AMOLF

Physics of functional complex matter

July 3 - August 28, 2017 · AMOLF Lecture Room

There are no Public Colloquia during the summer

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Researchers at AMOLF are continuously searching for the fundamental relationship between the architecture and interactions of complex molecular and material systems, ranging from nanophotonic structures to multicellular organisms, and their properties and functions.

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What makes AMOLF unique

  • An academic institute for fundamental physics with high societal relevance
  • A closely knit multidisciplinary environment where new ideas flourish
  • An incubator for talent
  • Outstanding technical infrastructure
  • Close contact with universities, research institutes and companies throughout the world
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