Kenichi Fukui

Kenichi Fukui

Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of the theory of chemical reactions" in conjunction with Roald Hoffmann.
We think that it is the best scientists working in the frontier fields of science who are best able to judge what is good and what is bad - if any - in the application of their scientific research.More Kenichi Fukui quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects.More Kenichi Fukui quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This success led my theoretical group to the chemical reactivity theory, extending more and more widely the range of compound and reactions that were discussed.More Kenichi Fukui quotes [09/09/2011 02:09:47]
This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams.More Kenichi Fukui quotes [09/09/2011 02:09:39]
In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.More Kenichi Fukui quotes [09/09/2011 02:09:26]

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