Eric Keightley Rideal
Rideal studied electrochemistry, other research topics included nitrogen and catalysis. During the 1939-45 war he worked on worked on explosives, fuels and other war related work. He was Fullerian Professor of Chemistry and Director of the DFRL from 1946 to 1949.
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Papers at the RI
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