Lee, Yuan Tseh
Lee, Yuan Tseh yo͞o-än´ dzû´ lē´ [key], 1936–, Taiwanese-American chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of California at Berkeley, 1965. In 1986, Lee shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Dudley R. Herschbach and John C. Polanyi for helping to apply the technology and theory of physics to chemistry. In his research, Lee extended Herschbach's
crossed molecular beam techniqueto analyze larger and more complex molecules.
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