Semyonov, Nikolay (Nikolayevich)

Semyonov, Nikolay (Nikolayevich)
Semyonov also spelled Semë nov

born April 15, 1896, Saratov, Russia
died Sept. 25, 1986, Moscow, U.S.S.R.

Russian physical chemist.

His specialty was the mechanisms of chain and branched-chain chemical reactions, which he showed were the norm in chemical transformations. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize with Cyril Hinshelwood (1897–1967).

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