Workshop on

"Polymer adsorption and recognition processes"

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Physik, D5-153

February 26, 2004



Aim and scope

The workshop's intention is to discuss current contributions in the field of theoretical polymer physics with respect to the physics of molecular recognition processes. Our initiative is to bring together a group of interested people, organize a series of presentations and encourage discussions in an informal, casual and "interactive" format that fosters and facilitates a fruitful dialogue across different approaches.

Workshop's topics

Organizers

Alexey Polotsky (Universität Bielefeld)
Friederike Schmid (Universität Bielefeld)
Andreas Degenhard (Universität Bielefeld)

E-mail: polotsky@physik.uni-bielefeld.de

List of contributors

Frans Leermakers, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Jos van den Oever, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Peter Iakovlev, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Vakhtang Rostiashvili, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany
Andrey Milchev, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany
Thorsten Bogner, Universität Bielefeld
Alexey Polotsky, Universität Bielefeld

Scientific program

11:00 T.Bogner
"Simple Model for Molecular Recognition at a Chemically Heterogeneous Planar Surface"
11:45 P. Iakovlev
"Ion Exchange and Adsorption onto Grafted Polyelectrolyte Layer"
12:30 J. van den Oever
"Modeling Protein-like Polymers with Scheutjens-Fleer Theory"
13:15 Lunch break
14:00 V. Rostiashvili
"Field - theoretic Approach to Some Polymer Globule Problems"
14:45 F.A.M. Leermakers
"Surfactants in Confinement"
15:30 A. Polotsky
"Heteropolymer Adsorption onto Planar Surfaces: Reference System Approach"
16:15 Discussion


Photo gallery

Vakhtang Rostiashvili, Beate West, Jos van den Oever, Peter Yakovlev, Andrey Milchev, and Frans Leermakers Vakhtang Rostiashvili, David Cheung, Jos van den Oever, Beate West, and Peter Yakovlev Andrey Milchev Thorsten Bogner Peter Iakovlev Jos van den Oever Vakhtang Rostiashvili Alexey Polotsky Frans Leermakers
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