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The father of fibre optics in Russia

Evgeny Dianov (1936–2019) was a pioneer of fibre-optics research in the former Soviet Union and director of a highly successful research centre in Moscow dedicated to the field.

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Grudinin, A., Kazansky, P. & Payne, D. The father of fibre optics in Russia. Nat. Photonics 13, 729–730 (2019).

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