Zweite Auflage des Lehrbuchs “Inorganic Pigments” unseres Mitglieds Gerhard Pfaff erschienen

Pfaff, Gerhard (2023): Inorganic Pigments. 2nd, Revised and Extended Edition. Berlin: de Gruyter (De Gruyter Textbook). X, 380 S.; 89,95 Euro; ISBN 978-3-11-074391-3

Der Klappentext beschreibt die Neuauflage folgendermaßen:

The book provides a complete overview on inorganic pigments and their use in coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetic, and construction industries. Each chapter introduces a certain class of pigment in respect of fundamentals, manufacture, properties and toxicology and thus being very valuable for color chemists, materials scientists and specialists for pigment applications. The readers will benefit from a concise and well-structured text, numerous examples and figures, and a variety of questions for self-control.

  • A comprehensive overview on all relevant inorganic pigments with an extended introduction of new pigment developments, specific color properties, innovative applications, and pigment history supported by many new pigment illustrations is given.
  • Each chapter has a uniform structure with specific subchapters to provide the information in a facilitated way.
  • A set of questions is added in the end of each chapter to test the understanding of the content.



Prof. Dr. Gerhard Pfaff obtained his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University Jena, worked many years for the Merck KGaA as head of R&D Pigments and is teaching at the Technical University Darmstadt. He is author of more than 200 scientific publications and member of the Leibniz Society of Sciences in Berlin.