Program

POLYMER COLLOIDS: PREPARATION & PROPERTIES
OF AQUEOUS POLYMER DISPERSIONS

July 14-19, 2002
Swabian Conference Center (Kloster Irsee)
Irsee, Germany

Conference Chair:
K. Tauer
Max Planck Institute, GERMANY

Conference Co-Chair:
M.S. El-Aasser
Lehigh University, USA

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The United Engineering Foundation, Conference Organizers and Conference Co-Chairs would like to thank the following for their financial support to this conference.
    Air Products Polymers, Burghausen, Germany
    Ausimont, S.p.A., Bollate, MI, Italy
    BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    CIBA Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Basel, Switzerland
    Clariant GmbH, Frankfurt a. m., Germany
    Dyneon GmbH & Co. KG, Gendorf, Germany
    Givaudan, Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm, Germany

Sunday, 14 July 2002

16:00 - 18:00 Registration (Room 128)

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner

19:30 - 20:00 Welcome (Room 128)
K. Tauer, Conference Chair
H. Bieber, United Engineering Foundation
R. Jehl, Swabian Conference Center

20:00 - 21:00 APD: The Lighter Side
K. Tauer, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY

21:00 - 23:00 Opening Reception (Bierstube)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, 15 July 2002

07:30 - 08:25 Breakfast

Session Chair:
A. van Herk, University of Technology Eindhoven, THE NETHERLANDS

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary Lecture
D.A. Weitz, Harvard University, USA
Experiments with Latex Particles

09:30 - 10:00 T. Okubo, Gifu University, JAPAN
Electro-Optic Properties of Giant Colloidal Crystals

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 M.S. El Aasser, Lehigh University, USA
Aspects of Controlled Radical Miniemulsion Polymerization

11:00 - 11:30 G. Ma, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA
Study on the Effect of Hexadecane Amount on the Formation of Monodisperse Polystyrene Hollow Particles Prepared by SPG Membrane Emulsification Technique

11:30 - 12:00 J.-B. Jun, Hanyang University, KOREA
Spherical Polarization Body: Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Micron-Sized Polyaniline Composite Particles

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

Session Chair:
M. Okubo, Kobe University Graduate School of Science and Technology, JAPAN

13:30 - 14:00 P.A. Lovell, UMIST, UNITED KINGDOM
Degradation ad Grafting of Hydroxyethylcellulose During Emulsion Polymerization

14:00 - 14:30 J. Venkatesan, Cytec Industries, USA
Study of Interdiffusion and Crosslinking in Thermoset Latex Films

14:30 - 15:00 F. Caruso, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Nanoscale Coated Colloids through Electrostatic Self-Assembly Processes

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 H. Kawaguchi, Keio University of Science and Technology, JAPAN
Particle-Forming Precipitation Polymerization under Unusual Conditions

16:00 - 17:00 Poster Introduction

Session Chair:
K. Tauer, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY

17:00 - 18:00 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

17:15 - 18:00 Guided tour of Kloster Irsee - meet in lobby

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner

20:00 - 21:00 APD: The Lighter Side

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Tuesday, 16 July 2002

07:30 - 08:25 Breakfast

Session Chair:
H. Zecha, Air Products Polymer GmbH & Co., GERMANY

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary Lecture
D. Distler, BASF AG, GERMANY
Polymer Dispersions from an Industrial Perspective

09:30 - 10:00 D.C. Sundberg, University of New Hampshire, USA
Morphology Control in Carboxylated Latexes

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break 10:30 - 11:00 M. Cunningham, Queen's University, CANADA Kinetics of Nitroxide-Mediated Miniemulsion Polymerization

11:00 - 11:30 S, Boutti, LCPP CPE, FRANCE
A One-Step Process for the Synthesis of High Solids-Content Latexes

11:30 - 12:00 I. Marcu, Lehigh University, USA
A Miniemulsion Approach to the Incorporation of Vinyltriethoxysilane into Acrylate Latexes

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

Session Chair:
O. Karlsson, University of Lund, SWEDEN

13:30 - 14:00 M. Okubo, Kobe University, JAPAN
Production of Hollow Particles by Suspension Polymerization of Divinylbenzene

14:00 - 14:30 A. Suzuki, The University of Shiga Prefecture, JAPAN
Study on the Initial Stage of Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate Using Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) as Protective Colloid

