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NIMS researcher awarded the Sir Martin Wood Prize

2014.11.05
(2014.11.13 Update)


Dr. Masamitsu Hayashi, senior research scientist of NIMS, the Magnetic materials unit, was awarded the Sir Martin Wood Prize at the Millennium Science Forum.

Dr. Masamitsu Hayashi(*Open in new window), senior research scientist of NIMS, the Magnetic materials unit, was awarded the Sir Martin Wood Prize at the Millennium Science Forum held at the British Embassy in Tokyo on Nov. 5th. Dr. Hayashi was awarded the prize for his study of "Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostructures". His work has contributed to advance the understanding of electrically controlling magnetic moments of nanoscale magnets, which is a crucial technology for next generation information storage and computation devices.

The Sir Martin Wood Prize is sponsored by the British company Oxford Instruments and is named after Sir Martin Wood, Founder and Honorary President of Oxford Instruments. The prize is awarded to young scientists who have made an outstanding achievement in condensed matter physics.

Millennium Science Forum
About the Sir Martin Wood Prize
http://www.msforum.jp/en/about_sir_martin/(*Open in new window)


"British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens (left) awarding the Sir Martin Wood Prize to Dr. Hayashi (right)." Image

British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens (left) awarding the Sir Martin Wood Prize to Dr. Hayashi (right).


"Group photo at the Ambassador’s residence." Image

Group photo at the Ambassador’s residence.