Electrons and valence development of the theory, 1900-1925 Book uri icon


  • Along with the doctrine of atomism, the electron theory of valance ranks as one of the most fundamental developments in the history of modern chemistry. Yet, because the problems this theory solved were difficult ones, the modern understanding of electron bonding came only slowly and only after the minor contributions of many scientists and the major contributions of a few.

author list (cited authors)

  • Swenson, L. S., & Stranges, A. N.

publication date

  • January 1, 1982 11:11 AM