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Previous Applied Physics Seminars

Previously held Applied Physics seminars with beginning 2006.

Seminars 2021

Date Speaker Title
March 18th Assistant Professor Simone Gasparinetti, Chalmers, Sweden

Primary thermometry of propagating microwaves in the quantum regime

Seminars 2020

Date Speaker Title
March 12th Assistant Professor Simone Gasparinetti, Chalmers, Sweden

Elucidating cell membrane structure using super-resolution spectroscopy

February 13th Prof. Sophia Hober, School of Biotechnology, AlbaNova University Center, KTH The building blocks of life – the proteins
January 30th Prof. Anders Mikkelsen, Department of Physics & NanoLund, Lund University, Sweden Ultrafast electron dynamics: From fundamentals of photoexcitation to lightwave-driven electronics

Seminars 2019

Date Speaker Title
December 5th Ali W. Elshaari, Quantum Nano Photonics Group, Applied Physics KTH

Hybrid Quantum Integrated Photonics

November 7th MD, PhD Kerstin Hellgren, Assoc. Prof. and Head of the eye clinic at Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hosp

Clinical evaluation of the developing visual system

October 24th Prof. Yen-Chieh Huang, Institute of Photonics Technology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan Dielectric laser accelerator – a vision toward chip-size accelerator and x-ray laser pointer
October 10th Assistant Prof. Witlef Wieczorek, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers

Chip-based superconducting levitation of micrometer-sized particles for macroscopic quantum experiments

September 26th Anton Köck, Microelectronics Department, Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria Heterogeneous Integration of Nanomaterials - Towards CMOS Based Multi-Gas Sensing Nanodevices
September 12th Assist. Prof. Sara Abrahamsson, University of California Santa Cruz, USA Diffractive Optics and 3D Super-Resolution Microscopy
August 29th Professor Muhammet Toprak, KTH, Applied Physics, BioX Nanochemistry at Applied Physics
June 13th Dr. Paulina Kuo, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

Entangled Photons for Quantum Information Applications

April 25th Dr Eilon Sherman,Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Resolving mechanisms of protein dynamics and organization at the cell membrane in single molecule detail

March 28th TJ Lane, SLAC National Accelerator Lab, USA

What can we learn from x-ray diffuse scatter from protein crystals?

March 14th Chris Phillips, ETHZ Zurich

High-brightness ultrafast laser sources enabled by quadratic nonlinear devices

January 31st Assoc. Prof. Martin Månsson, Materials- and Nano Physics, Applied Physics, KTH

Structure & Dynamics in Energy Materials using Muons & Neutrons

Seminars 2018

Date Speaker Title
December 18th Dr. Jake Fontana, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C. USA

Bridging Plasmonic Properties to Materials

November 22nd Anindya Gupta,Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University

AI and Deep learning in Biomedical Image analysis

October 25th Dr. Ingmar Hartl, Head of Laser Science and Technology, Deutsches Electron-Synchrotron(DESY),Hamburg

Ultrafast laser development driven by accelerator and X-ray Free Electron Laser research

October 11th Christos Flytzanis, Physic Department, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Fashioning and Pumping up the Sound. Strong Coherent THz Acoustic Phonon Amplification in Semiconductor Superlattices and the issue of SASER operation

October 11th Professor Joachim Oberhammer, Department of Micro and Nanosystems, KTH

THz MEMS - micromachining enabling the large-scale exploitation of the millimeter and submillimeter-wave frequency spectrum

September 27th Professor Jan-Åke Larsson, Linköpings University

Non-locality, Bell tests, and their applications

August 30th Björn Hessmo - Principal Engineer, Applied Physics, KTH

Forensic Science - Applied science for the legal system

June 7th Professor Christian Pedersen, DTU Technical University of Denmark

Room temperature upconversion imaging and detection in the mid-infrared with single photon detection capability

May 24th Dr. Philippe Leclere Laboratory for Chemistry of Novel Materials, Belgium

Towards (Supra) Molecular Organic Electronic Devices: the Key Role of Scanning Probe Microscopies

April 26th Professor Erik Lindahl, Applied Physics, KTH

Computational Reconstruction in Cryo-Electron Microscopy

April 12th Professor Patrik Henelius, Department of Physics, KTH

Magnetic Frustration

March 29th Assistant Professor Eleni Diamanti, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, CNRS, Sorbonne University

Practical challenges in quantum cryptography

March 15th Professor Michel Versluis, Physics of Fluids group, University of Twente

Bubbles and droplets for nanotechnology and nanomedicine

March 1st David Paterson - Visiting Scientist - MAX IV. Principal Scientist - XFM Australian Synchron Megapixels per minute: fast efficient X-ray fluorescence microscopy at the Australian Synchrotron
February 15th Prof. Claudio Conti - Director of the CNR Institute for Complex Systems - Rome (Italy) Topological lasers
February 1st Prof. Matthias F. Schneider, Medical and Biological Physics, TU – Dortmund, Germany From Physics to Living Systems. Pulses, Fluctuations, Transitions and the Living State.

