TITLE

Polanyi, John Charles

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Polanyi, John Charles (1929-) is a German-born Canadian physical chemist who advanced the study of chemical reactions by means of the infrared radiation (heat) that they give off. He shared the 1986 Nobel Prize in chemistry with American scientists Dudley Robert Herschbach and Yuan Tseh Lee, who had used different approaches to similar problems.
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37309322

 

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