Charles K. Kao

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Interview with Charles K. Kao from IEEE Global History Network

Video of Charles K. Kao in the lab, connecting a prototype single-mode optical fibre to a measurement test rig at Standard Telecommunications Laboratories, United Kingdom. From YouTube.

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