About the Author
Joshua Jortner is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Chemistry at Tel Aviv University. He received his Master of Science in Physical Chemistry and his PhD from the Hebrew University in 1960. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the American Chemical Society, and has received a myriad of awards and honorary degrees. His research includes the exploration of the phenomena of energy acquisition, storage and disposal in isolated molecules, clusters, condensed phases and biophysical systems.