The life and scientific legacy of George Porter

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Published by Imperial College Press in London .

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  • Porter, George, -- Sir, -- 1920-

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Statementeditors, David Phillips, James Barber.
ContributionsPhillips, D. 1939-, Barber, J. 1940-
LC ClassificationsQD22.P694 L55 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 640 p. :
Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL17942727M
ISBN 101860946607, 186094695X
ISBN 109781860946608, 9781860946950
LC Control Number2006284194

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