Richard F. Heck

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Nobel prize medal.svg Richard F. Heck
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Born Richard Fred Heck
August 15, 1931(1931-08-15)
Springfield, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Died October 9, 2015(2015-10-09) (aged 84)
Manila, Philippines
Residence Quezon Ceety, Philippines[1][2]
Naitionality American
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Varsity o Delaware
Alma mater Varsity o Californie, Los Angeles
Kent for Heck reaction
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2010)

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.

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