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Prof. Josef Michl´s 80th birthday

24 May 2019
IOCB Prague
Prof. Josef Michl´s 80th birthday
The celebration will start with lectures at 9 AM, and will last until the afternoon. We also cordially invite you to an afternoon party with refreshment for everyone. The celebration will take place thanks to the kind support of the IOCB.
Organizers: Zdeněk Havlas and Jiří Kaleta


9:00 – 9:10 Official openingZdeněk Hostomský
9:10 – 9:30 Zdeněk Havlas & Alexandr Zaykov: Search for Singlet Fission Chromophores
9:30 – 9:50 Petr Čárský: My Scientific Encounters with Josef Michl
9:50 – 10:10 Radek Zbořil: Chemistry of Graphene and Carbon Dots Towards Advanced Magnetic, Biomedical and Environmental Technologies
10:10 – 10:30 Petr Klán: Near–Infrared Photorelease. How Far Can We Go with a Single Photon?

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 – 11:10 Jiří Kaleta: How to Convince Molecular–Level Devices to Form 2 D Films?
11:10 – 11:30 Jacek W. Waluk: Porphycenes
11:30 – 11:50 Henrik Ottosson: Exciting Excited State Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity
11:50 – 12:10 Jana Roithová: Game of Spins at the Oxo Wall

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 13:50 Peter Chen: Quantifying Dispersion Effects on Structure and Bond Strengths in the Gas Phase and in Solution
13:50 – 14:10 Odile Eisenstein: Anisotropy of Solid State NMR Chemical Shift Signal and the Analysis of the Metal Alkyl Bond in d0 Metal Alkyl Complexes: A Story Initiated by Josef in the 80’s
14:10 – 14:30 Vlasta Bonačić-Koutecký: From Nanoclusters and Photochemistry Towards Materials for Catalysis, Bioimaging and Efficient Light Harvesting

14:30 – 14:50 Coffee break

14:50 – 15:10 Helmut Schwarz: Chemistry is Marked by Magic Events: The Methane Challenge
15:10 – 15:30 Martin Kaupp: Local Hybrid Functionals: an Emerging New Tool in Quantum Chemistry and Beyond
15:30 – 15:45 Closing remarks – Josef Michl

from 15:45 Banquet
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