Karl Andreas Hofmann
|Karl Andreas Hofmann|
2 April 1870|
|Died||15 October 1940
|Doctoral advisor||Adolf von Baeyer|
Karl Andreas Hofmann (1870 – 1940) was a German inorganic chemist. He is best known for his discovery of a family of clathrates which consist of a 2-D metal cyanide sheet, with every second metal also bound axially to two other ligands. These materials have been named 'Hofmann clathrates' in his honour.
- Lehrbuch der Anorganischen Chemie . Vieweg, Braunschweig 2nd ed. 1919 Digital edition by the University and State Library Düsseldorf
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