI Programme: Gamma-ray Emitting Notable AGN Monitoring by Japanese VLBI
Nagai, H., Kino, M., Niinuma, K., Akiyama, K., Hada, K., Koyama, S., Orienti, M., Hiura, K., Sawada-Satoh, S., Honma, M., Giovannini, G., Giroletti, M., Shibata, K., Sorai, K.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   65(2) 24:1-24:14   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Doi, A., Kohno, K., Nakanishi, K., Kameno, S., Inoue, M., Hada, K., Sorai, K.
The Astrophysical Journal   765(1) 63:1-63:11   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Nimori, M., Habe, A., Sorai, K., Watanabe, Y., Hirota, A., Namekata, D.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   429(3) 2175-2182   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Motogi, K., Sorai, K., Niinuma, K., Sugiyama, K., Honma, M., Fujisawa, K.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   428(1) 349-354   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Diverse nuclear star-forming activities in the heart of NGC 253 resolved with ten-pc scale ALMA images
Ando, R., Nakanishi, K., Kohno, K., Izumi, T., Martin, S., Harada, N., Takano, S., Kuno, N., Nakai, N., Sugai, H., Sorai, K., Tosaki, T., Matsubayashi, K., Nakajima, T., Nishimura, Y., Tamura, Y.
The Astrophysical Journal   849(2) 81:1-81:11   Nov 2017   [Refereed]

Misc

 
VLBI Detections of Parsec-Scale Nonthermal Jets in Radio-Loud Broad Absorption Line Quasars
Doi Akihiro, Kawaguchi Noriyuki, Kono Yusuke, Oyama Tomoaki, Fujisawa Kenta, Takaba Hiroshi, Sudou Hiroshi, Wakamatsu Ken-Ichi, Yamauchi Aya, Murata Yasuhiro, Mochizuki Nanako, Wajima Kiyoaki, Omodaka Toshihiro, Nagayama Takumi, Nakai Naomasa, Sorai Kazuo, Kawai Eiji, Sekido Mamoru, Koyama Yasuhiro, The VLBI Group At Geographical Survey Institute, Asano Shoichiro, Uose Hisao
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   61(6) 1389-1398   2009
Muraoka Kazuyuki, Kohno Kotaro, Tosaki Tomoka, Kuno Nario, Nakanishi Kouichiro, Sorai Kazuo, Sawada Tsuyoshi, Tanaka Kunihiko, Handa Toshihiro, Fukuhara Masayuki, Ezawa Hajime, Kawabe Ryohei
The Astrophysical Journal   706(2) 1213-1225   2009
Determination of the Pattern Speed of Barred Spiral Galaxies
Hirota, A.; Kuno, N.; Sato, N.; Nakanishi, H.; Tosaki, T.; Matsui, H.; Habe, A.; Sorai, K.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   61(3) 441-450   2009
Nobeyama Millimeter Array Observations of the Nuclear Starburst of M 83: A GMA Scale Correlation between Dense Gas Fraction and Star Formation Efficiency
Muraoka, K.; Kohno, K.; Tosaki, T.; Kuno, N.; Nakanishi, K.; Handa, T.; Sorai, K.; Ishizuki, S.; Okuda, T.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   61(2) 163-176   2009
Large-scale NH3 Observations toward the Galactic Star Forming Regions I. W 51 Molecular Clouds Complex
Kazuo Sorai, Asao Habe, Hiroyuki Nishitani, Keita Hosaka, Yoshimasa Watanabe, Shinichi Miwa, Yukie Ohishi, Kazuhito Motogi, Tetsuhiro Minamidani, Johta Awano, Sakurako Sumida, Yoshiaki Fukuya, Ryosuke Uchida, Noboru Kaneko, Masayuki Y. Fujimoto, Yasuhiro Koyama, Moritaka Kimura, and Naomasa Nakai
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan   60(6) 1285-1296   2008

Research Grants & Projects

 
Kinematics and Star Formation in the Galaxy
Project Year: 2001 - 2008
Molecular Gas and Star Formation in Barred Spiral Galaxies
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2003 - 2004