Program

The meeting will start late afternoon on Sunday, September 17, 2017, and will finish after the conference dinner on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in the late evening. The tentative conference program is shown below.

LectureScheme

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Kurhaus Schluchsee
79859 Schluchsee, Fischbacher Str. 7, GPS coordinates: 47°49’07.91” N / 8°10’35.68” E

15:00 – 18:30 Check In
18:30 – 20:25 Welcome Reception
20:25 – 20:30 Stefan Weber
Welcome Note
Chair: Stefan Weber
20:30 – 21:15 Peter J. Hore
Spin chemistry and related phenomena

Monday, September 18, 2017

Hotel ”Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee”
79859 Schluchsee, Am Riesenbühl 4, GPS coordinates: 47°49’24.22” N / 8°10’54.11” E
”Riesenbühl” lecture hall

Chair: Michael R. Wasielewski
9:00 – 9:45 Takeji Takui
Molecular spin-based quantum information science and technology.
Molecular spin qubits and quantum control
9:45 – 10:15 Ron Naaman
Electron spin and chirality. From molecular spintronics to enantio recognition
10:15 – 10:40 Martin T. Lemaire
Polynuclear transition metal-aminyl free radical complexes
10:40 – 11:15 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Robert Bittl
11:15 – 11:45 Marilena Di Valentin
Triplet-state spin labels for high-sensitive PELDOR spectroscopy
11:45 – 12:10 Christopher W.M. Kay
Nanosecond time-resolved characterization of a pentacene-based room-temperature MASER
12:10 – 12:35 Sabine Richert
Exploring the factors governing the extent of triplet-state delocalization in linear porphyrin oligomers
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
Chair: Peter J. Hore
14:00 – 14:45 Spiros S. Skourtis
Electron transfer processes from the molecular to the cellular length scales
14:45 – 15:15 David A. Shultz
Wavefunction control of charge-separated excited-state spin polarization and lifetimes
15:15 – 15:40 Thomas P. Fay
Spin-dependent mechanisms of charge transport along oligophenylene molecular wires
15:40 – 16:15 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Till Biskup
16:15 – 17:00 Tadaaki Ikoma
Magnetic field effect on carrier dynamics in organic solar cells
17:00 – 17:30 Jan Behrends
Spin-dependent processes in organic solar cell materials
17:30 – 17:55 Leonid Kulik
Structure and spin-dependent recombination of charge-transfer states in photovoltaic polymer/fullerene composites
17:55 – 18:20 Andreas Sperlich
Triplet exciton loss channels in organic solar cells
18:20 – 20:00 Dinner (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
Chair: James R. Norris
20:00 – 20:25 Malcolm D.E. Forbes
Not so free radicals
20:25 – 20:50 Hisao Murai
Considerations to CIDEP of photolyzed inclusion compounds
20:50 – 21:15 Tomoaki Miura
Gigantic magnetic field effect on long-lived charge separated states created at a nonionic vesicle interface
21:15 – 21:40 Laura C. Motta
Magnetic isotope effect in the environment.
A study of mercury stable-isotope fractionation

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hotel ”Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee”

79859 Schluchsee, Am Riesenbühl 4, GPS coordinates: 47°49’24.22” N / 8°10’54.11” E

”Riesenbühl” lecture hall
Chair: Kiminori Maeda
9:00 – 9:55 Christiane R. Timmel & Erik Schleicher
Millitesla magnetic field effects on the photocycle of an animal cryptochrome Paramagnetic intermediate states in cryptochromes
9:55 – 10:25 Robert Bittl & Ilia Solov’yov
The radical-pair model and animal magnetoreception: how it all began.
In memoriam Klaus Schulten
10:25 – 10:50 Weidong Pan
Behavioral evidence for the orientation of rice planthopper Nilaparvata lugens using a magnetic cue
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Christiane R. Timmel
11:20 – 11:45 Ilia Solov’yov
Molecular insights into electron transfers in cryptochrome
11:45 – 12:10 Daniel R. Kattnig
Radical-pair based magnetoreception amplified by radical scavenging
12:10 – 12:35 Susannah Worster
Testing the cryptochrome hypothesis of magnetoreception: a ‘killer’ experiment?
12:35 – 14:00 Lunch (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
Chair: Gerd Kothe
14:00 – 14:25 Kiminori Maeda
Radical pair spin lifetime and dynamics studied by static and pulsed magnetic field
14:25 – 14:50 Samita Basu
Magnetic field effect. An assessor of donor–acceptor separation in photoinduced reaction
14:50 – 15:15 Christian Kerpal
Magnetic field effect anisotropy. A chemical compass in the low field region
15:15 – 15:40 Lauren E. Jarocha
Engineering an artificial flavoprotein as a model for radical pair-based magnetosensors
15:40 – 16:05 Jonathan R. Woodward
Microspectroscopic studies of flavin-based radical pairs
16:05 – 16:45 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Konstantin N. Ivanov
16:45 – 17:30 Silvia Cavagnero
New avenues in photochemically induced dynamic nuclear polarization in liquids
17:30 – 17:55 Jörg Matysik
The solid-state photo-CIDNP effect
17:55 – 18:20 Christopher J. Wedge
Exploiting radical–triplet pair hyperpolarization for sensitivity enhancement in solution-state NMR
18:20 – 18:45 Alexandra V. Yurkovskaya
Competition of singlet and triplet recombination of radical pairs in photoreactions of 3,3',4,4'-tetracarboxy benzophenone with biologically important molecules
18:45 – 19:10 Lokesh Nanjundappa
NMR detection and characterization of transient reaction intermediates
19:15 – 20:30 Dinner (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
20:30 – 22:00 Poster Session (odd numbers) (”Feldsee” and ”Schluchsee” lecture halls)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Hotel ”Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee”
79859 Schluchsee, Am Riesenbühl 4, GPS coordinates: 47°49’24.22” N / 8°10’54.11” E
”Riesenbühl” lecture hall

