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Nobel-Winning Scientist Isamu Akasaki Dies at 92

Nobel-Winning Scientist Isamu Akasaki Dies at 92

   Tokyo, April 2 (Jiji Press)--Japanese scientist Isamu Akasaki, who won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for creating blue light-emitting diodes, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, Thursday morning. He was 92.
   Akasaki, a native of Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, was a tenured professor at Meijo University in Nagoya.

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