Karl Ziegler

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Ziegler, Karl (1898–1973) German chemist. Ziegler shared the 1963 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Giulio Natta for research into polymers. He discovered a technique that used a resin with metal ions attached as a catalyst in the production of polyethene. He also conducted research into aromatic compounds and organometallic compounds.

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