Casimir Theses 2008

Kuzmin, N.V.: Interference Effects with Surface Plasmons,

Promotor: Prof.dr.G.W. ‘t Hooft,

January 10, 2008.


Otte, A.F.: Magnetism of a Single Atom,

Promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek,

March 19, 2008.

Casimir PhD series 2008-01


Xu, Q., Ab initio structure determination using nano electron diffraction

Promotor: Prof.dr. H.W. Zandbregen

March 26, 2008.


Miqyass, M.: The Functional Role of Ca2+ in Photosystem II,

Promotor: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma,

April 2, 2008.


Zaccheddu, M.: Ab initio Study of the Optical Properties of Green Fluorescent


Promotor: Prof.dr. C. Filippi,

April 24, 2008.


Bardarson, J.H.: Effects of Spin-Orbit Coupling on Quantum Transport,

Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker,

June 4, 2008.

Casimir PhD series 2008-02


Smeets, R.M.M., DNA and ion transport through solid-state nanopores.

Promotores: Prof.dr. C. Dekker & Dr. N.H. Dekker.

June 26, 2008.

Casimir PhD series 2008-03


Kok, M. de: Broken Symmetries in Field Theory,

Promotores: Prof.dr. P.J. van Baal, Prof.dr. J.W. van Holten (VU Amsterdam)

June 26, 2008.


Snyman, I.: Scattering Problems Involving Electrons, Photons, and Dirac


Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker,

September 23, 2008.


Salmi, P.E.: Oscillons,

Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro,

September 23, 2008.


Zwanenburg, F.A., Spin and Charge in Semiconductor Nanowires.

Promotor: L.P. Kouwenhoven

September 26, 2008.

Casimir PhD series 2008-04


Liu, Y.: Magnetic Field Effects on Photosynthetic Reactions,

Promotor: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma, co-promotor: Dr. P. Gast,

October 21, 2008.


Wang, X., Magnetization dynamics in hybrid nanostructures

Promotor: G.E.W. Bauer

October 22, 2008

Casimir PhD series 2008-06


Becherer, P.: Nonlinear Dynamics Aspects of Subcritical Transitions and

Singular Flows in Visco-elastic Fluids,

Promotor: W. van Saarloos,

October 29, 2008.


Vink, I.T., Manipulation and Read-out of Spins in Quantum Dots

Promotor: L.M.K. Vandersypen & L.P. Kouwenhoven.

November 13, 2008

Casimir PhD Series, 2008-05


Es, M.H. van: A New Touch to AFM Methods. Smart Probing of Biological and

Biomedical Systems at the Nanoscale,

Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken,

December 10, 2008.


Katgert, G.: Flow of Foams,

Promotor: Prof.dr. M. van Hecke,

December 11, 2008.

Casimir PhD series 2008-08