Chair: Jürgen Hennig
9:00 – 9:45 Simon Duckett
Harnessing parahydrogen as a source of hyperpolarization
9:45 – 10:15 Warren S. Warren
Next-generation coherent methods for efficient molecular hyperpolarization
10:15 – 10:40 Thomas Theis
Hyperpolarization chemistry for applications ranging from chemical analysis to affordable molecular imaging
10:40 – 11:15 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Jan-Bernd Hövener
11:15 – 11:45 Gerd Buntkowsky
Ultra-sensitive detection of catalytic intermediates. The PANEL experiment
11:45 – 12:15 Stefan Glöggler
Parahydrogen induced polarization. Nanocatalysts and metabolites
12:15 – 12:35 Sylwia Kacprzak
Solutions for high-end research to routine analytical tasks
12:35 – 14:00 Lunch (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
Chair: Tadaaki Ikoma
14:00 – 14:45 Christopher J. Bardeen
Spin state dynamics in exciton fission and fusion
14:45 – 15:10 Tomoaki Yago
Characterization of triplet pairs generated by singlet fission
15:10 – 15:35 Michael R. Wasielewski
Zero quantum coherence in covalent spin-correlated radical pairs
15:35 – 16:00 Vsevolod Borovkov
Recombination fluorescence as a way of probing the spin-correlated radical ion pairs created in polymeric systems by high-energy radiation
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Leonid Kulik
16:30 – 17:15 John M. Lupton
Magnetic field effects in organic semiconductors
17:15 – 17:40 Yoshio Teki
Photoconductivity and magnetoconductance effect on vacuum vapor deposition films of weak charge-transfer complexes
17:40 – 18:05 Nikita N. Lukzen
Conversion of singlet spin state of pair of radicals coupled with exchange or dipole-dipole interaction into non-zero total spin hyperpolarization by means of adiabatic switching of strong microwave field
18:05 – 18:30 Christoph Lambert
Charge separation and recombination in triads based on dipyrrin complexes of iridium, palladium and platinum
18:30 – 18:55 Ulrich E. Steiner
Global energy functions for spin processes in radical pairs
18:55 – 20:30 Dinner (Restaurant ”Panorama”)
20:30 – 22:00 Poster Session (even numbers) (”Feldsee” and ”Schluchsee” lecture halls)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Hotel ”Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee”
79859 Schluchsee, Am Riesenbühl 4, GPS coordinates: 47°49’24.22” N / 8°10’54.11” E
”Riesenbühl” lecture hall

Chair: Gerd Buntkowsky
9:00 – 9:45 Konstantin L. Ivanov
The role of level anti-crossings in nuclear spin hyperpolarization
9:45 – 10:10 Hans-Martin Vieth
Effects of very low magnetic fields on nuclear hyperpolarization
10:10 – 10:35 Denis V. Sosnovsky
Level anti-crossing concept and analysis of CIDNP and ONP in solids
10:35 – 10:50 Coffee break (”Bildstein” lecture hall)
Chair: Malcolm D.E. Forbes
10:50 – 11:35 Art van der Est
Electron spin polarization in natural and artificial photosynthesis
11:35 – 12:00 Yasuhiro Kobori
Electron spin polarization imaging of photoinduced primary charge-separated states in PSII
12:45 – 18:30 Excursion to Freiburg
19:30 – 22:00 Conference Banquet (”Waldhotel Fehrenbach”, Hinterzarten)
about 22:30 Return at the Hotel ”Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee”

Friday, September 22, 2017

Departure in the morning.