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JSAP Outstanding Achievement Award

Outstanding achievement in the field of applied physics is recognized by the presentation of a 'JSAP Outstanding Achievement Award' to individuals who have greatly contributed to the progress of applied physics.

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Stipulations

The Japan Society of Applied Physics Outstanding Achievement Award Stipulations

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Recipients

17th (2016)

Award RecipientsDr. Kiyoshi Toko
CitationFor his pioneering study and implementation of biomimetic sensors for gustatory and olfactory senses
Award RecipientsDr. Masamichi Yamanishi
CitationFor his pioneering research and development of wavefunction engineering optical devices

16th (2015)

Award RecipientsDr. Hidetoshi Katori
CitationFor his pioneering research on optical lattice clocks
Award RecipientsDr. Yasuhiro Horiike
CitationFor his pioneering research and development of semiconductor dry etching technologies and the industrialization

15th (2014)

Award RecipientsDr. Mitsumasa Koyanagi
CitationFor his contribution on the evolution of high-density memory and pioneering research of three-dimensional integrated circuits
Award RecipientsDr. Susumu Noda
CitationFor his pioneering research on photonic crystals
Award RecipientsDr. Katsuaki Satou
CitationFor his contribution to education and science outreach activities in the field of applied materials science through such as internet and books.

14th (2013)

Award RecipientsDr. Yasuhiko Arakawa
CitationFor his pioneering research on quantum dot lasers
Award RecipientsDr. Hideomi Koinuma
CitationFor his pioneering research on oxide thin film materials

13th (2012)

Award RecipientsDr. Masataka Nakazawa
CitationFor his pioneering research on Erbium-Doped Optical Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) pumped by semiconductor lasers and its development of application

12th (2011)

Award RecipientsDr. Hideo Ohno
CitationFor his leading research on semiconductor spintronics
Award RecipientsDr. Tatau Nishinaga
CitationFor his leading research on the epitaxial growth of semiconductors

11th (2010)

Award RecipientsDr. Hideo Hosono
CitationFor his pioneering research on creation of novel functional oxides
Award RecipientsDr. Jumpei Tsujiuchi
CitationFor his work in the development of optical information processing and its contribution to academic and industrial fields

10th (2009)

Award RecipientsDr. Kohichi Kitazawa
CitationFor his pioneering research on electro-magnetic properties of the high temperature superconductors
Award RecipientsDr. Eiji Takeda
CitationFor his advanced research on high-field effects in scaled MOSFETs, and applied research for industries
Award RecipientsDr. Kashiko Kodate
CitationFor her contribution to nurturing female researchers and promoting gender equality in science and engineering

9th (2008)

Award RecipientsDr. Hiroyuki Sakaki
CitationFor his pioneering research on semiconductor nanostructure devices
Award RecipientsDr. Terunobu Miyazaki
CitationFor his pioneering research on room temperature tunnel magneto-resistive devices

8th (2007)

Award RecipientsDr. Yoshihiro Hamakawa
CitationFor his pioneering research on amorphous silicon solar cells
Award RecipientsDr. Masataka Hirose
CitationFor his basic and leading research on amorphous semiconductor superlattices and silicon integration technologies

7th (2006)

Award RecipientsDr. Yasuharu Suematsu
CitationFor his pioneering research on semiconductor lasers for optical fiber communications
Award RecipientsDr. Eiichi Maruyama
CitationFor his pioneering research on high-performance imaging devices using non-crystalline semiconductors

6th (2005)

Award RecipientsDr. Kenichi Iga
CitationFor his pioneering research on surface emitting semiconductor lasers
Award RecipientsDr. Ryuichi Shimizu
CitationFor his contributions to the pioneering fundamental research on micro-beam analysis, and on surface analysis technologies

5th (2004)

Award RecipientsDr. Takuo Sugano
CitationFor his pioneering research on silicon MOS devices and his contributions to the development of LSI technologies
Award RecipientsDr. Susumu Namba
CitationFor his pioneering research on the application of beam technologies in semiconductor engineering

4th (2003)

Award RecipientsDr. Hiroyuki Matsunami
CitationFor his pioneering research on SiC semiconductors and their devices
Award RecipientsDr. Takashi Mimura
CitationFor the invention and development of the High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT)
Award RecipientsDr. Tadao Tsuruta
CitationFor the educational contributions with his scientific work “PENCIL OF RAYS”

3rd (2002)

Award RecipientsDr. Sumio Iijima
CitationFor the discovery and elucidation of carbon nanotubes
Award RecipientsDr. Shoji Tanaka
CitationFor his pioneering research on oxide superconductors

2nd (2001)

Award RecipientsDr. Isamu Akasaki
CitationFor his pioneering research on blue light emitting nitride semiconductor devices

1st (2000)

Award RecipientsDr. Izuo Hayashi
CitationFor his pioneering work on the development of semiconductor lasers and innovations related to optoelectronic integrated circuits
Award RecipientsDr. Mamoru Mohri
CitationFor his enduring commitment and multifaceted contributions to public education in the field of science in space