Gerhard Ertl

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Gerhard Ertl
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Born (1936-10-10) 10 October 1936 (age 86)
Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Alma materVarsity o Stuttgart
Technical Varsity o Munich
Kent forSurface chemistry
AwairdsJapan Prize (1992)[1]
Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1998)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2007)
Otto Hahn Prize (2007)
Scientific career
FieldsSurface chemistry
InstitutionsTechnical Varsity o Hannover
Ludwig Maximilians Varsity o Munich
Technical Varsity o Munich
Free Varsity o Berlin
Technical Varsity o Berlin
Fritz Haber Institute o the MPG
Humboldt Varsity o Berlin
Doctoral advisorHeinz Gerischer

Gerhard Ertl (born 10 October 1936) is a German pheesicist an a Professor emeritus at the Depairtment o Pheesical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. Ertl's resairch laid the foondation o modren surface chemistry, which haes helped expleen hou fuel cells produce energy wioot pollution, hou catalytic converters clean up car exhausts an even wha airn rusts, the Ryal Swadish Academy o Sciences said.

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  1. Laureates of the Japan Prize.
  2. Till Weishaupt (December 2007). "Glauben Sie an Gott?". Cicero. Retrieved 3 September 2014. Translated from German: Oh, yes, I believe in God. (...) I am a Christian and I try to live as a Christian (...) I read the Bible very often and I try to understand it.