1993: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Polymers with Novel Topologies
Tuesday, 27th April
|Highly Branched Systems|
|09:10||Professor Jean Frechet (Cornell University)
"Dendritic and Hyperbranched Polymers and Copolymers"
|10:50||Dr. Richard Turner (Eastman-Kodak, Rochester)
"Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of All-Aromatic Hyperbranched Polyesters"
|11:55||Professor Bert Meijer (Eindhoven University)
"New Topologies with Dendrimers"
|17:00||Dr. Tom McLeish (Sheffield University)
Rheology of Polymeric Stars
|18:00||Dr. Owen Webster (response to invitation await) (Du Pont,
"Hypercrosslinked Rigid-Rod Polymers"
Wednesday, 28th April
|Rings, Catenanes, Rotaxanes and Related Systems|
|09:00||Professor Fraser Stoddart (Birmingham University)
"Self-Assembly Catenanes, Rotaxanes and Double Helicates: New Approaches to Novel Polymer Systems"
|10:40||Professor Harry Gibson (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg)
"Synthesis and Characterization of Rotaxanes and Polyrotaxanes"
|11:50||Professor Philip Hodge (Manchester University)
"Cyclic Polymers: An Endless Tail"
|Peculiar Polymers and Peculiar Situations|
|17:00||Dr. Ken Evans (Liverpool University)
"Polymers Showing Negative Poisson Ratio"
|18:00||Dr. Randal Richards (Durham University)
"Tripping the Light Fantastic"
Thursday, 29th April
|Stiff Linear Polymers|
|09:00||Professor George Gray (Merck, Poole)
"L.C. Polymers Structure and Dynamics"
|10:40||Professor Allan Hay (McGill University)
"Rigid Amorphous Polymers, Synthesis and Properties"
|11:50||Professor Allan Underhill (Bangor University)
"Polymers Incorporating Metal Chelates"
|17:00||Professor Gerhard Wegner (MPI, Mainz)
"Molecularly Rigid Rods, Advantages and Problems"
The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday, 27th April - Thursday, 29th April 1993