From Karlsruhe to Oppau

  • Deri SheppardEmail author
Part of the Springer Biographies book series (SPRINGERBIOGS)


With Haber and Robert progressing their careers in Berlin, Carl Bosch and his team were moving ahead with the industrialisation of the ammonia synthesis at the BASF. Very early on, Bosch had realised that there were three key problems to be addressed viz, the discovery of an inexpensive, effective and durable catalyst, an economic supply of the feedstock gases of hydrogen and nitrogen, and the construction of the high-pressure converters.

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  1. 1.Cowbridge, Vale of GlamorganUK

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