Alexander Alexeyevich Makarov

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Alexander Alexeyevich Makarov is a Russian physicist who led the team that developed the Orbitrap, a type of mass spectrometer, and received the 2008 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry Award for this development.[1][2] In November 2013 he was appointed as professor of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry at the Department of Chemistry and the Bijvoet Center of Utrecht University in the Netherlands.[3]

Alexander Alexeyevich Makarov
Residence England
Nationality Russian
Fields Physicist
Institutions HD Technologies Ltd a subsidiary of Thermo Fisher Scientific
Alma mater M.S. 1989 Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
Ph.D. 1993 Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
Known for Mass Spectrometry
Notable awards Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry Award

Early life and education[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2008 ASMS Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry Award
  • 2012 Thomson Medal Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ Makarov A. (2000). "Electrostatic axially harmonic orbital trapping: A high-performance technique of mass analysis". Analytical Chemistry : AC 72 (6): 1156–62. doi:10.1021/ac991131p. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Alexander Makarov Receives 2008 ASMS Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry Award" (Press release). Thermo Fisher Scientific. June 3, 2008. Retrieved October 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Alexander Makarov appointed as professor of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry" (Press release). Utrecht University. November 4, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013.