Polymers: The second century

Gordana Bogoeva-Gaceva


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the revolutionary article published by the German chemist Hermann Staudinger (1881–1965), entitled “Über Polymerisation” (Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges. 53 (6) (1920) 1073–1085), which is considered as the beginning of macromolecular chemistry and polymer science in general.


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H. Frey, T. Johann, Celebrating 100 years of “polymer science”: Hermann Staudinger’s 1920 manifesto, Polym. Chem. 11, 8 (2020). DOI: 10.1039/C9PY90161B

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20450/mjcce.2020.2221


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