• Nature Energy highlights three terminal configuration publication

    On November 9th the journal Nature Energy highlighted a Nano Letters publication of the Nanoscale Solar Cells group in which they present a new type of tandem solar cell: the …

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  • Overvelde connects Science & Art

    On October 25th at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, AMOLF scientific group leader Bas Overvelde received a grant to build an interactive art installation. It is one of three original …

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  • Overvelde verbindt wetenschap en kunst

    Op 25 oktober ontving AMOLF-groepsleider Bas Overvelde op het Cinekid festival in Amsterdam een subsidie voor het maken van een interactieve kunstinstallatie. Het werk en twee andere inzendingen kunnen worden …

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  • A stronger twist to cytotoxic amyloid fibrils

    Structural analysis explains differences in amyloid fibril structure relevant to Parkinson's disease Researchers from Amsterdam and Enschede have for the first time performed a structural comparison of two types of …

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  • Dick Stufkens Prize 2017 awarded to Sven Askes

    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2017 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) is awarded to AMOLF postdoc Sven Askes. In his thesis 'Upconverting …

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  • Only when it is exceptionally ice cold

    It is at a temperature of −70 °C that water molecules at the surface of ice make the most bonds with each other. AMOLF researchers, together with an international team …

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  • Alleen als het ijs- en ijskoud is

    Watermoleculen aan het oppervlak van ijs maken de meeste onderlinge verbindingen bij een temperatuur van zeventig graden onder nul. Dat schrijven AMOLF-onderzoekers samen met internationale collega’s op 28 september in …

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  • ‘Bigger is different’ – the unusual physics of mechanical metamaterials exposed

    Mechanical metamaterials, which exhibit unusual properties such as shape morphing and programmability, have been found to display further surprising features. When the materials are a step in size larger, new …

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  • ‘Groter is anders’ – zicht op de bijzondere fysica van mechanische metamaterialen

    Mechanische metamaterialen blijken nog meer verrassingen in petto te hebben bovenop hun ongebruikelijke eigenschappen zoals vormtransformatie en programmeerbaarheid. Als de materialen een slag groter zijn, gelden er nieuwe spelregels. Dit …

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  • Who doesn’t want to wear a soft robotic jacket?!

    AMOLF group leader Bas Overvelde has been awarded funding through the programme ‘Creatieve industrie – Kennis Innovatie Mapping’ (KIEM) from NWO Humanities. The funding will go to "Project Cairo: an …

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