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    Designing division: modelling chromosome segregation in a synthetic cell

    One of the key characteristics of life is the ability of cells to divide. During division the replicated genetic material, in the form of long DNA polymers, has to be …

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    Seeing and sensing chaperone-mediated protein folding acceleration

    Chaperones are central to protein folding, maintenance, and disease, but how and when they affect protein chains has remained difficult to study directly. Recently it has become possible to detect …

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    Single proteins and chaperones at the ribosome

    Chaperones are central to protein biogenesis, but their action at the ribosome remains poorly understood. A central complication is the highly dynamic nature of this process, which involves polypeptide synthesis, …

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    Contacts for perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells

    This PhD position will be 1 of 6 in the Joint Solar Program 3 that is intended to conduct fundamental and applied research needed for Si-perovskite tandem solar cells. This …

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    Development of a soft robotic heart

    The Soft Robotic Matter group at AMOLF is looking for a PhD students who will work on the design, fabrication and analysis of an artificial soft heart. This project is …

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    Interacting photons in cavity arrays

    In this project you will couple tunable optical microcavities with nanostructured excitonic materials to achieve strong photon-photon interactions.  You will use these interactions to investigate phase transitions of light, and …

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    Unravelling the mysteries of hybrid perovskites for solar cells

    Solar cells made from hybrid perovskite semiconductors have emerged only recently, yet their efficiency is already comparable to that of silicon solar cells. In contrast to the rapid progress in …

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    Plasmonic optomechanics

    In this project, we will explore the interaction between light and nanomechanical motion at the smallest possible length scales. In tailored nanophotonic systems, we will use strongly enhanced optical forces …

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    Ultrafast spectroscopy of water-oil interfaces

    In this project you will acquire expert knowledge on femtosecond lasers, optics, nonlinear optics, and you will develop new knowledge on the physics and physical chemistry of molecules and ions …

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