The History and Preservation of Chemical Instrumentation: Proceedings of the ACS Divivsion of the History of Chemistry Symposium held in Chicago, Ill., September 9-10, 1985

The History and Preservation of Chemical Instrumentation: Proceedings of the ACS Divivsion of the History of Chemistry Symposium held in Chicago, Ill., September 9-10, 1985

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401085854
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Series: Chemists and Chemistry , #8
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Impact of Instrumentation on Analytical Chemistry.- Rise and Fall of Specifications as Indicators of Instrument Performance.- The Origins of Commercial Infrared Spectrometers.- The Reflective Goniometer and Its Impact on Chemical Theory.- D.B. Brace’s Measurement of Double Refraction Due to Ether Drift.- Developments in 18th Century Optics and Early Instrumentation.- The History of Optical Emission Techniques for the Industrial User.- My Rememberance of Gas Chromatography.- A Personal History of the Conception and Early Development of Ion Chromatography.- The Next Step in Laboratory Automation — Robotics.- The Development of Blowpipe Analysis.- The Practical Aspects of Collecting, Preserving, and Exhibiting Analytical Balances.- Renovation and Repair of Scientific Instruments.- Kemp & Co., Laboratory Suppliers.- Mechanical Control of Gaslight: An Account of Clockwork Mechanisms Used for Operating Gaslights.- The Development of Scientific Instruments Relating to Negretti & Zambra, Instrument Makers, England, 1850–1985.- The Use of New Materials in the Manufacture of Scientific Instruments, C.1880-C.1920.- Historic Instruments: Survival or Disappearance?.- Name Index.

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