Frank H. Field | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 28 | p. 35 | Obituaries
Issue Date: July 15, 2013

Frank H. Field

Department: ACS News
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Frank H. Field, 91, a mass spectrometry pioneer and professor emeritus at Rocke­feller University, died on April 12.

Born in Keansburg, N.J., Field received a B.S. in 1943, an M.S. in 1944, and a Ph.D. in 1948, all in chemistry, from Duke University.

He taught at the University of Texas, Austin, first as an instructor and later as an assistant professor until 1952. He then worked as a research chemist at Humble Oil & Refining, . . .

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