Arnold Beckman

Arnold Orville Beckman (1900 - 2004)

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Arnold Orville Beckman
Born in Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Died in La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2019
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Arnold Beckman is Notable.

Arnold Orville Beckman was an American chemist, inventor, investor, and philanthropist. While a professor at California Institute of Technology, he founded Beckman Instruments based on his 1934 invention of the pH meter, a device for measuring acidity, later considered to have "revolutionized the study of chemistry and biology". He also developed the DU spectrophotometer, "probably the most important instrument ever developed towards the advancement of bioscience".


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