Portrait of the German chemist Karl Ziegler

Portrait of the German chemist Karl Ziegler

H426/0011 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Karl Ziegler. Portrait of the German chemist and Nobel Laureate, Karl Ziegler (1898-1973). Ziegler became director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Coal Research in 1943. There he showed how polymerization occurred and discovered catalysts that polymerized the reaction of ethene molecules to form polythene (polyethylene). He later found catalysts that formed this plastic polymer at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. Ziegler shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Giulio Natta in 1963 for this work.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1963, catalyst, chemist, chemistry, invent, inventor, karl, nobel laureate, nobel prize, polyethylene, polythene, portraits, recipient, surname z, winner, ziegler

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.