• Folding reconfigurable materials : Toolkit to design metamaterials with programmable shape and function

    During his PhD research at Harvard University, AMOLF group leader Bas Overvelde developed a smart method for designing and investigating new metamaterials. For such materials the microstructure determines the function, …

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  • Vouwen met vervormbaar materiaal : Toolkit voor metamaterialen met programmeerbare vorm en functie

    AMOLF-groepsleider Bas Overvelde ontwikkelde tijdens zijn promotieonderzoek aan Harvard University een slimme methode voor het ontwerpen en onderzoeken van nieuwe metamaterialen. Bij zulke materialen is het niet de moleculaire samenstelling, …

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  • Cum laude defense Carien Groot

    On January 13th Carien Groot successfully defended her PhD thesis Dynamics of water interacting with biomolecules at the University of Amsterdam. She obtained the cum laude degree for her doctorate …

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  • Solar cell wonder material surprises researchers : Unexpected experimental results lead to a better understanding of promising perovskite

    Physicists at AMOLF have unraveled the mysterious working mechanism of a promising new class of materials for solar cells. Their pressure experiments with perovskite semiconductors had very counter-intuitive results, which …

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  • Wondermateriaal voor zonnecellen verrast onderzoekers : Onverwachte experimentele resultaten leiden tot beter begrip van het veelbelovende materiaal perovskiet

    Natuurkundigen van AMOLF hebben het mysterieuze werkingsmechanisme opgehelderd van een veelbelovend nieuw materiaal voor zonnecellen. Experimenten waarin ze druk uitoefenden op perovskiet halfgeleiders leidden tot tegen-intuïtieve resultaten die ze niet …

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  • FOM transforms into NWO

    ‘FOM Institute AMOLF’ becomes ‘AMOLF’ After a long preparation period FOM will discontinue on January 1st, 2017. The present FOM organization will form a new organization together with other parts …

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  • New imaging techniques

    Researchers in the Nanoscale Solar Cells group at AMOLF have recently published two papers, one in Nature Communications and one in Nanoscale, demonstrating new imaging techniques for investigating the nanoscale …

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  • Nieuwe microscopietechnieken

    Onderzoekers in de Nanoscale Solar Cells groep van groepsleider Erik Garnett publiceerden recentelijk onderzoeken in de tijdschriften Nature Communications en Nanoscale. In beide publicaties demonstreren ze nieuwe microscopietechnieken voor het …

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  • Cum laude defense Sander Mann

    On December 6th Sander Mann successfully defended his PhD thesis Quantifying limits and losses in nanoscale photovoltaics at the University of Amsterdam. He  obtained the cum laude degree for his …

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  • AMOLF researchers make one-way street for light

    Researchers at FOM institute AMOLF and the University of Texas at Austin have created a compact one-way street for light. That is remarkable because light waves can generally move in …

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