The present activities of the Nanophotonics research group all take place in experimental condensed matter physics, with emphasis on nanomaterials. The central theme is the manipulation of electrons, atoms, and light in nanostructured materials.

The Section Nanophotonics is part of the Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science. The mission of the Institute is to facilitate and promote the research of the participating groups with a special focus on the partially overlapping subfields: colloids, catalysis and nanophotonics. The Institute aims to perform research in these fundamental focus areas at the highest international level and use this knowledge in more applied projects to arrive at a sustainable society and is therefore placed in the focus area Earth and Sustainability.

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NWO Veni
28 July 2017
The NWO Veni grant provides highly promising young scientists with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years
Photonic crystal chip
24 February 2017
A new way to compensate variations in nanophotonic circuits may lead to energy savings in datacenters and computer equipment.
22 November 2016
"Excellent opportunity to apply concepts from photonics to the brain," says programme leader Lukas Kapitein

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