The Third International Symposium on the Synthesis and Application of Curved Organic π-Molecules & Materials CURO-π³ Oxford UK, 5–7 September 2018

CURO-π³ Oxford UK, 5–7 September 2018

Preliminary Program

Wednesday 5th September
14:20-14:30 Harry L. Anderson, Oxford, UK
Welcome
14:30-15:30 Kenichiro Itami, Nagoya, Japan
Keynote Lecture: Exploring molecular nanocarbon science
15:30-15:50 Rik R. Tykwinski, University of Alberta, Canada
Cyclic [5]cumulenes: Properties versus ring strain
15:50-16:10 Philipp Wilhelm, University of Regensburg, Germany
Optical properties of curved chromophores
16:10-16:30 Pingwu Du, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Synthesis and properties of giant molecular carbon nanorings based on hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) nanographene
16:30-17:10 Tea and coffee
17:10-18:10 Flash Talks (10 presentations, each lasting for 5 minutes)
18:15-21:30 Poster Reception in the University Museum of Natural History


Thursday 6th September
9:00-9:30 Colin Nuckolls, Columbia University, USA
Twistacenes, helicenes, and macrocycles as optoelectronic materials
9:30-9:50 Marcin Stępień, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Helically curved oligopyrroles
9:50-10:20 Hiroyuki Isobe, University of Tokyo, Japan
Geometric design for curved π-systems
10:20-11:00 Coffee and tea
11:00 11:30 Ramesh Jasti, University of Oregon, USA
Nanohoops as new architectures in molecular and materials design
11:30-11:50 Liangbing Gan, Peking University, China
Macrocyclic ligands derived from open-cage [60]fullerenes
11:50-12:20 Shigeru Yamago, Kyoto University, Japan
Synthesis and reaction of curved π-molecules
12:20-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Jay S. Siegel, Tianjin University, China
Chirality and curved aromatic compounds
14:30-14:50 Marina A. Petrukhina, University at Albany, USA
Bowl-shaped π-radicals: To couple or not to couple?
14:50-15:20 Hidehiro Sakurai, Osaka University, Japan
Sumanenyl trications and related molecules
15:20-16:00 Tea and coffee
16:00-16:30 Patrick W. Fowler, University of Sheffield, UK
Currents in pi systems, flat and curved
16:30-16:50 David González-Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Polar self-organized materials from cone-shaped molecules
16:50-17:20 Graham J. Bodwell, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Small cyclophanes as scaffolds for the synthesis of nonplanar polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
19:00-19:30 Drinks at Exeter College
19:30-21:30 Conference Banquet at Exeter College


Friday 7th September
9:00-9:30 Hiroko Yamada, Nara Institute of Science & Technology, Japan
Synthesis of large acenes with precursor approach
9:30-9:50 Michal Juricek, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Cethrenes: Magnetic and chiroptical switches
9:50-10:20 Mihaiela C. Stuparu, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
When corannulene chemistry meets polymer science
10:20-11:00 Coffee
11:00 11:30 Nazario Martín, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Synthetic chiral carbon nanostructures
11:30-11:50 Fabien Durola, University of Bordeaux, France
Cyclic poly-helicenes with Möbius geometries and aromaticity
11:50-12:20 Rainer Herges, University of Kiel, Germany
Bending π-systems on demand: the hair clip approach
12:20 Closing remarks, award of Poster Prizes and announcement concerning CURO-π-4

Program

Wednesday 5th September
14:20-14:30 Harry L. Anderson, Oxford, UK
Welcome
14:30-15:30 Kenichiro Itami, Nagoya, Japan
Keynote Lecture: Exploring molecular nanocarbon science
15:30-15:50 Rik R. Tykwinski, University of Alberta, Canada
Cyclic [5]cumulenes: Properties versus ring strain
15:50-16:10 Philipp Wilhelm, University of Regensburg, Germany
Optical properties of curved chromophores
16:10-16:30 Pingwu Du, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Synthesis and properties of giant molecular carbon nanorings based on hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) nanographene
16:30-17:10 Tea and coffee
17:10-18:10 Flash Talks (10 presentations, each lasting for 5 minutes)
18:15-21:30 Poster Reception in the University Museum of Natural History


Thursday 6th September
9:00-9:30 Colin Nuckolls, Columbia University, USA
Twistacenes, helicenes, and macrocycles as optoelectronic materials
9:30-9:50 Marcin Stępień, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Helically curved oligopyrroles
9:50-10:20 Hiroyuki Isobe, University of Tokyo, Japan
Geometric design for curved π-systems
10:20-11:00 Coffee and tea
11:00 11:30 Ramesh Jasti, University of Oregon, USA
Nanohoops as new architectures in molecular and materials design
11:30-11:50 Liangbing Gan, Peking University, China
Macrocyclic ligands derived from open-cage [60]fullerenes
11:50-12:20 Shigeru Yamago, Kyoto University, Japan
Synthesis and reaction of curved π-molecules
12:20-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Jay S. Siegel, Tianjin University, China
Chirality and curved aromatic compounds
14:30-14:50 Marina A. Petrukhina, University at Albany, USA
Bowl-shaped π-radicals: To couple or not to couple?
14:50-15:20 Hidehiro Sakurai, Osaka University, Japan
Sumanenyl trications and related molecules
15:20-16:00 Tea and coffee
16:00-16:30 Patrick W. Fowler, University of Sheffield, UK
Currents in pi systems, flat and curved
16:30-16:50 David González-Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Polar self-organized materials from cone-shaped molecules
16:50-17:20 Graham J. Bodwell, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Small cyclophanes as scaffolds for the synthesis of nonplanar polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
19:00-19:30 Drinks at Exeter College
19:30-21:30 Conference Banquet at Exeter College


Friday 7th September
9:00-9:30 Hiroko Yamada, Nara Institute of Science & Technology, Japan
Synthesis of large acenes with precursor approach
9:30-9:50 Michal Juricek, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Cethrenes: Magnetic and chiroptical switches
9:50-10:20 Mihaiela C. Stuparu, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
When corannulene chemistry meets polymer science
10:20-11:00 Coffee
11:00 11:30 Nazario Martín, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Synthetic chiral carbon nanostructures
11:30-11:50 Fabien Durola, University of Bordeaux, France
Cyclic poly-helicenes with Möbius geometries and aromaticity
11:50-12:20 Rainer Herges, University of Kiel, Germany
Bending π-systems on demand: the hair clip approach
12:20 Closing remarks, award of Poster Prizes and announcement concerning CURO-π-4