Physics colloquium of the
Van der Waals-Zeeman Institute
Place: Valckenierstraat 65, Room J.388
Time: Tuesday afternoon, 16.00-17.00 h.
Coffee/Tea available from 15.45 h.

Ekkes Brück
Anne de Visser



Programme 2004/2005







21 September Prof.dr. A. Kleyn FOM Rijnhuizen & Gorlaeus Lab., Univ. Leiden

Reactive processes at the surfaces of a fusion reactor

28 September Dr. A. de Waard Kamerlingh Onnes Lab., Univ. Leiden The spherical gravitational wave detector MiniGRAIL
5 October Dr. W. Kuch MPI of Microstructure Physics, Halle
12 October Prof.dr. H.W. Zandbergen Technical University Delft Electron beams used for imaging, electronic structure determination and nanoscale manufacturing
26 October Prof.dr. E.P. Verlinde Institute for Theoretical Physics, Univ. Amsterdan Strings, black holes and gravitation
29 October
time: 14.00 h.
Prof.dr. A. Damascelli University of British Columbia ARPES on Tl2Ba2CuO6+d: Probing the electronic structure of overdoped cuprates
2 November Prof.dr. A. van den Berg Twente University
Micro- and nanofluidics for labs-on-a-chip and labs-in-a-cell
10 November
time: 15:00 h.
(instead of  9 Nov.)
Prof.dr. R. Grimm University Innsbruck BEC of molecules
16 November Prof.dr. T. Esslinger ETH, Zürich

Bosons and fermions hopping on an optical lattice

23 November Prof.dr. D. Wiersma European Lab. for Non-linear Spectroscopy, Florence Light in and from complex photonic materials
30 November Prof.dr. C.F. Schmidt Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam The peculiar mechanics of semiflexible polymer networks
14 December No colloquium (FOM Veldhoven)    
11 January Prof.dr. I. Bloch University Mainz Exploring strongly correlated quantum matter with ultracold atoms in optical lattices
18 January Prof.dr. R. Gross Walther-Meissner Institute,
TU Munich
Spin electronics using on half-metals
1 February Prof.dr. H. von Löhneysen Technical University Karlsruhe
8 February Dr. H. Dürr Bessy, Berlin Visions of science with x-ray free electron lasers 
15 February Prof.dr. M. Orrit LION, Univ. Leiden Single nano-objects in the spotlight
22 February Dr. A. Mosk Twente University Transparancy of opaque systems
1 March Dr. R. Peschar HIMS, Univ. Amsterdam Structure of chocolate clarified with synchrotron powder diffraction data
8 March Prof.dr. M. van der Klis A. Pannekoek Inst., Universiteit van Amsterdam X-rays from neutron stars and black holes: murmurs from the strong field region
15 March Prof.dr. T. Schmidt LION, University Leiden
22 March Prof.dr. H. Rogalla Twente University Very fast electronics: Following the semiconductor roadmap or searching new ways with superconducting electronics?
29 March No colloquium scheduled
5 April Prof.dr. F. Linde NIKHEF, Univ. Amsterdam NIKHEF's scientific programme - an overview
12 April Prof.dr. V.V. Moshchalkov Lab.voor Vaste-Stoffysica en Magnetisme, KU Leuven Vortex matter in nanostructured superconductors
19 April Prof.dr. D. Bimberg Inst. Festkörperphysik, TU Berlin Quantum dot nanostructures: Paradigm changes in semiconductor physics
26 April Dr. D. Kovalev Physics Department, Technical University of Munich Nanosilicon: new properties - new functionality
3 May No colloquium scheduled
10 May Prof.dr. T. Pfau Physics Department, University Stuttgart Ultracold chromium: a dipolar quantum gas
17 May Prof.dr. J. Smit Sedimentology and Marine Geology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam Tsunami's and giant tsunami's in the geological history
24 May Prof.dr. W. Vos Twente University Physics of photonic crystals
31 may Dr. P. Estrela Department of Engineering, Cambridge University Biologically sensitive field effect devices
June 7 Prof.dr. M. Lang Physics Department, Frankfurt University Molecular solids – Model systems for exploring interacting electrons in reduced dimensions
June 14 Prof.dr. C. Zimmermann Physics Department, University of Tuebingen Tailored quantum systems with ultra cold atomic gases
June 21 TBA
June 28 Dr. D. van der Meer Physics of Fluids, University Twente Granular jets


Previous programmes:

2004 (till July)