|Published on:||07 December 2012|
As of 1st December, Professor Cees Sterks has taken office as Director ad interim of KVI. Professor Sterks has been asked by the Board of the University of Groningen to oversee the transition of KVI into a new situation. In order to clearly mark the transition and to give it every chance of succeeding, the current KVI Director, Professor Klaus Jungmann, has decided to resign his post.
|Published on:||03 December 2012|
On Friday 30 November 2012, a symposium was held in Hampshire Hotel Plaza Groningen on the occasion of the retirement of ex-KVI-Director Muhsin Harakeh and Herbert Löhner.
|Published on:||30 November 2012|
On 30 November 2012, KVI Professor Herbert Löhner was decorated with Royal Honours as Knight in the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands (Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw).
|Published on:||16 November 2012|
KVI-researchers have received funds in the FOM projectruimte for the proposal ‘Cosmic lightning’. Authors of the proposal are Olaf Scholten and Ad van den Berg of KVI, and Ute Ebert of the Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam.
|Published on:||22 October 2012|
The open day on Sunday 21 October was very successful. Approximately 600 visitors found their way to the KVI.
|Published on:||19 October 2012|
On 19 October Jordy de Vries will defend his thesis 'Hadronic Time-Reversal Violation in Effective Field Theory'.
|Published on:||14 September 2012|
On 14 September Wilber kruithof will defend his thesis 'Laser trapping of sodium isotopes for a high-precision β-decay experiment'.
|Published on:||12 July 2012|
The KVI Mechanical Engineering department is producing complex parts for an innovative racing car of the Hanzehogeschool, the Groningen University of Applied Sciences. The car is being developed by a team of 45 students of the Hanze Racing Dvision (HARD). The racing car, running on biogas, will participate in August in the Baltic Open Formula Student event in Darmstadt, Germany.
|Published on:||18 May 2012|
On 18 May Manisha Ranjan will defend her thesis ' Design and Characterization of a Cryogenic Stopping Cell for Radioactive Ions'.
|Published on:||11 May 2012|
|Published on:||22 March 2012|
KVI-scientists Nasser Kalantar and Johan Messchendorp have recently published a review article in the high-impact journal Reports on Progress in Physics, with the title “Signatures of three-nucleon interactions in few-nucleon systems”. The article has been published together with scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich and Ruhr University Bochum (both Germany). A picture of the detection system at KVI made it to the cover of the journal. The article provides an extensive theoretical and experimental overview of the present understanding of three-nucleon forces and its implications in the field of nuclear physics.
|Published on:||20 March 2012|
|Published on:||20 January 2012|
|Published on:||09 January 2012|
On 9 January Victor Stoica will defend his thesis 'Digital pulse-shape analysis and controls for advanced detector systems'.