International Symposium on Synthetic Two-Dimensional Polymers

ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg Campus, Switzerland — June 2-3, 2014


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Hönggerberg Campus - HCI J 6

Monday, June 2, 2014
08:00 - 08:55
Registration and Welcome Coffee
08:55 - 09:00
Prof. A. Dieter Schlüter
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Opening Remarks
  Chair: Yoshito Tobe
09:00 - 09:30
Prof. Benjamin T. King
University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA
2DPs Based on the Anthracene Dimer and Triptycene Motifs
09:30 - 10:00
Prof. Hiroshi Nishihara
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Interfacial Synthesis of Redox-active Metal Complex Nanosheets
10:00 - 10:30
Prof. Armin Gölzhäuser
Bielefeld University, Germany
Carbon Nanomembranes
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
  Chair: Gerhard Wegner
11:00 - 11:30
Prof. Erich Sackmann
Technische Universität München, Germany
Physics and Biological Functions of Membrane Flickering
11:30 - 11:45
Prof. Julio Gómez-Herrero
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Free-standing flakes of a metal-organic framework
11:45 - 12:00
Max Kory, MSc
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Gram-Scale Synthesis of Organic Two-Dimensional Polymer Crystals and Exfoliation into Nanometer-Thin Sheets
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch and Discussions
HCI F Floor

Chair: Félix Zamora
13:30 - 14:00
Prof. William R. Dichtel
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
New Insight into the Formation of 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks
14:00 - 14:30
Prof. Motomu Tanaka
Heidelberg University, Germany, and Kyoto University, Japan

Grazing Incidence X-Ray Diffraction and Scattering on Liquid Surfaces: Challenges to Unravel Initial Kinetics of 2D Polymer Formation

14:30 - 14:45
Prof. Kazukuni Tahara
Osaka University, Japan
Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Molecule Having Photo-Reactive Units toward Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Polymer at Air/Water Interface
14:45 - 15:00
Dr. Zhikun Zheng
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Synthesis of Monolayer Metal-organic Sheets
15:00 - 16:00
Coffee Break and Poster Session

Chair: Josh Goldberger
16:00 - 16:30
Dr. Ronald N. Zuckermann
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
A General Route to Peptoid Nanosheets via Monolayer Compression
16:30 - 17:00
Prof. Holger Frauenrath
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Carbon Nanosheets and Nanocapsules by 2D Hexayne Polymerization
17:00 - 17:30
Prof. Bettina V. Lotsch
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
2D or not 2D?
From layered solids to nanosheets and back
19:00 - 22:00
Banquet at Dozentenfoyer
ETH Zentrum Campus - Main Building Rämistrasse 101 (J Floor), 8092 Zurich

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Chair: Benjamin T. King
09:00 - 09:30 Prof. Yoshito Tobe
Osaka University, Japan
Formation of 2D Polymer via Host-Guest Chemistry at Solid-Liquid Interface
09:30 - 10:00
Prof. Félix Zamora
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Covalent Organic Polymers based on Polyimines: materials for a rational synthesis of 2D-polymers
10:00 - 10:30
Prof. Josef Michl
University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA, and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
Toward Porphene, a Heterocyclic Analog of Graphene
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
  Chair: Xinliang Feng
11:00 - 11:30
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Markus Lackinger
Technische Universität München, Germany

On-surface polymerization - a synthetic route to 2D polymers!?

11:30 - 12:00
Prof. Li-Jun Wan
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
2D nanoporous networks: from non-covalent bond to covalent bond
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch and Discussions HCI F Floor
  Chair: Bettina V. Lotsch
13:30 - 14:00
Prof. Josh Goldberger
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Group IV Graphane Analogues
14:00 - 14:30
Prof. Andreas Stemmer
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Characterising 2D Polymers by Scanning Probe Microscopy
14:30 - 15:00
Dr. Rolf Erni
Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2D Materials Studied by TEM: Possibilities and Pitfalls
15:00 - 16:00
Coffee Break and Poster Session
  Chair: William R. Dichtel
16:00 - 16:15
Payam Payamyar, MSc
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Approaching 2D Polymers at the Air/Water Interface
16:15 - 16:30
Dr. Florian Schiffmann
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Mechanical properties and structural insight from the simulation of 2D polymers
16:30 - 16:45
Dr. Ryota Sakamoto
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Photofunctional Metal Complex Nanosheet
16:45 - 17:00
Prof. Jian-Bin Xu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
On Graphene Synthesis and Devices via Interface Engineering
17:00 - 17:30
Prof. Xinliang Feng
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Graphene: A Synthetic Target for 2D Polymer
17:30 - 17:45 Prof. Gerhard Wegner
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Closing Remarks