|Born||January 1, 1852
|Died||March 5, 1903
discovering element europium
He was a spectrum specialist. In 1896, he suspected samples of the recently discovered element samarium were contaminated with an unknown element and he isolated europium in 1901. In 1898 he used his skills of spectroscopy to help Marie Curie confirm that she had discovered the element radium.
- Spectres électriques. Atlas ; Eugène Demarçay ; Paris : Gauthier-Villars, 1895. OCLC 54317437
- Sur les acides tétrique et oxytétrique et leurs homologues ; Eugène Demarçay ; Paris : Gauthier-Villars, 1880. OCLC 25644291
- Asimov, Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology 2nd Revised edition
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