Polymer Nanotechnology Devices, Processes and New Business Opportunities Course by The Polymer IRC

The Polymer Nanotechnology Course Objectives
Polymer Nanotechnology Course Programme
Polymer Nanotechnology Course Presenters


The Polymer IRC brings together skills and resources in macromolecular science and technology from leading academic institutions:

•        University of Bradford

•        Durham University

•        University of Leeds

•        University of Sheffield

It facilitates the building of effective multidisciplinary teams on the basis of scientific technological requirements. Core science and industrial collaboration are of equal importance.

Access to The Polymer IRC expertise can be through:

•        Training from one-day courses to degrees

•        Consultancy and testing services

•        Short-term development and feasibility projects

•        Collaborative and sponsored research

•        Licensing of technology and joint ventures for commercialisation

The Polymer Nanotechnology Course Objectives

This Polymer Nanotechnology course is designed to introduce the subject of polymer nanotechnology and gives an overview of how this applies to a wide range of nanotechnology applications. It will demonstrate how this knowledge can be used to better develop new nanotechnology devices, processes and new business opportunities.

Polymer Nanotechnology Course Programme

The programme for the Polymer Nanotechnology course is:

09.30 - 10.00

Registration Welcome and Tea/Coffee

10.00 - 10.15

Welcome and Introduction

10.15 - 10.45

Introduction and Context

10.45 - 11.15

Synthesis of Controlled Architecture Polymers

11.15 - 11.30


11.30 - 12.00

Characterisation of Morphology

12.00 - 12.30

Block Copolymers 1

12.30 - 13.00

Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces

13.00 - 13.30


13.30 - 14.00

Block Copolymers 2

14.00 - 14.30

Polymer Electronics

14.30 - 15.00

Polymer Photonics

15.00 - 15.15


15.15 - 15.45

Responsive Systems

15.45 - 16.15

Summary and Outlook



Polymer Nanotechnology Course Presenters

The presenters of the Polymer Nanotechnology course are:

•        Professor A.J. Ryan (AJR)

•        Professor R.A.L. Jones (RALJ)

Posted June 2007

For more information please contact Shelagh Cowley

URL: www.polymerirc.org

Tel.: +44 (0)114 222 9537

Fax.: +44 (0)113 34 33846

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