Robert C. Dunbar (1943–2017)
Rob Dunbar, who passed away on 31 October 2017 at the age of 74, was one of the most respected and beloved ion chemists. The fundamental understanding gained from his work on ion spectroscopy, dissociation rates, and infrared emission processes arc his lasting legacy, which will continue to influence our field in the coming years. Those lucky enough to have known Rob personally remember his devotion to the pursuit of ever-deepening understanding of ion chemistry, his modesty, generosity, and his ability to balance his scientific work with his love for the arts and literature.
© 2018 The Author(s). Article first published online: February 18, 2019; Issue published: February 1, 2019.