Richard F. Heck

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Richard F. Heck
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BornRichard Fred Heck
15 August 1931(1931-08-15)
Springfield, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Died9 October 2015(2015-10-09) (aged 84)
Manila, Philippines
ResidenceQuezon Ceety, Philippines[1][2]
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materVarsity o Californie, Los Angeles
Kent forHeck reaction
AwairdsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2010)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Delaware

Richard Fred Heck (August 15, 1931 – October 10, 2015[3]) wis an American chemist notit for the discovery an development o the Heck reaction, which uises palladium tae catalyze organic chemical reactions that couple aryl halides wi alkenes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Suarez, Larissa Mae. "US scientist residing in Philippines wins 2010 chemistry Nobel". GMANews.tv.
  2. Quismundo, Tarra. "He's the only Nobel winner living in RP". Inquirer.net.
  3. UK Nobel Prize winner Heck dies in Philippines