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Episodes from the history of the rare earth elements

Author: C H Evans
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1996.
Series: Chemists and chemistry, v. 15.
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Presents the history of discovery of the rare earth elements. This title describes how the isolation and characterization of each rare earth element confronted chemists with unparalleled difficulties  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Episodes from the history of the rare earth elements.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1996
(DLC) 96210275
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C H Evans
ISBN: 9789400902879 9400902875
OCLC Number: 605751928
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 240 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface. Part I: Discovery. 1. What Did Johan Gadolin Actually Do; P. Pyykkoe, O. Orama. 2. The Discovery of Cerium - a Fascinating Story; J. Trofast. 3. Carl Gustaf Mosander and His Research on Rare Earths; L. Tansjoe. 4. The 50 Years Following Mosander; F. Szabadvary, C. Evans. 5. Elements No. 70, 71 and 72: Discoveries and Controversies; H. Kragh. 6. The Search for Element 61; J.A. Marinsky. Part II: Application. 7. Carl Auer von Welsbach a Pioneer in the Industrial Application of Rare Earths; E. Baumgartner. 8. The History of China's Rare Earth Industry; Wang Minggin, Dou Xuehong. 9. Rare Earth Elements in the Geological Sciences; E.G. Lidiak, W.T. Jolly. 10. Use of Lanthanum as a Tool to Delineate Calcium Mobilization Patterns in Smooth Muscle; G.B. Weiss. 11. Medical Uses of the Rare Earths; C.H. Evans. Index.
Series Title: Chemists and chemistry, v. 15.
Responsibility: edited by C.H. Evans.


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