, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 302–304 | Cite as

preparative liquid chromatography: History and trends-supplemental remarks

  • L. S. Ettre
Short Communications


Supplementing the paper of Geeraert and Verzele published in the November 1978 issue of this journal, the controversy between Tswett and Willstätter on preparative liquid chromatography, as well as the pilotscale applications for the isolation of rare earths and pure hydrocarbons are discussed.

Key Words

Preparative chromatography Liquid chromatography History of science 


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© Fridr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. S. Ettre
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  1. 1.The Perkin-Elmer CorporationNorwalkU.S.A.

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