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Results: 21 - 40 of 235
Results: 21 - 40 of 235
  • Lorentz
    Book presentation 'Een levend kunstwerk'
    11 Oct 2019 16:30 - 19:00 Event
    On 16 October, the new biography 'Een levend kunstwerk' about Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, written by UvA emeritus professor Anne Kox, will be presented at the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds in Amsterdam.
  • Chris Wiggins Columbia University
    Special Colloquium: Chris Wiggins (Columbia University)
    11 Oct 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Lecture
    This special colloquium on Machine Learning will be given by Chris Wiggins from Columbia University.
  • Science & Cocktails: The first image of a black hole
    6 Oct 2019 19:30 - 22:00 Event
    Science & Cocktails is a series of public talks by scientists with live music and smoky dry-ice chilled cocktails in your hand. Heino Falcke, Sera Markoff and Feryal Özel will talk about the famous Black Hole Image ...
  • Micro-structural characterization of glassy solids
    3 Oct 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Luka Gartner studies microscopic and micromechanical characterizations of glassy configurations. The first focus is on the mechanical properties of glasses in the context of yielding transition, which occurs as the ...
  • Controlling light emission of nanoparticles
    5 Sep 2019 10:00 PhD defence ceremony
    In his research, Arnon Lesage aimed to gain insight into how certain nanomaterials behave. He investigated how influence can be exerted on the photoluminescence of these materials and how this can be used.
  • LMPV
    Symposium on Light Management in Photovoltaics
    30 Aug 2019 09:15 - 17:00 Event
    At the LMPV symposium, the latest developments in light management for solar cells are discussed. The core of the program consists of four talks by international speakers and covers investigations of methods and ...
  • From Holography to the Classification of Topological Insulators
    5 Jul 2019 11:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Jorrit Kruthoff studies AdS space-times and asked what constraints a CFT needs to satisfy in order to describe the gravitational physics in the bulk. In particular, he focuses on Einstein gravity and its bulk phase ...
  • Influence of Surfactants on Salt Crystallization
    4 Jul 2019 14:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Mohsin Qasi investigates the physics behind the influence of spatial confinement and crystallization modifying additives on the crystallization of the most commonly used salt, NaCl.
  • Instabilities of String Vacua and Cosmological Spacetimes
    2 Jul 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Lars Aalsma’s research focusses on deriving macroscopic predictions of quantum gravity. Recent studies suggest that quantum gravity effects do not always decouple at low energies and Aalsma examines this phenomenon ...
  • Making the invisible visible. Searches for invisible Higgs decays at LHC with the ATLAS detector
    2 Jul 2019 10:00 - 11:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Gabriele Sabato searched for Dark Matter via the decay of Higgs bosons produced in the proton-proton collisions in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
  • Black holes and entanglement
    25 Jun 2019 10:00 - 11:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Sagar Lokhande's research focuses on the role of quantum entanglement in the physics of black holes.
  • Emergent gravity in a holographic universe
    14 Jun 2019 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 ...
  • Rigidity transitions in disordered materials
    14 May 2019 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.
  • The quest for a steady-state Bose-Einstein condensate
    26 Apr 2019 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 ...
  • Loop models in statistical mechanics
    18 Apr 2019 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. ...
  • Symmetries and topology in quantum baths
    12 Apr 2019 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 ...
  • World in Vibration
    5 Apr 2019 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 ...
  • FYSICA 2019 at Science Park Amsterdam
    5 Apr 2019 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 ...
  • Physics Show: What’s (the) Matter?
    5 Apr 2019 - 6 Apr 2019 Event
    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 ...
  • Photophysics of novel optoelectronic materials
    26 Mar 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Tianyi Wang studies the photophysics of novel optoelectric materials under hydrostatic pressure.