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1887
Volume 32, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0032-1400

Abstract

The name of Kuhlmann is familiar in histories of catalysis as one of the earliest pioneers of the modern processes for the manufacture of nitric and sulphuric acids. Yet the man and his work are little known. On the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his patents we consider the significance of some of his work.

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