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G. Jeffery Leigh
G. Jeffery Leigh is Professor Emeritus at The University of Sussex. His major research interest was in the chemistry of nitrogen fixation. He has contributed to IUPAC as a member and President of the Inorganic Chemistry Division (Div II), as a member of CNIC, as editor of the 1990 Red Book, and as originator and editor of Principles of Chemical Nomenclature, the last version dating from 2011.
Published Online: 2019-06-14
Published in Print: 2019-07-01
Citation Information: Chemistry International, Volume 41, Issue 3, Pages 39–43, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2019-0313.http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.