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Research Zernike (ZIAM) News Seminars


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

PhD defense X. Zhu 'Semiconductor Nanoparticles Synthesized by Magnetron-Sputtering Inert Gas Condensation for optoelectronic and phase-change applications'09 September 2021
PhD defense Q. Guo 'Understanding and control of the metallic state in epitaxial NdNiO3'09 September 2021
PhD defense L.E. Aguilar Suarez 'Theoretical modelling of the singlet fission process'09 September 2021
PhD defense - Z. Babamahdi 'Casimir force from complex systems'09 September 2021
PhD defense: T. Ghiasi - Proximity-induced spin-orbit and exchange coupling in graphene-based heterostructures18 August 2021
PhD defense: S. Soni - Molecular Ensemble Junctions18 August 2021
Sadia Bari: Soft X-ray spectroscopy of isolated biomolecules17 June 2021
Anton Hofman: An efficient route towards well-defined strong anionic/hydrophobic polymeric materials17 June 2021
Hossein Cheraghi Bidsorkhi: Development and characterization of graphene-polymer nanocomposites for diverse applications17 June 2021
Dina Maniar: Biobased polymers and nanocomposites – green synthesis, properties, and applications17 June 2021
Yasamin Kazemi: Morphological Control of Conductive Networks in Electrically-Conductive Polymer Nanocomposites17 June 2021
Vincent Voet: Sustainable Photopolymers in Additive Manufacturing: Biobased and Recyclable Alternatives17 June 2021
PhD - D. Bederak "PbS colloidal quantum dots for near-infrared optoelectronics"11 June 2021
Tatiana G. Rappoport: Orbital Hall effect in 2D Materials11 June 2021
PhD defence: Benjamin Daiber - Transfer of Triplet Excitons in Singlet Fission-Silicon Solar Cells06 April 2021
PhD defence Vincent Le Corre - Lessons learned from device modeling of organic & perovskite solar cells05 March 2021
PhD defence: Kiana Gholamjani Moghaddam (A computational study on the nature of DNA G-quadruplex structure)05 March 2021
PhD Colloquium - Herman Duim01 March 2021
PhD Colloquium - Carmem M. Gilardoni01 March 2021
Zernike Seminar - Olga Koshkina - Tailor-Made Nanocarriers: from the Bench to Clinic05 February 2021
Micaela Matta: Structure-properties of eumelanin, a mixed conducting material for next-generation organic (bio-) electronics04 November 2020
Ioana Mariuca Ilie: Amyloid fibril growth: a multiscale view04 November 2020
Andrea Giuntoli: A world of information from the picosecond dynamics04 November 2020
Shaghayegh Khani: Dissipative Particle Dynamics simulations of Janus rods at polymer interfaces04 November 2020
Charley Schaefer: Phase Separation of (Bio-) Macromolecules under Dynamic Conditions04 November 2020
Vivek Tiwari: Photosynthetic Excitons Coupled Through Resonant Vibrational-Electronic Coupling – To what extent do the reduced basis set descriptions work?07 July 2020
Fabian Panzer - Understanding the optical properties of halide perovskites and using them to understand their film formation01 July 2020
Zernike webinar, prof. Artem Bakulin: Electron-phonon effects in hybrid perovskite electronic materials18 June 2020
PhD defence: M. Golkaram "Dynamics and self-assembly in architecturally complex supramolecular polymers"10 June 2020
Prof. Yana Vaynzof "Insights from Device Modeling of Perovskite Solar Cells"10 June 2020
Kostiantyn Kravchyk: Something “positive” about graphite: its use as a cathode in di-verse graphite dual-ion batteries08 June 2020
Freddie Rabouw: Emission dynamics of single nanoparticles29 May 2020
PhD defence - A.A. Jazi: Single-Molecule FRET Study on Structural Dynamics of Membrane Proteins26 May 2020
Zernike Webinar - Ioannis Lignos: Flow chemistry: Accelerating the design and continuous manufacturing of functional nanomaterials25 May 2020
Zernike webinar- Laura Piveteau: Characterizing Inorganic Materials with Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy14 May 2020
