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Richard Wolffenstein

Richard Wolffenstein

German chemist
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Intro German chemist
A.K.A. Рихард Вольфенштейн
Countries Mongolia
Occupations Chemist University teacher
Gender male
Birth 21 August 1864 (Berlin)
Death 5 June 1926 (Berlin)
Star sign Leo
Richard Wolffenstein
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Richard Wolffenstein (21 August 1864 – 5 June 1926) was a German chemist.

He discovered acetone peroxide in 1895 by reacting acetone with hydrogen peroxide.

The Wolffenstein-Böters reaction, which he discovered in 1913, was an alternative production method for explosives.

Biography

Wolffenstein studied in Leipzig, Heidelberg, Munich and Berlin. He was awarded his doctor title in 1888, and became an assistant at the veterinary hochschule in Berlin, and later in Breslau under Albert Ladenburg. In 1893, he returned to the Technical Hochschule, now called the Technical University of Berlin, where he gained his habilitation in 1895 and became professor of chemistry in 1921.

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http://doi.org/10.1002%2Fange.19290425102
http://doi.org/10.1002%2Fcber.189502802208
http://doi.org/10.1002%2Fcber.19130460177
http://isni.org/isni/0000000080954410
https://d-nb.info/gnd/117436186
https://viaf.org/viaf/15546490
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q74608
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/15546490
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