The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry

1st Edition - May 6, 2015

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  • Editors: Keith Nier, Alfred Yergey, P. Gale
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003794
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081003954

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Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry of The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry briefly reviews the lives and works of many of the major people who carried out this development, providing insights into the history of mass spectrometry applications through the personal stories of pioneers and innovators in the field. The book presents biographies of notable contributors, including Nobel Prize winners J. J. Thomson, Francis W. Aston, Wolfgang Paul, John B. Fenn, and Koichi Tanaka, along with other luminaries in the field, including Franz Hillenkamp, Catherine Clarke Fenselau, Alfred O. C. Nier, and many more, discussing not only the instruments and their uses, but also providing interesting information on the careers, characters, and life stories of the people who did the work.

Key Features

  • Highlights over 120 innovators in mass spectrometry, including several Nobel Prize winners
  • Discusses instrumentation and their uses, also providing interesting information on the careers, characters, and life stories of the people who did the work
  • Offers unique insight into the careers and personalities of luminaries in the field
  • Coordinates with Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part A: The Development of Mass Spectrometry, an overview of mass spectrometry development and progress
  • Ideal reference for those interested in a wide variety of topics, including analytical chemistry and chemical analysis, amongst others


Researchers and professionals in Mass Spectrometry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction & Criteria for Inclusion in the Biographies
    2. Arthur John Ahearn
    3. Claude Jean Allègre
    4. Francis William Aston
    5. Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge
    6. Michael Barber
    7. Hans-Dieter Beckey
    8. Alfred Benninghoven
    9. John Herbert Beynon
    10. Klaus Biemann
    11. Walker Bleakney
    12. John Hamilton Bowie
    13. Harrison Scott Brown
    14. Curt Brunnée
    15. Angus Ewan Cameron
    16. Richard M. Caprioli
    17. Brian T. Chait
    18. Robert N. Clayton
    19. Norman David Coggeshall
    20. Melvin Barnet Comisarow
    21. William Compston
    22. R. Graham Cooks
    23. Robert J. Cotter
    24. Willi Dansgaard
    25. Anne Dell
    26. Arthur Jeffrey Dempster
    27. M. Bonner Denton
    28. Vernon Hamilton Dibeler
    29. Carl Djerassi
    30. Henry Edmison Duckworth
    31. Geoffrey Eglinton
    32. Christie George Enke
    33. Samuel Epstein
    34. Heinz Ewald
    35. Henry Marshall Fales
    36. John Bennett Fenn
    37. Catherine Clarke Fenselau
    38. Frank Henry Field
    39. Robert E. Finnigan
    40. Russell Elwell Fox
    41. Joe Louis Franklin, Jr.
    42. Jean H. Futrell
    43. Simon James Gaskell
    44. Johannes Geiss
    45. Roland S. Gohlke
    46. Michael L. Gross
    47. Michael Guilhaus
    48. Alexander Norman Halliday
    49. Alexander George Harrison
    50. John Michael Hayes
    51. William J. Henzel
    52. David Michael Hercules
    53. Zdenek Herman
    54. Richard Franz Karl Herzog
    55. Franz Hillenkamp
    56. Heinrich Hintenberger
    57. John Alfred Hipple, Jr.
    58. John Leonard Holmes
    59. Richard Edward Honig
    60. Evan Charles Horning & Marjorie Groothuis Horning
    61. Robert Samuel Houk
    62. Donald Frederick Hunt
    63. Mark Gordon Inghram II
    64. Keith R. Jennings
    65. Michael Karas
    66. Paul Kebarle
    67. Charles Kemball
    68. Frederick W. Lampe
    69. Chava Lifschitz
    70. Frederick Pettit Lossing
    71. Alexander A. Makarov
    72. Boris Alexandrovich Mamyrin
    73. Raymond E. March
    74. Alan G. Marshall
    75. Hisashi Matsuda
    76. Josef Heinrich Elisabeth Mattauch
    77. James A. McCloskey
    78. Fred W. McLafferty
    79. Seymour Meyerson
    80. Fred Loomis Mohler
    81. Howard Redfern Morris
    82. James Douglas Morrison
    83. Milan Stephen Burnaby Munson
    84. Nicholaas Martinus Maria Nibbering
    85. Alfred Otto Carl Nier
    86. Clair Cameron Patterson
    87. Wolfgang Paul
    88. Rowland Ivor Reed
    89. John H. Reynolds
    90. David Rittenberg
    91. Carol Vivien Robinson
    92. Sibyl Martha Rock
    93. Henry Meyer Rosenstock
    94. Ragnar Erik Ryhage
    95. Rudolf Schoenheimer
    96. Helmut Schwarz
    97. Nicholas John Shackleton
    98. Andrew Gans Sharkey, Jr.
    99. David Smith
    100. George C. Stafford, Jr.
    101. Kenneth Graham Standing
    102. Einar August Stenhagen
    103. David Paul Stevenson
    104. John T. Stults
    105. Victor L'vovich Tal'roze
    106. Koichi Tanaka
    107. Henry George Thode
    108. Bruce A. Thompson
    109. John Joseph Thomson
    110. George Robert Tilton
    111. John Francis James Todd
    112. Grenville Turner
    113. Harold Clayton Urey
    114. Marvin L. Vestal
    115. Austin L. Wahrhaftig
    116. Harold Williams Washburn
    117. Gerald J. Wasserburg
    118. Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien
    119. Charles Lee Wilkins
    120. Dudley Howard Williams
    121. Vicki Hopper Wysocki
    122. Richard A. Yost

Product details

  • No. of pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2015
  • Published: May 6, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003794
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081003954

About the Editors

Keith Nier

Affiliations and Expertise

Historian, Madison, NJ, USA

Alfred Yergey

Alfred Yergey

Affiliations and Expertise

NIH Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA

P. Gale

Affiliations and Expertise

Waters Educational Services, Boston, MA, USA

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