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Professor Jean M. J. Frechet of the US is congratulated by Japanese... News PhotoAkihito,Awards Ceremony,Japan,Japanese Royalty,Science and Technology,Technology,Tokyo - Japan,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPProfessor Jean M. J. Frechet (L) of the US is congratulated by Japanese Emperor Akihito (R) during the awards ceremony for the Japan Prize in Tokyo on April 24, 2013. Frechet and his compatriot, Professor C. Grant Wilson, were jointly awarded the prize in the materials and production field to develop chemically amplified resistant polymer materials for the innovative semiconductor manufacturing process. The Japan Prize is awarded annually to scientists and engineers from around the world who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology, furthering the cause of peace and prosperity. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)