ANP Retreat 2011: Ootmarssum

On Thursday June 16th and Fridat June 17th of 2011, Applied Nanophotonics organized the second annual ANP Retreat. Between 60 and 70 participants from NBP, COPS, IOMS, LPNO, OS assembled in Ootmarssum, a scenic village near Enschede. Besides a few recreational activities such as a sightseeing tour, the program featured talks and poster-presentations to allow for scientific interaction between the participants. All groups had two talks: an introductory talk about a concept researched by the group, and a more applied talk about that subject. The program finished by joining a Symposium titled “NanoMaterials for Sustainable Energy” at the University of Twente.

The program of the meeting

Thursday

9:00

Bus picks up people

10.00

Arrival at Weemhof, with coffee, tea

10:25

Welcome (Pepijn Pinkse)

10.30

Start talks

12.30

Lunch

13.30

Talks

15.30

Coffee

15:45

Photo session

16.00

Poster session

17.00

Hotel check-in and blacksmith demonstration

19.00

BBQ

20.30

Guided tour at Ootmarsum

21.30

End guided tour in local pub

Friday

9.00

Start program with coffee

9.05

Start talks

10.00

Coffee

10.30

Socials (quiz-like)

12:00

Lunch

12.30

Departure with bus to University

13:30

Start afternoon session of “NanoMaterials for Sustainable Energy

workshop”

13:30-15:00

Talks

15:00

Coffee/tea

15:20-15:50

Talks

16:50

Closing remarks & drinks

The Talks

Thursday

10:30-11:00

Jacopo Bertolotti

(COPS)

Light diffusion in disordered media

Thursday

11:05-11:25

Duygu Akbulut

(COPS)

Scattering lens resolves sub-100nm structure with visible light

Thursday

11:30-12:00

Ron Gill

(NBP)

Spacial confinement of the EM field for biosensing applications

Thursday

12:05-12:25

Harmen Mulder

(NBP)

Multiple Wavelength Integrated Young Interferometer for ultra-sensitive biosensing

Thursday

13:30-14:00

Nur Ismail

(IOMS)

The fundamentals of optical gratings

Thursday

14:05-14:25

So Van Pham

(IOMS)

Applications of a Grated Waveguide Optical Cavity for Label-free Protein and Gas Sensing

Thursday

14:30-15:00

Jeroen Korterik

(OS)

Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopy in the Optical Sciences group

Thursday

15:05-15:25

Simon Huisman

(OS)

Near-field investigation of localized modesin photonic crystal waveguides

Friday

9:00-9:30

Jörn Epping

(LPNO)

Bringing Non Linear Optics Into Glass Chips

Friday

9:35-9:55

Mark van Dijk

(LPNO)

Frequency Selection In Glass Chips

Friday

13:30-14:00

Dr. Bernard Boukamp

(UT)

Fuel cells

Friday

14:00-15:00

Prof. Martin Winter

(Münster University, DE)

Batteries

Friday

15:20-15:50

Prof. Guido Mul

(UT)

Solar Fuels: The potential of inorganic photocatalysts

Friday

15:50-16:50

Dr. David S. Ginley

(National Renewable Energy lab, USA)

Thin Film Photovoltaic Challenges for Terawatt Production – Emerging Technologies