One crystal model of hexamethyl benzene

Made:
1930-1970

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One crystal model of hexamethyl benzene, made for Kathleen Lonsdale. In 1928 she achieved her first major success in structure analysis as this was the first structure of an aromatic compound to be defined by X-ray diffraction. From a collection relating to the X-ray crystallography research carried out by Dame Kathleen Lonsdale at University College London.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1993-421/4/11
type:
model
taxonomy:
  • associated concepts
credit:
Gift of University College London, in memory of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale