• ERC Starting Grant for Said Rodriguez

    AMOLF group leader Said Rodriguez (Interacting Photons) has received a Starting Grant of 1.5 million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC). The project is entitled “Strongly CORrelated Polaritons In …

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  • Veni grants for Eline Hutter and Sven Askes

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) awarded Veni grants to AMOLF postdocs Eline Hutter (Hybrid Solar Cells group) and Sven Askes (Nanoscale Solar Cells group). Semiconductor of the future Eline Hutter …

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  • Less can be more: semiconductor nanowires for flexible photovoltaics

    Capturing and manipulating light at nanoscale is a key factor to build high efficiency solar cells. Researchers in the 3D Photovoltaics group have recently presented a promising new design. Their …

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  • How an old method helps to understand new solar cells

    Together with researchers from the University of Konstanz in Germany, researchers at AMOLF rejuvenated an old technique for measuring mobile ions in a promising new group of solar cell materials …

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  • Internationale beurs voor onderzoek naar symbiotische netwerken

    AMOLF-groepsleider Tom Shimizu (Systems Biology) heeft samen met collega-onderzoekers uit Nederland, de Verenigde Staten en Japan een beurs van 1,2 M€ ontvangen van het Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). Naast …

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  • International award for research on symbiotic networks

    AMOLF group leader Tom Shimizu (Systems Biology) and colleagues from the Netherlands, USA and Japan have received a 1.2 million dollar research grant from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP).

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  • Under our skin: how hyaluronan regulates the stiffness of tissue

    Our skin can switch from being soft to stiff if necessary. Other tissues, such as muscle tissue and cartilage, can likewise change their stiffness in a way that is tailored …

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  • Onderhuids: hoe hyaluronzuur de stijfheid van weefsels reguleert

    Onze huid is meestal zacht, maar kan als het nodig is ook stijf zijn. Ook andere weefsels, zoals spierweefsel en kraakbeen kunnen hun stijfheid veranderen op een manier die past …

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  • Vici-beurs voor Gijsje Koenderink

    AMOLF-groepsleider Gijsje Koenderink ontvangt van NWO een Vici-beurs van 1,5 miljoen euro voor haar onderzoek naar de wijze waarop levende cellen omgaan met mechanische stress. Vici is een van de …

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  • Vici-grant for Gijsje Koenderink

    AMOLF group leader Gijsje Koenderink receives an NWO Vici grant of 1,5 million euros for her research on how cytoskeletal teamwork makes cells strong. Vici is one of the largest …

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