Reichardt, Christian 1934-

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Reichardt, Christian 1934-


Born November 16, 1934, in Ebersbach/Oberlausitz, Saxony, Germany; son of Heinrich (a master painter) and Eleonore (a homemaker) Reichardt; married Maria Tóth (a secretary), November 18, 1961. Education: Attended Technical University for Chemistry, Leuna-Merseburg, Germany, 1954-55; University of Marburg, D.Phil., 1962, habilitation, 1967.


Home—Marburg, Germany. Office—Faculty of Chemistry, Philipps University of Marburg, Hans-Meerwein-Strasse, Marburg D-35032, Germany.


University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany, assistant at Institute for Organic Chemistry, 1967-70, professor of chemistry, 1970-99; retired, 1999. University of Giessen, lecturer, 1969-71; visiting professor at University of Barcelona, 1988, University of Bratislava, 1998, and University of Oita/Kyushu, 2000.


International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, German Chemical Society.


Literary Prize, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, 1989; Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Medal, Polish Chemical Society, 2000.


Lösungsmitteleffekte in der organischen Chemie, Verlag Chemie (Weinheim, Germany), 1969, translation published as Solvent Effects in Organic Chemistry, 1979, 3rd edition published as Solvents and Solvent Effects in Organic Chemistry, John Wiley (Hoboken, NJ), 2003.

Contributor to books, including New Synthetic Methods, Volume 2, Verlag Chemie (Weinheim, Germany), 1975; Organic Liquids: Structure, Dynamics, and Chemical Properties, edited by A.D. Buckingham, E. Lippert, and E. Bratos, Wiley (Chichester, England), 1978; Advances in Solution Chemistry, edited by I. Bertini, L. Lunazzi, and A. Dei, Plenum Press (New York, NY), 1981; Molecular Interactions, edited by H. Ratajczak and W.J. Orville-Thomas, Wiley (Chichester, England), 1982; Solvent Problems in Industry, edited by G. Kakabadse, Elsevier Applied Science Publishers (London, England), 1984; and Handbook of Solvents, edited by G. Wypych, William Andrews Publishing (New York, NY), 2004. Contributor of more than 160 articles to national and international journals.

Reichardt's book has also been published in French, Chinese, and Russian.