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Faraday Discussions is a scientific journal originally published by the Faraday Society, but is now published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, since the two have merged. From 1972 to 1991, the journal was titled Faraday Discussions of the Chemical Society. The editor-in-chief is Philip Earis. The chairman of the Standing Committee on Faraday Conferences is Dwayne E. Heard This journal publishes original research papers on such topics included physical chemistry, chemical physics and...
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