Richard P. Van Duyne

Richard P. Van Duyne

CaSTL Investigator Richard P. Van Duyne, renowned for his discovery of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), died Sunday, July 28. He was 73.

Van Duyne’s discovery of SERS — which is capable of both detecting and identifying single molecules — has had a huge effect on chemistry, physics, materials science and medicine around the world.

 

https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2019/08/pathbreaking-chemist-richard-p-van-duyne-dies/