University at Albany
 

Physics Faculty

Akira Inomata
Professor of Physics
Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Office: Physics 114
Telephone: (518) 442-4534
Email: inomata@albany.edu

Academic History:
  • Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Associate Professor, University at Albany, SUNY (1971-1985)
  • Visiting Professor, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (1976)
  • Adjunct Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1978)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Munich, Germany (1981)
  • Professor, University at Albany, SUNY (1986-present)
Research Areas:
  • Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 
  • General Relativity 
  • Quantum Mechanics
Current Research:
My current research topics include path integrals in quantum 
mechanics, quantum deformation, supersymmetric quantum mechanics, 
generalized coherent states, spinor fields in general relativity, 
and cosmological models.
Recent Publications:

1)  M. Sadiq and A. Inomata, “Coherent states for polynomial su(2) algebra” Jour. Phys. A: Math. Theor., 40 (2007) 11105-11111.

2)  A. Inomata, “Path integration in the field of dispiration” in  Path Integrals: New Trends and Perspectives, eds. W. Janke and A. Perster (World Scientific, London, 2008) pp. 48-56.  

3)  M. Sadiq, A. Inomata and G. Junker, “Coherent states for a polynomial su(1,1) algebra and a conditionally solvable system”  Jour. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42 (2009) 3652210-3652227.

Book: A. Inomata, H. Kuratsuji and C.C. Gerry, Path Integrals ans Coherent States for su(2) and su(1,1), (World Scientific, Singapore, 1992).