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About this book
This book provides a thorough understanding of amalgam metallurgy which is essential for academics, industrialists and postgraduates working in relevant fields. Guaranteed to bring a wealth of information, this book will be a welcome addition to the literature.
Leonid Kozin is a leading Ukrainian electrochemist specialising in chemical technology, physical chemistry, electrochemistry and electro-hydrometallurgical treatment methods to achieve high-purity metals. He studied chemistry at the Kiev Polytechnic University and graduated as an Electrochemical Manufacturing Process Engineer. From 1961-1980 he worked at the Academy of Sciences Kazakhstan where he gained his PhD. He has been Professor of Electrochemistry since 1971 and achieved many prizes for his work on high-purity metals. Author of several books, papers and patents, he is now Head of Department at the Institute of General and Inorganic chemistry at the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences in Kiev. Steve Hansen completed his BSc in Physical Metallurgy at Washington State University in 1980 and went on to do an MSc at the University of Illinois and a PhD in Materials Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is now a Senior Research and Development Engineer for APL Engineered Materials, Inc and has several books, patents and journal papers published on amalgam design and metallurgy and metal halide systems in his name.