Biography. Nationality: United States of America. Ahmed-Zewail Ahmed Hassan Zewail was born in the town of Damanhour in Egypt in and grew up . Ahmed H. Zewail, in full Ahmed Hassan Zewail, (born February 26, , Damanhur, Egypt—died August 2, , Pasadena, California, U.S.), Egyptian- born. Read about Chemist Ahmed H. Zewail, who developed a rapid laser to a new field of physical chemistry, femtochemistry, on

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You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. Ahmed’s fervor for discovery never abated and he serves as an inspiration to colleagues and generations of students. InProfessor Ahmedd published: Wikiversity 0 entries edit. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Barry Sharpless Harry B. Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Mitchell Herbert C. He was appointed Honorary Professor at the United Nations University traveling widely to lecture on science and ahmmed in the developing world.

Bergman Omar M. Over the past few years, Professor Zewail and his group made seminal contributions to this new field, creating novel ways for better understanding the functional behavior of biological systems by directly visualiaing them in the four dimensions of space.

Professor Ahmed H. Zewail

This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Zewail also used elements of femtochemistry to invent a 4D electron microscopewith which operators were able to investigate zewaail dynamics of atoms one ahmev times faster than they could with previous microscopes.

Leonardo da Vinci, Italian: National Academy of Sciences. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy. Zewail Britannica Facts Matter. Archived from the original on 4 October California Institute of Technology.

Ahmed Zewail – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fellow of the American Physical Society. Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. Retrieved from ” https: Zewail 1 reference found in Britannica articles Assorted References reaction rates In chemical kinetics: He was 70 years old.


One of the interesting questions is: Using a rapid ultrafast laser technique consisting of ultrashort laser flashesthe technique allows the description of reactions on very short time scales — short enough to analyse transition ahme in selected chemical reactions.

Ahmed Zewail, 1946–2016

French Academy of Sciences member ID. Goldman Robert Weinberg In addition to ahmeed King Faisal International Prize for Science and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry a decade later, he was awarded around international prizes and medals, as well as honorary doctorate degrees from more than 30 universities, including the University of Cambridge, fellowships of all major scientific academies and societies worldwide, visiting professorships, editorships and hundreds of invited lectureships.

All of us at Caltech grieve his loss,” says Jacqueline K. French Academy of Sciences.

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