PhD defence: M. de Boer - Single-molecule studies of > the conformational dynamics of ABC proteins'14 May 2020
Zernike Webinar: Grigorios Itskos - Photophysics and Optoelectronic Applications of Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals11 May 2020
PhD defence: H. Li - Amphiphilic DNA and its Application in Biomedicine23 April 2020
PhD defence: J. Huang - Applications of Functional Dye in Biomedical and Life Sciences23 April 2020
PhD defence: B. Kriete - Exciton Dynamics in Self-Assembled Molecular Nanotubes23 April 2020
Sabina Spiga: Resistance switching memories for spiking neural networks25 February 2020
Laura Piveteau - Characterizing inorganic materials with solid-state NMR spectroscopy18 February 2020
Marios Hadjimichael: Nanoscale domains in metal-ferroelectric-metal heterostructures06 February 2020
PhD - A. Syari'ati: Controlling the optoelectronic and anti-icing properties of two-dimensional materials by functionalization05 February 2020
PhD - J. Sun: Fabrication and mechanical properties of supercharged polypeptides based biomaterials: from adhesives to fibers05 February 2020
PhD - O. Zheliuk: Magnetotransport of Ising superconductors05 February 2020
Mikhail Titov: Anisotropy induced by spin-orbit interactions: new insights to chiral magnetism and magnetization dynamics23 January 2020
Stefania Grecea - Designed synthesis of metal-organic composites and their application in molecular separations14 January 2020
Speech Prof. Marleen Kamperman "De kunst van het afkijken"14 January 2020
PhD defense: Mustafa Abdu-Aguye - The photophysics of solution processable semiconductors for applications in optoelectronic devices06 January 2020
PhD defense: Yingfen Wei - Rhombohedral Hf0.5Zr0.5O2 thin films : Ferroelectricity and Devices06 January 2020
PhD defense: Gerjan Lof - Optical preparation and detection of spin coherence in molecules and crystal defects06 January 2020
Mini-symposium "Photophysics of Molecules and Nanostructures". Speakers: Jürgen Köhler (Photophysics of Natural and Biomimetic Molecular Aggregates) and Michel Orrit (Single Molecules and Single Gold Nanoparticles in the Spotlight)09 December 2019
Vale Cofer-Shabica: What is special about how roaming chemical reactions traverse their potential surfaces?29 November 2019
Johannes Ehrmaier: Pysurf: Database accelerated surface hopping08 November 2019
Mariëlle Meijer: Controlling the magnetic chirality in multilayer systems31 October 2019
Herbert Jaeger - Wanted: A Non-Turing Theory for the Long-Term Survival of Neuromorphic Computing31 October 2019
PhD defence: J. Smit - Novel fluorescent probes and analysis methods for single-molecule and single-cell microscopy23 October 2019
PhD defence: F. Husada - Single Molecule FRET Reveals Transport Mechanism of ABC Transporter23 October 2019
PhD defence: Nutifafa Y. Doumon - The Degradation of Organic Solar Cells17 October 2019
Felix Plasser: Understanding electronic excitation energies within and beyond the molecular orbital picture17 October 2019
Jianshu Cao: Exciton Dynamics and Spectra of organic Semiconductors03 October 2019
Wolfgang Heiss: Metal halide perovskites for X-ray detection18 September 2019
Wei Han - Spin Current: a Unique Probe of Quantum Materials11 September 2019
Diana Dulic: Designing of a 'perfect' porphyrin molecule for the Mechanically Controllable Break Junction Experiments10 September 2019
Holger Schmalz: Raman imaging as versatile tool for the characterization of multicomponent polymer particles/fibers and mesostructured stystems04 September 2019
Yushu Matsushita: New Self-Assembly Manners of Block Polymers with Contrived Molecular Design04 September 2019
Ubirajara Pereira Rodrigues-Filho: Multifunctional Hydroxyurethanes as a Contribution for Mitigation of CO229 August 2019
Dr Hairen Tan: Highly efficient perovskite based tandem solar cells23 August 2019
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
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