Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 29 | Awards
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

Nobel Laureate Signature Award For Graduate Education In Chemistry: Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt and Matthew J. Polinski

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Keywords: awards, 2016 ACS National Awards, people

Sponsor: Avantor Performance Materials

Citation: For the development of the chemistry of californium that demonstrates its unique role in uniting the f-block with the d-block.

What their colleagues say: “The unusual properties of the californium borate uncovered by Polinski open up new doors in actinide chemistry that no one thought ever existed. Polinski has contributed not just a single spectacular paper, but a body of work that allows the californium results to be properly evaluated.”—William . . .

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