The 28th IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry continues a long tradition of conferences where experts in photochemistry in a broad sense exchange the latest results, and where scientists and engineers who use light in their research or application can pick up new ideas and strengthen their knowledge of the specifics of the interaction of light and matter.
The scientific topics to be covered in the Symposium include areas of unparalleled impact in the world today. These include renewable energy sources, green chemistry, atmospheric photochemistry, single molecule microscopy and super resolution imaging. The latter are key for biosciences and trace analysis of proteins, nucleic acids, and small bioregulators. With more efficient light sources and means to collect solar energy, there is an on-going resurgence in the development of photochemical reactions using flow process, which are beginning to make an impact in an industrial context. This will be an excellent opportunity to engage scientists from pharmaceutical, materials, and other industries. The symposium will also cover advanced spectroscopic methods with increased time and space resolution and methods for analyzing complex samples.