The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1967

Manfred Eigen

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Prize share: 1/2

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

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Prize share: 1/4

George Porter

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1967 was divided, one half awarded to Manfred Eigen, the other half jointly to Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and George Porter "for their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equilibrium by means of very short pulses of energy."

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