• 2022

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    For outstanding contributions to the modeling and development of crystal resonators and sensors

    2021

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    For the design, development, and delivery of high stability and long-lived Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillators (OCXOs) for space applications.

    2020

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    For leadership in the design and development of state-of-the-art low noise oscillators and phase noise measurement systems.

    2019

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    For pioneering the development of extremely high-Q cryogenic Bulk Acoustic Resonators for sensing, oscillators, and fundamental applications.

    2018

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    For ground-breaking contributions to noise analysis and signal-source theory, and experimental achievements in the electronic and photonic domains.

    2017

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    For pioneering research, development, and commercialization of signal generating and processing devices for commercial and scientific applications.

    2016

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    For 40 years of contributions to the area of piezoelectric frequency control devices as a successful researcher, educator, and entrepreneur and the efforts in the international standardization of piezoelectric devices.

    2015

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    For the analysis, design, and development of a host of frequency control products exhibiting state-of-the-art performance, including the development of extremely low noise crystal oscillator circuitry.

    2014

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    For the development of high-Q resonators and low-noise devices with application to frequency control, precision measurement and sensing.

    2013

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    For the analysis, design, and development of low noise, vibration-immune, and frequency stable frequency control devices.

    2012

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    For theoretical advancements and innovations to the thickness-shear and surface-acoustic-wave based quartz pressure sensors, as well as outstanding contributions to borehole sonic technology in the oil and gas industry.

    2011

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    For pioneering research in physical acoustoelectronics and acoustics, including acoustic resonance spectroscopy, attenuation mechanisms, piezoelectric properties of thin layers and films, and new acoustic materials.

    2010

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    For the construction of ultra-stable cryogenic sapphire dielectric resonator oscillators and promotion of their applications in the fields of frequency metrology and radio-astronomy.

    2009

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    For the invention of SAW resonator technology which is widely used in duplexers for mobile telephony and for his devotion to educating electronic engineers throughout his life.

    2008

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    For fundamental contributions to the theory and analysis of piezoelectric resonators, including the accurate description of subtle and complex nonlinear effects.

    2007

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    For important contributions to the development and modelling of bulk-wave piezoelectric devices using quartz and new materials and for determining the interactions between vibration mode shape and defects.

    2006

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    For pioneering research, development, and commercialization of timing and frequency control devices based on vibrating RF MEMS technology

    2005

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    For outstanding contributions to state-of-the-art low noise quartz oscillators and low noise circuits.

    2003

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    For outstanding and innovative work leading to the development of miniature, thin film resonator filters in commercially viable products.

    2002

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    For the development of ultra-low noise microwave oscillators and pioneering research in the field of microwave circuit interferometry.

    2001

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    For clear physical insight and model of the effects of noise on oscillators.

    2000

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    For pioneering the early understanding of SAW devices.

    1999

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    For contributions to the fundamental understanding of acceleration sensitivity, hysteresis and the aging of quartz resonators.

    1998

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    For outstanding contributions in the research, development, and implementation of precision SAW oscillators based on 'all quartz package' SAW devices.

    1997

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    For outstanding contributions to low noise signal generator technology.

    1996

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    For his contributions to quartz resonator sensors, quartz crystal oscillators, dual-mode oscillators, and computer-aided design of oscillators.

    1995

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    For major contributions to our understanding of environmental and nonlinear effects, and pioneering results on 1/f noise in piezoelectric resonators.

    1994

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    For outstanding contributions to the theory and applications of high-precision SAW oscillators.

    1993

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    For outstanding contributions to Photolithographic miniature quartz crystal units with excellent temperature stability.

    1992

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    For fundamental contributions to both quartz resonator fabrication technology and understanding of nonlinear effects leading to devices of superior performance.

    1991

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    For contributions to the development of single and dual mode quartz resonators for filter applications.

    1990

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    For outstanding contributions to the development of improved quartz crystals and processing techniques, significantly advancing the field of precision frequency control and timing.

    1989

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    For contributions to the development of the TCXO and for stimulation and education of students in the field of frequency control.

    1988

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    For his work leading to the development of improved cultured quartz crystals, improved qualification techniques, and his tireless contributions to the frequency control industry.

    1987

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    For contributions to fundamental theory and experiments, stimulation of growth of the industry, and education in quartz resonator technology.

    1986

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    For his pioneering contributions to the photolithographic processing of quartz devices, especially the development and commercialization of quartz tuning forks for timekeeping.

    1985

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    For his contributions to the development of SC-cut and other doubly rotated quartz resonators.

    1984

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    For his contributions to the development of high precision quartz crystal units.

    1983

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    For his theoretical prediction of planar stress compensation in doubly rotated quartz plate resonators leading to the realization of the SC-cut.