Kenneth Wade

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Kenneth Wade, FRS (13 October 1932 - 16 March 2014) was a British chemist, and professor emeritus at Durham University.[1]

He graduated from Nottingham University (as the first PhD student (1954-1957) of Norman Greenwood),[2][3] and Cornell University.[4] Wade's Rules, also known as Polyhedral skeletal electron pair theory, are a set of electron counting rules to predict the shapes of borane clusters.[5][6]

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  1. ^ Department of Chemistry (2013-09-09). "Prof. K Wade - Durham University". Dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  2. ^ Kenneth Wade (May 21, 2009). "Harry Julius Emeleus (1903 - 1993)". Chemistry Academic Genealogy. University of Notre Dame, Chemistry/Physics Library. Retrieved July 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Brian (25 November 2011). "Norman Greenwood tells his life story (May 2011)". Web of Stories. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ The International Who's Who 2004, Europa Publications
  5. ^ "Wade’s Rules". Cnx.org. 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  6. ^ "Wade's Rules - Periodic Table of Videos". Periodic Videos. 2014-04-10. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 

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