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Innovators in battery technology : profiles of 93 influential electrochemists

Author: Kevin Desmond
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This biographical dictionary profiles 85 electrochemists from 19 nations who during the past 270 years have researched and developed efficient batteries and energy cells. Each entry traces the subject's origin, education, discoveries and patents, hobbies and family life. The breakthroughs of early innovators are cataloged and the work of living scientists and technicians is brought up to date"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Desmond
ISBN: 9780786499335 0786499338
OCLC Number: 946032471
Description: viii, 271 pages: illustrations, 26 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Desmond ; foreword by Michael Halls.
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