herbert aaron hauptman

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herbert aaron hauptman

American mathematician and crystallographer who, along with Jerome Karle, received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1985. They developed mathematical methods for deducing the molecular structure of chemical compounds from the patterns formed when X rays are diffracted by their crystals

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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