• NWO funding for perovskite solar foil consortium

    The Light Management in New Photovoltaic Materials (LMPV) Center at AMOLF starts a new solar consortium on perovskite solar foils by roll-to-roll manufacturing, which has recently been funded by NWO’s …

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  • Record efficiencies in thin film photovoltaic cells

    Silicon solar cells have proven to be the champion photovoltaic technology, as they use earth abundant raw materials (i.e. Si) and perform with high efficiency. However, they are based on …

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  • ERC Consolidator grants for Wim Noorduin and Erik Garnett

    AMOLF group leaders Erik Garnett (Nanoscale Solar Cells) and Wim Noorduin (Self-Organizing Matter) have received an ERC Consolidator grant from the European Research Council (ERC). They have been granted respectively …

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  • Cell unstuck: how a glue-like protein can make our cells move

    An essential aspect of the cells in our body is their ability to move, to repair certain tissues or chase intruders, for example: but how do they do it? Scientists …

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  • A magic top hat for protein folding

    Following a single protein inside the cavity of a GroEL chaperone for the first time, researchers at AMOLF led by professor Sander Tans discovered how protein folding can be accelerated.

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  • Signal discovered that connects cell size with cell growth

    The mechanisms connecting growth with cell size have been mysterious – up till now: in a recent publication in Current Biology, researchers from AMOLF and TU Delft  have uncovered that …

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  • Soft Robots at Teknowlogy 2022

    The Soft Robotic Matter research group led by Bas Overvelde will be present at Teknowlogy 2022: the Dutch festival where technology, science, innovation and valorization meet. At the event, visitors …

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  • A Better Understanding of Symmetry Breaking

    In an international collaboration, AMOLF researchers have theoretically described and experimentally observed spontaneous symmetry breaking (SSB) in two laser-driven coupled optical cavities. SSB is a universal phenomenon that occurs in …

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  • New puppeteering: streamlined control of material deformation

    In a new publication in Nature Communications, a team of physicists from Amsterdam, Leiden and Georgia (USA) show how to ‘puppeteer’ lab-designed metamaterials. By only touching these materials from the …

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  • Nieuw marionettenspel: het gestroomlijnd sturen van materiaalvervorming

    In een nieuwe publicatie in Nature Communications laat een team van natuurkundigen uit Amsterdam, Leiden en Georgia (VS) zien hoe in het laboratorium ontworpen metamaterialen als marionetten kunnen worden aangestuurd.

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