Charles Kuen (“K. C.”) Kao CBE FRS FREng (traditional Chinese: 高錕; simplified Chinese: 高锟; pinyin: Gāo Kūn (Kao Kuen); born 4 November 1933) is a pioneer in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Kao, widely regarded as the “Father of Fiber Optics” or “Father of Fiber Optic Communications“, was awarded half of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for “groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication”.
Interview about the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics
3 Americans Share 2009 Nobel Physics Prize
2009 Nobel Prize Physic – Charles Kao Introduction.
Charles KAO, Father of Fiber Optic Communications
The 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan (Tamil: வெங்கட்ராமன் ராமகிருஷ்ணன்; born 1952 in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India) is a structural biologist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England. He received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome”.
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Nobel Laureate Professor Venkatraman Ramakrishnan