Richard Willstätter

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Richard Willstätter
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BornRichard Martin Willstätter
13 August 1872
Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany
Died3 August 1942( 1942-08-03) (aged 69)
Muralto, Locarno, Swisserland
Alma materVarsity o Munich
Kent forOrganic chemistry
Hauf-marrae(s)Sophie Leser (1903-1908; her daith; 2 bairns)[1]
AwairdsNobel Prize for Chemistry (1915)
Davy Medal (1932)
Willard Gibbs Awaird (1933)
Fellae o the Ryal Society[2]
Scientific career
FieldsPheesical chemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Munich
ETH Zürich
Varsity o Berlin
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Doctoral advisorAlfred Einhorn
Adolf von Baeyer

Richard Martin Willstätter, ForMemRS[2] (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) wis a German organic chemist whase study o the structur o plant pigments, chlorophyll includit, wan him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Willstätter invented paper chromatografie independently o Mikhail Tsvet.[3][4]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 Robinson, R. (1953). "Richard Willstätter. 1872-1942". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 8 (22): 609–626. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1953.0021. JSTOR 769233.
  3. Allen, W. A.; Gausman, H. W.; Richardson, A. J. (1973). "Willstätter-Stoll Theory of Leaf Reflectance Evaluated by Ray Tracing". Applied Optics. 12 (10): 2448–2453. doi:10.1364/AO.12.002448. PMID 20125799.
  4. Dées De Sterio, A. (1967). "Richard Willstätter, 25th anniversary of his death (25 Steptember 1942)". Munchener medizinische Wochenschrift (1950). 109 (39): 2018–2019. PMID 4874034.