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physicist , researcher

Akira Tonomura, Japanese physicist, researcher. Recipient Nishina Memorial award, Asahi prize, Japan Academy prize, Imperial prize, Benjamin Franklin medal Franklin Institute. Member National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate).

Background

Tonomura, Akira was born on April 25, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Hideo and Masa Tonomura.

Education

Bachelor, Tokyo University, 1965. Doctor of Engineering, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Gakushuin (Japan) University, 1993.

Career

Senior researcher Central Research Laboratory, Kokubunji, Tokyo, 1975-1985. Senior chief research scientist Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Hatoyama and Saitama, Japan, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate).

Connections

Married Miwako Hamada, 1975. Children: Osamu, Masaru.

father:
Hideo Tonomura

mother:
Masa Tonomura

spouse:
Miwako Hamada

child:
Osamu Tonomura

child:
Masaru Tonomura