Light manipulated with large artificial atom
Physicists have manipulated light with large artificial atoms, so-called quantum dots. Before, this has only been done so well with actual atoms. It is an important step towards light-based quantum technology. Publication on August 30th in Nature Communications.

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Publ. 30-08-2016 11:00
Protector against air pollution is vulnerable to air
Catalyst research aims to make gasoline less polluting. It turns out that during experiments it is actually necessary to protect catalysts from air itself. Publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C on August 26.

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Publ. 26-08-2016 14:19
Symposium: Leiden Networks Day
The LCN2 community is proud to present the Leiden Networks Day: a one-day symposium open to all researchers interested in networks, from Leiden, the Netherlands and beyond. The event will feature a number of excellent international speakers and is free More info

Publ. 24-08-2016 12:58
Paradox in superconductivity at high temperature
Nature publishes an article on a paradoxical discovery in superconductivity. Leiden physicist Jan Zaanen writes a News & Views article about this in the same issue of August 19th.

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Publ. 17-08-2016 20:47
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6 Sept, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Ke Liu - IL: Gauge Theory and Nematic Order. The Rich Landscape of Orientational Phase Transition.
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Zaanen

14 Sept, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
William Irvine (Chicago): TBA

20 Sept, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Brian M. Tarasinski - IL: On Periodically Driven Quantum Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker; co-promotor: Dr. J.K. Asbóth (Hungarian Acad. of Sciences)

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