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|Born||September 11, 1960
|Alma mater||Nagoya University|
|Known for||Blue and white LEDs|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (2014)
Person of Cultural Merit (2014)
Order of Culture (2014)
Foreign Member of National Academy of Engineering (2016)
|Doctoral advisor||Isamu Akasaki|
Hiroshi Amano (天野 浩 Amano Hiroshi, born September 11, 1960) is a Japanese physicist, engineer and inventor specializing in the field of semiconductor technology. For his work he was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Isamu Akasaki and Shuji Nakamura for "the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".
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