Charles Kao attends the grand opening of an exhibit in his honour at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks in 2011. Photo: Edward Wong
Charles Kao attends the grand opening of an exhibit in his honour at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks in 2011. Photo: Edward Wong

Google doodle honours Charles K Kao, Hong Kong’s only Nobel laureate and the father of fibre optics

  • Kao laid the groundwork for the development of modern communications with his seminal work on fibre optics in the 1960s
  • He is also remembered in Hong Kong as an educator, having served as vice-chancellor of Chinese University for nine years

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Charles Kao attends the grand opening of an exhibit in his honour at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks in 2011. Photo: Edward Wong
Charles Kao attends the grand opening of an exhibit in his honour at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks in 2011. Photo: Edward Wong
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