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Past seminars organized by or with the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, since 1 September 2003, in reverse chronological order.

N. Jamshidi: Theoretical Challenges for Structure Identification of Metal Cluster06 September 2018
P. Gill: New Ways to Think about Electronic Excited States06 September 2018
M. Weiler: Nanoscale spin waves in magnetic bilayers and chiral magnets06 September 2018
M. Guimaraes: Spin and Magnetism Dynamics in Layered Materials06 September 2018
A. Avsar: Spin transport in novel two-dimensional materials and van der Waals heterostructures06 September 2018
A. Kozikov: Interlayer exciton optoelectronics in van der Waals heterostructures06 September 2018
A. McCollam: Magnetic field tuned quantum criticality in correlated electron systems31 August 2018
M. Morales-Masis: Transparant electrodes for high-efficiency photovoltaics31 August 2018
O. Tretiakov: Antiferromagnetic Skyrmionics31 August 2018
PhD defence: J. Blijleven - Membrane fusion of influenza and chikungunya viruses14 August 2018
PhD defence: E. Monachino - Dynamics of the bacterial replisome14 August 2018
PhD defence: F. Tajik - Casimir torques and Lateral forces: influence of optical properties and surface morphology14 August 2018
PhD defence: L. Liu - Light switchable surface topographies14 August 2018
Hans-Dieter Meyer: Introduction to Multiconfiguration Time-Dependent Hartree (MCTDH): Applications to naphthalene, anthracene, and the protonated water dimer27 June 2018
PhD defense: T. Sherkar: Device physics of hybrid perovskite27 June 2018
PhD defense: J.M. Salazar Rios - The power of polymer wrapping14 June 2018
PhD defense: M. Kamminga - Properties of Organic-Inorganic Hybrids14 June 2018
A. Brataas: Electrical Control of Quantum Coherent Phenomena in Insulating Antiferromagnets29 May 2018
E. Cantatore: Biopotential Interfaces Based on Large-area Fexible Electronics15 May 2018
Alessandro Borgia: A new paradigm for biomolecular interactions: ultrahigh-affinity complex of two intrinsically disordered proteins involved in chromatin remodeling07 May 2018
Henri Franquelim: Remodeling of lipid membranes: Membrane bending by DNA origami scaffolds07 May 2018
Rifka VLijm: Resolving a complicated web of filaments: STED nanoscopy unexpectedly reveals a highly periodic ring-anchored protein network at centrioles07 May 2018
Hylkje Geertsema: Super-resolution microscopy in mammalian cells by DNA-PAINT07 May 2018
Larysa Tryputen: Spin Dynamics in Nanoscale Devices and Materials04 April 2018
Mathias Weiler: Interfacial spin torques and helical magnets for nanomagnonics28 March 2018
Roland Kawakami: Recent advances in graphene spintronics21 March 2018
M. Reyes Calvo: Edge states interplay in a Quantum Spin Hall lateral heterojunction16 March 2018
Dirk Bouwmeester: Solid state cavity quantum electrodynamics15 February 2018
Saskia Fischer: Topological Surface States and Two-Dimensional Layered Transport in bulk Bi2Se313 February 2018
PhD defense - A. Chaubal: Electromagnetically induced transparency with localized impurity electron spins in a semiconductor09 February 2018
Jaana Vapaavuori: Taming Macromolecules by Light - Supramolecular Photoresponsive Materials at Three Different Length Scales09 February 2018
Edmondo Benetti: God Made the Bulk: the Surface was invented by the Devil - Topological Evolution of Polymer Interfaces09 February 2018
Nathan van Zee: Exploiting monomeric water in apolar environments to control the structure of supramolecular polymers09 February 2018
Marleen Kamperman: Bioinspired Functional Polymers09 February 2018
Renko de Vries: Protein Polymers: simple designed proteins as models for complex biological assembly02 February 2018
Luisa De Cola: Hybrid Materials for Medical Applications02 February 2018
François Rochet: Synchrotron Radiation Ambient Pressure XPS studies of smectite clays: hydration and heterogeneous radiolysis of inserted pyridine30 January 2018
Symposium: Materials for optoelectronics17 January 2018
Joseph Betouras: Fermi surface topological transitions and their role in Sr3Ru2O717 January 2018
James McIver: Femtosecond science on a chip: Capturing ultrafast anomalous Hall currents in optically-driven graphene11 January 2018
