Glasses remain an unresolved problem in physics. Dielectric spectroscopy allows for the measurement of relaxation times within several orders of magnitude. Recently, we started a study of conformational changes in organic glasses with vibrational spectroscopy.

Selected publications

  • Periklis Papadopoulos*, Wilhelm Kossack, Friedrich Kremer; "Intra- and inter-molecular dynamics in glass-forming liquids" Soft Matter 2013, 9(5), 1600-1603
  • G. Floudas*, K. Mpoukouvalas, P. Papadopoulos; "The role of temperature and density on the glass transition dynamics of glass-formers" J. Chem. Phys. 2006, 124, 074905
  • P. Papadopoulos, G. Floudas*, I. Schnell, H.-A. Klok, T. Aliferis, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis*; ""Glass transition" in peptides. Temperature and pressure effects" J. Chem. Phys. 2005, 122, 224906
  • P. Papadopoulos, D. Peristeraki, G. Floudas*, G. Koutalas, N. Hadjichristidis; "Origin of Glass Transition of Poly(2-vinylpyridine). A Temperature- and Pressure-Dependent Dielectric Spectroscopy Study" Macromolecules 2004, 37, 8116-8122


Molecular Physics - University of Leipzig (F. Kremer)