14:30 - 15:00 A. Elaissari, CNRS - bioMérieux, FRANCE
Thermally Sensitive, Hydrophilic, and Reactive Latex Particles as Versatile Supports for Biomolecules Immobilization

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 K. Landfester, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
New Possibilities of Polyreactions in Miniemulsions

16:00 - 16:30 M. Barandiaran, University of the Basque Country, SPAIN
Postpolymerization vs Devolatilization for Monomer Removal in Latexes

16:30 - 17:00 T. R. Aslamazova, Institute of Physical Chemistry RAS, RUSSIA
The Role of Hydrophobic Forces of Particle Interaction in Emulsifier-Free Latex Particles Stability

17:00 - 18:00 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner

20:00 - 21:00 APD: The Lighter Side

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Wednesday, 17 July 2002

07:30 - 08:25 Breakfast

Session Chair:
Ch. Quellet, Givaudan Duebendorf, SWITZERLAND

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary Lecture
J.M. Asua, University of the Basque Country, SPAIN
Knowledge-based development of emulsion polymerization processes for tailoring of polymer latex properties

09:30 - 10:00 N. Ohmura, Kobe University, JAPAN
Time-Dependent Behavior of Latex Particle Size Distribution in Continuous Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 J. Schork, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
The Morphology of Alkyd/Acrylate Latexes Produced via Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization

11:00 - 11:30 J. - W. Kim, Pacific R&D Center, KOREA
Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer Microcapsule by In-Situ Suspension Polymerization and Their Application to Drug Stabilization

11:30 - 12:00 H. Ahmad, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Preparation of PEG Coated Micron-Sized Polystyrene Particles

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

Session Chair:
T. Okubo, Gifu University, JAPAN

13:30 - 14:00 T. Trombetta, Ausimont S.p.A., ITALY
Novel Non-Linear Fluorinated Oligourethane Cationomers for Surface Treatment

14:00 - 14:30 S. Fujii, Kobe University, JAPAN
Production of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Particles by Dispersion Polymerization with Amino Propyl Terminated Polydimenthylsiloxane in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

14:30 - 15:00 H. Dautzenberg, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Dispersions of Polyelectrolyte Complex Particles - General Features and Potential Applications

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 N. Willenbacher, BASF AG, GERMANY
Colloidal Interactions in Highly Concentrated Polymer Dispersions as Probed by High-Frequency Torsional Resonance Oscillation

16:00 - 16:30 A. Menshikova, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds, RAS, RUSSIA
Synthesis and Surface Properties of Monosize Polymer Particles for Biotechnology Applications

16:30 - 17:00 K. McKenna, LCPP - CNRS/ESCPE, FRANCE
Different Routes to High Solids Content Latexes with Low Viscosity

17:00 - 18:00 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner

20:00 - 21:00 APD: The Lighter Side

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Thursday, 18 July 2002

07:30 - 08:25 Breakfast

Session Chair:
M. Cunningham, Queen's University, CANADA

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary Lecture
M. Nomura, Fukui University, JAPAN
Effect of Initiator Type on the Kinetics and Mechanism of Heterophase Polymerization

09:30 - 10:00 H. Müller, Clariant GmbH, GERMANY
New Way of Synthesis for Bimodal Polymer Suspensions Used in Wood Glues and Adhesives for Papers

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break 10:30 - 11:00 C.-D. Vo, Technical University Dresden, GERMANY
Preparation of Sensitive Nanogels via Photocrosslinking

11:00 - 11:30 S. Nozari, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Joint-Nucleation of Polystyrene Particles and Calcium Carbonate Filler Particles

11:30 - 12:00 A. M. van Herk, Eindhoven University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS
The Use of Ultrasound and Electron Beam Initiation in Vinyl (micro)-Emulsion Polymerization

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

Session Chair:
C. Schellenberg, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc., SWITZERLAND

13:30 - 14:00 S. van Es, UCB Chemicals, BELGIUM
Film Formation and Morphology of Waterborne Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

14:00 - 14:30 J. Stubbs, University of New Hampshire, USA
Simulation of Particle Morphology Development under Kinetically Controlled Conditions

14:30 - 15:00 R. Montenegro, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Polymer Particles for Electronic Devices

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 W.-D. Hergeth, Wacker Polymer Systems GmbH Co. KG., GERMANY
Emulsion Polymerization On-Line Monitoring: An Industrial Point of View

