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  2. Professor Charles K. Kao, former CUHK Vice-Chancellor ...

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    Professor Charles K. Kao, former Vice-Chancellor of CUHK (1987-1996) and ‘Father of Fibre Optics’, received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden on 10 December 2009 amid warm applause. He was honoured by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for his groundbreaking idea about fibre optics put forward over four decades ago ...

  3. Charles K. Kao – Prize presentation - NobelPrize.org

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    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Kuen Kao "for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication", the other half jointly to Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"

  4. Charles K. Kao – Photo gallery - NobelPrize.org

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    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Kuen Kao "for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication", the other half jointly to Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"

  5. Charles K. Kao: Google pays tribute to 'father of fiber ...

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    Charles K. Kao and fiber optics. Charles Kuen Kao was born on November 4, 1933, in Shanghai, and from a young age he learned English and French, along with studying the Chinese classic texts. In ...

  6. Home Charles K. Kao – Father of Fiber Optics Sir Charles Kuen Kao (4 November 1933 – 23 September 2018) was a Hong Kong-American-British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications.

  7. The Untold Truth Of Charles Kao - Grunge.com

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    The Untold Truth Of Charles Kao. If you are reading this article right now, you have a man named Charles K. Kao to thank for it. Kao was an award-winning, world-renowned physicist whose research in electrical engineering could easily be referred to as the most important work of the modern era. Nicknamed the "father of fiber optics," it was Kao ...

  8. Charles K. Kao - Wikipedia

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    Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2015. ↑ Charles K. Kao was elected in 1990 as a member o Naitional Academy o Ingineerin in Electronics, Communication & Information Seestems Ingineerin for pioneerin an sustained accomplishments taewart the theoretical an practical realisation o optical feebre communication seestems.

  9. Charles K. Kao is a Chinese-American engineer and physicist who pioneered the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications. He is also credited with being the first to recognize the potential of using optical fibers for transmitting digital information, which laid the foundation for modern fiber optic communications.

  10. Charles K. Kao was a “Chinese-born British-American visionary physicist and educator” whose invention changed the way society communicates. He is honored with a google doodle on November 4, 2021. Kao was “considered the father of fiber optics whose innovations revolutionized global communication and laid the foundation for today’s high ...

  11. Gao (surname) - Wikipedia

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    Gao, Kao (Mandarin) Ko, Kou (Cantonese, Hokkien) Derivative (s) Cao, Ko. Gao ( Chinese: 高) is an East Asian surname of Chinese origin that can be literally translated as "high" or "tall". There are approximately 17 million living people with this surname. Some places, such as Taiwan, usually romanise this family name into " Kao ".