Laureates of the Japan Prize

The 1985 (1st) Japan Prize

Information and Communications
Outstanding achievement in the field of electronics and communications technologies


Dr. John R. Pierce (USA)

Professor Emeritus at Stanford University.
Award Citation

Dr. Pierce's achievements in the field of information and telecommunication engineering represent the highest scientific caliber in the United States. His work has resulted in the theoretical development of the possibilities of communications satellites and of broad-band digital transmissions via pulse code modulations and multivalent signals.

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