Structural Chemistry

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 563–564 | Cite as

George A. Olah (1927–2017)



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Inorganic and Analytical ChemistryBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Chemistry DepartmentSaint Francis UniversityLorettoUSA

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