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Casimir PhD positions 2014 awarded to Henk Snijders, Misha Klein, and Tom van der Reep.
Henk Snijders, Misha Klein, and Tom van der Reep each have won a Casimir PhD position. This means that in the coming four years they can carry out the plans More info
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Publ. 07-11-2014 09:48
Kick-off Leiden Teacher's Academy.
Monday, October 27, saw the kick-off of the Leiden Teacher's Academy. One of the ten founding members of this Academy is our own Jan Aarts, who, even after many years More info
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Publ. 29-10-2014 16:10
Quantum handshake between photons and single molecules.
Physical processes in the nanoscale are often governed by rules of quantum mechanics. To study these quantum processes or transfer them between distant systems, photons are possibly the most promising More info

Publ. 23-10-2014 20:05
Topology and dynamics of active nematic vesicles.
Engineering synthetic materials that mimic the remarkable complexity of living organisms is a fundamental challenge in science and technology. We studied the spatiotemporal patterns that emerge when an active nematic More info
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Publ. 22-09-2014 17:30
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Recent articles

M. Kumar, K. Kumar, and J.M. van Ruitenbeek (2014) Molecule assisted ferromagnetic atomic chain formation, preprint.

J.M. van Ruitenbeek (2014) Introducing the Netherlands’ Physical Society, Il Nuovo Saggiatore, 30, 72-77.



26 Nov, 00:00:00,
Colloqium Ehrenfestii
Jorge Kurchan (ENS Paris) : From glasses to Darwinian evolution and back

26 Nov, 10:00:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis defense
Hedde van Hoorn - Biophysics (BSM): "Cellular Forces. Adhering, Shaping, Sensing and Dividing"
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt

26 Nov, 11:15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis defense
Vinzenz Koning - Instituut-Lorentz: "On the Geometry of Fracture and Frustration"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. van Hecke, co-promotor: Dr. V. Vitelli

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