1998: Design, Application and Shape of Polymers

Monday, 27th April

09:10 Professor E.W. Meijer (Eindhoven University of Technology)
"Reversible supramolecular polymers using quadruple hydrogen bonding"
10:50 Dr. M. Sano (JST, Japan)
"Shaping of Polymers by Complexity and Self-organisation"
11:55 Dr. D. O'Hare (University of Oxford)
"Olefin Polymerisation Catalysis using Organometallic Functionalised Layered and Mesoporous Silicates"
17:00 Professor M. Moller (University of Ulm, Germany)
"Branched Molecules and Block Copolymer Micelles as a Tool for the Preparation of Nano-Mosaic Surfaces"
18:00 Dr. D. Leigh, (UMIST)
"Mechanically Linked Polymers"

Tuesday, 28th April

09:00 Professor M.A. Winnik (University of Toronto)
"Associative Polymers in Water"
10:40 Professor R.J.M. Nolte (University of Nijmegen)
"Helical Superstructures from Homopolymers and Block Copolymers"
11:50 Professor T. Ikeda (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Optical Switching and Optical Image Storage by means of Photoresponsive Liquid Crystals"
17:00 Professor J.E. Mark (University of Cincinnati)
"Tough Plastic Films from Gelatin or Starch"
18:00 Professor P. Hodge (University of Manchester)
"Ringing the Changes: Recent work on Cyclic Oligomers"

Wednesday, 29th April

09:00 Professor U.W. Suter (ETH, Zurich)
"Plastic Deformation of Amorphous Polymers; Simulations and Experiments on the Atomistic Scale"
10:40 Dr. R.E. Cameron (University of Cambridge)
"Polymer Morphology and Degradation"
11:50 Professor H.W. Spiess (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Science, Mainz)
"Multidimensional Solid State NMR: New Insight into dynamic heterogeneities, packing effects and translational motions in dense polymer melts"
17:00 Dr. M.P.W. Wilson (Du Pont (UK), Gloucester)
"The Effects of Shape in Antron and Tactel Fibres"

The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Monday, 27th April - Wednesday, 29th April 1998


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