Monday, 23 May 2005: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 206 (Science & Engineering Resource Center)

Biomaterials and Polymers (BIOM)

Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers I

This symposium will focus on advances in the area of metal- and metalloid-containing polymers; the following specific topics are covered: New synthetic methods, Supramolecular polymers, Supported catalysts, Electronic materials, Photonic materials, Preceramic polymers, Coordination polymers, Hybrid organic-inorganic systems.
Organizer:Frieder Jaekle
Presiders:John B. Sheridan
Bhanu P. S. Chauhan
9:00 AM Welcoming Remarks
9:10 AM New Hybrid Polymer Systems and Materials
Harry R. Allcock
9:40 AM Design, Syntheses and Materials Applications of Organodecaborane Polymers
Larry G. Sneddon, Xiaolan Wei, Mark Pender, Kersten Forsthoefel, Upal Kusari, Chang Won Yoon
10:10 AM New Routes to Boron Containing Polymeric Lewis Acids
Frieder Jäkle
10:40 AM Break
11:00 AM Polycarbosilanes – Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Polymers
Leonard V. Interrante
11:30 AM Silsesquioxane based Inorganic Organic Hybrid Copolymers
E. Bryan Coughlin

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