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

Jürgen Gauss: Toward the Exact Solution of the Electron Correlation Problem16 July 2019
Nadine Hauptmann: Sensing noncollinear magnetism at the atomic scale: Towards novel 2D material systems16 July 2019
PhD defense - A. Mannanov: Highly ordered organic semiconductuor structures11 July 2019
Maria S. Kotova: Triplet Exciton Loss Pathways in Non-Fullerine Organic Solar Cells?08 July 2019
Koen Vandewal: Inter-molecular charge-transfer states for organic opto-electronics02 July 2019
Petra Reinke: Materials Science at Surfaces: From Oxidation of Alloys to Silicene Synthesis02 July 2019
Alberto Riminucci: Charge and spin transport in molecular spin valves and their application in neuromorphic computing10 May 2019
Tomas Jungwirth: Crystal symmetries and transport phenomena in antiferromagnets10 May 2019
Arend G. Dijkstra: Shining light on large molecular complexes10 May 2019
Christian Nijhuis: "Electrochemistry" inside Molecular Tunnel Junctions09 April 2019
Francisco Martin-Martinez: Multiscale design of bio-inspired materials22 March 2019
Milan Kivala: Triarylamines: New Tricks for Old Dogs28 February 2019
Symposium "Jeff 40+"28 February 2019
Sergey Artyukhin: Phase transition dynamics and sliding domain walls in ferroelectrics20 February 2019
Daniel Vanmaekelbergh: Artificial 2-D lattices as quantum simulators. What is the relevance for real materials?13 February 2019
PhD - Chia-Lin Chang: Optomagnonic Crystals: Optical manipulation of Spin Waves25 January 2019
R. Konane Bay: Quantifying the Mechanical Properties of Ultrathin Glassy Polymer Films24 January 2019
PhD defence - M. Arshad: Carbon-based hybrid materials: growth, characterization and investigation of properties03 December 2018
Bodil Holst: Bending Rigidity of 2D Silica and Anti-icing Properties of Graphene09 November 2018
Johannes Ehrmaier: The holy grail of solar fuel generation: A theoretically conceived pathway based on carbon nitride molecules09 November 2018
Christina Sanz-Sanz: Molecular branching ratio using excitation and control pulses parallel to molecular axis09 November 2018
Fèlix Casanova: Manipulating spin currents with graphene-based heterostructures09 November 2018
Jaroslav Fabian: Electron spin in the 2D realm: proximity effects09 November 2018
PhD defence: E. Salamatova - Ultrafast Dynamics of Intra- and Intermolecular Interactions in Liquids and Films25 October 2018
Valerian E. Kagan: Elimination Of The Unnecessary - Redox Lipidomics Deciphers Lipid Signals of Programmed Cell Death25 October 2018
Klaas Wynne: Phase separation and nucleation: from frustration to control25 October 2018
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
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
Nathalie Katsonis: Bio-inspired strategies to amplify the action of artificial photo-switches07 December 2015
Vladimir Dyakonov: Charge carrier recombination and electronic trap states in perovskite solar cells30 November 2015
Benjamin Byrant: Probing Multiferroic Domain Walls with Scanning Probe Microscopy16 November 2015
Biplab Sanyal: Evolution of electronic and magnetic structures in spinel C0Cr2O4 with Fe doping12 November 2015
Stefanie Vogel: Sequence and Energy Dependency of VUV Radiation induced DNA Strand Breaks29 October 2015
Mehmet Acet: Hysteresis in magnetocalorics28 October 2015
A.V. Scherbakov : Manipulating magnetization by coherent phonons in nanometer ferromagnetic films28 October 2015
Andrey Zheludev: Pressure-induced criticality in organic quantum paramagnets28 October 2015
Lucas Visscher: Combining electronic structure methods with subsystem DFT: Theory and Applications12 October 2015
Frank de Groot: Understanding Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering12 October 2015
Mihail Atanasov: Ab initio Ligand Field Theory09 October 2015
Gregor Jung: Approaches to Single-Molecule Chemistry by Means of Fluorescence06 October 2015
Jagadeesh S. Moodera: Ferromagnetic topological insulator and quantum transport10 September 2015
Kirill A. Kolmakov : Red-emitting dyes for microscopy and nanoscopy: design and optimization09 September 2015
Helmut Zacharias: Organized helical molecules as effective electron spin filters03 September 2015
Suhba Ranjan Das: Nucleic Acid-Polymer Conjugates and Hybrids for Nanobiotechnology18 August 2015
Dimitrios Gournis : Graphene pillaring: Towards novel multifunctional materials14 July 2015
dr. Saeed Saleh Ardestani: Stability study and utilization of CuPc Nano-Rods in Organic Solar Cells15 June 2015
dr. Yuanyuan Hu: Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy Studies on Device Physics of Organic Field-effect Transistors19 May 2015
Prof. R. van Grondelle:The quantum design of photosynthesis15 May 2015
dr. Sense Jan van der Molen: Studying 'Van der Waals' systems by LEEM (Low-energy electron microscopy)06 May 2015
Prof.dr. Ullrich Scherf: Conjugated Polyelectrolytes – Synthesis, Properties and Use as Functional Interlayers of Electronic Devices04 May 2015
Alberto Brambilla: Low-dimensional antiferromagnetic transition metal oxides coupled to ferromagnetic Fe(001) films21 April 2015
dr. Sankara Rao Gollu: Fabrication of high-performance nanostructured organic solar cell: An experimental and simulation study10 April 2015