PhD defense - LT.H. de Jeer: Microscopy study of advanced engineering materials09 January 2018
Steven De Feyter: Functionalization of 2D Materials: a Molecular Approach19 December 2017
Ludo Juurlink, PhD: Employing curved single crystal surfaces in surface science and gas-surface reaction dynamics studies19 December 2017
PhD defense - S. Boonstra: Computational Studies of Influenza Hemagglutinin08 December 2017
Byong-Guk Park: Novel spintronic phenomena based on spin-orbit torque07 December 2017
PhD defense- J. Momand: Structure and reconfigurations of epitaxial GeTe/Sb2Te3 superlattices13 November 2017
PhD defense - L. Liang: Field Effect Controlled Magnetism and Magnetotransport in Low Dimensions13 November 2017
PhD defense - B. Chen: Ge-Sb-Te based phase-change nanoparticles13 November 2017
Zernike Chair Colloquium 2017 - Jeroen van den Brink: Anyone seen an anyon?06 November 2017
Sergio O. Valenzuela: Spin and Hot-Carrier Transport in Graphene-Based Devices06 November 2017
Yijin Zhang: Electronic and optical properties of transition-metal dichalcogenides24 October 2017
Toeno van der Sar: Probing spin waves using single electron spins24 October 2017
Hendrik de Waard lezing - David Awschalom: "Beyond electronics: abandoning perfection for quantum technologies"18 October 2017
PhD defense - Ana Cunha: Modeling Two-dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy of Hydrogen Bonded Systems17 October 2017
Christoph J. Brabec: Challenges and Opportunities in High Throughput Engineering of Energy Materials25 September 2017
Christoph Brabec - Materials for Electronics and Energy Technology22 September 2017
CCS&M seminar - Regina Dittmann: Oxide based memristive devices: current status of understanding and future prospects20 September 2017
Giulia F. Mancini: Revolutionary new nano-imaging: harnessing the power of short wavelength EUV light18 September 2017
Dmitry Yu. Paraschuk: Toward ultrathin crazy shining semiconducting organics07 September 2017
Laurens Siebbeles: Exciting multiple electrons by one photon in semiconductor nanomaterials for photovoltaics07 September 2017
M. Bibes: Learing through ferroelectric domain dynamics in solid state synapses07 September 2017
PhD defense - A. Kouloumpis: Development and study of low-dimensional hybrid and nanocomposite materials based on layered nanostructures07 September 2017
Amir A. Masoudi: Lateral Casimir Force and Casimir Torque in self-affine rough surfaces04 September 2017
PhD defense - Peiliang Zhao: Applications of the random-state approach to quantum many-body dynamics22 August 2017
PhD defense - Oleg Kozlov: Plastic Solar Cells: Where the Current Begins21 August 2017
Ephraim Eliav: Heavy elements' calculations at the edge of accuracy: from high-precision spectroscopy to tests of fundamental physics10 July 2017
CCS&M seminar - Yoeri van de Burgt: An organic artificial synapse for low-energy neuromorphic computing26 June 2017
Vasileios Koutsos: Soft matter under confinement: droplets, bubbles and thin films26 June 2017
PhD defense - J. Janusonis: Magnetoelastic waves in thin ferromagnetic films21 June 2017
Minseok Kwak and Jun-O Jin: Nanobiomaterials for Immunology and Imaging15 June 2017
Biplab Sanyal - School lectures: DFT: basics, applications, successes and failures09 June 2017
Biplab Sanyal: Ultrafast demagnetization dynamics of amorphous FeGd alloys from first principles theory09 June 2017
PhD defense - M.I. Nugraha: Charge Transport and Trap States in Lead Sulfide Quantum Dot Field-Effect Transistors06 June 2017
PhD defense - A. Kumar: Structural, magnetic and thermoelectric properties of TAGS-85 thermoelectric material06 June 2017
PhD defense - J. Wu: Creating new multifunctional organic-inorganic hybrid materials06 June 2017
PhD defense - L. Zhang: Bio-organic hybrids of DNA, peptides and surfactants: from liquid crystals to molecular sleds06 June 2017
Roel Tempelaar: Resolving the dark product states in singlet fission through modeling of nonlinear spectroscopy02 June 2017
Cecilia Noguez: Chirality and Optical Activity at the Nanoscale02 June 2017
A.D. Caviglia: Spin-orbit coupling and superconductivity at oxide interfaces01 June 2017
Saroj Prasad Dasharcos H.D.: Creation and Control of Spin Current in 2D materials heterostructures01 June 2017
