On 10th December 2020, Professor Hidetoshi Katori, Department of Applied Physics, received "Micius Quantum Prize 2020".
The Micius Foundation (http://miciusprize.org/) was established for promoting the quantum information science and technology research. This Prize recognizes seminal and groundbreaking contributions to the field of quantum information science, including but not limited to quantum communications, quantum simulation and computation, and quantum metrology. The Micius Quantum Prize 2020 focuses on the broadly defined field of quantum metrology, recognizing scientific advances ranging from early conceptual contributions to experimental breakthroughs. For his groundbreaking achievements in precision quantum measurements, in particular for the development of extremely stable and accurate optical atomic clocks.
The Micius Quantum Prize : http://miciusprize.org/index/lists/003003
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