Hendrik Casimir prize for Jorinde van de Vis and Anne Meeussen
The Casimir Research School yearly awards the Hendrik Casimir Prize to outstanding MSc students. Usually, there are two winners per year. This year the jury had selected three equally outstanding More info
students. The Casimir Director decided to award all three with the Hendrik Casimir Prize. This year’s award winners are Anne Meeussen (Leiden), Jorinde van de Vis (Leiden), and Sander Konijnenberg (Delft). They each will receive a certificate and a sum of €750,- . The prize is based on the revenues from a donation to the Leiden University Fund by the late Josina Casimir-Jonker, widow of the famous Hendrik Casimir.
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Ana Achúcarro is one of the six programme leaders that have been awarded by FOM.
FOM has awarded a total of 12 million Euros to six new research programmes. The research groups will work in areas where Dutch physics has a superb international record and More info
there is a clear scientific and societal interest.
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
they wrote down in their research proposal, which was the final assignment of their MSc programme. On November 4th, the three former students of the Casimir Pre-PhD track were interviewed by the review committee that consisted of Jan Zaanen (chairman), Andreas Engel and Leo DiCarlo.
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
as Teaching Director, has the energy, inspiration and ideas to want to improve the way we teach our students.
we congratulate Jan with his newly acquired status and wish him much success in this new endeavour.
S. Faez, P. Türschmann, H.R. Haakh, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar (2014) Coherent Interaction of Light and Single Molecules in a Dielectric Nanoguide, Phys. Rev. Lett., 113, 213601. [pdf]
T.G.A. Verhagen, D.B. Boltje, J.M. van Ruitenbeek, and J. Aarts (2014) Magnetic properties of Sm-Co thin films grown on MgO(100) deposited from a single
alloy target, Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 053903. [DOI]