Wednesday, October 17th 2018


Doors Open

9.00 – 9.45

Plenaray lecture

TG/DSC and EGA (Mass Spec and FTIR) of Complex Oxide Bulk and Nanophase Materials

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Navrotsky, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Distinguished Professor at University of California, Davis, USA

9.45 – 10.05

Thermal Reactions of Clay Minerals – From Prehistoric to Modern Raw Materials

Dr. Katja Emmerich, Head of Applied Mineralogy/Clay Science at the Competence Center for Material Moisture, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

10.5 – 10.25

Thermo-Chemical Properties of Pnictide Chalcogenides

Dr. Markus Schmidt, A. Czulucki, S. Scharsach, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany

10.25 – 10.45

Combination of Thermal Analysis and Vapour Pressure Measurement in a Specially-Adapted Skimmer Coupled Instrument

Dr. Pavel Brož, Faculty of Science, Department of chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech  Republik


Poster Session

11.15 – 11.45


Solvates and Heterosolvates Identification and Characterization of their Thermal Behavior by Means of TGA-DSC-MS

Prof. Dr. Gérard Coquerel, Head of SMS Laboratory, University of Rouen, France

11.45 – 12.05

Materials Synthesis near Room Temperature: An Audit of Ionic Liquid Applicability as Reaction Media by TGA and Evolved Gas Analysis

Prof. Dr. Peer Schmidt, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus Senftenberg, Germany

12.05 – 12.25

Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of Graphene / Silicon Grafted Composite Materials for Applications in Lithium-Ion Battery

Dr. Olivier Crosnier, Jean Rouxel Institute of Materials (IMN), University of Nantes, France



13.30 – 13.50

TG-FTIR – The Best Solution for your Purpose in Thermal Analysis

Sebastian Ollech and Dr. Albrecht Rager, Bruker Optik GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany

13.50  – 14.10

New Software and Hardware Concepts for the Coupling and Analysis with TGA-MS

Dr. Adolf Götz, IPI – Inprocess Instruments, Bremen, Germany

14.10 – 14.30

Development of Novel TG-MS system

Kenta Sato, NETZSCH Japan K.K.

15.00 – 17. 00

Hands-on in the Netzsch Applications Laboratories and Company Tour


Dinner in the Living Museum Porzellanikon

The program may be subject to changes.