Hoffman, Darleane C.Alternative names
Nuclear chemist. Darleane Christian Hoffman received her B.S. (1948) in Chemistry and her Ph. D (1951) in Physical (Nuclear) Chemistry from Iowa State University. She has been employed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, and the University of California at Berkeley.
Her current positions are the Faculty Senior Scientist and Group Leader (1984- ) at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Director (1991- ) of the Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science, and a professor at the University of California at Berkeley.
Her research interests include rapid chemical separation of short-lived fission products; nuclear structure; heavy ion reactions; and the search for heavy elements in nature. Among Hoffman's accomplishments were discovering plutonium-244 in nature and conducting the first aqueous chemistry on element 105.
From the description of Papers, 1947-1994. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 32631677
|creatorOf||Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912-1999. A selection of records from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nuclear Division, 1964-2003||Chemical Heritage Foundation, Othmer Library of Chemical History|
|creatorOf||Hoffman, Darleane C. Papers, 1947-1994.||Iowa State University, Parks Library|
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|referencedIn||Women in Chemistry Oral History Project. Interviews, 2001-[ongoing].||Iowa State University, Parks Library|
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