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Volume 41, Issue 3

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The mole and IUPAC: a brief history

Roberto Marquardt
Published Online: 2019-06-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2019-0316

Abstract

The mole is the unit of amount of substance in the International System of Units (SI). The amount of substance of a system is a measure of the number of specified elementary entities defining that system. As a matter of fact, the mole is the sole unit currently in use for amount of substance.

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About the article

Roberto Marquardt

Roberto Marquardt < > is Professor at the University of Strasbourg, France; he was President of the Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division of IUPAC in 2014-15.


Published Online: 2019-06-14

Published in Print: 2019-07-01


Citation Information: Chemistry International, Volume 41, Issue 3, Pages 50–52, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2019-0316.

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