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Hiroshi Amano

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Hiroshi Amano
天野 浩
Hiroshi Amano
Born (1960-09-11) 11 September 1960 (age 63)
Alma materNagoya Varsity
Kent forBlue an white LEDs
AwairdsIEEE/LEOS Ingineerin Achievement Awaird (1996)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2014)
Person o Cultural Merit (2014)
Order o Cultur (2014)
Chu-Nichi Culture Prize (2015)
Asie Gemme Chynger Awaird (2015)
Scientific career
InstitutionsNagoya Varsity
Doctoral advisorIsamu Akasaki

Hiroshi Amano (天野 浩, Amano Hiroshi, born September 11, 1960) is a Japanese pheesicist an inventor specialisin in the field o semiconductor technologie. For his wirk he wis awairdit the 2014 Nobel Prize in Pheesics thegither wi Isamu Akasaki an Shuji Nakamura for "the invention o efficient blue licht-emittin diodes which haes enabled bricht an energy-savin white licht sources".[2]


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  1. "University Webpage". Nagoya University. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  2. "The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics - Press Release". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.