Prize Winners


Yasunobu Nakamura

Yasunobu Nakamura

1st Winner (1999)

NEC Fundamental and Enviromental Research Laboratories

"Quantum coherence in single-electron-pair box."

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Tokushi Kizuka

Tokushi Kizuka

2nd Winners (2000)

Nagoya University

"Atomic direct observation of structural dynamics in solid."

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Katsuya Shimizu

Katsuya Shimizu

2nd Winners (2000)

Osaka University

"Search for Superconductivity under Ultra-high Pressure."

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Keiya Shirahama

Keiya Shirahama

3rd Winner (2001)

Keio University

"Experimental study of the transport phenomena in the Wigner crystal phase of electrons on super fluid 3He."

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Ichiro Terasaki

Ichiro Terasaki

4th Winner (2002)

Waseda University

"Search for a novel physical property in transition-metal oxides."

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Toshimasa Fujisawa

Toshimasa Fujisawa

5th Winner (2003)

NTT Basic Research Laboratories

"Study of single-electron dynamics in quantum dot."

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Yuzo Ohno

Yuzo Ohno

6th Winner (2004)

Tohoku University Research Institute of Electrical Communication

"Spin injection and electron spin/nuclear spin dynamics in semiconductors."

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Tsuyoshi Kimura

Tsuyoshi Kimura

7th Winner (2005)

Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories (USA)

"Discovery of colossal response to magnetic field in manganese oxides."

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Kazutomo Suenaga

Kazutomo Suenaga

8th Winner (2006)

AIST

" Electron microscopy and spectroscopy on single molecules."

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Akira Ohtomo

Akira Ohtomo

9th Winner (2007)

Tohoku University Institute for Materials Research

" High mobility electron gas at polar oxide heterointerfaces."

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Teruo Ono

Teruo Ono

10th Winners (2008)

Kyoto University

" Magnetization control in nano-magnets by electric currents."

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Eiji Saitoh

Eiji Saitoh

10th Winners (2008)

Keio University

"Generation, detection and utilization of spin currents."

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Yousoo Kim

Yousoo Kim

11th Winner (2009)

RIKEN

"Spectroscopy and reaction-control of a single molecule at surfaces."

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Shuichi Murakami

Shuichi Murakami

12th Winner (2010)

Tokyo Institute of Technology

"Theory of the spin Hall effect."

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Yukio Kawano

Yukio Kawano

13th Winner(2011)

Tokyo Institute of Technology

"Terahertz wave detection"

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Daichi Chiba

Daichi Chiba

14th Winner(2012)

Kyoto University

"Electric-field control of ferromagnetism in semiconductors and metals."

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Naoya Shibata

Naoya Shibata

15th Winner(2013)

The University of Tokyo

"Development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science research."

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Masamitsu Hayashi

Masamitsu Hayashi

16th Winner(2014)

NIMS

"Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostructures."

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Takuya Satoh

Takuya Satoh

17th Winner(2015)

Kyushu University

"Generation and control of magnetic excitations by polarized light in antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets."

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Akihito Ishizaki

Akihito Ishizaki

18th Winner(2016)

Institute for Molecular Science, IMS

"Theoretical development of real-time quantum dissipative dynamics and its application to molecular systems."

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Michihisa Yamamoto

Michihisa Yamamoto

19th Winner(2017)

The University of Tokyo

"Control and detection of quantum phase in semiconductor nanostructures."

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Yoshihiko Okamoto

Yoshihiko Okamoto

20th Winner(2018)

Nagoya University

"Creation of functional electronic phases."

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Keiichi Inoue

Keiichi Inoue

21st Winner(2019)

The University of Tokyo

"Discovery and functional analysis of novel retinal proteins."

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Takeshi Kondo

Takeshi Kondo

22nd Winner(2020)

The University of Tokyo

"Identification of electronic states of high-temperature copper oxide superconductors by advanced angle-resolved photoemissions spectroscopy."

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Atsushi Togo

Atsushi Togo

23rd Winner(2021)

National Institute for Materials Science

"Development of open source software for phonon properties in materials science."

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