Inventing Polymer Science

Inventing Polymer Science
Staudinger, Carothers, and the Emergence of Macromolecular Chemistry

Yasu Furukawa

1998 | 416 pages | Cloth $79.95
Chemistry
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Background, 1800-1920
2. Staudinger and the Macromolecule
3. Carothers and the Art of Macromolecular Synthesis
4. Triumph and Struggles of Two Giants
5. Restoration of the Physicalist Approach
6. The Legacy of Staudinger and Carothers

Appendix
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index