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Jaroslav Koutecky

Koutecky

Born October 14, 1922 in Kromeriz, Czechoslovakia. Professor, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Czechoslovak State Prize (1954) for explanation of kinetic polarographic currents; Czechoslovak State Prize (1965) for contributions in quantum chemistry; Doctor honoris causa of the University of Reims, France (1978); Doctor of Mathematics honoris causa of the Waterloo University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (1980); Gold Heyrovsky Medal for outstanding contributions in Czechoslovak Chemistry (1990); Corresponding member of the Czechoslovak Academy of Science since (1962) (expelled 1972; rehabilitated 1989).

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Over 45 papers on electrochemistry; 75 papers on quantum chemistry and over 100 papers on the theory of surfaces and clusters.

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An obituary can be found at
http://epjd.epj.org/articles/epjd/abs/2009/04/d08657f/d08657f.html.