Historical Paper


, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 444-446

First online:

Exhibition of the first gas chromatographic work of Erika Cremer and Fritz Prior

  • O. BobleterAffiliated withInstitute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, University of Innsbruck

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In November 1995, theDeutsches Museum, the world's largest technical museum, opened a new branch in Bonn, devoted to achievements after 1945. There, the first gas chromatographic system used by Erika Cremer and Fritz Prior, in 1945–47, in Innsbruck, is exhibited. The new display is described and the early activities of Erika Cremer and her students are summarized.

Key Words

Gas chromatography History of chromatography