Chair for Multicomponent Materials

Nanoworkshop 2011 Bari

5th International Workshop on Polymer/Metal Nanocomposites

September 20-22, 2011, University of Bari, Bari, Italy



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Nanoworkshop 2013 Tolouse

6th International Workshop on Polymer/Metal Nanocomposites

16.-18. September 2013, Tolouse, France

Tolouse 2013



The complete book of abstracts can be downloaded here. An overview over the scientific presentations can be seen below:


Monday, 13.09.2013

Session 1  (Chair Hynek Biedermann)  
09:20 – 10:10  Franz Faupel (Christian-Albrechts University at Kiel, Institute for Materials
Science – Chair for Multicomponent Materials; Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel,
Germany), Polymer/metal nanocomposites prepared by vacuum based
10:10 – 10:30  Matthias Schwartzkopf (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY),
Notkestr. 85, D-22607 Hamburg, Germany), A. Buffet, V. Körstgens, E.
Metwalli, K. Schlage, G. Benecke, J. Perlich, A. Rothkirch, B. Heidmann, G.
Herzog, P. Müller-Buschbaum, R. Röhlsberger, R. Gehrke, S. V. Roth, Real
time in situ µGISAXS study of gold cluster growth kinetics during
magnetron sputter deposition
10:30 – 10:50  Jan Hanuš (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and
Physics, Department of Macromolecular Physics, V Holešovičkách 2, 180 00,
Prague 8, Czech Republic), Martin Petr, Ondřej Kylián, Tereza Steinhartová
and Hynek Biederman, Modification of surfaces by metal and polymeric
10:50 – 11:20   
Session 2 (Chair Paolo Milani)  
11:20 – 11:40  Walter Caseri (ETH Zürich, Department of Materials, 8093 Zürich,
Switzerland), Metal(0) compounds for nanocomposite preparation
11:40 – 12:00  Antoine Lonjon (Physique des Polymères – Institut Carnot CIRIMAT
Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France), L. Laffont, P. Demont, E.
Dantras, C. Lacabanne, Polymer / metallic nanowires nanocomposites for
flexible conductive electrode applications
12:00 – 12:20  Christian Ghisleri (C.I.Ma.I.Na. and Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli
Studi di Milano - Via Celoria, 16 I-20133 Milano, Italy), L. Ravagnan, M.A.C.
Potenza, P. Milani, Nanocomposite based stretchable optics
12:20 – 14:00   
Session 3 (Chair Caroline Bonafos)  
14:00 – 14:50  Luciano Colombo (Physics Department, University of Cagliari, Italy),
Atomistic modeling of metal-cluster implantation into a polymeric
14:50 – 15:10  Petr Hotmar (Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Florida
State University, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA), R.
Chella, Polyelectrolyte Dynamics in Confined Flows
15:10 – 15:30  Minoru Mizuhata (Department of Chemical Science and Engineering,
Graduate school of Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai, Kobe 657-
8501, Japan), Takashi Hasegawa, Thomas Strunskus, Vladimir
Zaporotjenko, Franz Faupel, LSPR properties of silver nanoparticles-Nafion
membrane composite prepared by Photoreduction Process
15:30 – 15:50  Maxime Bayle (CEMES-CNRS et Université de Toulouse, 29 rue Jeanne
Marvig 31400 Toulouse, France), P. Benzo, C. Bonafos, B. Pécassou, G.
Benassayag, A. Zwick, J. Grisolia and R. Carles, 3D design of embedded
plasmonic architectures in dielectrics: synthesis, properties and
15:50 – 16:20   
Session 4  (Chair Mady Elbahri)  
16:20 – 17:10  Michel Mitov (Centre d’Elaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales
(CEMES-CNRS) et Université de Toulouse, 29 rue Jeanne Marvig 31400
Toulouse, France), Rajaa Bitar and Gonzague Agez, Self-organization of
gold nanoparticles in cholesteric liquid crystals
17:10 – 17:30  Millicent A. Firestone (Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos
National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA), S. Lee, B. Ringstrand,
Mesostructuring of Au nanoparticles through incorporation in
polymerized ionic liquids
17:30 – 17:50  Peter Müller-Buschbaum (Technische Universität München, Physik
Department, Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Materialien, James-Franck-Str. 1,
85748 Garching, Germany), Yuan Yao, Ezzeldin. Metwalli, Jean-Francois
Moulin, Martin Haese-Seiller, Polymer-metal oxide nanocomposites
prepared by self-assembly of nanoparticles in block copolymer films
17:50 – 18:10  Fanggao Chang (College of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Henan
Normal University, Xinxiang 453007, P. R. China), Feng Yang, D. P.
AlmondNa Zhang, and Guilin Song, The conductivity and permittivity of
Ni-silicone rubber composites under uniaxial pressure

