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Haber process

bosch ammonia

Haber process, main commercial method of manufacturing ammonia. The process was invented by Fritz Haber (1868–1934), a German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in chemistry for the discovery in 1918. It was developed on an industrial scale by Karl Bosch in 1913 and is also known as the Haber-Bosch process. The procedure involves the mixing of hydrogen and nitrogen at high temperatures and pressures.

See also: Ammonia.

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