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Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 394, Issue 1, pp 9–10 | Cite as

Mendeleyev vodka challenge

  • Juris Meija
Analytical Challenge

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In this challenge Mendeleyev’s solution theory is the topic. And please note that there is a prize to be won (a Springer book of your choice up to a value of €75). Please read on...

“Just the place for a Snark!” the Bellman cried,

As he landed his crew with care;

Supporting each man on the top of the tide

By a finger entwined in his hair.

“Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:

That alone should encourage the crew.

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C2H5OH Water Mixture Analytical Challenge Pure Alcohol Unstable Compound 
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© Crown copyright in right of Canada 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for National Measurement StandardsNational Research Council CanadaOttawaCanada

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