Josef Loschmidt’s Last Scientific Publication: “Stereochemische Studien I”

  • Christian R. Noe

Abstract

“Chemische Studien I”1 is Josef Loschmidt’s first publication, “Stereochemische Studien I”2, the last. Both publications deal with organic structural chemistry, and they are his only two on this subject. In both cases there is no study with the number II. The first has become a “Klassiker der exakten Wissenschaften”.3 There are only a few references to “Stereochemische Studien I”, most of which note that in this paper Loschmidt did not point out the significance of his “Chemische Studien I”4. It is true that there is no direct reference in the whole publication. However, it is difficult to understand the ideas in this last short publication, printed in 1890 in the “Monatshefte für Chemie”, without referring to “Chemische Studien”, published in 1861.

Keywords

Tartaric Acid Regular Tetrahedron Rational Formula Atom Crystal Valence Bond Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian R. Noe
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Pharmaceutical ChemistryJohann Wolfgang Goethe UniversityFrankfurt am MainGermany

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