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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 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
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