Mitscherlich's law

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Mitscherlich's law of isomorphism, or the law of isomorphism, is an approximate law suggesting that crystals composed of the same number of similar elements tend to demonstrate isomorphism.[1]

Origins[edit]

Mitscherlich's law is named for German chemist Eilhard Mitscherlich,[2] who formulated the law and published it between 1819 and 1823.[3]

Other Mitscherlich's laws[edit]

  • Mitscherlich's formula[4] or effect law of growth factors[5] (1909)[6]
  • Mitscherlich's law of diminishing returns (1906)
  • Mitscherlich's law of physiological relations[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitscherlich, Eilhard". Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Encyclopedia.com. 2008. 
  2. ^ Schutt Hans-Werner. (1997.) Eilhard Mitscherlich: Prince of Prussian Chemistry, Chemical Heritage Foundation. ISBN 9780841233454.
  3. ^ Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent. (1996.) A History of Chemistry, Harvard University Press, p. 122. ISBN 9780674396593.
  4. ^ Schneeberger, Hans (1 July 2009). "Mitscherlich's Law: Sum of Two Exponential Processes". 
  5. ^ "Eilhard Alfred Mitscherlich". Uni Kiel. 
  6. ^ Mitscherlich, E. A. (1909.) "Das Gesetz des Miniraums und das Gesetz des abhnehlmenden Bodenertrags", Land. Jahrb., 38.
  7. ^ Ward Chesworth (ed.) (2008.) Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Springer, p. 434.