Quirino Navarro

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Dr. Quirino O. Navarro (born 29 March 1936) is a Filipino chemist. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the University of the Philippines (UP) in 1956. He recieved his Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry at the University of California in 1962.

Dr. Navarro's significant contribution to science is the determination of nuclear properties in the isotopes of californium, einsteinium and dysprosium using cryogenic techniques. His findings were cited in two books and three international tomes of nuclear science and later confirmed at the University of California at Berkeley with the use of advanced instrumentation. Dr. Navarro has also worked on neutron spectrometry and crystallography; and electronics and instrumentation process.




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