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Citations for Chemical Breakthrough Awards

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American Chemical Society Chemical Abstracts (Volume 1 was published in 1907). CAS, Columbus, Ohio
F. Haber and R. Le Rossignol “Über die technische Darstellung von Ammoniak aus den Elementen [On the Technical Synthesis of Ammonia from the Elements],” Zeitschrift für Elektrochemie, 1913, 19, 53-72. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
H. Eyring “The Activated Complex in Chemical Reactions,”J. Chem. Phys. 1935, 3, 107-115. Princeton University*
M. G. Evans and M. Polanyi “Some Applications of the Transition State Method to the Calculation of Reaction Velocities, Especially in Solution,” Trans. Faraday Soc. 1935, 31, 875-894. University of Manchester *

* Multiple simultaneous independent discoveries.