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The Nobel Lectures 2014

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate in Economic Sciences. The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. 

Fascinated journeys into blue light
Nobel Laureate in Physics 2014: Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan.

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Datum

2014-12-08

Tid

09.00 - 14.40

Plats

Aula Magna, Stockholms universitet

Adress

Vägbeskrivning

Arrangör

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Avgift

The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureate in Economic Sciences. The Nobel Lectures 2014 will be webcast live here and at www.nobelprize.org. The lectures will also be available as video on demand at http://kvatv.se.

 09.00–09.05 Welcome address
Barbara Cannon, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09.05–10.55  The Nobel Prize in Physics – Blue LEDs – Filling the world with new light
Fascinated journeys into blue light
Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan

Growth of GaN on sapphire by low temperature deposited buffer layer and realization of p-type GaN by Mg-doping followed by LEEBI treatment 
Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan

Background story of the invention of efficient blue InGaN light emtting diodes
Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

11.10–13.00 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry – How the optical microscope became a nanoscope
Nanoscopy with focused light
Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Single-molecule spectroscopy, imaging, and photocontrol: Foundations for super-resolution microscopy
William E. Moerner, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Single molecules, cells, and super-resolution optics
Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA

14.00–14.40 The Prize in Economic Sciences – The science of taming powerful firms
Market failures and public policy
Jean Tirole, Toulouse 1 Capitole University, France

FILMING OF THE PRIZE LECTURES 8 DECEMBER

• A copyright agreement with the Nobel Media is needed to film and broadcast the Nobel Lectures 2014. It may be obtained via e-mail from the Press officer at the Academy, Jessica Balksjö Nannini, jessica.balksjo@kva.se when registrating for the event, or from Nobel Media,allegra.grevelius@nobelmedia.se. The completed and signed agreement must then be sent to Nobel Media at the latest 2 December. The address is written in the agreement.

•  The Nobel Lectures will be broadcast live as web-TV at http://kva.se and http://nobelprize.org, and will within a week be available on demand at http://kvatv.se 

 The lectures will be held in English. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

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Kontakt

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