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Molecular Endofullerenes: Nanoscale dipoles, rotors and oscillators  Event

14:00 - 12:30
11 - 12 April 2018
Building 27, Room 2003 Chemistry University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email Prof Richard Whitby at .

Event details

We are holding two half day events on various topics in the areas of NMR and molecular endofullerenes to which you are welcome to come. Programme below.

Wednesday 11 April 2018(14:00-17:00)

Molecular Endofullerenes: Nanoscale dipoles, rotors and oscillators

14.00-15.00 Prof. Richard Whitby, Chair  
14.00 Prof. Andrei Khlobystov (School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham) Carbon Nanocontainers and Nanoreactors
14.40 Prof. Tony Horsewill (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham) INS studies on endohedral fullerenes
15.00-15.30    Coffee
15.30 – 17.00 Prof. Malcolm Levitt, Chair  
15.30 Dr. Sally Bloodworth Synthesis of CH4@C60
15.45 Dr. Stuart Elliot Scalar relaxation of endofullerenes
16.00 Dr. Sara Vidal Effect of incarcerated HF on the exohedral reactivity of HF@C60
16.15 Dr. Benno Meier Spin isomer conversion and quantum-rotor-induced polarization in H2O@C60 at ambient temperature 
16.30 Dr. Karel Kouril H2@C60 and HD@C60 superconducting fullerides, Alignment of 17O enriched H2O@C60.
17.00    End

 Thur 12 April 2018 (9:00 – 12:30) 27/2003 (LR2)

A Multidisciplinary Research Platform for Nuclear Spins far from Equilibrium

9.00 Prof. Malcolm Levitt (Chair and introduction)  
9.25 Prof. Richard Whitby Current capabilities and future prospects in the synthesis of endohedral fullerenes.
9.50 Dr. Peppe Pileio The use of supercritical fluids to store (hyper)polarisation
10.10 Dr. Lynda Brown Materials for long lifetime singlet states
10.30-11.00   Coffee
11.00 Dr. Karel Kouril Cryogenic NMR and proposed experiments on CH4@C60.
11.15 Dr. Hana Kourilova Rapid Transfer Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
11.30 Flash presentations (~5min+ questions) RJW Chair.  
  Dr. Sara Vidal Scale-up of endohedral fullerene preparation
  Dr. Monique Tourell Applications of singlet states to measure tortuosity in porous media
  James Eills Field-swept parahydrogen polarization transfer
  George Bacanu CH4@C60 future experiments
  Stuart Elliott Hyperpolarization and Relaxation of Nuclear Singlet Order.
  Christian Bengs Problems with the master equation in the context of hyperpolarized NMR.
12.30   End


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