The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 -- Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura

Born: 1954, Ikata, Japan

Affiliation at the time of the award:University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

 

Prize share: 1/3

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