Charles K. Kao

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Sir Charles Kuen Kao

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Charles K. Kao receivin an honorary degree frae Princeton Varsity in 2004
Native name高錕
Born4 November 1933(1933-11-04)
Shanghai, Cheenae[1]
Dee'd23 September 2018 (aged 84)
Hong Kong
ResidenceRepublic o Cheenae (1933–1948)
Hong Kong (1949–present)[2]
Unitit Kinrick (1952–1970)
Unitit States
CitizenshipUnitit States
Unitit Kinrick[1]
Alma materUniversity College London (PhD 1965, issued bi Varsity o Lunnon)
Varsity o Greenwich (BSc 1957, issued bi Varsity o Lunnon)
Kent forFiber optics
Fiber-optic communication
Scientific career
InstitutionsThe Cheenese Varsity o Hong Kong
ITT Corporation
Yale Varsity
Standard Telephones and Cables
Doctoral advisorHarold Barlow
Charles K. Kao
Traditional Chinese高錕
Simplified Chinese高锟

Sir Charles Kuen Kao,[5] GBM,[6] KBE,[7] FRS,[8] FREng[9] (born 4 November 1933; deed 23 September 2018) wis a Cheenese-born Hong Kong electrical ingineer an pheesicist wha pioneered the development an uise o fiber optics in telecommunications.

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  1. a b The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 – Press Release. Nobel Foundation. 6 October 2009. Retrieved 8 October 2009.
  2. Headline Daily (7 October 2009). 高錕獲諾貝爾獎 國人驕傲 (in Cheenese). Headline Daily. Archived frae the original on 11 October 2009. Retrieved 7 October 2009.
  3. "List of Fellows". Archived frae the original on 8 Juin 2016. Retrieved 17 Mairch 2017.
  4. "Fellows of the Royal Society". London: Royal Society. Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2015.
  5. 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.
  6. "306 people to receive honours". The Government of Hong Kong SAR. 1 Julie 2010. Retrieved 1 Julie 2010.[deid airtin]
  7. "2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List" (pdf). The London Gazette. 12 Juin 2010. Supplement No.1 B23. Retrieved 12 Juin 2010.
  8. "- Royal Society".
  9. "The Fellowship – List of Fellows". Archived frae the original on 12 Juin 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2009.