• Huib Bakker elected as KNAW member

    AMOLF group leader Huib Bakker has been elected as a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Today, the Academy announced the election of 16 new …

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  • A biological escape room: AMOLF researchers finally get an outside glimpse of protein aggregates that cause diabetes

    Researchers from FOM Institute AMOLF have, for the first time ever, managed to make an image of the exterior structure of a protein aggregate that causes diseases like Alzheimer and …

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  • AMOLF-onderzoekers publiceren hoogtepunten van nanofotonica in Science

    Het onderzoeksgebied nanofotonica, de wetenschap en de toepassing van licht op de nanoschaal, is in de afgelopen jaren snel gegroeid. AMOLF-onderzoekers behoren tot de pioniers van dit vakgebied. In een …

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  • Highlights of nanophotonics published in Science

    The research field of nanophotonics, the science and application of light at the nanoscale, has seen a rapid growth in the last years, with AMOLF researchers among the pioneers. In …

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  • Vortices in hall of mirrors show spinning light the way out

    Researchers from FOM institute AMOLF have used the classical toolbox of physics to make predictions about the quantum world. Using a classical experiment, they showed how the direction in which …

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  • Visiting professor Andrea Alù wins Alan T. Waterman Award

    The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has named Andrea Alù as the recipient of this year's Alan T. Waterman Award. Professor Alù (University of Texas in Austin) is currently KNAW …

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  • Afbeeldingen maken op de nanoschaal

    Onderzoekers van FOM-instituut AMOLF en Stanford University hebben een nieuwe methode ontwikkeld om driedimensionale afbeeldingen te maken van ultrakleine objecten. Ze combineerden daarvoor twee bestaande technieken: kathodoluminescentie en tomografie. Deze …

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  • Nanoscale optical tomography using electrons

    A team of researchers from AMOLF and Stanford University has developed a novel way to make three-dimensional optical images of nanoscale objects. They irradiate the object with a 30 keV …

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  • Solar cell researchers combine the best of two worlds with mineral based nanowires

    For the first time a team of researchers from FOM Institute AMOLF have synthesized a mineral (AgFeS2) to create semiconducting nanowires. This earth-abundant semiconductor has a direct band gap of …

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  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship for antifreeze protein research

    AMOLF postdoc Konrad Meister from the research group of Huib Bakker was honoured with a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship amounting 165 k€ for his proposal Hydration Dynamics of Antifreeze Proteins.

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