herschbach, dudley robert


herschbach, dudley robert

American chemist and educator who, with Yuan T. Lee and John C. Polanyi, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1986 for his pioneering use of molecular beams to analyze chemical reactions.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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