Leo Esaki


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Noun1.Leo Esaki - physicist honored for advances in solid state electronics (born in Japan in 1925)
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Edited by Manijeh Razeghi, Leo Esaki, and Klaus von Klitzing
In the past, they've included Sir Edmund Hillary, neuroscientist Dr Susan Greenfield and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Dr Leo Esaki. The panel aims to recognise in candidates the traits that they themselves needed in reaching the pinnacle of their respective professions.
The selection committee is headed by Leo Esaki, a 1973 Nobel laureate in physics.