Programme booklet



Sunday, 15 July

16:00 - 19:00 On-site registration, refreshment  

Monday, 16 July

  F. Rypáček
Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry

V. Cimrová
Microsymposium chair

  LECTURE SESSION 1 Chairs: G. Wegner, D. Výprachtický
09:15 - 10:00 Main lecture ML 01

Y. Koike (Keio University, Yokohama, Japan)
Photonics polymers for fiber-to-the-display

10:00 - 10:20 Special lecture SL 01

J.R. Bartoli, V.M. Giacon, M.I. Alayo, M.N.P. Carreño (State University of Campinas, Brazil)
Polymeric optical waveguides fabricated by plasma fluorination process

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 2 Chairs: Y. Koike,  J. Kovářová
10:40 - 11.00 Special lecture SL 02

A. Charas, A.L. Mendonca, L. Alcácer, J. Morgado, J. Cabanillas-Gonzales, T. Vergili, G. Lanzani (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal)
Photoactive PMMA-polyfluorene copolymers

11.00 - 11:20 Special lecture SL 03

F. Mikeš, J. Baldrian, J. Pleštil (Polytechnic University, New York, USA)
Synthesis and characterization of a transparent, thermally and chemically stable perfluoro polymer: perfluorinated poly(2-methylidene-1,3-dioxolane)

11:20 - 11:40 Special lecture SL 04

A. Tagaya, Y. Koike (Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawasaki, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan)
Zero zero-birefringence polymers for optical devices

11:40 - 12:00 Special lecture SL 05

M. Lebental, N. Djellali, J.S. Lauret, J. Zyss, C. Schmit, E. Bogomolny (Ecole Normal Supérieure de Cachan, CNRS, UMR, France)
Tailored shapes of organic microlasers: a test-bed for wave chaos physics

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  LECTURE SESSION 3 Chairs: M. Lebental E. Brynda
14:00 - 14:45 Main lecture ML 02

J. de Mello (Imperial College London, UK)
Integrated sensors for point of care diagnostics

14:45- 15:05 Special lecture SL 06

S. Reynaud, B. Grassl, C. Thévenot, M. Bouhadid, N. Redon, J. Desbrières (Ecole Normal Supérieure de Cachan, CNRS, UMR, France)
Intrinsically conducting composite films and hydrogels for chemical sensors and drug release

15:05 - 15:25 Special lecture SL 07

K. Gatsouli, A. Meristoudi, A. Tsigara, G. Manasis, N. Vainos, S. Pispas (Institute of Theoretical and Physical Chemistry, Athens, Greece)
Polymer based hybrid materials for photonic sensors

15:25 - 15:45 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 4 Chairs: J. de Mello, M. Netopilík
15:45 - 16:05 Special lecture SL 08

S. Sakthivel, D. Mangalaraj (Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India)

Nanosize conducting polymer preparation, properties and applications

16:05 - 16:25 Special lecture SL 09

Y. Tajitsu, K. Fukuda, T. Takaki (Kansai University, Suita, Osaka Japan)
Large ion-conductivity of transparent films of hydroxyapatite-poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposite

16:25 - 16:45 Special lecture SL 10

F. Böhme, U. Oertel, H. Komber (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany)
Optical probes for acid-base interactions in polymer mixtures

16:45 - 18:00 PC 01 – PC 22  

Tuesday, 17 July

  LECTURE SESSION 5 Chairs: T. Miteva, A. Strachota
09:00 - 09:45 Main lecture ML 03

M. Morana, M. Koppe, M.C. Scharber, Z. Zhu, R. Gaudiana, D. Waller, C.J. Brabec  (Konarka Technologies, Linz, Austria)
Material requirements for organic solar cells. The structure - property correlation of low-bandgap transporters

09:45 - 10:05 Special lecture SL 11

F. Ouhib, R.C. Hiorns, R. deBettignies, S. Billy, A. Khoukh, J. Desbrières, Ch. Dagron-Lartigau (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France)
Synthesis and characterization of regioregular polythiophenes substituted by aromatic groups for bulk-heterojunction photovoltaic cells

10:05 - 10:25 Special lecture SL 12

R.L. Patyk, B.S. Lomba, A.F. Nogueira, C.A. Furtado, A.P. Santos, R.M.Q. Mello, L.Micaroni, I.A. Hümmelgen (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil)
High open-circuit voltage photovoltaic devices based on modified carbon nanotube blend - polybithiophene heterojunctions

10:25 - 10:45 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 6 Chairs: C.J. Brabec, I. Kmínek
10:45 - 11:05 Special lecture SL 13

D. Neher, C. Yin, S. Bange, X.H. Yang, T. Kietzke, H.-H. Hörhold (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Optoelectronic devices with defined polymer-polymer heterojunctions

11:05 - 11:25 Special lecture SL 14

D.A.M. Egbe, A. Wild, U.S. Schubert (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Anthracene- and thiophene-containing poly(p-phenylene-ethynylene)/poly(p-phenylene-vinylene)s: towards optimized structures for photovoltaic applications

11:25 - 11:45 Special lecture SL 15

R. Mezzenga, N. Sary, C. Brochon, G. Hadziioannou, J. Ruokolainen (University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland )
Interfaces nanostructuring by blending rod-coil block copolymers and rods: a promising route towards design of polymer photovoltaic materials

