Heyrovsky


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(hā′rŏf-skē), Jaroslav 1890-1967.
Czech chemist. He won a 1959 Nobel Prize for the development of polarography.
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Heyrovsky Institute for Physical Chemistry of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
The Czechoslovakian physical chemist Jaroslav Heyrovsky (1890-1967) had worked for years on a device that contained a mercury electrode so arranged that a small drop of mercury repeatedly fell through a solution to a mercury pool beneath.