• 【Top Article from Nikkei Business Online】

    October 20, 2014

    Why Nobel Prize Winner Shuji Nakamura Left Japan


    "With this country the way it is, I can't work here anymore" -- so said Shuji Nakamura, one of the three winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics, when interviewed by Nikkei Business in 2005. He was speaking about Japan, although he had already left in 1999 to take a post at the University of California, Santa Barbara. All of Japan is proud and excited that he has won the Nobel, but this seems a good time to re-examine the events that led him to abandon doing further research in his home country.・・・

  • 【News in depth】

    October 14, 2014

    The Dawning of the Age of Carbon Fiber Meets an Obstacle


    The most fitting application for high-strength, lightweight carbon fiber: automobiles. Demand has just started to rise, but the inability to procure raw materials is placing a drag on expansion. What can be done to release the brakes?・・・

  • 【News in depth】

    October 6, 2014

    The Changing Abenomics Market


    The Nikkei average has recovered, climbing to the 16,000 yen level, and some expect it to rise even further. But the real economy has begun losing steam, expanding the gap between high share prices and underlying fundamentals. The nature of the Abenomics market is changing, and its ability to withstand shocks is questionable.・・・

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