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

Rudolph "Rudy" Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his theory of electron transfer. Marcus theory, named after him, provides a thermodynamic and kinetic framework for describing one electron outer-sphere electron transfer. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1704 × 2272 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1704 × 2272 pixel, file size: 1. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 21 is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Electron transfer (ET) is the process by which an electron moves from one atom or molecule to another atom or molecule. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Outer Sphere Electron Transfer (ET) Outer sphere ET is defined as electron transfer in which the coordination shells of the two metal redox centers remain intact during the electron transfer event. ...


He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He earned a B.Sc. in 1943 and a Ph.D. in 1946, both from McGill University. In 1958, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. He is currently a professor at Caltech. This article needs cleanup. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated Ph. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Naturalization is the process whereby a person becomes a national of a nation, or a citizen of a country, other than the one of his birth. ...


External links

  • Rudolph A. Marcus: Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry at Caltech
  • Rudolph A. Marcus: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992
  • Rudolph A. Marcus: autobiography
  • Rudolph A. Marcus: Nobel Lecture 1992, Electron Transfer Reactions in Chemistry: Theory and Experiment
  • Freeview video 'An Interview with Rudolph Marcus' by the Vega Science Trust

 
 

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