Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Symposium

deGennesSimple Views on Polymer Physics

Session 1. Polymers in Bulk (T. Witten, Chair )
  1. P. Pincus: How Polymers Physics was Born (abstract)
  2. R. Colby: Polyelectrolyte Solutions (abstract) (talk)
  3. L. Leibler: Copolymers (abstract)
  4. M. Daoud: Percolation & Gelation (abstract & extended) (talk)
  5. M. Warner: Liquid Crystal Polymers and Networks (abstract)
Session 2. Polymer Dynamics (A. Grosberg, Chair)
  1. J. Higgins: Quasi-Elastic Scattering Theory and Experiment Hand in Hand (abstract & extended) (talk)
  2. E. Shaqfeh: The Coil-Stretch Transition after More than 30 Years (abstract) (talk)
  3. W. Graessley: Dynamics of Polymer Solutions (abstract) (talk)
  4. M. Rubinstein: Dynamics of Entangled Polymers (abstract) (talk)
  5. J. Klein: Interdiffusion and disentanglement of polymer brushes (abstract) (talk)
Session 3. Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces (E. Raphael, Chair)
  1. J. Joanny: Adsorption (abstract) (talk)
  2. E. Zhulina: Polymer Brushes (abstract) (talk)
  3. H. Brown: Adhesion (abstract) (talk)
  4. L. Leger: Slippage (abstract) (talk)
  5. F. Brochard: Polymers in Confined Geometry (abstract) (talk)