Laurence D. Barron

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Laurence D. Barron
Born1944
Nationality British
Citizenship British
Known for Raman optical activity
Scientific career
Fields Physical chemistry
Institutions University of Glasgow

Laurence David Barron FRS , FRSE (born 1944 Southampton, England) has been Gardiner Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow since 1998 (now Emeritus). [1] [2]

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Life

He studied chemistry at the Northern Polytechnic, and earned a First Class Honours Degree of London University in 1965. He studied at Lincoln College, Oxford, with Peter Atkins earning a D.Phil. in 1969. He carried out post-doctoral research with A. David Buckingham, at Cambridge University, from 1969 to 1975, holding a Ramsay Memorial Fellowship in 1974–75. [3]

Barron is best known for his pioneering work on Raman optical activity, and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society on 26 May 2005. [4]

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References

  1. http://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/~laurence/laurence.html
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 August 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. http://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/~laurence/biography.html.
  4. https://royalsociety.org/people/laurence-barron-11040/