Rudolph A. Marcus facts

Rudolph A. Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus in 2005
Born Rudolph Arthur Marcus
July 21, 1923 (1923-07-21) (age 94)
Montreal, Quebec
Citizenship United States, Canada
Nationality American, Canadian
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Polytechnic Institute of New York University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Caltech
Alma mater McGill University
Known for Electron transfer
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1992)

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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