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John B. Fenn

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John B. Fenn
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Fenn in 2005
Born
John Bennett Fenn

(1917-06-15)June 15, 1917[1]
DiedDecember 10, 2010(2010-12-10) (aged 93)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materBerea College
Yale University
Known forElectrospray ionization
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2002)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsPrinceton University
Yale University
Virginia Commonwealth University

John Bennett Fenn (June 15, 1917 – December 10, 2010) was an American analytical chemist. He was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half of the award with Koichi Tanaka for their work in mass spectrometry.

References[change | change source]

  1. Robinson, Carol V. (2011). "John Fenn (1917–2010) Chemist who enabled mass spectrometry to weigh up biology". Nature. 469 (7330): 300. doi:10.1038/469300a. PMID 21248828.