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Video recorded in 2005.  Alan Heeger is Interviewed by Harry Kroto.



 How did you get to be the man in black?

Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70`s in the study of materials.  For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became a chemist!

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