Faraday joint interest group conference 2020
Country: United Kingdom
Abstr. due: 13.01.2020
Dates: 06.04.20 — 08.04.20
Organizing comittee e-mail: https://events.rsc.org/rsc/frontend/reg/homepage.csp?eventID=1783&userType=submitter&pageID=608930&_
Organizers: Royal Society of Chemistry
You are warmly invited to join us in Sheffield in April 2020. This Faraday Division joint interest group conference is the second in the series, the first in 2017 being a big success, it is set to be a highlight for the physical chemistry community in 2020 - and you can be a part of it.
The first meeting of this conference series was held in Warwick in 2017, and we are excited to bring the second edition to Sheffield.
Organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry and their Faraday Division, this meeting will host some of the leading physical chemistry researchers from the UK. It promises to be a great forum for researchers to network with and build strong collaborations within their community and related disciplines.
I look forward to welcoming you to Sheffield on behalf of the Scientific Committee.
Anthony Meijer, University of Sheffield
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The programme will explore various aspects of physical chemistry:
Advances in materials
Current advancement of materials suitable for solving global challenges in the area of energy generation and storage, materials for information technology and materials for environment
Biophysics and imaging
Advanced imaging techniques for understanding biology
Chemistry at cold temperatures
Study of molecules and reactions at cold to ultracold temperatures. From rate measurements to formation of ultra-cold molecules
Chemistry at surfaces
Investigation of chemistry on surfaces including catalysis, photocatalysis and thin films
Excited state processes
Developing experimental and computational probes of light-induced chemical dynamics and reactivity
Machine learning methods in material property prediction
Recent developments in the application of machine-learning tools to predict and interrogate the properties of molecules, liquids and solids
Investigations of magnetic and spintronic materials using theory and experiments focusing on analysis and new generation applications
Neutron spectroscopy and allied techniques
Neutron spectroscopy and related techniques, such as IR, Raman and NMR, highlighting current status and future perspectives
Next-generation quantum chemical methods: From development to applications
Recent developments in quantum chemical methods for calculating the properties of molecules, liquids and solids. Applications to model important chemical systems such as catalysts, batteries and enzymes
Using observations to find evidence molecules in space. These can be obtained using both space and terrestial telescopes
Theory and applications. Understanding how photocatalysts, be it molecular or solid, can accelerate or initiate chemical reactions when illuminated, including the discovery of new photocatalysts and new photocatalysed reactions
Photophysics of functional and solar cell materials
Light-induced processes in materials ranging from photoactive proteins to transition metal oxides, perovskites, nanoparticles and organic semiconductors with applications in artificial photosynthesis, solar cells and devices
Simulation and Modelling of astrochemical and atmospheric processes
Chemical networks, large scale modelling
Structure of Molecules
Developments in the determination of electronic and geometric structure of molecules and intermolecular interactions using spectroscopic and computational methods
Conference Web-Site: http://www.rsc.org/events/detail/38381/faraday-joint-interest-group-conference-2020