1. Historical Aspects
2. The Chemical Senses
3. Structure-Odor Relationships
4. Odorants from Natural Resources
5. Odorants from Petrochemical Sources
6. Ionones, Damascones, and Iso E Super
7. Essential Oils
8. Odorants of Animal Origin
Wilhelm Pickenhagen (*1939) obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Paris with Edgar Lederer. After a fellowship with George Büchi at MIT, research chemist and then department head at Firmenchi, Geneva, general manager Flavor Technology at Firmenchi, Princeton, and from 1996-2003 head of corporate research of Dragoco, Holzminden. Lecturer and Honorary Professor at the University of Gõttingen, and lecturer at the ISIPCA Versaitles. He has authored 60 scientific and 29 patent publications.
Philip Kraft (*1969) studied Chemistry at Kie University, and obtained his Ph.D. with Werner Tochtermann on macrocyclic musks in collaboration with Haarmann Et Reimer, Holzminden. In 1996, he joined Givaudan Research, Dübendorf, and became group leader in 2001. He has authored 78 publications and 27 patents, invented Super Muguet, Azurone, Pomarose, Serenolide, Cassyrane, and Sylkolide, and reads Fragrance Chemistry at the Universities of Bern and Zurich, and the ETH Zurich.