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  LECTURE SESSION 7 Chairs: D. Neher, P. Pavlačková
14:00 - 14:45 Main lecture ML 04

Y. Okamoto (Polytechnic University, New York, USA)
Tunable color of a polymer silica

14:45 - 15:05 Special lecture SL 16

D.J. Asunkis, I.L. Bolotin, A.T. Wroble, A.M. Zachary, L. Hanley (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Preparation and analysis of lead sulfide nanocrystal-polymer nanocomposite films for optoelectronic applications

15:05 - 15:25 Special lecture SL 17

S. Kaufmann, T. Stöferle, N. Moll, R.F. Mahrt (Zurich Research Laboratory, Ruschlikon, Switzerland)
Resonant energy transfer within a colloidal nanocrystal polymer host system

15:25 - 15:45 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 8 Chairs: Y. Okamoto,  S. Nešpůrek
15:45 - 16:05 Special lecture SL 18

D. Bléger, D. Kreher, F. Mathevet, A.-J. Attias, G. Schull, L. Douillard, C. Fiorini-Debuisschert, F. Charra (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)
Surface-mediated bonding for rational design of multiscale molecular self-assemblies

16:05 - 16:25 Special lecture SL 19

K. Cho (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea)
Surface-induced self-assembly of conjugated organic molecules for high-performance supramolecular electronics

16:25 - 16:45 Special lecture SL 20

V. Senkovskyy, N. Khanduyeva, M. Stamm, A. Kiriy (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany)
Conductive polymer brushes of regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophene) via catalyst-transfer surface-initiated polycondensation

16:45 - 18:00 PC 23 – PC 44

Wednesday, 18 July

  LECTURE SESSION 9 Chairs: M. Ree, P. Štěpánek
09:00 - 09:45 Main lecture ML 05

G. Wegner, S. Baluchev, F. Laquai, C. Chi (Max Planck Institute of Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany)
Managing photoexcited states in conjugated polymers

09:45 - 10:05 Special lecture SL 21

S. Gurlui, E. Buruiana, T. Buruiana, G. Strat, M. Strat, V. Pohoata (University of Iasi, Romania)
Fluorescence properties of some polyurethanes with stilbene and pyrene rings

10:05 - 10:25 Special lecture SL 22

I. Glowacki, Z. Szamel (Technical University of Lodz, Poland)
Energy transfer and charge trapping processes in poly(N-vinylcarbazole) doped with iridium complexes

10:25 - 10:45 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 10 Chairs: I.A. Hümmelgen, Č. Koňák
10:45 - 11:30 Main lecture ML 06

M. Ree, O. Kim, S. Baek, D. Lee, J. Kim (University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Republic of Korea)
Novel digital nonvolatile memory devices based on semiconducting polymer thin films

11:30 - 11:50 Special lecture SL 23

S.Y. Park (Seoul National University, Korea)
Bistable optical recording and fluorescence patterning in a highly luminescent polymer film

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 22:00 EXCURSION

Thursday, 19 July

  LECTURE SESSION 11 Chairs: F. Mikeš, J. Pfleger
09:00 - 09:45 Main lecture ML 07

S.A. Chen (National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan)
Multiple functionalities of pendent charge transport moiety in electroluminescent conjugated polymers

09:45- 10:05 Special lecture SL 24

S. Janietz, H. Krueger, M. Thesen, B. Fischer, A. Wedel (Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research, Potsdam, Germany)
Solution-processible non-conjugated electrophosphorescent polymers

10:05 - 10:25 Special lecture SL 25

T. Tsutsui, T. Yasuda, H. Kayashima, K. Fujita (Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan)
Material design of oligomers and polymers for organic field-effect transistors

10:25 - 10:45 Coffee break
  LECTURE SESSION 12 Chairs: S.A. Chen, J. Stejskal
10:45 - 11:05 Special lecture SL 26

P. Miskiewicz, J. Jung, S. Kotarba, I. Glowacki, M. Shkunov,
M. Heeney, W. Zhang, W. Maniukiewicz, J. Ulanski (Technical University of Lodz, Poland)
FETs made of anisotropic layers of quaterthiophene derivatives

11:05 - 11:25 Special lecture SL 27

J.-M. Verilhac, G. LeBlevennec, A. Pron, R. Prokop, M. Zagorska,
J.-P. Travers (UMR SprAM, DRFMC/SprAM/LEMOH, CEA Grenoble, France)
Electronic transport properties vs structural organization of thin layers of different regioregular polythiophene derivatives: effect of chain length and processing conditions

11:25 - 11:45 Special lecture SL 28

W. Brütting, A. Opitz, M. Bronner (University of Augsburg, Germany)
Charge carrier transport in ambipolar organic field-effect devices

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  LECTURE SESSION 13 Chairs: J. Ulanski, Z. Sedláková
14:00 - 14:20 Special lecture SL 29

N. Benson, M. Schidleja, Ch. Melzer, H. von Seggern (University of Technology Darmstadt, Germany)
Organic CMOS inverts through dieletric interface modification of OFETs

14:20 - 15:05 Main lecture ML 08

T. Miteva, G. Nelles (SONY Deutschland GmbH, Materials Science Laboratory, Stuttgart, Germany)
Non-coherently excited photon up-conversion: sun-spectrum engineering and solar cells

15:05 Closing remarks
Farewell drink

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