Prafulla Chandra Ray



Facts

Prafulla Chandra Ray

Born on 2nd August, 1861
Died on 16th June, 1944

Research areas
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmaceuticals
Major contribution
  • Inorganic Nitrites
  • Platinum chemistry
  • Organosulphur compounds

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Awards and recognitions


Books

  1. A History of Hindu Chemistry (1903)
  2. Bengali Brain and its Misuse (1910)
  3. Essays and discourses (1918)
  4. Autobiography of a Bengali chemist (1932, original: Life and Experiences of a Bengali Chemist Volume I
  5. Life and Experiences of a Bengali Chemist - Volume II (1935, ReviewReview)
  6. Organic thio-Compounds
  7. India before and after the Mutiny (1886)

Other resources

Publications


1894

1902

1905

  1. XXI.—The nitrites of the alkali metals and metals of the alkaline earths and their decomposition by heat
  2. XX.—Theory of the production of mercurous nitrite and of its conversion into various mercury nitrates
  3. III.—The sulphate and the phosphate of the dimercurammonium series

1906

  1. LVIII.—Fischer's salt and its decomposition by heat
  2. CLXXXIV.—The interaction of the alkylsulphates with the nitrites of the alkali metals and metals of the alkaline earths

1907

  1. CXXXII.—The decomposition of mercurous and silver hyponitrites by heat
  2. CXCIX.—Silver-mercuroso-mercuric oxynitrates and the isomorphous replacement of univalent mercury by silver
  3. CXCVIII.—The double nitrites of mercury and the alkali metals
  4. CXXXIV.—Cupric nitrite
  5. CXXXIII.—Mercurous hyponitrite
  6. Mercurous hyponitrite (proceeding reporting better purification)
  7. CLXXX.—The decomposition of hyponitrous acid in presence of mineral acids
  8. On the interaction of the alkyl sulphates with the nitrites of the alkali metals and metals of the alkaline earths

1908

  1. XCV.—Molecular volumes of the nitrites of silver, mercury, and the alkali metals

1909

1910

  1. XXXIV.—Decomposition of dimercurammonium nitrite by heat
  2. XXXV.—The double nitrites of mercury and the metals of the alkaline earths

1911

  1. CLXVII.—Nitrites of the alkylammonium bases: ethylammonium nitrite, dimethylammonium nitrite, and trimethylammonium nitrite
  2. CLXVI.—Tetramethylammonium hyponitrite and its decomposition by heat
  3. CVI.—Methylammonium nitrite
  4. CV.—Influence of minute quantities of ferric salts and of manganese nitrate on the rate of solution of mercury in nitric acid
  5. CLXVIII.—Nitrites of the benzylammonium series. Benzylammonium nitrite and dibenzylammonium nitrite and their sublimation and decomposition by heat
  6. CCXXIII.—Trimercuridiethylammonium nitrite
  7. Ionization of the nitrites as measured by the cryoscopic method

1912

  1. XXV.—Nitrites of the alkylammonium series. Part III. Triethylammonium nitrite and its decomposition and sublimation by heat
  2. XV.—Nitrites of the alkylammonium series. Part II. Propylammonium nitrite and butylammonium nitrite and their decomposition by heat
  3. CXXV.—The vapour density of ammonium nitrite
  4. XCIX.—The molecular conductivities of potassium nitrite, mercuric nitrite, and potassium mercurinitrite
  5. Molecular conductivities of potassium nitrite, mercuric nitrite and potassium mercurinitrite (proceedings)
  6. CLXVII.—Nitrites of the mercurialkyl- and mercurialkylaryl-ammonium series. Part II
  7. LXXII.—Nitrites of the mercurialkyl- and mercurialkylaryl-ammonium series
  8. LXXI. Nitrites of the alkylammonium series. Part IV

1913

  1. CLXIX.—Equivalent conductivities of sodium hyponitrite, calcium hyponitrite, and hyponitrous acid
  2. II.—Chlorides of the mercurialkyl- and mercurialkylaryl-ammonium series and their constitution as based on conductivity measurements
  3. I.—Nitrites of the alicylic ammonium series. Nitrosopiperazinium nitrite
  4. CLXX.—The vapour density of ammonium nitrate, benzoate, and acetate
  5. III.—Equivalent conductivity and ionisation of nitrites

