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Results: 341 - 353 of 353
Results: 341 - 353 of 353
  • Physicists observe the splitting of an electron
    17 Apr 2012
    An electron has been observed to decay into two separate particles, each carrying a particular property of the electron. This result is reported in a paper published in Nature by an international team of researchers ...
  • UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel
    22 Mar 2012
    On Friday, 23 March, the University of Amsterdam will open the first Photanol test production plant. The facility’s purpose is to test and design the best mass production method for the new biofuel Photanol.
  • Prof. A. Polman
    21 Mar 2012
    Prof. A. Polman has been named Professor of Photonic Materials in the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Nikhef/IoP puts two projects on NWO Roadmap 2012
    6 Mar 2012
    The two proposals for the NWO Roadmap 2012 that were submitted by Nikhef and in which the Institute of Physics participates, have both been granted. With this, Nikhef has put both the detector upgrades for the ...
  • Jook Walraven on shortlist for Teacher of the Year 2011
    8 Dec 2011
    Prof. dr. Jook Walraven, professor of experimental statistical physics at the Institute of Physics, has been placed on the shortlist of the UvA Teacher of the Year 2011. On Wednesday December 14th, he and the other ...
  • Green plastic powered by FOM, Michelin, SKF and DPI
    28 Nov 2011
    Under leadership of UvA professor Daniel Bonn, the FOM Foundation has formed a partnership with Michelin, SKF and Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) to gain a better fundamental understanding of how polymers are ...
  • FOM Programme 'Topological Insulators' funded
    22 Nov 2011
    The proposal for the FOM programme 'Topological Insulators', submitted by programme leader prof. dr. Mark Golden, has been selected for funding for a total of 2.7M€.
  • Honorary doctorate for Prof. Peter Zoller
    22 Nov 2011
    The University of Amsterdam will award an honorary doctorate to theoretical physicist Peter Zoller. He will receive the honorary doctorate in recognition of his groundbreaking work on lasers and atoms. The honorary ...
  • STW grant Gregorkiewicz for more efficient solar cells
    3 Nov 2011
    Physicist prof. Tom Gregorkiewicz has received a grant in the Open Technology programme of the Dutch Technology Foundation STW with his proposal "Spectral shaping for smart photovoltaics: Cutting and pasting photons ...
  • FOM 'Projectruimte' grant for three FNWI scientists
    24 Oct 2011
    The executive board of the Foundation for Fundamental Research of Matter (FOM) has awarded 'Projectruimte' grants to three FNWI researchers: prof. Paul de Jong (IoP), prof. Peter Bolhuis (HIMS) and dr. Peter Schall ...
  • Kickoff meeting GRAPPA
    17 Oct 2011
    On Friday October 21st the GRAPPA research priority area of the UvA and the Faculty of Science / FNWI organises a kickoff meeting to highlight the arrival of four new faculty members: Shin'ichiro Ando, Gianfranco ...
  • Silicon nanocrystals pave way for better solar cells
    10 Oct 2011
    Closely packed silicon nanocrystals have the ability to very efficiently convert incoming light in at least twice as many carriers. This was shown by a group of physicists from the University of Amsterdam in ...
  • Dr P.J. de Jong
    19 Nov 2009
    Dr P.J. de Jong (1965) has been named professor by special appointment of Experimental High Energy Physics - a chair at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science designated on behalf of the Society for the ...