Paul Planken appointed as fellow of the Optical Society of America

11 November 2016

Paul Planken, professor in Nanophotonics at the Institute of Physics, has been appointed as a fellow by the Optical Society of America (OSA). Planken was appointed for his contributions in terahertz time-domain spectroscopy and terahertz near-field imaging and spectroscopy.

Paul Planken: 'I am honoured to join the select group of members of the OSA.'


The Optical Society is the largest society in optics and photonics. As an OSA fellow, Paul Planken joins a prominent group of members who have served the society as well as the optics and photonics community with distinction.

About Paul Planken

Paul Planken has been a professor in Nanophotonics at the University of Amsterdam since 2014. He leads the research group EUV Targets at the Advanced Research Center for Nano-Lithography (ARCNL) in Amsterdam. This center, which was founded in 2014, is a collaboration of ASML, FOM, NOW, UvA and VU. Before his appointment in Amsterdam, Paul Planken had been an Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor at TU Delft since 2008.

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