 Tuesday, 14.09.2013

Session 5 (Walter Caseri)  
09:00 – 09:50  Kensuke Akamatsu (Department of Nanobiochemistry, Frontiers of
Innovative Research in Science and Technology (FIRST), Konan University, 7-
1-20 Minatojimaminami, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Japan), Design,
Structural Analysis and Properties of Metal Nanoparticle/Polymer
Nanocomposites prepared by Ion-Doped Precursor Approach
09:50 – 10:10  Dmitri N. Muraviev (Department of Chemistry, Autonomous University of
Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain), Amanda Alonso, Julio
Bastos-Arrieta, Maria Muñoz and Jordi Macanas, Bifunctional polymer
metal nanocomposites: modification of commercial polymeric ion
exchangers with metal nanoparticles
10:10 – 10:30  Oleksandr Polonskyi (Institute for Materials Science, Chair for
Multicomponent Materials, Christian-Albrechts University at Kiel, Kaiserstr.
2, 24143 Kiel, Germany), Tilo Peter, Amir Mohammad Ahadi, Thomas
Strunskus, and Franz Faupel, Highly efficient transition metal nanoparticle
generation in the gas phase by pulsed DC magnetron sputtering
10:30 – 11:00   
Session 6 (Chair Minoru Mizuhata)  
11:00 – 11:20  Ezzeldin Metwalli (Technische Universität München, Physik-Department,
Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Materialien, James-Franck-Str. 1, 85748
Garching, Germany), Volker Körstgens, Adeline Buffet, Jan Perlich, Kai
Schlage, Stephan V. Roth, Peter Müller-Buschbaum, Millisecond time
resolved investigation of metal nanoparticle growth on polymer film
11:20 – 11:40  Stephan V. Roth (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Notkestr. 85,
D-22607 Hamburg, Germany), G. Benecke, S. Bommel, A. Buffet, R.
Döhrmann, B. Heidmann, A. Rothkirch, G. Santoro, M. Schwartzkopf, S. Yu,
E. Metwalli, P. Müller-Buschbaum, Gold sputter deposition on polystyrene
thin films: Growth retardation, doping and final metal layer formation
11:40 – 12:00  Shun Yu (HASYLAB, Deutsch Elektron-Synchrotron (DESY) Notkestraße 85,
D-22607 Hamburg, Germany), Gonzalo Santoro, Kuhu Sarkar, Benjamin
Dicke, Jan Perlich, Marion Kuhlmann, Johannes F.H. Risch, Matthias
Schwartzkopf, Peter Müller-Buschbaum, Stephan V. Roth, In situ GISAXS
characterization of metal sputtering on Alq3 thin film
12:00 – 12:20  Felix H. Richter (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung; Heterogene
Katalyse; Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany),
Yan Meng, Tim Klasen, Laila Sahraoui, Ferdi Schüth, Polydivinylbenzene
supported nanoparticle catalysts that mimic the structure and
morphology of inorganic catalysts for oxidation and hydrogenation
12:20 – 14:00   
Session 7 (Chair Franz Faupel)  
14:00 – 14:50  Fiorenza Fanelli (Institute of Inorganic Methodologies and Plasmas (IMIP),
National Research Council (CNR), c/o Department of Chemistry, University
of Bari ‘Aldo Moro’, via Orabona 4, 70126, Bari, Italy), A. M. Mastrangelo,
P. Bosso, F. Fracassi, Atmospheric pressure plasma deposition of organic
inorganic nanocomposite films
14:50 – 15:10  Hynek Biederman (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics
and Physics, Department of Macromolecular Physics, V Holešovičkách 2,
180 00, Prague 8, Czech Republic), O. Kylian, O. Polonskyi, J. Hanus, A.
Artemenko, M. Drabik, P. Solar, A. Choukourov, D. Slavinska, Nanoparticle
based Nanostructured Films using Plasma Polymers
15:10 – 15:30  David Ruch (Advanced Materials and Structures Department, CRP Henri
Tudor, 66 rue de Luxembourg, L-4002, Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg),
Nanostructured and functional polymers based materials: from
macromolecules assemblies in thin films to industrial applications
15:30 – 15:50  Sombel Diaham (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT, CNRS; LAPLACE
(Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d'Energie); 118 route de Narbonne, F-
31062 Toulouse cedex 9, France), F. Saysouk, M.-L. Locatelli, B. Belkerk, Y.
Scudeller,V. Salles, R. Chiarac and F. Toche, Structural, Electrical and
Thermal Characterizations of Polyimide/BN Nanocomposites
15:50 – 17:10   
Session 8 (Chair Shigehito Deki)  
17:10 – 17:30  Kremena Makasheva (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT, CNRS; LAPLACE
(Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Energie); 118 route de Narbonne, F-
31062 Toulouse cedex 9, France), C. Villeneuve-Faure, S. Le Roy, B. Despax,
L. Boudou, C. Laurent, and G. Teyssedre, Thin SiCOH layers with Ag-NPs
tailored interface as model system of deep artificial traps for electric
17:30 – 17:50  Martin Drabik (Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and
Technology, Laboratory for Advanced Fibers, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St.
Gallen, Switzerland), H. Biederman, D. Hegemann, Ag/C:H:O
Nanocomposites on Textile Fibers for Sensor Applications
17:50 – 18:10  Y K Vijay (Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004,
India) Polymers –Metal Composite Membranes: Synthesis,
Characterization and Applications as Gas Filter


