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That famous Nobel Prize winner from Japan

There are many units named after people. Units such as “Newton” and “Watt” are named after famous people. The names of other well-known units such as “Volt” and “Roentgen” are borrowed from people. In the case of Japan, the name of Nobel Prize winner, Hideki Yukawa, is used for a unit of length.