Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hosono received the 2018 Von Hippel Award from the Materials Research Society for developing transparent oxide semiconductors that are now widely used in liquid crystal displays. (Photo: Tokyo Institute of Technology)
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Tokyo Tech’s Professor Hideo Hosono received the Von Hippel Award from the Materials Research Society for his research on superconductors.
Thanks to the work of Japanese materials scientist Hideo Hosono, we now have much more efficient flat-screen TV displays.
Three materials scientists from the Tokyo Institute of Technology are the first recipients of the Prize in 28 years.
Professor Hideo Hosono, the man behind liquid crystal displays for tablets and organic light-emitting diode displays for TVs, has been recognized for his achievements.
Professor Hideo Hosono, who developed transistors for energy-saving LCD displays, has been recognized for his groundbreaking work with the 2016 Japan Prize.