Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura

Share this:

Isamu Akasaki - Interview

Interview, October 2014

Telephone interview with Isamu Akasaki following the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, 8 October 2014. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media. Isamu Akasaki, the pioneer of the blue LED, was working at Meijo University when he got the news that he had been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura. Hear Isamu Akasaki talk about his reaction and the many congratulatory messages he received: "This shows the authority and greatness of the Nobel Prize".

Listen to the Interview
3 min.

Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Isamu Akasaki


Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Isamu Akasaki - Interview". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 23 May 2018. <>