Event Name

Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions. Gordon Research Conference

Start Date 3rd Aug 2014
End Date 8th Aug 2014

Understanding and Manipulating Electron and Energy Transfer Processes

For over three decades the Gordon Research Conference on Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions (GRC - EDAI) has maintained its prominence as a key international forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge ideas and experimental results related to electron and energy transfer reactions. The ever increasing concerns over anthropogenic effects on climate and the sharply increasing demand for energy, has made the study and understanding of these fundamental processes even more important scientific goals than they have been historically. The upcoming 2014 GRC - EDAI will continue a tradition of encompassing a variety of topical areas of current theoretical and experimental importance, ranging from fundamental studies on small molecules to electron and energy transfer in materials. Because of the centrality of electron-transfer processes across biology, chemistry, physics and materials and energy science, the GRC - EDAI attracts conferees with a diversity of the backgrounds representing all of the traditional sub-disciplines of chemistry as well as materials science, biochemistry, and physics. This diversity makes for a stimulating intellectual environment where science at the interface of these areas can be explored.

The 2014 GRC - EDAI will include topical sessions on coupled electron transfer, dye-sensitized solar cells, electron transfer in protein and biological systems, spin and chirality effects, light harvesting, electron transfers in nanostructured systems, as well as emerging ideas on energy conversion. World leaders in all of these areas will be featured as speakers and discussion leaders, making the conference an excellent forum for scientists from different disciplines to meet and initiate new directions; for scientists from different countries to make contacts; and for young scientists to network and establish personal contacts with other members of this scientific community. The meeting also features an interactive atmosphere with lively poster sessions (several of which will be selected for oral presentations). The 2012 conference featured the first Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions Gordon Research Seminar (EDAI-GRS) which was highly successful. The 2014 GRC-EDAI will again be accompanied by the EDAI-GRS which is to be held immediately prior to the main meeting.

Location Newport, RI
United States
Contact David H. Waldeck & C. Michael Elliott (Chairs)
dave@pitt.edu or elliott@lamar.colostate.edu
URL https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=elecdon

Category Conferences
Topics Characterisation of materials | General