Rudolph A. Marcus

Rudolph A. Marcus
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Rudolph A. Marcus in 2005
BornRudolph Arthur Marcus
(1923-07-21) July 21, 1923 (age 95)
Montreal, Quebec
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
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsPolytechnic Institute of New York University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Caltech

This person won a Nobel PrizeRudolph 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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