Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 - highlighted books and articles
The Prize was awarded on October 7 jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources". Congratulations!
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- Magnetic resonance studies of GaN based light emitting diodes (authors: W.E. Caelos, E.R. Glaser, T.A. Kennedy, Shuji Nakamura)
- Materials issues for InGaN-based lasers (author: Shuji Nakamura)
- Piezoelectric polarization in the radiative centers of GaInN/GaN quantum wells and devices (authors: C. Wetzel, T. Detchprohm, T. Takeuchi, Hiroshi Amano, Isamu Akasaki)
- Nitride-based laser diodes using thick n-AlGaN layers (authors: T. Takeuchi, Hiroshi Amano, Isamu Akasaki, et al.)
- III–V Nitride semiconductors for high-performance blue and green light-emitting devices
- Efficient Blue Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Conjugated Polymers with Fluorinated Silole Chemically Doped in Fluorene–Carbazole Main Chain
Shuji Nakamura won the Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics in 1999
Official announcement by NobelPrize.org