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  • Tesis de licenciatura y maestría Sección Química de la PUCP, 2019 

    autores, varios (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-28)
    Summary of the bachelor and master thesis defended (until October 2019) in the Chemical Section (PUCP)
  • Two amusing options to get in touch with the periodic table of chemical elements 

    Hernández, Yulán (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-27)
    En esta recomendación se hace una pequeña revisión de los aspectos más destacados de dos libros sobre la tabla periódica: "Los elementos”, de Theodore Grey, y "Los elementos. La nueva guía de los componentes básicos del ...
  • Mendeleev: beyond the periodic table 

    Rabinovich, Daniel (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-27)
    The stamps issued in the world that celebrate 150 years of the periodic table of the elements and pay tribute to the Russian chemist Mendeleev
  • Gold: an essential raw material for the world 

    Marchese Morales, Adollfo (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    Gold is an inert metal of symbol Au and atomic number 79. Peru is the world's sixth-largest gold producer, and La Libertad is its first producer department of this metal. It is of great importance for jewelers, physicians, ...
  • OPQ Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Periodic Table in Paris and Porto 

    Salas, Paloma; Coello, Yves; Chong, Miguel (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-27)
    In 2019, the sesquicentennial of the publication of the periodic table proposed by Dmitri Mendeleev is commemorated. As part of this celebration, the students selected by the 2018 Peruvian Chemistry Olympiad (OPQ) participated ...
  • Discovering both sides of an unusual element: mercury 

    Cañari-Chumpitaz, Cristhian (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    The only liquid metal on the periodic table (at room temperature) that has changed the way we think on modern chemistry, introducing the concepts of pressure, vacuum and properties of gases, is mercury. Nevertheless, ...
  • Tungsten: an essential element in our everyday life 

    Sánchez-Benítez, Javier (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    Tungsten has become an indispensable element for our daily life. Due to its physical and chemical properties, this metal, as well as its alloys, is considered nowadays as a strategic and necessary element, with which we ...
  • Tin: worldwide importance, production in Peru 

    Sojo Cardozo, Pedro (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    A brief review about the importance of tin on a great variety of industrial and human life applications is presented. Toxicity of some tin organometallic compounds is also put forward.
  • Tellurium and the current technological era 

    Avila, Edward E. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    Tellurium, Te, is a chemical element of low abundance on Earth. Its importance in the current technological era has given it preponderance for its non-linear optics properties in the development of devices with applications ...
  • Cadmium, does its presence warn us of anthropogenic pollution? 

    Gamboa, Nadia (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-26)
    Cadmium is very scarce in nature and its presence in the environment is due to industrial development. Irresponsible waste management makes it appear in freshwaters and agricultural soils. It is very toxic and bioaccumulative, ...
  • Molybdenum, a versatile and vital element 

    Gutiérrez-Zorrilla, Juan M. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-25)
    Molybdenum, produced in Peru as a byproduct of the copper mining industry, was discovered in the XVIIIth century. It is usually added to steel alloys, is amply used in different pigments and its presence in enzymes makes ...
  • Copper: an essential metal in daily life and in the organisms 

    Requejo-Roque, Katherinne I. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-25)
    Copper is a metal whose versatility has enabled its application in medicine, agriculture, and materials science. In nature, copper is available in the metallic form with an orange-red color and in copper compounds found ...
  • Zinc, a very versatile chemical element 

    Piedra Marín, Gilberto (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-11-25)
    Zinc is a shiny metal whose surface quickly darkens upon contact with air. The main industrial application of this metal is the galvanization of iron and steel parts. Peru is the second largest producer of zinc worldwide, ...
  • Master and "licenciatura" thesis defended at the chemistry section in 2018 (2nd part) 

    Autores, Varios (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-04-06)
    Master and "Licenciatura" thesis defended at the chemistry section (PUCP) during the first half of 2018
  • Quinine as a symbol of chemistry and Peru 

    Ortega San Martín, Luis (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-04-06)
  • Quinine, the symbol of the XXII Ibero-American Chemistry Olympiad-2017 

    Nakamatsu, Javier; Gonzales Gil, Patricia (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2019-04-04)
    Quinine, present in the bark of the cinchona tree, native to the South American Andes, is one of the natural medicines that has saved more lives in the history of humanity. Its economic importance, as a treatment for ...
  • 2014: OPQ travels East 

    Nakamatsu, Javier; Chong, Miguel; Gamboa, Nadia (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2014-11-07)
    Once again the students of the Peruvian delegation selected by the Peruvian Chemistry Olympiad (OPQ) achieved very good results in the international competitions of 2014: the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in ...
  • Molecular Workbench; The Curious Wavefunction; B.R.S.M.: 

    Cañari Chumpitaz, Cristhian (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2013-03-26)
    Molecular Workbench( Curious Wavefunction ( (
  • Wasabi: from the gastronomic sphere to the fire alarms 

    Ortiz Rodriguez, Bruno A. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2011-02-21)
    A group of Japanese researchers has developed a fire alarm that does not depend on people’s audition, but on their sense of smell. This alarm releases allylisothiocyanate in spray to wake people up and hence inform them ...
  • Teaching sustainable chemistry in engineering careers 

    Soledad Rodríguez, Beatriz Elena (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2018)
    Green Chemistry was born in 1990 in order to prevent environmental pollution, improve the environment and quality of life. It seeks to create awareness in both the scientific and industrial communities, the importance of ...

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