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    Scientific Internship: Fluidic control of soft robots

    The Soft Robotic Matter group at AMOLF is looking for interns at the Master level that will work on the development and fundamental understanding of soft robots, i.e. robots made …

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    Scientific internship: Regulating the lifespan of the extracellular matrix

    The interaction of cells with the extracellular matrix (ECM) plays a crucial role in regulating many physiological processes such as wound healing, cancer metastasis and fibrosis. The ECM is a …

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    Scientific Internship: Light-induced superconductivity

    In this project you will explore how to dynamically and locally enhance (up to infinity) the electrical conductivity of materials inside an optical cavity. Recently, it was predicted that the …

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    Scientific Internship: Spontaneous symmetry breaking in coupled nonlinear optical micro-cavities

    Spontaneous symmetry breaking (SSB) occurs when a tiny perturbation leads a symmetric system to an asymmetric state. SSB is one of the most fundamental processes in physics, underlying for example …

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    Scientific Internship: Partially-coherent Fourier interferometry for optical nanometrology

    Fourier or k-space imaging is a fast and precise optical technique, which is widely used for characterization of sub-wavelength objects in science and in industry. It allows for single-shot, angle-resolved …

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    Scientific internship: Exploring transgenerational inheritance in C.elegans worms using quantitative microscopy

    This project explores to what extend gene expression in C. elegans worms is affected by environmental conditions experienced by previous generations. The phenotype of an organism is not only determined …

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    Scientific internship: Towards artificial cells – building a device to make lipid vesicles

    In bottom-up synthetic biology, researchers try to build a minimal cell from scratch and from well-defined components. Giant lipid vesicles are frequently used to mimick a cell’s membrane. As an …

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    Scientific Internship: Modelling microtubule organization in tip-growing cells

    Microtubules are one of the key components of the cytoskeleton of all higher organisms. Their versatility in adapting to different cellular functions is underpinned by their unique stochastic dynamical behaviour.

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    Scientific Internship: Locking the length of an optical microcavity with a precision better than the size of an atom

    In this project you will develop an experimental method to lock the length of an optical cavity with a precision better than 0.1 nanometers. The optical cavity comprises two high-quality …

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    Scientific Internship: Singlet fission for highly efficient solar cells

    Your project will involve: Investigating decisive factors for the efficiency of singlet fission materials, fabricating solar cells from singlet fission materials, in combination with conventional, inorganic materials and optical and …

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