The Nobel Prize in Physics – Blue LEDs – Filling the world with new light

• Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
• Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan
• Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA



The Nobel Prize in Chemistry – How the optical microscope became a nanoscope

• Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA
• Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
• William E. Moerner, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA



The Prize in Economic Sciences – The science of taming powerful firms

• Jean Tirole, Toulouse 1 Capitole University, France



The Nobel lectures were organised by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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