Rudolph A. Marcus

1923 - Today

Rudolph A. Marcus

Rudolph Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-born chemist who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems". Marcus theory, named after him, provides a thermodynamic and kinetic framework for describing one electron outer-sphere electron transfer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolph A. Marcus has received more than 123,750 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 276th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 276 out of 473Before him are Henri Victor Regnault, Leopold Gmelin, Mária Telkes, Satoshi Ōmura, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, and Ryōji Noyori. After him are Edward Frankland, Norman Lockyer, Bernard Courtois, John E. Walker, Fraser Stoddart, and Georg Brandt.

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Among people born in 1923, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 76Before him are Richard Avedon, Freeman Dyson, Dexter Gordon, Rasul Gamzatov, Peter Vaughan, and Stjepan Bobek. After him are Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Sergey Akhromeyev, Victoria de los Ángeles, Chuck Yeager, Koji Miyata, and Yelena Bonner.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 66 out of 840Before him are Ryan Gosling (1980), Mack Sennett (1880), Donald O. Hebb (1904), David H. Hubel (1926), Steven Pinker (1954), and Rachel McAdams (1978). After him are Geneviève Bujold (1942), David Easton (1917), Justin Bieber (1994), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Mike Myers (1963), and A. E. van Vogt (1912).

Among CHEMISTS In Canada

Among chemists born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 4Before him are William Giauque (1895), Henry Taube (1915), and Sidney Altman (1939). After him are Maud Menten (1879).

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