history of fluorine
The company developed many other uses of PTFE.  Following the International Symposium commemorating in 1986 the isolation of fluorine, the International Moissan prize was established by co-chairmen, P. Hagenmuller and P. Plurien, for recognizing achievements in the various fields of fluorine chemistry. document.write(' Halogen. Wikipedia. Fluorine is the most chemically reactive element. From 1890 on, he worked on an even more challenging task than that of isolating fluorine - that of artificially creating diamonds. In 1670 a recipe containing Bohemian emerald (now known as calcium fluoride, CaF 2) was used to etch glass.