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Special Lecture from the Nobel Laureate Prof. Hiroshi Amano

The Nobel Laureate Prof. Hiroshi Amano gave a Special Lecture on December 26 at the Sendai Civic Auditorium.
The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 was awarded to three Japanese scientists: Prof. Isamu Akasaki from Meijo University, Prof. Hiroshi Amano from Nagoya University, and Prof. Shuji Nakamura from the University of California.
The Award Ceremony for the Nobel Prize was held on December 10 in Stockholm, Sweden. Shortly after being presented with this prize, one of the Nobel Laureates, Prof. Hiroshi Amano, visited Sendai to give a special lecture about his Nobel Prize winning work “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”.
*The lecture was given in Japanese.


16:00 – 16:45 Lecture
Prof. Takashi Matsuoka (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)  Video

16:45 – 17:45 Special Lecture
Prof. Hiroshi Amano (Nagoya University)  Video

17:45 – 19:00 Q&A, Discussion Session
(with 10 High School Students from Miyagi)

Date: December 26, 2014 16:00 – 19:00
Venue: Sendai Civic Auditorium Main Hall
Address: 4-1 Sakuragaoka Koen, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0823
TEL: 022-262-4721 FAX: 022-215-3950

Hosted by

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University
Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University

Website : /nobel/amano/