Otto Dimroth

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Otto Dimroth
Born March 28, 1872
Bayreuth, German Empire
Died May 16, 1940(1940-05-16) (aged 68)
Aschaffenburg, Germany
Residence Germany
Nationality German
Institutions University of Greifswald,
University of Munich,
University of Würzburg
Doctoral advisor Johannes Thiele

Otto Dimroth (28 March 1872 – 16 May 1940) was a German chemist. He is known for the Dimroth rearrangement,[1][2] as well as a type of condenser with an internal double spiral, the Dimroth condenser.

His son Karl Dimroth was also a renowned chemist.


  1. ^ D. Otto (1909). "Ueber intramolekulare Umlagerungen. Umlagerungen in der Reihe des 1, 2, 3-Triazols". Justus Liebig's Annalen der Chemie 364 (2): 183–226. doi:10.1002/jlac.19093640204. 
  2. ^ W. M. Otto Dimroth (1927). "Intramolekulare Umlagerung der 5-Amino-1,2,3-triazole". Justus Liebig's Annalen der Chemie 459 (1): 39–46. doi:10.1002/jlac.19274590104. 
  • L. Ebert (1941). "Obituary: Otto Dimroth. 1872-1940". Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesellschaft 74 (1): A1–A23. doi:10.1002/cber.19410740124.