Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience
Chapter 6. Growth & Epitaxy: Supplemental Material
Ostwald won his 1909 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in recognition of his
work on catalysis and for his investigations into
the fundamental principles governing chemical equilibria and rates of
Believe it or not, somebody else is try to teach science with Sumi
Nagashi. And now it seems everybody wants to get on the bandwagon.
for example. And here's another example of touchable digital
painting. And if you would like to organize a workshop in it, I'm
Marshall will help you out, though this offer may only pertain if
you live in Maine or the Gulf Coast of Florida.
This from GE's
web site: Non-reflecting glass - “Invisible Glass” (1918):
A non-reflective glass that is the prototype for coatings used today on
virtually all camera lenses and optical devices. It was invented by Katherine
Blodgett, the first female scientist to join GE's Research Center.
She, of course, is the same Blodgett of Langmuir-Blodgett films. Some
of the first work on monomolecular films on water was performed by
Agnes Pockels. (Noch
mehr auf Deutsch) This fascinating story was brought to the
scientific community's attention with the helpf of Lord Rayleigh, who transmitted
some of her results to the journal Nature.
" I shall be obliged if you can find space for the accompanying
an interesting letter which I have received from a German lady, who
homely appliances has arrived at valuable results respecting the
contaminated water surfaces. The earlier part of Miss Pockel's letter
nearly the same ground as some of my own recent work, and in the main
with it. The later sections seem to me very suggestive, raising, if
they do not
fully answer, many important questions. I hope soon to find opportunity
repeating some of Miss Pockels' experiments." Lord Rayleigh, March 1891.
Back to home page
Go to the
University of Virginia home page
Maintained by email@example.com
Last Modified: 12 January 2005