Category:Richard Fred Heck

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Deutsch: Richard Frederick Heck (* 15. August 1931 in Springfield, Massachusetts) ist ein US-amerikanischer Chemiker, der durch die Entdeckung der Heck-Reaktion bekannt geworden ist. 2010 erhielt er zusammen mit Ei-ichi Negishi und Akira Suzuki den Chemie-Nobelpreis.
English: Richard Frederick Heck (born August 15, 1931) is an American chemist noted for the discovery and development of the Heck reaction, which uses the metal palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions that couple aryl halides with alkenes. Heck was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on October 6, 2010, with the Japanese chemists Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki, for their work in palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions in organic synthesis.

Richard F. Heck 
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American chemist
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Date of birth15 August 1931
Richard Fred Heck
Date of death10 October 2015
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