16:00 - 16:30 R.G. Gilbert, University of Sidney, AUSTRALIA
The Mechanism and Properties of Natural Polymer Colloids Through the Window of Synthetic Ones

16:30 - 17:00 Ad hoc session and/or free time

17:00 - 18:30 Organ Recital

18:30 - 22:00 Conference Banquet and Social Hour

Friday, 19 July 2002

07:30 - 08:25 Breakfast

Session Chair:
H. Kawaguchi, Keio University Faculty of Science and Technology, JAPAN

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary Lecture
D. Mestach, Akzo Nobel, THE NETHERLANDS
Reactive Surfactants for Commercial Polymer Dispersions

09:30 - 10:00 J.R. Leiza, University of the Basque Country, SPAIN
Tailor Making Pressure Sensitive Additives Latexes

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 D. Horak, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences, CZECH REPUBLIC
Effect of Reactions Parameters on Properties of Dispersion-Polymerized Hydrophilic Microsphere as Supports for Immobilization of Proteins

11:00 - 12:00 Plenary Lecture
M. Antonietti, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, GERMANY
Polymeric Nanoparticles: Fututure Challenges and Possibilities

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch and Departure

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LIST OF POSTERS
(The posters will be viewed during the free time Monday thru Thursday)

1. .T. R. Aslamazova, Institute of Physical Chemistry RAS, RUSSIA
Surface-Active Initiators in Heterophase Polymerization of Styrene

2. M. do Amaral, et al. University of the Basque Country, SPAIN
Novel Insight into the Miniemulsification Process: CFD Applied to Ultrasonification

3. H.M. Buchhammer, Institute of Polymer Research - Dresden, GERMANY
Preparation and Characterization of Monodisperse Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles in Dilute Aqueous Solution

4. M.J. Deriss, Lund University, SWEDEN
High Solids Waterborne Hybrid Systems

5. St. Erkselius, Lund University, SWEDEN
Degradation of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose in the Presence of Sodium Persulfate

6. V. Kapeliouchko, Ausimont S.P.A., ITALY
Advances in PTFE Dispersions

7. P. Kujawa, Institute Charles Sadron, FRANCE
Hydrophobically Modified Polyelectrolytes to Stabilize Suspensions of Mineral Particles

8. J.R. Leiza, The University of the Basque Country, SPAIN
Seeded Semibatch Emulsion Polymerization of n-BA at Moderately Large Temperatures: Branching and Gel Formation

9. A. Martins dos Santos, Instituto Superior Tecnico, PORTUGAL
Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Latex Particles

10. H. Minami, Kobe University, JAPAN
Micron-Sized, Monodisperse Polymer Particles Having Reversibly Transformable Shape

11. A. M. Pepers, Eindhoven University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS
On-Line Monitoring and Control of Emulsion Polymerization Using In-Situ Raman Spectroscopy

12. X. Reynhout, Eindhoven University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS
Product Control by Process Control in Emulsion Polymerization: Improved Colloidal Stability of Polystyrene Latexes by Copolymerization with Acrylic Acid

13. J. Snuparek, University of Pardubice, CZECH REPUBLIC
Viscolelasticity of Butyl Acrylate / Styrene / 2-Hydroxylethyl Acrylate / Acrylic Acid Latexes Thickened with Associative HEVR and HASE Thickeners

14. A. Suzuki, The University of Shiga Prefecture, JAPAN
Study on the Initial Stage of Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate Using Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) as a Protective Colloid

15. T. Suzuki, Kobe University, JAPAN
Estimation of Heterogeneous Surface Structure of Composite Particle Consisting of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Polymers by Atomic Force Microscopy

16. 17. R. Takekoh, Kobe University, JAPAN
Control of Morphology of Micron-Sized Monodisperse Onion-Like Multilayered Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) / Polystyrene Composite Particles by the Solvent-Absorbing / Releasing Method

18. D. L. Tillier, Eindhoven University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS
Novel Core-Shell Impact Modifiers for Coatings and Engineering Plastics

19. H. Yonehara, Kobe University, JAPAN
Production of Micron-Sized Monodisperse Composite Polymer Particles Having "Hamburger" Like Morphology

20. S. Yu. Zaitsev, Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine, RUSSIA
Modelling of Polymer - Surfactant Interfacial Layers of Latex Particles by Monolayer Techniques

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