The 2001 Kyoto Prize Workshops
11 /12 Mon
Address：Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan
Zhores Ivanovich Alferov
Dr. Alferov, Dr. Hayashi and Dr. Panish have made pioneering contributions to the development of optoelectronics as we know it today with the achievement of continuous wave operation of semiconductor lasers at room temperature. They have thus paved the way for commercial use of electronic devices that play an essential role in the building of information infrastructures supporting the worldwide IT revolution.