Olivier Kahn (13 September 1942 Paris, France – 8 December 1999 Paris France) was a French chemist.
Kahn studied at Chimie ParisTech in Paris and received his PhD for work on metal-organic compounds with Michaël Bigorgne in 1969. After a postdoctoral position at the University of East Anglia with Sydney Kettle he became professor at the University of Paris-Sud in 1976. He stayed there until he changed position and became professor at the University of Bordeaux in 1995. He held that position until his death in 1999.
- Verdaguer, Michel (2001). "Professor Olivier Kahn, 1942–1999" (PDF). Polyhedron. 20 (11–14): xxix. doi:10.1016/S0277-5387(01)00678-7.
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- Girerd, Jean-Jacques; Verdaguer, Michel (2000). "Olivier Kahn, hommage". 228: 45–45.
- Kahn, Olivier (2000). "Chemistry and Physics of Supramolecular Magnetic Materials". Accounts of Chemical Research. 33 (10): 647–657. doi:10.1021/ar9703138.
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