Institut Charles Sadron News

Guanidinium as trigger of UCST

The UCST behavior of cationic comb polymers with pentaarginine side chains is attributed to the stacking of guanidinium groups.

A new class of supramolecular polymers discovered at ICS

After being used for more than sixty years in industry, it is only recently that triarylamine molecules have revealed their ability to form supramolecular polymers.


Researchers from the PECMAT and CMP teams have shown that digital information can be organized in three dimensions through thin multilayers (millefeuille) of polymers.

More efficient thermoelectric polymers

How to recover the waste heat, for example that of the human body, to convert it into electricity?

A new ERC at ICS

Wiebke Drenckhan obtained her second European Research Council grant (ERC Consolidator Grant, 2 M Euros, 5 years)

CNRS silver medal to J.-F. Lutz

For the presentation of the CNRS silver medal to Jean-François Lutz, the ICS organises a minisymposium on November, 26th (2018).

“Matériaux S3“ Project

“Matériaux S3- Phase1“ project is cofunded by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.