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Abstract Volume 22 (2017) pp 63-65

Foil A. Miller (1916–2016): Obituary

Daniel Rabinovich and George B. Kauffman*,‡

Department of Chemistry, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223,; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740-8034,

Published: 6 March 2017

Abstract. Foil A. Miller died on September 20, 2016, in Glenview, Illinois at the age of 100 years. He was predeceased by Naomi Ruth Miller (née Zeller), his wife of 65 years, and he is survived by his two sons, Bruceand Craig, and two grandchildren. This obituary describes his professional and personal life.

Key Words: Chemistry and History; infrared spectroscopy; raman spectroscopy; molecular structure; chemical bonding; vibrational spectra; philately (chemistry and physics on stamps)

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