PhD defense - Arnoud Everhardt: Novel phases in ferroelectric BaTiO3 thin films12 May 2017
A. Sundaresan: Coexistence of a- and c-axis polarizations and independent rare-earth-ordering-induced polarization in Gd0.5Dy 0.5MnO311 May 2017
Karin Fink: Quantum Chemistry for Single Molecule Magnets11 April 2017
Zheng Liu: Landscape of Two-dimensional Transitional Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs): Synthesis, Characterization and Applications11 April 2017
Matthias Althammer: Pure Spin Currents in Compensated Rare Earth Iron Garnets11 April 2017
Ana Akrap: Exploring topological matter by optical spectroscopy05 April 2017
Sang-Wook Cheong: Topological Vortex Domains in Quantum Materialss28 March 2017
Mohammad R.K. Mofrad: Cellular Mechanosensing: Signal Transduction Pathways from Extracellular Microenvironment to the Nucleus23 March 2017
PhD defense: Mark Speirs - Device physics of colloidal dot solar cells15 March 2017
Hermann Dürr: Controlling spins in space and time13 March 2017
Bruno Ameduri: Deeper Insight into the RAFT Polymerization of Vinylidene Fluoride08 March 2017
Paul Muralt: Pushing the performance of electro-mechanical thin films24 February 2017
Fulvio Parmigiani: Spin and time resolved photoelectron spectroscopy in the momentum space of archetypal topological insulators21 February 2017
Ramachandra Rao: Electrical and magneto transport studies in doped systems21 February 2017
Wenjing Tian: Highly Solid-State Emissive Organic Fluorescent Materials17 February 2017
Richard Hildner:13 February 2017
Maxim Pshenichnikov: Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Organic Photovoltaics Materials13 February 2017
Zhigao Sheng: Introduction of Chinese High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Visualization of Multiply-ordered Electronic Crystals13 February 2017
PhD defense: Sarah Stratmann - Assembly dynamics of supramolecular protein-DNA complexes studied by single-molecule fluorescence microscopy06 February 2017
Apostolos Vagias: Complex diffusion dynamics of various tracers in polymer networks by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy06 February 2017
PhD defense: J. Goudsmits - Single-molecule studies of membrane transporters03 February 2017
PhD defense: A. Aqeel - Magnon Spintronics in non-collinear insulator/metal heterostructures23 December 2016
George Froudakis: Designing novel Nanoporous Materials for applications in Energy, Environment and Health14 December 2016
Camilla Coletti: CVD synthesis of high-mobility seeded graphene and toilered van der Waals heterostacks for optoelectronic and spintronic applications14 December 2016
PhD defense: L. Boschman (Chemistry and Photophysics of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Interstellar Medium)12 December 2016
PhD defense: O. Nenadl (Microstructural evolution in additive manufacturing with high power lasers)12 December 2016
Jorge Q. Bernabeu: Tuning the optical and electronic properties of atomically thin semiconductors17 November 2016
N. Zijlstra: Rapid microfluidic dilution device for probing low-affinity biomolecular complexes with single-molecule spectroscopy15 November 2016
Hari Srikanth: Functional magnetic nanostructures for electromagnetic and biomedical applications03 November 2016
Jeroen J.L.M. Cornelissen: Assembly of Proteins into Cages and Tubes03 November 2016
Carsten Werner: Glycosaminoglycan-based, cell-instructive hydrogels for regenerative therapies26 October 2016
Sima Aminorroaya Yamini : Lead-chalcogenide thermoelectric materials25 October 2016
Reinder Coehoorn: Charge transport and excitonic processes in disordered organic semiconductors - which molecular-scale details are relevant?12 October 2016
Kirill Yu. Monakhov : Polyoxovanadates as single-molecule components of memristor devices - CANCELLED11 October 2016
Ferdinand Grozema: Charge and excited state dynamics in hybrid halide perovskites04 October 2016
Fulvio Parmigiani: Non-equilibrium electronic structure of graphene and graphite: a non-linear and time-resolved ARPES study04 October 2016
Naureen Akhtar: Robust under-water supereleophobic surfaces04 October 2016
Jürgen Groll: Materials and Fabrication Methods for Biofabrication21 September 2016
Dorothee Braun: Monoclinic domains in KxNa1-xNbO3 on rare earth scandate substrates16 September 2016
