Hiroshi Amano

Japanese pheesicist, 2014 Nobel laureate in Pheesics

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]

Hiroshi Amano
天野 浩
Born (1960-09-11) 11 September 1960 (age 59)
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


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