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

July 21, 1923 (1923-07-21) (age 96)
Nationality American, Canadian
Citizenship United States, Canada
Alma mater McGill University
Known for Electron transfer
Spouse(s) Laura Hearne (1949-2003; her death; 3 children)
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1992)
Scientific career
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Polytechnic 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 for his theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems. The Marcus theory is named after him.

Marcus was born in Montreal, Quebec.

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