Alan MacDiarmid

New Zealand chemist

Alan G. MacDiarmid (April 14, 1927 – February 7, 2007) was a New Zealand chemist. He received the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Alan Heeger and Hideki Shirakawa for "the discovery and development of conductive polymers". [1]

Alan G. MacDiarmid
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Alan MacDiarmid in Beijing, China, 2005
Born(1927-04-14)April 14, 1927
Died(2007-02-07)February 7, 2007
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2000)

He was born in Masterton, New Zealand and died in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, United States.


  1. "Alan MacDiarmid- Facts".