Professor Masaru Hori, Director of Nagoya University's Center for Low-Temperature Plasma Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2nd AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize, which is awarded to scientists who have made seminal and pioneering contributions in the field of plasma applications, focusing on impacts on industry. He is the first Japanese person to win this prize. Certificate, medal and cash prize will be given at the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Plasma Physics on October 26, 2020.
He has been selected to win the prize "for his outstanding contributions to diverse range of applied and fundamental plasma science and technology using low-temperature plasmas, in particular, for the carbon film mask technology development for plasma etching for semiconductor manufacturing technologies; for invention and commercialization of ultra-compact atomic radicals measurement equipment and high-density radical source for radical controlled plasma processing and synthesis for functionalized materials; and for discoveries related to the use of plasma activated medium/lactic in plasma medicine for selective killing of various cancer cells."
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Director of Nagoya University's Center
for Low-Temperature Plasma Sciences