Wednesday, 15.09.2013


Session 9 (Chair Bernard Despax)  
09:00 – 09:50  Daniel Fourmy (Université Paul Sabatier, EA2405, Toulouse, France),
Nanocomposite vectors for cancer diagnosis and therapy
09:50 – 10:10  M. S. Mohy Eldin (Polymer Materials Research Department, Advanced
Technology and New Materials Research Institute, Scientific Research and
Technology Applications city, New Borg El-Arab City 21934, Alexandria,
Egypt), M. A. Abu Saied and D. G. Mita, Preparation and characterization
of nanomagnetic particles Chitosan composite for enzyme immobilization
10:10 – 10:30  Celso Pinto de Melo (Departamento de Física – Universidade Federal de
Pernambuco, 50.670-901 Recife – PE – Brazil), Use of the Enhanced
Fluorescence of (Conducting Polymer)/(Metallic Nanoparticle)
Composites for the Development of Rapid Diagnostics Tests
10:30 – 11:00   
Session 10 (Chair Richard Clergereaux)  
11:00 – 11:20  Mady Elbahri (Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum
Geesthacht, Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, Institute for Materials
Science, Faculty of Engineering, Christian-Albrechts –University, Kiel,
Germany), Shahin Homaeigohar, D. Disci-Zayed, R. Abdelaziz, Plasmonic
11:20 – 11:40  Gonzalo Santoro (Deutches Elektronen Synchrotron, DESY, Notkestr. 85, D-
22607, Hamburg, Germany), S. Yu, M. Schwartzkopf, G. Herzog, S. Bommel,
R. Döhrmann, B. Heidmann, J. Perlich, E. Metwalli, P. Müller-Buschbaum,
S.V. Roth, Preparation of Ag coatings for antibacterial and plasmonic
11:40 – 12:00  Thomas Strunskus (Institute for Materials Science, Chair for
Multicomponent Materials, Christian-Albrechts University at Kiel,
Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel, Germany), N. Allisawi, J. Xiong, T. Peter, Z. Ghori,
T. Hrkac, F. Faupel, Fine tuning the silver relea3se properties of polymeric
or ceramic silver nanocomposite coatings using thin barriers (C26)
12:00 – 12:20  Andreas Heilmann (Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM,
Walter-Hülse-Str.1, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany), U. Hirsch, N. Teuscher,
Antifouling Properties of Reverse-Osmosis Filtration Membranes with
Silver Nanoparticles
12:20 – 12:40  Closing remarks


