The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081003794, 9780081003954

The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

1st Edition

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

Editors: Keith Nier Alfred Yergey P. Gale
eBook ISBN: 9780081003954
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003794
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 6th May 2015
Page Count: 262
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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. Marsh


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About the Editor

Keith Nier

Affiliations and Expertise

Historian, Madison, NJ, USA

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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