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Kyoto Prize winners gather in San Diego

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Aired 4/19/09


George Heilmeier is a 2005 Kyoto Prize laureate in Advanced Technology. Today he joins These Days guest host, Dwane Brown, to discuss his major contributions to the field of electronics, including inventing the first LCD screen.

Guest:

  • George Heilmeier is the 2005 Kyoto Prize laureate in Advanced Technology in the field of electronics. He's been awarded for a lifetime of work that began when he developed the LCD screen. His invention paved the way for laptop computers and flat screen TVs.

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