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Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009
Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009

Charles Kuen Kao

Charles Kuen Kao

Prize share: 1/2

Willard S. Boyle

Willard S. Boyle

Prize share: 1/4

George E. Smith

George E. Smith

Prize share: 1/4

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".

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