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List of notable or famous physicists from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top physicists born in Japan and even some popular physicists who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese physicists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physicist from Japan is included when available.

People include everything from Tsutomu Shimomura to Makoto Kobayashi.

This historic physicists from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese physicists of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicists from Japan?" These prominent physicists of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese physicists.

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Anthony Ichiro Sanda is a Japanese-American particle physicist. Along with Ikaros Bigi, he was awarded the 2004 Sakurai Prize for his work on CP violation and B meson decays. ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Japan

Profession: Physicist

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Bunji Sakita is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicists from Japan
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Bunji Sakita was a Japanese-American theoretical physicist who made important contributions in quantum field theory, superstring theory and discovered supersymmetry in 1971. He was a Distinguished Professor of Physics at the City College of New York. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1930-2002)

Birthplace: Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Profession: Physicist

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Harutaro Murakami was a Japanese physicist and astronomer. The crater Murakami on the Moon is named after him. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1872-1947)

Profession: Physicist, Astronomer

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Hideki Yukawa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicists from Japan
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Hideki Yukawa ForMemRS FRSE, was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1907-1981)

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Profession: Physicist

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