Sylvia Matzen: Integration of piezoelectric thin films in electronic devices16 September 2016
Pepijn W.H. Pinkse: HgTe as a topological insulator15 September 2016
Liviu Ungur: Ab initio methods in molecular magnetism: current status, challenges and future prospects15 September 2016
M.S. Ramachandra Rao : Electronic, spectroscopic and mechanical properties of thin films, nanostructures and advanced materials15 September 2016
Joachim Hewer: X-ray magnetic circular dichroism spectroscopy of single molecule magnets, 3d-4f mixed bimetallic complexes and spin frustrated complexes in isolation15 September 2016
N. Tien Son: Silicon Carbide for Spintronics15 September 2016
Isao Inoue: Electrostatic control of insulating SrTiO3 surface: insulator-metal transition, negative capacitance, multi- band conduction, Kondo effect, and more25 August 2016
Marcel Swart: Quantum-chemistry approaches for molecules and materials08 July 2016
Shirin Faraji: Excited-state processes and quantum effects in complex environments08 July 2016
Sandra Luber: Computational characterization and design of functional molecular systems08 July 2016
Stratingh seminar - Martin Prechtl: Towards a solution for the reversible C1-reforming puzzle at near ambient conditions with a bio-inspired organometallic approach21 June 2016
Mael Guennou: Polarity in (inorganic) bismuth-based perovskites16 June 2016
Stratingh seminar - R.P. Sijbesma: Mechanofunctional polymers: Luminescent probes & catalytic triggers14 June 2016
Stratingh seminar - Dirk Vanderzande: Organic Photovoltaics:Understanding and Controlling the nano-morphology of the active layer14 June 2016
Stratingh seminar - Fred Wudl: Serendipity in the Quest for Organic Materials08 June 2016
Axel Müller: One-dimensional hybrid nanoparticles based on cylindrical polymer brushes08 June 2016
Oren Sherman: Functional materials: Exploiting dynamic self-assembly at interfaces07 June 2016
Kasper Norgaard: Chemically Derived Graphene as Soft Electrodes for Solid-State Molecular Electronic Devices26 May 2016
Steffen Wiedmann: HgTe as a topological insulator25 May 2016
Guglielmo Lanzani: Controlling Life with Photons24 May 2016
Franz Roters: Crystal Plasticity Simulations: Fundamentals, Implementation, Applications23 May 2016
Sergey Artyukhin: Dynamics of domain walls in hexagonal manganites09 May 2016
Stratingh lecture - Roman Boulatov: The Force of Mechanochemistry26 April 2016
GBB lecture Rob Phillips: Allostery, the Other Bohr and Biology’s Greatest Model18 April 2016
Stratingh seminar - Clément Mazet: Iridium and Palladium Hydrides in Selective Isomerizations12 April 2016
Stratingh lecture - Sara Eisler: Synthesis, Cyclizations and Switches: Controlling Regiochemistry and Molecular Motion in π-Extended Heterocycles12 April 2016
Eitan Lerner: Backtracking and Pausing in Bacterial Transcription Initiation01 April 2016
Felix Rico: Molecular to cellular mechanics probed by atomic force microscopy17 March 2016
Burkard Hillebrands: Magnon supercurrents01 March 2016
Vladimir Dyakonov: Transient electrical studies probing charge carrier recombination in organic and hybrid solar cells22 February 2016
Oleg A. Tretiakov: Stability and Dynamics of Antiferromagnetic Skyrmions19 February 2016
Christopher McDevitt: Transition metal homeostasis at the hostpathogen interface17 February 2016
Daniel Khomskii: Orbital-selective effects in transition metal compounds: 'molecules' in solids against magnetism15 February 2016
Iwan de Esch: Breaking the equilibrium dissociation constant into fragments: The use of binding kinetics and thermodynamics in the development of selective ligands08 February 2016
Andries Meijerink: Luminescent Lanthanides: Past, Present and Future26 January 2016
Paola Gori-Giorgi: Functionals from the strong-coupling limit of DFT: promises and challenges26 January 2016
Mauro Stener: A New TDDFT Algorithm for Plasmons in Metal Clusters26 January 2016
Oleksii Ivashenko: Fundamentals and applications of molecular nanotechnology: in situ spectroscopic study of operating molecular junctions18 January 2016
Franc Meyer: Bioinspired Complexes for the Activation of Small Molecules Relevant to Chemical Energy Conversion15 January 2016
Jeroen S. Dickschat: Terpenes from Micro-organisms15 January 2016
