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Dutch ‘cameras’ on NASA Science Mission

28 March 2017

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from cosmic material between stars (the interstellar medium) with Dutch Far-Infrared (FIR) ‘cameras’. The balloon telescope mission GUSTO will provide the first complete study of all phases of the stellar life cycle, from the formation of molecular clouds, through star birth and evolution, to the formation of gas clouds and the...Continue


KNAW appoints Marileen Dogterom to its board

21 March 2017

On the 1st of June, Marileen Dogterom, professor of bionanoscience at TU Delft and professor of atomic and molecular physics at Leiden University, will join the board of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for one day a week. The appointment term is four years. Dogterom will succeed Ben Feringa, who has completed his term.Continue


VLLAIR put into operation

16 March 2017

The establishment of the Van Leeuwenhoek Laboratory for Advanced Imaging Research, VLLAIR for short, is in its final phase. About three years ago, professor Pieter Kruit got the idea that it would be good to bring microscopy setups of the department of Imaging Physics together. Away from the dark, scattered labs located throughout the Applied Physics Building, and into a joint and open space,...Continue


PhD candidate demonstrates prototype of new type of display at Mobile World Congress

14 March 2017

Santiago Cartamil-Bueno has shown a prototype display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, based on the graphene balloons he recently discovered by accident. After a week, the PhD candidate returned to Delft with a stack of business cards from major companies such as Samsung and Sony. Due to the rise of virtual and augmented reality, Cartamil-Buenos new technology may very well come at an...Continue


Marileen Dogterom to receive a Suffrage Science award

07 March 2017

This evening, on International Women’s Day, prof. dr. Marileen Dogterom will receive a Suffrage Science Award at the Royal Society in London. The award, one of twelve in total, comes with special suffrage heirloom jewellery, which will be handed over during an evening celebrating the achievements of leading women scientists.Continue


Researchers demonstrate new type of laser

03 March 2017

Lasers are everywhere nowadays: doctors use them to correct eyesight, cashiers to scan your groceries, and quantum scientist to control qubits in the future quantum computer. For most applications, the current bulky, energy inefficient lasers are fine, but quantum scientist work at extremely low temperatures and on very small scales. For over 40 years, they have been searching for efficient and...Continue


Reactor Institute starts modifying research infrastructure in OYSTER project

01 March 2017

On Thursday 23 February, President of the Executive Board Tim van der Hagen signed the contract/amendment agreement for the OYSTER project between TU Delft and the South-Korean consortium KHC in the presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. In South-Korea the agreement was signed by the representative of the consortium KHC: the president of KAERI, Jong Kyung Kim.Continue


Jacob Hoogenboom receives grant from NWO

28 February 2017

Dr. ir. Jacob Hoogenboom (ImPhys) has received a grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research under the Open Technology Programme.Continue

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