Thesis defenses in 2016

Michailis Aghatos
The Swan Song of a Neutron Star Binary: Fundamental physics and astrophysics with gravitational waves from compact binary coalescence
Promotor: prof. dr. J. F. J. van den Brand
defense: 20 December 2016
Michael Gruber
From picoseconds to seconds: Fluorescence dynamics of single light-harvesting complexes
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle; copromotor: dr. I. H. M. van Stokkum
defense: 12 December 2016
Panagiotis Tsopelas
A silicon pixel detector for LhCb
Promotor: prof. dr. M. H. M. Merk; copromotor: dr. E. N. koffeman
defense: 21 November 2016
Andrea Signori
Flavor and Evolution Effects in TMD Phenomenology
Promotor: prof. dr. P. J. G. Mulders; copromotor: dr. M. Radici
defense: 17 October 2016
Onno Broekmans
From single-molecule to organism-level biophysics
Promotor: prof. dr. G. J. L. Wuite; copromotor: dr. G. J. Stephens
defense: 14 October 2016
Marco Ferretti
Ultrafast energy processes in photosynthetic complexes
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle
defense: 14 October 2016
Clotilde le Quiniou
Influence of Size, Composition and Supramolecular Organization of Photosystem l on Trapping Efficiency
Promotor: prof. dr. R. Croce
defense: 19 September 2016
Ineke Brouwer
Probing biological interactions one molecule at a time: An optical tweezers analysis of protein-mediated membrane fusion and DNA repair
Promotor: prof. dr. G. J. L. Wuite,  prof. dr. E. J. G. Peterman
defense: 19 September 2016

Pieter David
title Search for Exotic Long-Lived Particles with the LHCb Detector
Promotor: prof. dr. M. H. M. Merk; copromotor: dr. W. Hulsbergen
defense: 7 July 2016

Daniel Noom
Lensless microscopy using visible and extreme ultraviolet radiation
Promotor: prof. dr. K. S. E. Eikema
defense: 30 June 2016

Jurriaan Biesheuvel
Probing QED and Fundamental Conatants through Vibrational Spectroscopy of HD+
Promotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs
defense: 28 June 2016

Jeroen van Leerdam
Measuing of CP Violation in Mixing and Decay of Strange Beauty Mesons
Promotor: prof. dr. H. G. Raven
defense: 18 May 2016

Giuseppe D'Ambrosi
Dynamics of Extreme-Mass-Ratio Binaries. Extraction of Gravitational Waves Beyond Last Stable Orbit and Introduction of Spin in the Particle Limit
Promotors: prof. dr. J.-W. van Holten, prof. dr. J. F. J. van den Brand
defense: 21 April 2016

Daan Vorselen
Vesicle Mechanics: A Push into the Nanoscale
Promotors: prof. dr. G. J. L. Wuite, prof. dr. W. H. Roos
defense: 12 April 2016

Albert James Licup
Nonlinear Mechanics of Fibrous Networks
promotor: prof. dr. F. C. MacKintosh
defense: 22 March 2016

Elizabeth Kish
Biophysical Characterization of Carotenoids and Carotenoid Containing Proteins Using Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
promotor: prof. dr. B. Robert; copromotor: dr. A. Gall
defense: 29 February 2016

Dinand Schepers
Observing atmospheric methane from spacer
Promotor: prof. dr. E. E. A. Aben
defense: 12 February 2016

Karin Jansen
Extracellular Matrix Mechanics and Implications for Cellular Mechanosensing
promotor: prof. dr. G. H. Koenderink
defense: 11 February 2016