George A. Olah

Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture, December 8, 1994

My Search for Carbocations and Their Role in Chemistry

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From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1991-1995, Editor Bo G. Malmström, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1997

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