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One hundred years at the intersection of chemistry and physics : the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, 1911-2011

Author: Jeremiah James
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'This volume, occasioned by the centenary of the Fritz Haber Institute, formerly the Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, covers the Institute's scientific and institutional history from its founding in 1911 as one the earliest institutes of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, through its renaming for its founding director in 1952 and incorporation in the Max Planck Society, until the present. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Fritz Haber; Fritz Haber; Fritz Haber
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremiah James
ISBN: 9783110239539 3110239531
OCLC Number: 747099206
Description: xii, 309 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Prehistory-1918: covers what preceded the founding of the institute (and the KWG) and the founding itself; the first three years prior to WWI; and the WWI war research, including gas warfare.; 2. 1918-1933: covers the first golden era of the institute when the institute was at the forefront of research in physical chemistry; 3. 1933-1945: covers the Nazi era and WWII; 4. 1945-1969: covers the aftermath of WWII and the patchwork institute; 5. 1969-1987: from Heinz Gerischer to BESSY/Alex Bradshaw to Gerhard Ertl; 6: 1987-present: the current era.
Other Titles: Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, 1911-2011
Responsibility: Jeremiah James [and others].

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