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Polymer Chemistry ~ Fritz Klatte & Hermann Staudinger

Polymer Chemistry ~ Fritz Klatte & Hermann Staudinger

Fritz Klatte (28 March 1880 – 11 February 1934) was a German chemist and the discoverer of polyvinyl acetate, with German patent (GP 281687 1912) for its preparation from acetylene gas.

Hermann Staudinger (23 March 1881 – 8 September 1965) was a German chemist who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules, which he characterized as polymers. For this work he received the 1953 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is also known for his...

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