International summer school on “Thermodynamics and Energetics in Soft Matter Systems” July 24-26, 2018 at Grenoble

The international summer school on “Thermodynamics and Energetics in Soft Matter Systems”  will take place from the 24th to 26th July 2018 at the Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France.

The aim of the school is to provide an overview of the forces governing the behavior of soft matter systems and introducing the most relevant techniques to probe such interactions. The school proposes frontal lectures given by recognized experts from all over Europe. For full details see the flyer or the website: https://workshops.ill.fr/e/softmatter2018

Due to the limited number of available places, pre-registration by the 20th of May is required. A short description of research activity and a CV should be sent to softmatter2018@ill.fr The organising committee will examine your application and inform you in June 2018.


2nd Changchun and Halle-Leipzig Discussion Seminar on Polymer Science at Campus Halensis

Polymer scientisits from the State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry of the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry visited our CRC for the further establishment and strengthening of collaborations between the State Key Laboratory and Martin Luther University Halle-​Wittenberg and Leipzig University.

Link to article at Campus Halensis (in German, April 12 2018)


Doctoral students seminar (April 24, 2018)

Varun Danke on “Structure formation in nanophase-separated polymers with lamellar morphology: Comb-like vs linear precision polymers”

and Arne Böker on “Loop formation of polyglutamines in the PRIME20 model”

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[TRR67. IGK] Modul BioAnalysis(basic) (14.-16.05.2018) in Leipzig

The 3-day seminar covers basic background information and applications
details for mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy and molecular modeling.

Please register for the seminar until May 04 by sending an e-mail to Anett Albrecht albrecht@uni-leipzig.de.

For more Information please check the website of TRR 67:

Basic Concepts in Molecular Spectroscopy – May 2/3, 2018


This module for physicists and chemists introduces the basic concepts in molecular spectroscopy, i.e. Infrared (IR), (surface enhanced) Raman spectroscopy with imaging options and Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy (BDS), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Optical Microscopy, Superresolution Microscopy and Single Molecule Fluorescence Detection. Continue reading “Basic Concepts in Molecular Spectroscopy – May 2/3, 2018”

58. DPG-Wochenendseminar „Physiker/Innen im Beruf“ (May 4-6, 2018)

im: Physikzentrum, Hauptstraße 5, 53604 Bad Honnef


Der Übergang von der Hochschule in die berufliche Karriere fällt vielen Universitätsabsolventen erfahrungsgemäß schwer, da sie oftmals weder mit den Anforderungen noch den Abläufen in der Industrie vertraut sind. Dieses vom Regionalverband Hessen-Mittelrhein-Saar organisierte Seminar soll Ihnen durch Erfahrungsberichte etablierter Physiker wie auch Anfänger aus Industrie und Forschung die Möglichkeit einer Orientierung bieten. Bei der Auswahl der Vortragenden wurde Wert darauf gelegt, möglichst verschiedene Arbeitsgebiete abzudecken, um Ihnen das breite Einsatzspektrum des Physikers darzustellen.

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Successful defence of Clement Appiah (group of W. Binder)

Congratulations to Clement. He defended his thesis successfully.

Title: Synthesis and Crystallization Studies of Azobenzene Defect polymers and Supramolecular Block Copolymers

Date: 20.03.2018 at 10.00 am
Location: Room 2.12, Von-Danckelmann-Platz 1, 06120 Halle

Official announcement

11th International Workshop on Engineering of Functional Interfaces (EnFI 2018) (July 01, 2018 – July 03, 2018)

EnFI 2018 will be organized by the Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik e.V. Meinsberg/Germany on July 01 – July 03 at the Leucorea in Wittenberg/Germany.

EnFI is an interdisciplinary workshop for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers and covers all aspects of functional interfaces from materials science, physics, chemistry and engineering to medicine and biology.

Website of the workshop: http://enfi2018.ksi-meinsberg.de


The EnFI 2018 workshop aims at summarizing the enormous progress in the rapidly growing cross-disciplinary field of functional interfaces, and enhancing the exchange of ideas and understanding by bringing under the same roof experts and students from the different fields of materials science, physics, biophysics, chemistry, biology, engineering and medicine.

Functional interfaces play a key role in the design and synthesis of advanced materials with tailored properties. This holds for all modern top-down fabrication schemes for nanostructured materials and surfaces by thin-film technology in all its varieties. And, it is true as well for the bottom-up, often using bioinspired self-organization methods to assemble materials at the molecular scale in a predefined way for a rational surface engineering. Continue reading “11th International Workshop on Engineering of Functional Interfaces (EnFI 2018) (July 01, 2018 – July 03, 2018)”