Thesis defenses in 2017

Alonso Manuel Acuna Sanchez
Analysis of fluorescence spectra in cyanobacteria from picoseconds to minutes
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle, copromotor: dr. I. H. M. 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: prof. dr. F. van Lunteren; copromoto: dr. C. A. Davids
Defense: 22 November 2017
Mario Dapra
Search for drifting constants of nature via optical and radio astronomy
Promotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs; copromotor: dr. H. L. Bethlem
Defense: 20 November 2017
Zhiqing Zhang
Third harmonic generation microscopy: towards automatic diagnosis of brain tumor tissue
Promotor: prof. dr. M.-L. Groot; copromotor: dr. J. C. de Munck
Defense: 3 November 2017
Pengqi Xu
Light-Harvesting Complexes and Photoprotection in higher plants
Promotor: prof. dr. R. Croce
Defense: 30 October 2017
Vincent Friebe
Hacking photosynthesis
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle; copromotor: dr. R. N. Frese
Defense: 27 October 2017
Vasileios Syropoulos
Controlling Penguins
Promotor: prof. dr. H. G. Raven
Defense: 3 October 2017
Attaallah Almasi
Hunting for chameleons, a possible candidate for dark energy
Promotor: prof. dr. D. Iannuzzi
Defense: 17 July 2017
Yundouyang Wang
Bessel correlations and Bessel beams
Promotor: prof. dr. T. D. 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: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle; copromotor: dr. R. J. Wijngaarden
Defense: 13 June 2017

Itan Barmes
Coherent control and high-precision spectroscopy with an optical frequency comb
Promotor: prof. dr. K. S. E. Eikema
Defense: 8 June 2017

Camiel van Hoorn
Spectroscopy at the nanometer scale
Promotor: prof. dr. D. Iannuzzi
Defense: 7 June 2017
Adonis Flores
An ultracold, optically trapped mixture of 87Rb and metastable 4He atoms
Promotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs
Defense: 31 May 2017

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

Nicoletta Liguori
Molecular Architecture of the Photoprotective Switches of Plants and Algae
Promotor: prof. dr. R. Croce
Defense: 23 March 2017

Remy Notermans
High-Precision spectroscopy of Forbidden Transitions in Ultracold 4He and 3He
Promotor: prof. dr. W. M.G. Ubachs; copromotor: dr. W. Vassen
Defense: 15 March 2017

Andreas D. Wassmann
Ozone Retrieval from Satellite Measurements; Exploiting the Ultraviolet and Thermal Infrared Spectral Ranges
Promotor: prof. dr. E. A. A. Aben; copromotor: dr. J. Landgraf
Defense:10 March 2017

Aravindan Varadarajan
Promotor: prof. dr. E. J. G. Peterman; copromotor: dr. Y. J. M. Bollen
Defense: 1 March 2017

Joris Snellenburg
Modelling Energy Transfer and Trapping in the Thylakoid Membrane
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle; copromotor: dr. I. H. M. van Stokkum
Defense: 27 February 2017

Felix Oswald
Intercellular Transport; Studied with Dynamic single-molecule superresolution Microscopy
Promtor: prof. dr. E. J. G. Peterman, prof. dr. H. Lill; copromotor: dr. Y. J. M. Bollen
Defense: 17 February 2017

Joris Paijmans
A Computatioal Study of the Robustness of CellularOscillators
Promotor: prof. dr. P. R. ten Wolde; copromotor: dr. D. Lubensky
Defense: 20 January 2017