George M. Whitesides: Water, the Hydrophobic Effect, Entropy/Enthalpy Compensation, and Molecular Recognition in Biochemistry15 January 2016
Thorsten Wagner: In-situ Studies of Organic Thin Films14 January 2016
dr. Guiseppe Portale: Polymers for energy: interplay between structure and properties07 May 2014
dr. Albena Lederer : Advanced Separation and Characterization of Multifunctional Polymer Systems07 May 2014
dr. Felix Plamper : Architectural Effects on Polymer-Polymer Interactions06 May 2014
dr. Leonid Ionov : Soft microorigami: self-folding polymer films06 May 2014
prof.dr. Jih-Jen Wu : Oxide nanoarchitectures for solar energy conversion06 May 2014
Prof. Jen-Sue Chen: Nanoscale oxide thin films for microelectronic devices06 May 2014
dr. Ramses Martinez: Unconventional Methods in Polymer Science for the Fabrication of Nanoelectronics, Microfluidic Devices and Robotics29 April 2014
dr. Ivano Tavernelli: Nonadiabatic dynamics of complex molecular systems: a synergy between theory and experiments29 April 2014
dr. Marcel Nooijen: Transform & Diagonalize (T&D) approaches to electronic structure with applications to molecular spectroscopy29 April 2014
Prof.dr. Jenny Nelson: Multi-scale modelling of structure-property-function relationships in molecular photovoltaic materials11 April 2014
dr. Alexey Ganin: Soft Chemistry Pathways to Synthesis of Inorganic Graphenoids04 April 2014
Prof.dr. Hermann A. Durr : How fast can an insulator become a metal?02 April 2014
Prof.dr. H.A. Klok: Surface and interface engineering with polymer brushes07 March 2014
dr. Joanna Rejman: Modulation of cell functions by means of mRNA encapsulated in lipid and polymer particles07 March 2014
dr. Bart Crielaard: Targeted drug delivery: finding its goal?07 March 2014
dr. Sung Tae Kim: Biomedical applications of nanomaterials: From benchtop to clinic04 March 2014
prof.dr. Xinliang Feng: A Journey of Graphene Chemistry: Controlled Synthesis,, Assemblies, Electronics, Energy Storage and Conversion04 March 2014
Prof.dr. Paola Ayala: Understand the governing absorption mechanisms vs. doping in ultra-clean carbon nanotubes07 February 2014
dr. Renko de Vries: Biotech protein-based polymers with exquisite control over self-assembly07 February 2014
Prof.dr. Claus Ropers: Ultrafast low-energy electron diffraction using nanotip photocathodes06 January 2014
Prof.dr. N. Hussey: Violations of laws, limits and symmetries in one-dimensional Li0.9Mo6O1716 December 2013
Prof. dr. Coleman: Tiny but mighty: How todays nanomaterials will lead to tomorrows technologies02 December 2013
Ingenuity in Science: Exploring the marvels of science and technology?28 November 2013
Symposium Polymer Physics26 November 2013
Prof. dr. Michael Dickey: Actuating and Patterning Soft Materials22 November 2013
Prof. Koushik Seetharaman: The organization of polymers in starch granules22 November 2013
Prof. Evgeny Ya. Sherman - How Spin-Orbit Coupling Measures the Spin14 November 2013
Dr. Milan Kivala: Heteroatom-doped molecular architectures07 November 2013
Prof.dr. Libai Huang: Ultrafast Optical Microscopy of Multi-scale Energy Flow16 October 2013
Dr. Catherine Dubourdieu - Monolithic integration of ferroelectric oxides on semiconductors: BaTiO3 polarization switching on silicon12 September 2013
prof. Jiangyun Wang: A synthetic biology approach for metalloprotein design05 September 2013
prof.dr. J. Moodera: Interfaces, exchange effects and spin filtering - what happens then?05 September 2013
Dr. Christoffer Åberg - Towards the Fundamentals of Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions23 August 2013
dr. D. Roca-Sanjuán - Photochemistry and Chemiluminescence of Biological Systems: a theoretical approach23 July 2013
Dr. Hélène Bolvin - Magnetic properties of some lanthanide and actinide complexes : a first principles approach17 July 2013
Prof. Abdelkader Kara - Self-Learning Kinetic Monte Carlo: From 2D on-lattice to 3D off-lattice and beyond01 July 2013
Dr. Abram van der Geest - Evolutionary methods in computational materials prediction applied to Metal Borides01 July 2013
Dr. Jonas Björk - Covalent assembly of molecular nanostructures - unraveling formation mechanisms from first principles01 July 2013
Zernike seminar, A. Pimenov15 May 2013