Structural Chemistry in Trieste from Ripamonti to date

Speech by Lucio Randaccio, held at the University of Bologna, to celebrate Prof. Alberto Ripamonti’s 70th birthday, 16th May 2000.

By Lucio Randaccio

Outline

The birth of crystallography in Trieste is marked by the arrival of Prof. Ripamonti and the decision to work on inorganic polymers. From that many renown scientists were born and several groups developed during the years working also on cobalamins.