Chmutov, Konstantin

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Chmutov, Konstantin Vasil’evich


Born Mar. 8 (21), 1902, in Moscow; died there May 29,1979. Soviet physical chemist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953). Member of the CPSU from 1947.

A student of N. A. Shilov’s, Chmutov graduated from the Moscow Higher Technical School in 1928 and taught there from 1928 to 1932; he also taught at other higher educational institutions in the USSR. In 1950 he joined the staff of the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Chmutov’s principal works are devoted to the study of surface phenomena and ion-exchange chromatography.

Chmutov has been awarded six orders and various medals.


Fiziko-khimicheskie osnovy protivogazovogo dela. Moscow, 1939. (With M. Dubinin.)
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Khromatografiia. Moscow, 1962.
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