# Richard J. Saykally

Richard Saykally received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, after which he took a postdoctoral appointment at the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST) in Boulder, Colorado. A professor at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1979, he is a coauthor of over $400$ publications and the recipient of over $70$ honors and awards from nine different countries. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a UC-Berkeley Distinguished Teacher. He has also been active at the national level in science education. Saykally currently holds The Class of 1932 Endowed Chair in the Department of Chemistry.

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## Simplest Water Cluster Leaves Behind its Spectral Fingerprint

Published February 25, 2013
Water dimers have been detected in room-temperature water vapor, a key step toward understanding their effect on solar absorption and chemistry in the atmosphere.