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Tanaka, Koichi

Born: 1959 AD
Currently alive, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: Japanese
Categories: Engineers


1959 - Born on the 3rd of August in Toyama City, Japan.

1980 - Tanaka reported a method, called soft laser desorption, in which the sample, in solid or viscous form, is bombarded with a laser pulse.

1983 - Tanaka received an engineering degree from Tohoku University.

2002 - He was appointed fellow of the corporation, a position comparable to executive director.

         - Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

         - Tanaka's prizewinning work expanded the applications of mass spectrometry, an analytic technique used in many fields of science since the early 20th century.



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