Richard R. Ernst
Richard Robert Ernst (14 August 1933 – 4 June 2021) was a Swiss physical chemist. He was born in Winterthur, Switzerland. Ernst won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1991 for his works on the creation of Fourier transform Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy while at Varian Associates in Palo Alto, California.
Ernst was married to Magdalena until his death. Together, they had three children.
Ernst died on 4 June 2021 in Winterthur at the age of 87.
Works[change | change source]
- Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in One and Two Dimensions, Clarendon Press, 1987
- Richard R. Ernst: Nobelpreisträger aus Winterthur, Hier und Jetzt, Baden 2020
- Alois Feusi: Richard Ernst: Der Selbstzweifler, dem der Nobelpreis peinlich war. Summary of his autobiography. Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 21 May 2020. Retrieved 22 May 2020
References[change | change source]
- Alger, J R (1992). "The 1991 Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to an MRI investigator". Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 16 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1097/00004728-199201000-00001. PMID 1729287.
- Aue, W. P. (1976). "Two-dimensional spectroscopy. Application to nuclear magnetic resonance". The Journal of Chemical Physics. 64 (5): 2229–2246. Bibcode:1976JChPh..64.2229A. doi:10.1063/1.432450. ISSN 0021-9606. S2CID 10608225.
- Freeview video interview with Richard Ernst by the Vega Science Trust
- Interview with Professor Richard R. Ernst by Joanna Rose, science writer, 8 December 2001.
- The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1991
- Ernst Autobiography at nobelprize.org
- Ernst, Richard, R. "Richard R. Ernst". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Nobel-winning MRI pioneer Richard Ernst dies". The Straits Times. Singapore. Agence France-Presse. 8 June 2021. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
- Ernst, Richard R. (1987). Principles of nuclear magnetic resonance in one and two dimensions. Bodenhausen, Geoffrey., Wokaun, Alexander. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-855629-2. OCLC 12804280.