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  • 4 Feb 2019
    Science & Cocktails with Erik Verlinde

    19:30 - 23:00 | Event

    Science & Cocktails is a series of public talks by scientists with live music and smoky dry-ice chilled cocktails in your hand. Erik Verlinde will talk about black holes, gravity and the edge of the universe. ...

  • 18 Jan 2019
    New methods to guide and store light

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Optical resonators compress and store light and are instrumental in providing control over the flow of light and its interaction strength with matter - a control required for many technologies involving ...

  • 11 Jan 2019
    Searching for dark matter with the Xenon1t detector

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sander Breur focuses on the search for dark matter using the Xenon1t-detector deep under the ground in the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso in Italy.

  • 9 Jan 2019
    Laser cooled ions in a bath of ultracold atoms

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Henning Fürst describes an experimental setup designed for preparing an ultracold sample of 6Li atoms and overlap it with Yb+ ions that are trapped in a radiofrequency trap. He uses this setup to study the the ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Interaction between Higgs boson and top quark

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tim Wolf's research focuses on interaction between the Higgs boson and top quarks in the Large Hadron Collider.

  • 28 Nov 2018
    Atom chip for quantum simulator

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maarten Soudijn’s research focuses on constructing a quantum simulator. He investigates the use of an atom chip based on a permanently magnetic film of iron-platinum as a platform for quantum simulation.

  • 21 Nov 2018
    Rohini Godbole
    Women in Science: The story from India

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    Prof. Rohini Godbole, visiting professor of the Indian Institute of Science and current incumbent of the Johannes Diderik van der Waals rotating chair, will give a special colloquium on 21 November 2018 starting at ...

  • 6 Nov 2018
    Aspects of the AdS/CFT correspondence

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Eva Llabrés Llambías focuses on aspects of the AdS/CFT correspondence which are directly relevant to problems in quantum and classical gravity. Specifically, she uses geodesic Witten diagrams, and gravitational ...

  • 1 Nov 2018
    Interacting Rydberg atoms on a chip

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In recent years, Rydberg atoms have been used for exploring a plethora of interesting quantum phenomena. Their strong, long-range and tunable interaction makes them good candidates for applications in quantum ...

  • 25 Oct 2018
    Running in the early Universe

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    If the Universe evolved from a primordial hot and dense state, the expansion and subsequent cooling led to an inescapable fact: there must exist a ubiquitous radiation, the so-called Cosmic Microwave Background ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    Exotic phases of matter in quantum magnets

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In many-body systems, the complex interplay between the particles that make up the system can lead to unexpected collective behaviour, giving rise to exotic phases of matter. Well-known examples of such exotic phases ...

  • 12 Oct 2018
    Spinning conformal blocks and applications

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Fernando Barrera's research focuses on conformal field theory. He investigates spinning conformal blocks and their applications.

  • Start 5 Oct 2018
    End 30 Oct 2018
    Rohini Godbole
    Where is collider physics headed?

    15:30 - 16:30 | Event

    In October, Physics and Astronomy Visiting Professor Rohini Godbole will give a lecture series titled "Where is collider physics headed?" The lectures are aimed at the Master student level and will take place at the ...

  • 4 Oct 2018
    Hot electrons in cool nanocrystals

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Chris de Weerd studies all-inorganic nanocrystals using microscopy and spectroscopy.

  • 3 Oct 2018
    Perspectives from string theory

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sam van Leuven studies several topics fro the perspective of string theory: generalised Toda theories fro six dimensions, towards holography for non-AdS spacetimes, and spinning black holes and enhanced automorphy.

  • 2 Oct 2018
    Boundary symmetries and strong coupling dualities

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The holographic dictionary translates between two parts of theoretical physics that appear at first sight to be completely different. Although its best-understood incarnations arise from string theory, many ...

  • 28 Sep 2018
    Indirect detection of dark matter

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Richard Bartels's research focuses on the indirect detection of dark matter. He investigates how bright a signal from dark matter can be and what types of dark mater could potentially be detected now or in the near ...

  • 26 Sep 2018
    From number theory to quantum field theories

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Francesca Ferrari caries out research at the intersection between the branch of mathematics called number theory and the physics of string theory and quantum field theories. She uses string theory as the framework, ...

  • 18 Sep 2018
    Towards a quantum regime

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jannis Joger introduces a novel experiment for which he invented and built an apparatus capable of trapping, cooling and physically overlapping 6Li atoms and Yb+ ions. The ultimate objective is to achieve a quantum ...

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Searching for dark matter with XENON1T

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    For every kilogram of ordinary matter, our universe contains 5.4 kilograms of dark matter – unknown particles that interact very weakly with atoms and light. Discovering the nature of dark matter is among the primary ...