• Onderzoekers werpen nieuw licht op honderd jaar oude fundamentele vraag

    Onderzoekers van Wageningen University & Research en AMOLF hebben een antwoord gevonden op een meer dan honderd jaar oude fundamentele vraag: hoe weten plantencellen in welke richting ze moeten delen? …

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  • WISE fellow Kristina Ganzinger starts new research group at AMOLF

    On September 1st, Kristina Ganzinger will start as tenure track group leader. Ganzinger comes to AMOLF with a WISE fellowship, which is part of an NWO program for excellent female …

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  • Nanoscale solar cells benefit from transistor technique

    An international team of scientists has investigated a new type of charge carrier-selective contact for nanowire solar cells based on the surface-gate effect. Those contacts make use of an effect …

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  • Noise in the biorhythm: biological clocks respond differently to light fluctuations

    Anybody who has experienced jet lag knows the power of the biological clock. Almost all organisms, from humans to the smallest of bacteria, have a built-in system that tells them …

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  • Ruis in het bioritme: biologische klokken reageren verschillend op lichtfluctuaties

    Wie ooit een jetlag heeft gehad, kent de kracht van de biologische klok. Alle organismen, van mensen tot de kleinste bacteriĆ«n, hebben een ingebouwd systeem dat ze vertelt of het …

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  • 2018 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes prize for Gijsje Koenderink

    Gijsje Koenderink (group leader of the Biological Soft Matter group and head of the Living Matter department) has won the 2018 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes prize. The prize has been established …

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  • AMOLF, Thermo Fisher and Delmic present ultrafast SEM cathodoluminescence microscopes

    Academic-industry collaboration leads to product on the market in two years A team of AMOLF, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Delmic has constructed two new microscopes that can take optical images …

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  • WIN Rising Star Award for Bruno Ehrler

    Bruno Ehrler (group leader Hybrid Solar Cells) has won the WIN Rising Star Award of the year 2018. The prize is a new initiative from the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology …

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  • From sea urchin skeleton to semiconductor

    Researchers at AMOLF have found a way of making calcium carbonate structures, such as a sea urchin skeleton, suitable for use in electronics. They do this by modifying the composition …

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  • Van zee-egel tot halfgeleider

    Onderzoekers van AMOLF hebben een manier gevonden om structuren van kalk, zoals een zee-egelskelet, geschikt te maken voor gebruik in elektronica. Daarvoor passen ze de samenstelling aan zodat het materiaal …

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