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Band 41, Heft 3


The mole and IUPAC: a brief history

Roberto Marquardt
Online erschienen: 14.06.2019 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2019-0316


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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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.

Online erschienen: 14.06.2019

Erschienen im Druck: 01.07.2019

Quellenangabe: Chemistry International, Band 41, Heft 3, Seiten 50–52, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2019-0316.

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