Carl Auer Von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur

May 22, 2018|
Carl Auer Von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur by Roland Adunka
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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.

Roland Adunka was trained as a chemical laboratory technician at the company "Treibacher Chemische Werke" and then was educated at the Hamburger Fernlehrinstitut as chemical technician. He spent his career as a chemical technician and engineer at "Treibacher Chemische Werke" (now "Treibacher Industrie AG&qu...
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Title:Carl Auer Von Welsbach: Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:140 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:140 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:May 22, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319779041

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