Drs. Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura
win the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014.

I would like to wholeheartedly congratulate Dr. Isamu Akasaki, Professor at Meijo University, Professor Emeritus at Nagoya University, Dr. Hiroshi Amano, Professor at Nagoya University, and Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014...
Dr. Isamu Akasaki
Dr. Akasaki
Dr. Hiroshi Amano
Dr. Amano
Dr. Shuji Nakamura
Dr. Nakamura

JST provided support for Dr. Akasaki’s research from 1987 to 1990 and another from 1993 to 2000 in its Contract Development program and Dr. Nakamura’s research from 2001 to 2006 in its ERATO program. JST also supported Dr. Amano’s research from 1993 to 2000 and another from 2007 to 2010 in its Contract Development program, and it has continued to support his most recent research in its Super Cluster program since 2013.

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