Marcus, Rudolph A. (Rudolph Arthur), 1923- (Chemist, Nobel Laureate)
- Existence: 1923-
Background: Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1992; Caltech Professor of Chemistry, 1978-present.
Collection Notes: Oral history, 1982. This 69-page oral history covers Marcus's childhood in Montreal and Detroit, his undergraduate years at McGill, postdoctoral work at NRC and in Chapel Hill, RRKM theory, years at Brooklyn Poly, faculty position at Illinois and faculty years at Caltech.
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The Rudolph A Marcus papers consist of working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material. Marcus is best known for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems, for which he won the 1992 Nobel Prize in chemistry.