IRG PHENICS CNRS International Research Group

PHENICS is acting as a major network of cooperation on photochromism gathering research teams from China, France, Germany, Japan and Russia.

PHoto-switchablE orgaNIC molecular systems & deviceS

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News 2017 (3)

21st July 2017

Phenics Symposium will be held right after the 28th International Conference on Photochemistry ICP at the Faculty of Chemistry of Strasbourg (city center, 15 minutes by tramway from ICP) in the afternoon of Friday July 21st, and a dinner is scheduled in the evening of 21st. The International Research Group on PHoto-switchablE orgaNIC molecular systems […]

27th of March 2017

The First Workshop on Photo-active Nanomaterials with Cooperative and Synergetic Responses will be held in March 27th 2017 at ENS Cachan in the Auditorium Chemla of the Institut d’Alembert. You can find the program on here here.

1st of January 2017

Bonne Année 2017! Happy New Year! 新年快乐! Frohes neues Jahr! あけまして おめでとう ございます! С Новым Годом!

News 2016 (2)

4th - 7th of November 2016

The 8th ISOP (International Symposium On Photochromism) will be held in November 4th through 7th, 2016 in Shanghai, China. Phenics Symposium will be held right after the 8th ISOP at the same place in the afternoon of Monday November 7th, and a banquet is scheduled in the evening of 7th. http://www.isop2016.org/ The International Research Group […]

1st of January 2016

Bonne Année 2016! Happy New Year! 新年快乐! Frohes neues Jahr! あけまして おめでとう ございます! С Новым Годом!

News 2015 (4)

23rd - 27th of November 2015

The 10th Phenics International Network Symposium will be held in Cargese on Corsica island (France) from November 23-27, 2015 The Symposium website is now open. http://irg.ups-tlse.fr/index.php Pre-registration should be done by 15 of July 2015. pre-registration Pre-Registration is needed to access registration step and pay inscription fees (until 30 September). After your registration you will […]

The IRG Phenics Scientific Report for 2014 (in french) is now available.

1st of January 2015 - 31st of December 2018

iSwitch (Integrated self-assembled Switchable systems and materials: towards responsive organic electronics) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. iSwitch started on 1st January 2015 and will run until 31st December 2018. Professor Paolo Samori (coordinator) and Professor Stefan Hecht who are members […]

1st of January 2015

Bonne Année 2015! Happy New Year! 新年快乐! Frohes neues Jahr! あけまして おめでとう ございます! С Новым Годом!

News 2014 (5)

7th - 10th of December 2014

In the frame of CNRS school program, IRG Phenics & French Research Group on “Molecular magnetism and switching” (http://www.gdr-mcm2.cnrs.fr/) are organizing an Advanced School dealing with molecular engineering and investigation of photoswitchable systems from 7 to 10 December 2014 in Dourdan, 50 km from Paris. Specialists of the field will give lectures for researchers, graduate […]

17th July 2014

Professor Masahiro Irie, the first Japanese coordinator of IRG Phenics, has been awarded the 2014 Porter Medal. The Medal, named for late George Porter, FRS, Nobel Laureate, is awarded biennially to the scientist who, in the opinion of the European Photochemistry Association, the Inter-American Photochemistry Society, and the Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association, has contributed […]

18th - 19th of July 2014

18th – 19th July 2014, Bordeaux (France) Deadline for final registration with abstract submission is extended to 15th June 2014 The International Research Group on PHoto-switchablE orgaNIC molecular systems & deviceS (IRG PHENICS) is a network of research groups working on (mainly organic) photochromism. Supported in France by Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) […]

13th - 18th of July 2014

The XXVth IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry will be held July 13 – 18, 2014 at the Palais des Congrès in Bordeaux, France. http://www.photoiupac2014.fr/

1st of January 2014

Bonne Année 2014! Happy New Year! 新年快乐! Frohes neues Jahr! あけまして おめでとう ございます! С Новым Годом!

News 2013 (2)

23rd - 26th of Septembre 2013

The 7th International Symposium on Photochromism (ISOP 2013) will be held in the heart of historical Berlin, Germany, from September 23-26, 2013. One day for the 8th Phenics International Network Symposium will take place in Berlin (Germany) on 26 September 2013. The ISOP series is a string of triannual events that are hosted on different […]

21st - 26th of July 2013

The 26th International Conference on Photochemistry (ICP 2013), will be held in the beautiful city of Leuven, Belgium from July 21st until July 26th 2013. The International Conference on Photochemistry has a long-standing tradition of bringing together world-leading scientists working in all areas of fundamental and applied photochemistry and related sciences. The conference will be […]

News 2012 (1)

28.11.2012

New advances in the field of photochromism will be discussed with a specific interdisciplinary  focus: • novel photochromic systems • mechanisms and ultra-fast spectroscopy • photochromism and biology • photoswitching and optoelectronic devices • photomechanical effects • photochromic nanomaterials The symposium will be held in Nantes (France) from November, 28th through December, 1st 2012 http://gdri.univ-nantes.fr