Professional Experience

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Since Jan. 2010 Associate Professor (FOM-UHD) in Quantum Optics, Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Nov. 2004 - Jan. 2010 Assistant Professor (FOM-UD) in Quantum Optics, Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Oct. 2002 - Oct. 2004 Postdoc, Physics Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA
Advisor: Prof. Dr. D. Bouwmeester - Scholarship of the California Nanosystems Insitute (CNSI)

Apr. 2002 - Oct. 2002 Postdoc, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Advisor: Prof. Dr. A. Polman

Nov. 1997 - Apr. 2002 Ph.D. Student, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Advisor: Prof. Dr. A. Polman

Teaching Experience

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2014-present Quantum Mechanics II, advanced quantum mechanics for B.Sc. students
2014-present Quantum Optics, advanced course on quantum optics for M.Sc. students
2012-present Fourier Physics; one week course on the use of Fourier series and Fourier methods in physics (with Prof. Dr. Tjerk Oosterkamp)
2005-present Research lab for 2nd year students on "Second harmonic generation"

23-09-2013 Bachelor Honours Colloquium "Quantum Entanglement and Quantum Information"
2013 2 lectures on "Metamaterials" for first year students
2008-2014 Optics, introduction to waves and optics for first year students
2010-2012 Labview, lab course on the basics of computer controlled physics experiments
2005-2008 Experimental Physics lab course for first year students; electrical conductivity and optics experiments
2000&2001 Guest lecture on "Two-dimensional photonic crystals" as a part of the solid state physics course of Prof. Cees Dekker, Delft University of Technology

Education

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04/11/2002

 

Ph. D. degree Experimental Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
The work described in the thesis was performed at the FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Thesis: Silicon photonic crystals and spontaneous emission
Adviser: Prof. Dr. A. Polman

11/30/1997

 

Doctoraal (M.Sc.) Experimental Physics, University of Amsterdam with highest disticntion "Cum Laude".

Thesis: Oil-water flow in a carousel
Shell Research and Technology Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Supervisors: Dr. B.F.M. Pots and Dr. A.J.N. Vrenegoor

Thesis: Incorporation, excitation and de-excitation of erbium in crystal silicon
FOM-Institute AMOLF, The Netherlands
Supervisors: drs. P.G. Kik and Prof. Dr. A. Polman

 

 

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