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Saul Winstein

Saul Winstein
Born (1912-10-08)October 8, 1912
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died November 23, 1969(1969-11-23) (aged 57)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality Canadian
Fields Physical Organic Chemistry
Institutions UCLA
Known for Winstein reaction
Grunwald-Winstein equation
Non-classical cation
Anchimeric assistance
Notable awards

ACS Award in Pure Chemistry (1948)

National Medal of Science (1970)

Saul Winstein (October 8, 1912 – November 23, 1969) was the Canadian chemist who discovered the Winstein reaction, in which he argued a non-classical cation was needed to explain the stability of the norbornyl cation.[1] This fueled a debate with Herbert C. Brown over the existence of delocalized cations such as this. He also first proposed the concept of an intimate ion pair.[2]

Richard F. Heck, who earlier in his career had undertaken postgraduate studies with Winstein, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.[3]

Co-author of the Grunwald-Winstein equation concerning solvolysis rates.[4]

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External links

  • UCLA Biography
  • Saul Winstein UCLA


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