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

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Nobel Lecture

Sand from Centuries Past: Send Future Voices Fast

Charles K. Kao's Nobel Lecture was held on 8 December 2009, at Aula Magna, Stockholm University, by his wife, Mrs May W. Kao. They were introduced by Professor Joseph Nordgren, Chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physics.

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From Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 2009, Editor Karl Grandin, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 2010

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