Poster session


P1  Julio Bastos-Arrieta (Department of Chemistry, Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona, 08193, Barcelona, Spain), Maria Muñoz, Patricia Ruiz, Valerie
Gerard, Yurii Gun`ko and Dmitri N Muraviev, Morphological Changes of
Reactive Polymers Surface after Modification with Metal Nanoparticles
P2  D. N. Muraviev (Department of Chemistry, Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain), B. Domènech, K. Ziegler,
M. Muñoz, J. Macanás, Development of reusable catalytically-active silver
nanocomposites on a polyurethane foam basis
P3  A. Pugliara (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT; LAPLACE -Laboratoire Plasma
et Conversion d’Energie), K. Makasheva, B. Despax, M. Bayle, R. Carles, P.
Benzo, G. BenAssayag, B. Pécassou and C. Bonafos, Optical signature of
delta-layer of silver nanoparticles embedded in silica matrix elaborated
through Low Energy Ion Beam Synthesis or combined silver sputtering and
Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition
P4  L. Milliere (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT; LAPLACE - Laboratoire Plasma
et Conversion d’Energie), K. Makasheva, B. Despax, L. Boudou, C. Laurent,
and G. Teyssedre, Limitation of charge injection in polyethylene by a nano
Ag/SiCOH barrier
P5  Jacopo Profili (CNRS; LAPLACE; F-31062 Toulouse, France, Université de
Toulouse, UPS, INPT, LAPLACE, F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France), Nicolas
Gherardi, Luc Stafford, Olivier Levasseur, Richard Clergereaux, Nicolas
Naudé, Deposition of SiO2/TiO2 nanocomposite thin films by Atmospheric
Pressure Townsend Discharge
P6  R. Clergereaux (Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia),
A. Drenik, H. Caquineau, J. Margot, Effect of nanoparticle injection in
magnetized low-pressure plasmas - A new way to form nanocomposite
thin films
P7  Rick Verhoef (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT; LAPLACE - Laboratoire
Plasma et Conversion d’Energie), Raphael Cozzolino, Patrice Raynaud,
Growth processes of Zirconium metal-organic layers deposited by MMP
DECR reactor using zirconium tert-butoxide/O2 mixture. Role of substrate
temperature and polarization.
P8  Z. Valdez-Nava (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT; LAPLACE - Laboratoire
Plasma et Conversion d'Energie), S. Diaham and F. Saysouk, Dielectric
Properties of Multilayer Graphene/Epoxy Nanocomposites for Various
Filler Contents
P9  Ashok Rao (Department of Physics, Manipal Institute of Technology,
Manipal University, Manipal-576104, India), Mamatha D Daivajna, Magnetic
properties of Bi Doped Pr0.6Sr0.4MnO3 manganite
P10  C. P. de Melo (Departamento de Física & Pós-Graduação em Ciência de
Materiais, 50.670-901 Recife – PE – Brazil), I. A. Morales, P. Silva, and C. A. S.
Andrade, Surface modification of polystyrene substrates for use in ELINOR
rapid diagnostic tests of Human Papiloma Virus infection
P11  B. Despax (Université de Toulouse; UPS, INPT; LAPLACE - Laboratoire Plasma
et Conversion d’Energie), C. Saulou, P. Raynaud and M. Mercier-Bonin,
Description of the biocide effect on microorganims of very thin layers
containing nano-silver deposited on stainless steel by means of a radio
frequency discharge
P12  A. Gurusideswar (Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras;
Chennai, India), B. Velmurugan, Environmental Effects on Mechanical
Properties of Layered Silicate Epoxy Nanocomposites