Eugen Glueckauf

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Eugen Glueckauf FRS[1] (9 April 1906, Berlin – 12 September 1981, Oxford) was a German-born British expert on nuclear power.

Glueckauf received his doctorate in 1932 from the Technische Hochschule, Berlin. On 1 April 1933 he was fired from his research because of his Jewish heritage. Shortly thereafter he escaped from the Nazis to London. There, he was able to find work as a research assistant to Friedrich Paneth, Imperial College, London (1934–39). Thereafter, he held the following positions:

In addition to over 100 scholarly articles,[1] he published Atomic Energy Waste[2] in 1961; it became a standard reference. He contributed in the fields of micro-gas analysis of atmospheric gases, theory of ion exchange and chromatography, radio chemistry, electrolyte solution chemistry. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1969.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Everett, Douglas Hugh (1984). "Eugen Glueckauf. 9 April 1906-12 September 1981". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 30: 192–126. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1984.0007. JSTOR 769825. 
  2. ^ Boschke, F. L. (1962). "Atomic Energy Waste – Its Nature, Use, and Disposal, herausgeg. Von E. Glueckauf. Butterworth & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London 1961. 1. Aufl., XI, 420 S., geb. £ 4.15. Od". Angewandte Chemie. 74 (19): 766. doi:10.1002/ange.19620741936.