Programm 2nd International Conference in Bimetallic Complexes 2013, Karlsruhe


Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

16:00 – 22:00

Get-together for all conference participants in the CFN-Building (Bldg. 30.25, Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1a, KIT Campus-South)



Monday, September 23rd, 2013

08:45 – 09:00

Welcome Ceremony
09:00 – 10:00

Keynote Lecture

Klaus Kern, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

Molecular Architecture at Surfaces

10:00 – 10:30

Rolf Diller, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

Femtosecond Time Resolved Absorption Spectroscopy on Metal Complexes: Electronic and Vibrational Degrees of Freedom

10:30 – 11:00      

Guido Clever, Universität Göttingen, Germany

Cooperative and Switchable Anion Binding in Self-Assembled Coordination Cages

11:00 – 11:30 

Martin Albrecht, University College Dublin, Ireland

Bimetallic Complexes from Ditopic Carbene Ligands: Application in Molecular Electronics and Catalysis
11:30 - 12:00

Martin Kaupp, TU Berlin, Germany

A Quantum Chemical Perspective on Mixed Valence Complexes

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00

Keynote Lecture

Julia Laskin, Pacific Northwest Nationla Laboratory, Richland, WA, U.S.A.

Ion Soft Landing - A Unique Tool for Controlled Preparation of Nanomaterials

14:00 – 14:30

Markus Gerhards, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

Aggregates of Isolated 3MET Complexes and Clusters: Analysis of Structure and Reactivity by Application of IR, UV and Fluorescence Spectroscopy

14:30 – 15:00

Franziska Schoenebeck, RWTH Aachen, Germany

On the Role of Dinuclear Palladium Complexes in Catalysis

15:00 – 15:30

Benjamin Dietzek, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

Watching a Photocatalyst Function - Spectroscopic Implications for the Design of Supramolecular Photocatalysts for the Production of H2

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

Keynote Lecture

Mark Johnson, Yale University, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

Vibrational Spectroscopy of Cryogenically Cooled Lanthanide Comlexes in the Gas Phase

17:00 – 17:30

Frank Breher, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany

Polynuclear Complexes Featuring Si-Based Ligand Scaffolds

17:30 – 18:00

Christian Limberg, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany

Unappreciated Strangers: Complexes with a CuII-O-CuII Motif and Their Reactivity

18:00 – 18:30

Hans-Jörg Krüger, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

Controlling the Spin States of Metal Ions in Dinuclear Complexes by Cooperative Effects

18:30 – 20:00 Poster Session

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote Lecture

Roberta Sessoli, Università di Firenze, Italy

Bimetallic Propeller-Like Single Molecule Magnets: Rational Design of Magnetic Anisotropy and Bistability
10:00 – 10:30

René Peters, Universität Stuttgart, Germany

Asymmetric Catalysis by Cooperation of Two Metallocene Bridged Metallacycles

10:30 – 11:00

Werner Thiel, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

Novel Bi- and Trinuclear Complexes by Designing Functionalized Nitrogen and Phosphorous Donors

11:00 – 11:30

Annie Powell, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany

The Interplay of Magnetic Anisotropy and Spin Structure in Small Paramagnetic Coordination Clusters

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 – 14:00

Plenary Lecture

Masakatsu Shibasaki, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation, Tokyo, Japan

Recent Progress in Cooperative Asymmetric Catalysis