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  • 28 Jan 2020
    Hybridization of open photonic resonators

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The control of the interaction between light and matter is of paramount importance in many modern technologies, with applications ranging from sensing to telecommunication and quantum information. Nanophotonic ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    New mathematical framework for analysing complexity

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Complexity can have many forms, yet there is no single mathematical definition of complexity that they all adhere to. Jouke Witteveen introduces a mathematical framework for the analysis of multiple forms of ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Self-assembling colloidal systems

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Colloids mimic biological matter in their bottom-up hierarchical organisation, making them an interesting platform for developing self-assembling designer materials. Simon Stuij presents a colloidal system for ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Quantum and stochastic processes

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tom Bannink presents results for various quantum and stochastic processes. First, he looks at nonlocal t-player games, showing that for many general classes of such games, the entangled winning probability can not be ...

  • 5 Feb 2020
    Strontium gas machine with gas microscope capability

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Oleksiy Onishchenko describes the design and construction of a new versatile strontium gas machine with envisioned quantum gas microscope capability.

  • 5 Feb 2020
    Automating network security

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ralph Koning shows that it is possible to build Secure Autonomous Response NETworks (SARNETs), networks that are capable of protecting themselves against attacks.

  • 6 Feb 2020
    A quantum view on convex optimisation

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Joran van Apeldoorn investigates whether quantum computers can solve convex optimisation problems faster. To answer this question he considers a few different types of problem encountered in convex optimisation, ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Thermonuclear burst oscillations and ocean waves

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Neutron stars are fascinating and mysterious. Every so often, an explosion will occur on the surface of a neutron star and be observed as a thermonuclear X-ray burst. The brightness measured from these bursts can ...

  • Start 14 Feb 2020
    End 16 Feb 2018
    UvA Master's Week

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    Which Master's programme are you interested in? Come to the UvA Master's Week from 10-14 February and discover nearly 200 English-taught programmes.