Gerhard Ertl

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Nobel prize medal.svg Gerhard Ertl
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Born (1936-10-10) 10 October 1936 (age 81)
Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Residence Germany
Naitionality Germany
Fields Surface chemistry
Institutions Technical 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
Alma mater Varsity o Stuttgart
Technical Varsity o Munich
Doctoral advisor Heinz Gerischer
Kent for Surface chemistry
Notable awairds

Japan Prize (1992)[1]


Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1998)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2007)
Otto Hahn Prize (2007)

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 modern surface chemistry, which haes helped explain 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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