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Google Doodle remembers famous glass chemist Marga Faulstich

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Saturday remembered the famous German on her 103rd birthday with a Doodle. She was the AG.

Born on June 16, 1915, worked with AG for 44 years.

During this time, she worked on more than 300 types of optical glasses and 40 patents were registered in her name.

began her training as a graduate at AG after graduating in 1935 from high school, according to

In her early years, she worked on the development of thin films.

Her findings are still being used in the of sunglasses, anti-reflective lenses and glass facades.

Faulstich received international recognition for the invention of the lightweight lens "SF 64", for which she was honoured in 1973.

She died in 1998 in Mainz at the age of 82.



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First Published: Sat, June 16 2018. 10:02 IST