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Results: 1 - 20 of 205
  • 25 Jun 2019
    Black holes and entanglement

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sagar Lokhande's research focuses on the role of quantum entanglement in the physics of black holes.

  • 14 Jun 2019
    Emergent gravity in a holographic universe

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Manus Visser studies thermodynamic, emergent and holographic aspects of gravity in the context of causal diamonds. A causal diamond is the largest area in space-time that is connected to an observer during the its ...

  • 14 May 2019
    Rigidity transitions in disordered materials

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Robbie Rens explores the details and order of rigidity transitions in disordered solids. He uses a theoretical approach as well as newly developed numerical tools.

  • 26 Apr 2019
    The quest for a steady-state Bose-Einstein condensate

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Chun-Chia Chen describes an experimental setup for expanding the Sr “laser cooling to Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC)” experiment into a steady-state system. The apparatus was designed to explore the possibility of ...

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Loop models in statistical mechanics

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Loop models are a class of two-dimensional lattice models in statistical mechanics. The states of the model consist of continuous paths that do not end except at the boundary, and closed loops are given a weight. ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    Symmetries and topology in quantum baths

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Models of many-body quantum systems are often based on an assumption that the system is perfectly isolated from its environment, but this is not always true for their counterparts in the real world. For example, a ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    World in Vibration

    20:30 - 21:50 | Event

    Filmmaker Huub Rutjes and pianist Yuri van Nieuwkerk both studied physics in Amsterdam. This common background led to their show ‘World in vibration’, a performance about physics, music and harmony. On the evening of ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    FYSICA 2019 at Science Park Amsterdam

    08:45 - 21:50 | Event

    FYSICA, the annual physics conference of the Netherlands' Physical Society (NNV), will be organized at Amsterdam Science Park this year. The conference is aimed at all physicists in the Netherlands, from high school ...

  • Start 5 Apr 2019
    End 6 Apr 2019
    Physics Show: What’s (the) Matter?


    The Bonn Physics Show comes to the Netherlands! The show with spectacular physics experiments visits Amsterdam for three performances on 5 and 6 April 2019. Tickets (free!) for the shows in the Compagnietheater are ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Photophysics of novel optoelectronic materials

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tianyi Wang studies the photophysics of novel optoelectric materials under hydrostatic pressure.

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Measuring weakly interacting massive particles

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Erik Hogenbirk's research forms part of the quest to uncover what particles dark matter consists of. One model that offers a possible explanation is the Weakly Interacting Massive Particle (WIMP) model. Hogenbirk ...

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Black holes and vacua in string theory

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 7 March, D.B. Cohen Maldonado will be defending the PhD thesis 'Black Holes and Vacua in String Theory. A Non-supersymmetric Study'.

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Assembling nanocrystal superstructures

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    At the nanoscale, electronic materials can develop size-dependent properties due to quantum-confinement effects. This is the case for semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots. To be used as an active ...

  • 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 ...