Klaus Ruedenberg


Born August 25, 1920 in Bielefeld, Germany.

Professor Emeritus in Sciences and Humanities, Department of Chemistry and Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA.
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Fellow, American Physics Society (1962); Fellow, American Inst. Chem. (1980); Fellow, American Association Adv. Science (1980); Guggenheim Fellow (1966/7); Fulbright Senior Scholar (1982); Member, IAQMS (1973); Midwest Award, Amer. Chem. Soc. (1982); Honor, Ph.D., Univ. Basel (1975); Honor, Ph.D., Univ. Bielefeld (1991); Editor-in-Chief, Theoretica Chimica Acta (1985–).

Author of:

Approximately 150 scientific journals, for example, "The Physical Nature of the Chemical Bond", Rev. Mod. Phys. 34, 326 (1962); "Localized Atomic and Molecular Orbitals", Rev. Mod. Phys. 35, 457 (1963).

Important Contributions:

Ruedenberg has developed, among others, the following new approaches in quantum chemistry: