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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1999
Ahmed Zewail

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Ahmed Zewail - Facts

Ahmed H. Zewail

Ahmed H. Zewail

Born: 26 February 1946, Damanhur, Egypt

Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his studies of the transition states of chemical reactions using femtosecond spectroscopy"

Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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