Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12:04 pm

Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura to give talk at UM


The University of Macau (UM) will hold an honoris causa Lecture on Wednesday 2 August. Prof Shuji Nakamura, who received a Doctor of Science honoris causa degree from UM in 2020 and the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, will be the keynote speaker. He will give a talk titled ‘Background Story and Development of High Efficiency Blue InGaN LEDs and Laser Diodes’. All are welcome.

Prof Nakamura is an outstanding expert in electronics and photonic materials and is one of the pioneers in the conversion of electrical energy into light energy. He developed the first III-nitride-based blue/green LEDs and III-nitride-based violet laser diodes, which led lighting technology into a new era. He is widely recognised in industry and academia for his great inventions that have enabled people around the world to enjoy more affordable electric lighting applications.

Source: Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering



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