Program

The definitive program will be published soon.


Monday, June 10th

08:30 - 09:30                Registration

09:30 - 09:45                Opening remarks

09:45 - 11:15                Energy: from Ciamician's vision to future perspectives
                                      (Vincenzo Balzani – University of Bologna)                                     

11:15 - 11:45                Coffee break

11:45 - 13:00                Electronic absorption spectroscopy
                                      
(Nelsi Zaccheroni – University of Bologna) 

13:00 - 14:30                Lunch time

14:30 - 15:45                Deactivation of electronically excited states and fluorimetry
                                      
(Luca Prodi – University of Bologna) 

15:45 - 16:45                Corrections to emission and excitation spectra. Evaluation of emission quantum yields
                                      
(Serena Silvi – University of Bologna)

16:45 - 17:00                Coffee break

17:00 - 18:00                Celebrating the Periodic Table
                                      
(Margherita Venturi– University of Bologna)

Tuesday, June 11th

09:00 - 10:00                Absorption and emission spectroscopy with polarised light
                                      
(Alberto Credi – University of Bologna)

10:00 - 11:00                Bimolecular quenching processes
                                      
(Paola Ceroni – University of Bologna)

11:00 - 11:30                Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30                Photoinduced energy and electron transfer
                                      
(Paola Ceroni – University of Bologna)

12:30 - 14:00                Lunch time

14:00 - 15:00                Quenching and sensitisation of electronic excited states
                                      
(Damiano Genovese– University of Bologna)

15:00 - 16:00                Luminescent sensors and probes
                                      
(Enrico Rampazzo – University of Bologna)

16:00 - 16:30                Coffee break

16:30 - 17:45                Photochromic compounds and actinometry
                                      
(Massimo Baroncini – University of Bologna)

Wednesday, June 12th

09:00 - 10:10                Simulation of absorption and emission spectra
                               
      (Fabrizia Negri – University of Bologna)

10:00 - 11:15                Natural photosynthesis
                                      
(Massimo Trotta – CNR Bari)

11:15 - 11:45                Coffee break

11:45 - 13:00                Light-harvesting molecular antennae
                                      
(Sebastiano Campagna – University of Messina)

13:00 - 14:30                Lunch time

14:30 - 15:30                Operating principles of lasers
                                      
(Claudio Degli Esposti – University of Bologna)

15:30 - 16:30                Transient absorption spectroscopy
                                      
(Fausto Puntoriero – University of Messina)

16:30 - 17:00                Coffee break

17:00 - 18:00                Emission measurements by pulsed excitation
                                      
(Giacomo Bergamini – University of Bologna)

Thursday, June 13th

09:00 - 10:15                Fluorescence microscopy
                                      
(Ilse Manet – CNR Bologna)

10:15 - 11:15                Photochemistry and biomedical applications
                                     
 (Salvatore Sortino – University of Catania)

11:15 - 11:45                Coffee break

11:45 - 13:00                Synthetic applications of photo(organo)catalyzed reactions
                                     
 (Maurizio Fagnoni – University of Pavia)

13:00 - 14:30                Lunch time

14:30 - 15:30                Photoactive molecular devices and machines
                                      
(Serena Silvi – University of Bologna)

15:30 - 16:00                Coffee break

16:00 - 17:15                Electrochemiluminescence
                                      
(Francesco Paolucci – University of Bologna)

Friday, June 14th

09:00 - 10:15                Semiconductor and metal nanoparticles: optical properties and applications
                                      (Alberto Credi – University of Bologna)

10:15 - 11:15                Conversion of solar energy into electricity and fuels
                                      
(Stefano Caramori – University of Ferrara)

11:15 - 11:45                Coffee break

11:45 - 12:45                How much photochemistry can there be in an artwork?
                                      
(Aldo Romani – University of Perugia)

12:45 - 13:00                Closing remarks