dr. Timo Kuschel: Investigations of the magnetic proximity effect in non-magnetic/ferromagnetic bilayers by x-ray resonant magnetic reflectivity for spin caloritronic applications09 April 2015
prof. V. Bulach : Molecular Tectonics based on Porphyrin Derivates: Chirality and Directionality07 April 2015
prof. M.W. Hosseini : Molecular Tectonics: hierarchical organization of matter in the crystalline phase07 April 2015
Prof. Arindam Ghosh : Broken symmetry states in high-performance atomically-patterned nanostructures in silicon and germanium17 March 2015
Prof. Tanusri Saha Dasgupta : Controlling Magnetism on and in Graphene - A Tale of two Stories13 March 2015
prof. Clemens Richert: Molecular Storage Solutions13 March 2015
prof.dr. Jean Roncali : Molecular Engineering of Functional pi-Conjugated Systems12 March 2015
Vlieland 201511 March 2015
Romain Castra : Gold nanoparticle electron and photon emissions after X-ray absorption10 March 2015
dr. M. Campoy Quiles: Is there a fundamental limit for light absorption in organic semiconductors?26 February 2015
Prof.dr. D. Bonifazi: Engineering organic materials through serendipity03 February 2015
dr. Artem Bakulin : Real-Time Observation of Organic Cation Motion in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Persovskites30 January 2015
dr. Wouter Roos : Physics of life at the sub - cellular level28 January 2015
dr. Sebastian Koelling: Disassembling nano-structures atom by atom28 January 2015
dr. Andrea Pucci: Vapochromic Polymer Films based on Fluorescent Molecular Rotors28 January 2015
Prof. H. Braunschweig: Transfer, Metathesis and Catenation: reactivity patterns emerging from Borylen ecomplexes22 January 2015
dr. Remus Dame: Fine-tuning the structural organization of prokaryotic genomes16 January 2015
Dirk-Peter Herten: Let the molecules do it! - Chemically controlled fluorescence probes in Microscopy16 January 2015
prof.dr. Ilko Bald: Investigation of biomolecular processes using DNA origami nanostructures16 January 2015
prof.dr. Mireille Claessens: Alpha-synuclein self-assembly at multiple length scales16 January 2015
dr. Hannes Neuweiler : One-Nanometer Single-Molecule Spectroscopy of Protein Dynamics and Function16 January 2015
prof.dr. Masaru Kuno: Single nanostructure extinction spectroscopy08 January 2015
dr. Alexej Kimel: Femtosecond opto-magnetism: Controlling and Harnessing the Fundamental Forces in Magnets08 January 2015
Johannes Reim: Skyrmion-lattice-like spin structure in antiferromagnetic CaBaCo2Fe2O705 December 2014
dr. Andreas Scaramucci: Structure and Magnetic Order in Multiferroic YBaFeCuO527 November 2014
dr. Eric Langenberg: Ferroic Transition Metal Oxides: Engineering novel Functionalities17 November 2014
Zernike Institute Quarterly Meeting05 November 2014
dr. Do Dormans: Embedded Non-Volatile Memory technology at NXP28 October 2014
Prof. dr. Andrei Kirilyuk: Balance of angular momentum and magnetization switching in ferrimagnetic alloys08 October 2014
Prof. dr. L. Gade: Perylene-Based Poly(N-Heterocycles): Organic Semiconductors for Complex Electronic Circuits, Biological Fluorescence Probes and Building Blocks for Molecular Surface Networks26 September 2014
Prof. K. Thyagarajan: Guided Wave Quantum Optics16 September 2014
Prof. R. Chatterjee: Magnetic Multifunctional Materials16 September 2014
prof.dr. R. Duine: Interactions near interfaces: from skyrmion stabilization to magnon condensation12 September 2014
dr. Debakanta Samal: Exploration of novel structural, electronic and magnetic phenomena in ultrathin cuprates22 August 2014
Prof.dr. Qun Xu: Supercritical CO2 - assisted Polymer crystallization or Assembly on Hetero-matrix20 August 2014
Prof.dr. Dongsheng Liu: Preparation of Vesicles with Programmed Geometry and Dimensions via Frame-Guided Assembly18 August 2014
prof.dr. Prashant Purohit: Stiffening, softening and collapse in filament networks04 July 2014
prof.dr. Uwe Rau: The principle of detailed balance, opto-electronic reciprocity, and the thermodynamics of light trapping in solar cells12 June 2014
dr. Jutta Schwarzkopf: Ferroelectric domains in anisotropically strained (KNa)NbO3 thin films grown by MOCVD10 June 2014
dr. Artem Bakulin: Vibronic coherence reveals dark multiexciton states mediating singlet fission in pentacene and its derivatives23 May 2014
dr. Abram van der Geest: Predicting new materials, surfaces, and interfaces with computational methods21 May 2014
dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko: The Many-Body Path Towards Predictive Modeling of Complex Functional Materials20 May 2014
dr. Agnes Rolland-Sabbaté : Starches and glucopolymers with various branching pattern: properties and biodegradable materials15 May 2014
dr. Alexei Halpin: Two-dimensional spectroscopy of molecular excitons in a model dimer system15 May 2014
dr. Ziad Ganim: Combined Single Molecule Force and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of the Unfolding and Refolding of the Green Fluorescent Protein15 May 2014
prof. Suzanne Blum: Dual-Metal Reactions & Microscopy for Organic Chemists15 May 2014
prof. Thomas Heine: Computational Design of Functional Materials15 May 2014
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
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