The Resource Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur, by Roland Adunka, Mary Virginia Orna, (electronic resource)

Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur, by Roland Adunka, Mary Virginia Orna, (electronic resource)

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Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur
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Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur
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by Roland Adunka, Mary Virginia Orna
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Language
eng
Summary
This Brief documents the life, discoveries and inventions of the chemist Carl Auer von Welsbach. Particular attention is given to his pioneering work on the rare earth elements, including the discovery of four new elements, which allowed him to develop new materials, to invent new useful devices and to establish major industries. From the invention of the incandescent gas mantle and first electric incandescent lamps with metal filaments to the first mass production of radium from pitchblende residues, readers will learn the story of his notable legacy to the word through the lens of his rare earths knowledge
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Adunka, Roland
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0
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QD11-QD18
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non fiction
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  • Orna, Mary Virginia.
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SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science,
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  • Chemistry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Chemistry
  • Technology
  • Chemistry
  • History of Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy/Spectrometry
  • History of Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
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Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur, by Roland Adunka, Mary Virginia Orna, (electronic resource)
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mixed
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Family Heritage -- Childhood, Early Education, and Beyond -- Discoveries Among the Rare Earths -- Didymium’s Twilight and Two New “Stars” -- Plus Lucis -- New Perspectives -- Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Patents and Products -- A Life for Research, Family, and Community -- Legacy of Carl Auer von Welsbach -- Milestones in the Life of Carl Auer von Welsbach -- Annotated Bibliography -- About the Authors -- Index
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unknown
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IX, 141 p. 20 illus., 10 illus. in color.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
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9783319779058
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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10.1007/978-3-319-77905-8
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online resource.
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absent
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access
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remote
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(DE-He213)978-3-319-77905-8
Label
Carl Auer von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur, by Roland Adunka, Mary Virginia Orna, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family Heritage -- Childhood, Early Education, and Beyond -- Discoveries Among the Rare Earths -- Didymium’s Twilight and Two New “Stars” -- Plus Lucis -- New Perspectives -- Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Patents and Products -- A Life for Research, Family, and Community -- Legacy of Carl Auer von Welsbach -- Milestones in the Life of Carl Auer von Welsbach -- Annotated Bibliography -- About the Authors -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
IX, 141 p. 20 illus., 10 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319779058
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-77905-8
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-77905-8

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