Welcome to Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials

The PIN-group is led by Prof. Harold Zandvliet and the research field involves controlled preparation and understanding of interfaces, low-dimensional (nano)structures and nanomaterials. We focus on systems that (1) rely on state-of-the art applications or (2) can potentially lead to future applications.

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Latest news

Beller Lectureship award Prof.Dr. Bene Poelsema

At the annual American Physical Society (APS) meeting 2014 in Denver, Prof.Dr. Bene Poelsema has been awarded with the prestigious Beller Lectureship, for his research devoted to nanoparticles, nanostructures and hydrophobic surfaces.
The Beller Lectureship was endowed by Esther Hoffman Beller in 1994 for the purpose of bringing distinguished physicists from abroad as invited speakers at APS meetings. ... read more

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PHD DEFENSE Vasilisa Veligura

On Friday March 21 2014, Vasilisa Veligura successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled: "Material Characterization and Modification using Helium Ion Microscopy: Various Examples" ... read more

Student Award Vasilisa Veligura

Vasilisa Veligura, working as a Ph.D. candidate at the Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials (PIN) group has won the Student Award at the 9th International Symposium on Atomic Level Characterizations for New Materials and Devices 2013, which has been held in Kona, The Big Island, Hawaii, USA from December 2-6, 2013. ... read more

The artwork "Quantum River"

The artwork "Quantum River" by Avijit Kumar and Tijs Mocking was published as Image in Focus in Materials360®, vol 13, issue 13. ... read more