Title and Description Page
Childhood and Early Education 1
Gymnasium in Poland, Infeld amongst teachers, early interest in science. Recent history of Poland. High school facilities, advanced lectures in physics and mathematics.
Warsaw Polytechnic 6
Course contents. Swietoslawski and calorimetry.
Industrial Employment 9
Barium sulfate, nucleation.
Emigration to Israel 11
Teaching at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Absorption of scientific words into Hebrew. Faculty at the University, Ph.D. in organic chemistry. Wartime production of phosphoric acid.
University of Manchester 16
Michael Polanyi. Bond dissociation energies, colleagues at Manchester. Poly-p-xylylene. Lecture tour of United States.
Studies of methyl affinities. Living polymers. Transport through polymer films. Visiting professor at Liverpool. Uppsala and Claesson, flash photolysis.