The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1986
Dudley R. Herschbach, Yuan T. Lee, John C. Polanyi
John C. Polanyi
Born: 23 January 1929, Berlin, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Prize motivation: "for their contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes"
Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/3