Robert-Jan Slager wins the Shell Graduation Prize for Physics


LION master student Robert-Jan Slager has been awarded the Shell Graduation Prize for Physics from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities. His master thesis is entitled "Topological aspects of Aharonov-Bohm vortices in topological band insulators". His research took place under the supervision of dr. Vladimir Juricic and prof.dr. Jan Zaanen. The prize, which consists of a certificate and a cash prize of 2,000,- euros will be presented on 23 November at an awards ceremony in Haarlem.