Rudolph A. Marcus

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Rudolph A. Marcus

Rudolph A. Marcus in 2005
Born Rudolph Arthur Marcus
July 21, 1923 (1923-07-21) (age 91)
Montreal, Quebec
Citizenship United States, Canada
Nationality American, Canadian
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Polytechnic Institute of New York University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Caltech
Alma mater McGill University
Known for Electron transfer
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1992)
This person won a Nobel Prize

Rudolph Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-American chemist. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry[1] for his theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems.[2] The Marcus theory is named after him.

Marcus was born in Montreal, Quebec.

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