Polyelectrolyte Solutions: The least understood form of condensed matter
by Ralph H. Colby, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Polyelectrolytes are polymer chains with covalently bonded ions and oppositely charge counterions. The combination of electrostatic interactions and conformational entropy of polymer chains led Nobel Laureate de Gennes to term this class of materials as the least understood form of condensed matter. Yet polyelectrolytes are essential for life, as DNA and RNA are both polyelectrolytes. Continue reading “iRTG lecture series by Ralph Colby (October 28/30, 2019) | part 2 and 3”
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Doctoral students seminars
October 22, 2019 at MLU
Anton Mordvinkin on “Mechanistic investigations of dynamics in supramolecular polymer networks” (abstract)
November 5, 2019 at 10am, MLU
Anna Naumova on “NMR studies of polymer networks under deformation” (abstract)
November 26, 2019 at MLU
December 17, 2019 at MLU
Varun Danke and Maria Camilles
Sergei Wittchen and Bruno Voigt
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Title: Conformation and Packing Structure of Conjugated Molecules under External Constraints: From Solvated Proteins to Reconstructed Surfaces
Date of defence: 01.10.2019 at 11:15 a.m.
Location: SR 1.27, Von-Danckelmann-Platz 4, 06120 Halle
Lucas Löser on “Squid-based protein films: native material vs. molecular-engineered material”
and Robert Kahl on “Oriented Crystallization of Semiconducting Polymers in thin Films”
Continue reading “Doctoral students seminar (September 10, 2019)”