Willard Frank Libby, PhD

Affiliations: 
Chemistry University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
Area:
carbon-14
Website:
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1960/libby.html
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(1908 - 1980)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/20000844.html
http://chemistry.library.nd.edu/resources/genealogy/chemistry/documents/LibbyWF.pdf
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1960 was awarded to Willard F. Libby "for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics, and other branches of science".

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Parents

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Wendell Mitchell Latimer grad student 1933 UC Berkeley
 (Radioactivity of ordinary elements, especially samarium and neodymium method of detection)

Children

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Vincent L. Pecoraro research assistant 1977 UCLA
Don Charles DeVault grad student 1940 UC Berkeley
Maurice S. Fox grad student 1951 Chicago
Richard L. Wolfgang grad student 1951 Chicago
F. Sherwood Rowland grad student 1952 Chicago
Larry James Kevan grad student 1963 UCLA
Randall Bertrand Murphy grad student 1970-1975 UCLA
James R. Arnold post-doc Chicago

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Robert John Braidwood collaborator (History of History Tree)
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Libby WF. (1981) GEOMETRICAL THEORY OF HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS AND THE ROLE OF TUNNELING THEREIN. Catalysis Reviews. 23: 615-639
Runcorn SK, Libby WF, Libby LM. (1980) Superheavy-element fission tracks in iron meteorites Nature. 287: 565
Libby WF. (1979) Knowledge and regulation Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part a Environmental Science and Engineering. 14: 1-12
Libby LM, Libby WF, Runcorn SK. (1979) The possibility of superheavy elements in iron meteorites Nature. 278: 613-617
Libby WF. (1979) Radiocarbon dating in the future; Thirty years after inception Environment International. 2: 205-207
Tornqvist EGM, Libby WF. (1979) Crystal structure, solubility, and electronic spectrum of titanium tetraiodide Inorganic Chemistry. 18: 1792-1796
Libby WF. (1978) Metallic diamonds Journal of the Less-Common Metals. 62: 369-372
Libby WF. (1978) Catalytic reduction of nitric oxide with carbon monoxide by rare earth oxides Atmospheric Environment (1967). 12: 967
Runcorn SK, Libby LM, Libby WF. (1977) Primaeval melting of the Moon Nature. 270: 676-681
Murphy RB, Libby WF. (1977) Negative activation enthalpy in the dimerization of anthracene at very high pressure Journal of the American Chemical Society. 99: 39-41
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