Irving Langmuir


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Noun1.Irving Langmuir - United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)Irving Langmuir - United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
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Past winners have included Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Jonas Salk, Irving Langmuir, Guglielmo Marconi, R.
of California, Berkeley) uses the lives of the first wave of physical chemists in Europe and America, particularly Gilbert Lewis and Irving Langmuir, to trace the development of the field.
Irving Langmuir was a physical chemist whose studies of molecular films on solid and liquid surfaces opened new fields in colloid research and biochemistry.