Crafts

Crafts
 
[krɑːfts], James Mason, amerikanischer Chemiker, * Boston (Massachusetts) 8. 3. 1839, ✝ Ridgefield (Conneticut) 20. 6. 1917; war 1871-98 Professor am Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, seit 1895 dessen Präsident. 1874 entdeckte Crafts in Paris mit C. Friedel die Substituierbarkeit aromatischer Verbindungen unter dem Einfluss von Aluminiumchlorid (Friedel-Crafts-Reaktion). Crafts arbeitete ferner über organische Siliciumverbindungen, Katalyse, Thermometrie u. a.

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