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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PHD DEFENSE Daniel Schwarz

On Wednesday November 21, 2012 at 14.45 hrs, Daniel Schwarz has successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled: "Visualization of nucleation and growth of BDA-films on Cu(001) and Au(111). ... read more

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Poster Prize Hellenthal

During the International Symposium “Mesa+ Meeting” 2012, Chris Hellenthal, working as a Ph.D. candidate at the Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials (PIN) group received the 3rd Poster Prize for his poster entitled: “Dipole directed assembly of core-shell Au-Ni nanorods”. ... read more

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Nottingham Prize

Dipl. Phys. Daniël Schwarz has obtained the 2012 Nottingham Prize at the Physical Electronics Conference in Dallas (USA). ... read more

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Poster prize 2012 Dutch Polymer Day

During the 2012 Dutch Polymer Day, Hairong Wu, René Heimbuch & Avijit Kumar, PhD students from the Materials Science and Technology of Polymers group and the Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials group received the Poster Prize for their poster ‘Conductivity of a single octanethiol molecule studied by scanning tunneling ’. ... read more