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Vice President Kokubun Awarded "ELEX Best Paper Award"

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Executive Director and Vice President Yasuo Kokubun shared the ELEX Best Paper Award with Professor Masanori Koshiba of Hokkaido University at The 2010 Society Convention of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) held at Osaka Prefectural University on September 15, 2010.

The honored paper is entitled "Novel Multi-Core Fibers for Mode Division Multiplexing: Proposal and Design Principle," IEICE Electronics Express, vol.6, no.8, pp.522-528 (April 25, 2009), co-authored by Yasuo Kokubun and Masanori Koshiba, and is a fruit of their research on a new optical fiber that enables ultra wide bandwidth fiber-optical communication in the future. The panel of judges recognized the paper's excellence from among the papers that appeared in IEICE Electronics Society's web journal ELEX and that led to the award.

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