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In Hong Kong the Nobel laureate Charles Kao - RIA Novosti, has died 9/23/2018


MOSCOW, 23 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Chinese, British and American engineer-physicist, the Nobel Prize laureate on physics Charles Kao has died in Hong Kong at the age of 84 years, Xinhua reports. It is reported that in 2004 diagnosed Alzheimer's disease for professor. In 2010 he in common with the wife has founded fund of the help to patients with the similar diagnosis and sought to draw public attention to this disease. Charles Kao for many years was engaged in development of fiber-optical technologies and has made the significant contribution to development of the region of telecommunication. In 2009 he has been conferred the Nobel Prize for "innovative achievements in the field of transfer of light on fibers for optical communication".

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