Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


Institut für Physik - NMR

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Betty-Heimann-Str. 7
06120 Halle (Saale)

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Polymer Physics & Polymer Spectroscopy Webinar

To address the cancellations and shifts of personal meetings and seminars, and to keep up scientific exchange and discussion in times of the pandemic, we organize a regular online webinar on “Polymer Physics & Polymer Spectroscopy”. We hope to foster discussions among different branches of the polymer and soft matter communities, specifically the wider fields of polymer physics and spectroscopy (with some bias towards applications of NMR). We always have two talks, one from the wider field and one with spectroscopy focus, always with a strong topical connection.

  • The talks cover latest research results or summaries of current challenges in the field.
  • Each talk typically lasts 20-25 min plus 5-10 min of discussion time.
  • The talks are recorded and posted in our archive upon consent of the speaker.
The webinar is held biweekly on Thursdays at 2 pm UTC, which is 3 pm (CET) = 10 am (New York) = 7 am (Los Angeles) = 10 pm (Beijing) = 11 pm (Tokyo). We are looking forward to your attendance and support.

Rongchun Zhang (South China Univ. of Tech.)
Toshikazu Miyoshi (U Akron, USA)
Kay Saalwächter

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If you are interested to present or suggest a presenter, please do not hesitate to contact , or . We would like to encourage talks of post-docs and advanced-stage doctoral students!

Upcoming Webinars
[Click here] for details, and [click here] to join each meeting at Zoom (meeting ID: 876 8664 6314, password: 459406).

November 12 (polymer crystallization)

Wenke Zhang (Jilin U):
Single-molecule study on the molecular interactions and folding mode in polymer single crystals
Thomas Thurn-Albrecht (U Halle-Wittenberg):
How intracrystalline chain dynamics determines the the morphology of semicrystalline polymers

November 26 (polymer crystallization)

Oleksandr Dolynchuk (U Halle-Wittenberg):
Thermodynamic foundations of crystallization via prefreezing: the case of no nucleation
Toshi Miyoshi (U Akron):
Molecular Dynamics, Phase Transition, and Structural Evolution in Configurationally and Conformationally Disordered Polymer Crystals

December 10 (relaxation dynamics/confinement)

Yang Yao (ETH Zürich):
Crystallization and dynamics of polymer and water under nano-sized confinement
Ernst Rössler (U Bayreuth):

January 7 or 21 (gels)

Rob Hickey (Penn State U):
Solvent-Non-Solvent Rapid Injection for the Preparation of Hierarchically Ordered Hydrogels
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