Thesis defenses in 2017

Alonso Manuel Acuna Sanchez
Analysis of fluorescence spectra in cyanobacteria from picoseconds to minutes
Promotor: Rienk van Grondelle, co-promotor: Ivo van Stokkum
Defense: 24 November 2017
Azadeh Achbari
Rulers of the winds. How academics came to dominate the science of the weather, 1830-1870
Promotor: Frans van Lunteren; co-promoto: C.A. Davids
Defense: 22 November 2017
Mario Dapra
Search for drifting constants of nature via optical and radio astronomy
Promotor: Wim Ubachs; co-promotor: Rick Bethlem
Defense: 20 November 2017
Zhiqing Zhang
Third harmonic generation microscopy: towards automatic diagnosis of brain tumor tissue
Promotor: Marloes Groot; co-promotor: dr. J.C. de Munck
Defense: 3 November 2017
Pengqi Xu
Light-Harvesting Complexes and Photoprotection in higher plants
Promotor: Roberta Croce
Defense: 30 October 2017
Vincent Friebe
Hacking photosynthesis
Promotor: Rienk van Grondelle; co-promotor: Raoul Frese
Defense: 27 October 2017
Vasileios Syropoulos
Controlling Penguins
Promotor: Gerhard Raven
Defense: 3 October 2017
Attaallah Almasi
Hunting for chameleons, a possible candidate for dark energy
Promotor: Davide Iannuzzi
Defense: 17 July 2017
Yundouyang Wang
Bessel correlations and Bessel beams
Promotor: Taco Visser
Defense: 20 June 2017
Leo Polak
Surface photovoltage mapping on water splitting NaTaO3 with Kelvin probe force microscopy; Towards nanoscale chemical and physical surface characterization
Promotor: Rienk van Grondelle; co-promotor: Rinke Wijngaarden
Defense: 13 June 2017

Itan Barmes
Coherent control and high-precision spectroscopy with an optical frequency comb
Promotor: Kjeld Eikema
Defense: 8 June 2017

Camiel van Hoorn
Spectroscopy at the nanometer scale
Promotor: Davide Iannuzzi
Defense: 7 June 2017
Adonis Flores
An ultracold, optically trapped mixture of 87Rb and metastable 4He atoms
Promotor: Wim Ubachs
Defense: 31 May 2017

Alberto Natali
Light-Harvesting Complexes in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii:: from in vitro to in vivo
Promotor: Roberta Croce
Defense: 12 April 2017

Nicoletta Liguori
Molecular Architecture of the Photoprotective Switches of Plants and Algae
Promotor: Roberta Croce
Defense: 23 March 2017

Remy Notermans
High-Precision spectroscopy of Forbidden Transitions in Ultracold 4He and 3He
Promotor: Wim Ubachs; co-promotor: Wim Vassen
Defense: 15 March 2017

Andreas Wassmann
Ozone Retrieval from Satellite Measurements; Exploiting the Ultraviolet and Thermal Infrared Spectral Ranges
Promotor: Ilse Aben; co-promotor: Jochen Landgraf
Defense:10 March 2017

Aravindan Varadajan
Promotor: Erwin Peterman
Defense: 1 March 2017

Joris Snellenburg
Modelling Energy Transfer and Trapping in the Thylakoid Membrane
Promotor: Rienk van Grondelle; co-promotor: Ivo van Stokkum
Defense: 27 February 2017

Felix Oswald
Intercellular Transport; Studied with Dynamic single-molecule superresolution Microscopy
Promtor: Erwin Petrman, Holger Lill; co-promotor: Yves Bollen
Defense: 17 February 2017

Joris Paijmans
A Computatioal Study of the Robustness of CellularOscillators
Promotor: Pieter Rein ten Wolde; co-promotor: David Lubensky
Defense: 20 January 2017