1914

  1. CXCIX.—Action of monochloroacetic acid on thiocarbamide and monoalkylated thiocarbamides
  2. Action of nitrous acid on dimethylpiperazine

1915

  1. CXXXIX.—Interaction of dimercuriammonium nitrite, and the alkyl iodides

1916

1919

  1. Organic thio-compounds, with special reference to tautomeric changes and the formation of polysulphonium derivatives
  2. LXXII.—Interaction of mercuric and cupric chlorides respectively and the mercaptans and potential mercaptans
  3. XLI.—Mercury mercaptide nitrites and their reaction with the alkyl iodides. Part VI. Chain compounds of sulphur (continued)
  4. XLII.—Mercuric sulphoxychloride
  5. XL.—Mercury mercaptide nitrites and their reaction with the alkyl iodides. Part V. Chain compounds of sulphur (continued)
  6. XXVII.—Mercury mercaptide nitrites and their reaction with the alkyl iodides. Part IV. Chain compounds of sulphur (continued)
  7. CII.—Mercury mercaptide nitrites and their reaction with the alkyl iodides. Part VII. Chain compounds of sulphur (continued)
  8. CXXI.—Reaction of the potassium salts of 2-thiol 5-thio-4-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1,3,4-thiodiazole and 2,5-dithiol-1,3,4-thiodiazole with halogenated organic compounds

1920

1923

1925

  1. Varying valency of platinum with respect to mercaptanic radicals. II. [Quarterly Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1925, Vol. 2, 178-190]

1926

  1. Synthesis of condensed heterocyclic systems. Interaction between 2,5-dithiol-1,3,4-thiodiazole and some organic dihalides. [Quarterly Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1926, Vol. 3, 23-29]
  2. The discovery of oxygen. [Quarterly Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1926, Vol. 3, 1-22]
  3. Triethylene trisulfide and 1,4-dithian. [Quarterly Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1926, Vol. 3, 73-74]

1927

  1. The variability of valency. [Quarterly Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1927, Vol. 4, 89-95]

1928

  1. Complex compounds of gold with mercaptanic radicals. II. Residual affinities of chlorauric acid. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1928, Vol. 5, 527-533]
  2. Varying valency of platinum with respect to mercaptanic radicals. VII. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1928, Vol. 5, 139-147]

1929

  1. Synthesis of lengthened sulfur-chain compounds. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1929, Vol. 6, 865-869]
  2. A new kind of complex platinum compounds. Tervalent and quinquevalent platinum

1930

  1. Complexes of mercuric iodide with alkyl sulfonium iodides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1930, Vol. 7, 297-303]
  2. Studies on the complexes of the chlorides of gold with organic sulfides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1930, Vol. 7, 67-77]
  3. A new kind of complex platinum compounds. Tervalent and quinquevalent platinum
  4. Complex compounds of chloroferric acid with organic sulfur compounds

1931

  1. Complexes of zinc and cadmium iodides with alkyl sulfonium iodides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1931, Vol. 8, 739-751]
  2. Complexes of antimony trichloride with organic sulfides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1931, Vol. 8, 711-716]
  3. The reaction of silver nitrate with organic sulfides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1931, Vol. 8, 689-693] 
  4. Complexes of antimony halides with sulfonium halides. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1931, Vol. 8, 251-255]
  5. A new type of complex platinum compound. Tervalent and pentavalent platinum

1932

  1. A new type of complex platinum compounds of tervalent and quinquevalent platinum. IV

1933

  1. A new type of complex platinum compound of trivalent and quinquevalent platinum. V
  2. Complex platinum compounds with trivalent and quinquevalent platinum. VI
  3. Complex compounds of iridium. II. Compounds of organic sulfides and pyridine. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1933, Vol. 10, 275-279]
  4. Thioketonic esters. III. Alkylation of ethyl thioacetoacetate. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1933, Vol. 10, 75-79] 

1934

  1. A new type of complex platinum compounds. Trivalent and quinquevalent platinum. VII
  2. Varying valency of platinum with respect to mercaptanic radicals. VIII [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1934, Vol. 11, 737-742]
  3. Complex compounds of iridium. III. Compounds with ammonia and ethylamine. [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1934, Vol. 11, 517-520]

1935

  1. Fluorination of organic compounds. I [Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 1935, Vol. 12, 93-95]