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Dear all,


The fall meeting of the Discussion Group on Separation methods for Polymers (DSP) will be held on Thursday November 8, 2018 at the Vrije Universiteit  Amsterdam: O|2 Lab Building, De Boelelaan 1108, 1081 HZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Auditorium: E0070. More information about parking and route description can be found at

The program of the day can be found below. For enrolment send an email to

For this discussion day we ask an enrolment fee of €45.-. Students and presentors are free.

Time is reserved in the meeting for discussing practical problems. In case you have please send me a short description three days prior to the meeting.

The sponsor of this day is PostNova, see website

See you in Amsterdam!

On behalf of the DSP committee,


Nico van Beelen

Program DSP meeting November 8th, 2018.


10:00 – 10:30


10:30 – 10:35

Opening Harry Philipsen

10:35 – 10:45

Rob Haselberg , Introduction of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Chairman Ab Buijtenhuijs

10:45 – 11:15

Gerhard Heinzmann, Postnova Analytics

Electrical Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation (EAF4): A New Separation Technique for the Comprehensive Characterization of Polarizable and Charged Biomolecules, Polymers and Nanoparticles

11:15 – 11:45

Koen Hollebekkers, Wyatt

The importance of online viscometer in the age of multi-angle light scattering

11:45 – 12:15

Serena Agostini, Malvern Pananlytical

Ultra-High Performance GPC combined with Multi-Detector OMNISEC system for a fast characterisation of polymers

12:15 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:00

Lab Tour - Rob Haselberg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Chairman Edwin Mes

14:00 – 14:30

Robert Voeten, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Unravelling the architecture of branched polyester oligomers by combined trapped ion-mobility spectrometry – tandem mass spectrometry

14:30 – 15:00

Noor Abulhussain, University of Amsterdam

Comprehensive two-dimensional hydrodynamic chromatography × size-exclusion chromatography with intermediate dissolution for the characterization of polymeric nanoparticles

15:00 – 15:30

Gert Hendriks, InnoCore Pharmaceuticals

Obtaining meaningful values for IV and Mark-Howink parameters by proper calibration of viscosity detectors

15:30 – 16:00

Harry Philipsen, DSM Materials Science Center

The UNMATCHED project - Understanding MATerials by CHaracterizing Essential Distributions”.

16:00 - 16:30