Rudolph A. Marcus

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Rudolph A. Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus in 2005
Rudolph Arthur Marcus

(1923-07-21) July 21, 1923 (age 100)
NationalityAmerican, Canadian
CitizenshipUnited States, Canada
Alma materMcGill University
Known forElectron transfer
Spouse(s)Laura Hearne (1949-2003; her death; 3 children)
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1992)
Scientific career
InstitutionsPolytechnic Institute of New York University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Caltech

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.

On July 21, 2023, Marcus turned 100 years old.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rudolph A. Marcus: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992". Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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