• Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics to Atwater and Polman

    This year’s Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to AMOLF group leader Prof. Albert Polman and his colleague Prof. Harry A. Atwater from Caltech Pasadena, USA, for …

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  • Infrared-activated fuel cells

    Researchers from FOM Institute AMOLF have discovered that infrared light strongly stimulates the transport of protons (H+ ions) in hydrogen fuel cells. Hydrogen fuel cells are an alternative, clean source of …

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  • Gijsje Koenderink head of Systems Biophysics department

    On July 1,2014, Gijsje Koenderink has been appointed head of the AMOLF Systems Biophysics Department. Koenderink succeeds Marileen Dogterom, who moved to the TU Delft in January. Bela Mulder was …

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  • AMOLF to pursue Designer Matter

    Arrival of Martin van Hecke initiates a new line of research. FOM Institute AMOLF is launching a new line of research in designer matter, aimed at the design of new …

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  • 2 Vidi grants for AMOLF groupleaders

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded 2 Vidi grants to AMOLF group leaders Ewold Verhagen and Jeroen van Zon. In total, 540 researchers submitted an application and …

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  • MRS 2014 Innovation in Materials Characterization Award for Albert Polman

    AMOLF group leader Albert Polman receives the 2014 Innovation in Materials Characterization Award of the Materials Research Society (MRS) “for the development, application and commercialization of Angle-Resolved Cathodoluminescence Imaging Spectroscopy …

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  • Building the ring to divide them all: septin proteins bundle actin filaments into a ring

    Researchers of the FOM Institute AMOLF and of Marseille and Paris have demonstrated that cells require a protein called septin to build a ring of actin filaments. This ring of …

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  • Single gold nanoparticle acts as a lighthouse

    Researchers at FOM Institute AMOLF have discovered a novel method to create directional beams of light on the nanoscale based on a simple single-element nanoantenna design. The insights from this …

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  • Single gold nanoparticle acts as a lighthouse

    Researchers at FOM Institute AMOLF have discovered a novel method to create directional beams of light on the nanoscale based on a simple single-element nanoantenna design. The insights from this …

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  • Physica prize 2014 for Albert Polman

    AMOLF group leader Albert Polman has been honored with the prestigious Physica prize of the Netherlands Physical Society (NNV). The NNV grants the prize to Albert Polman for his outstanding …

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