Anton Eduard van Arkel

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Anton Eduard van Arkel, ('s-Gravenzande Netherlands, 19 November 1893 – Leiden, 14 March 1976) was a Dutch chemist.

He suggested the names "pnictogen" and "pnictide".[1]

Van Arkel became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1962.[2]

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  1. ^ Girolami, Gregory S. (2009). "Origin of the Terms Pnictogen and Pnictide". Journal of Chemical Education. American Chemical Society. 86 (10): 1200. doi:10.1021/ed086p1200. Retrieved February 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Anton Eduard van Arkel (1893 - 1976)". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 17 July 2015.