Seminars 2017

Date Speaker Title
November 9th Assistant Professor Lucie Delemotte, SciLifeLab, KTH

On the Selective Promiscuity of Calmodulin: a computational study

October 26th Prof. László Veisz, Department of Physics, Umeå University

Relativistic attosecond physics

October 12th Ozan Öktem, Department of Mathematics KTH

Solving inverse problems using methods from deep learning: An application in tomography

September 28th Olov Wahlsten - Chalmers

Development of novel bioanalytical assays with single-molecule readout for biomarker detection and drug candidate characterization.

September 14th Professor Ulrich Vogt, Applied Physics, KTH

First x-ray nanoimaging experiments at NanoMAX

August 31st

Associate Professor Dr. Guilherme Xavier -Linköping University

Applications of next-generation telecom optical fibers in quantum information and in optical sensing

June 8th Assistant Professor Natalie Wetzel, Interdisciplinary Sculpture at Kendall College of Art and Design & Mark Andrus, Photographer cinematographer and producer

Artists Natalie G’NAT Wetzel and Mark Andrus orbit again from The Moon, their transdisciplinary studio in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for Foxy News, a tale about a giant fox and a determined ‘shooter’ who investigate causes of emotional derailing while riding trains through foreign lands. This strange bed fellow story spins from myth and fable within a landscape of global, political absurdity, using concepts within physics as the narrative structure. Non locality and entanglement become the mechanics that dictate the main characters' actions. 

May 11th Prof. Ulf Österberg, Department of Electronic Systems, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

THz technology - a reality?

April 27th Prof. Giorgos Tsironis, Center for Quantum Complexity and Nanotechnology, Department of Physics, University of Crete

Quantum technology and the control of coherence in quantum networks

March 30th

Associate Professor Andreas Rydh, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Stockholm University

Nanocalorimetry: multimodal possibilities with thermodynamic characterization

March 16th

Assistant Professor Michal Liverts, Department of Mechanics, KTH

On the limiting temperatures of spherical shock wave implosion in gases

February 16th Dr. Christos Grivas, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton

Optically pumped micro- and nanolasers

February 2nd Prof. Hans Hertz, Department of Applied Physics, Biomedical & X-Ray Physics, KTH, Stockholm

Phase-contrast x-ray imaging with liquid-metal-jet sources

Seminars 2016

Date Speaker Title
Dec 8

Prof. Philippe Ben-Abdallah, Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Université Paris-Saclay, Palaiseau Cedex, France

Thermotronics: toward circuits for the thermal light
Nov 24

Prof. Johan Hoffman, Computational Science and Technology, KTH

Mathematical models and computational science
Nov 10

PhD Hoon Jang, Department of Applied Physics, Laser Physics, KTH, Stockholm

On-chip light sources for Photonic Integrated Circuits
Oct 27

Dr. Johan Solandt, Pharmaceutical Technology & Development, AstraZeneca R&D Gothenburg

A Journey from Academia to Industry and Back Again…
Oct 13

Assoc. Prof. Markus Hennrich, Quantum Information & Quantum Optics, Fysikum, Stockholm University

Trapped Ion Quantum Technologies
Sept 29

Dr. Jesper Wallentin, Synchrotron Radiation Research, Lund University

Applications of nanofocused hard X-rays
Sept 15

Assistant Professor Sofia Johansson, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

Natural Killer cell receptor dynamics investigated with quantitative fluorescence-based techniques
Sept 1

Dr. Viktor Tsepelin, Department of Physics, Lancaster University, UK

Probing superfluid 3He and 4He using mechanical oscillators
June 28

Associate Professor Daniel Milanese, Materials Science and Technology POLITECNICO DI TORINO - DISAT

Glasses for photonics and specialty optical fibers
June 9

PhD. Tobias Huber, Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Innsbruck

Time-bin entangled photons from a quantum dot
May 26

Prof. Robert H. Hadfield, Division of Electronic & Nanoscale Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Infrared single-photon detection with superconducting nanowires
May 17

Prof. Roberta Ramponi, Department of Physics, Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnology (IFN-CNR) and Politecnico di Milano

Femtosecond laser micro and nanofabrication: an enabling tool for new technologies
May 12

Senior Lecturer Maria Tenje, Division of Microsystems Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University

Microsystems for the life sciences
Apr 28

PhD. Jakob Wierzbowski, Walter Schottky Institut und Physik Department, Technische Universität München, Germany

Electrical control of optical processes in atomically thin semiconductors
Apr 14

Assistant Professor Jonas Sellberg, Department of Applied Physics, Biomedical and X-ray physics, KTH, Stockholm

X-ray free electron lasers and its applications
Mar 31

Prof. Vladislav Korenivski, Department of Applied Physics, Nanostructure Physics, KTH, Stockholm

Spins as quantum bits
Mar 17

Dr. Stefania Giacomello, Division of Gene Technology, Biotechnology, KTH

Spatial Transcriptomics and its applications: from mammals to plants
Mar 10

Assistant Professor Victor Torres Company, Photonics Laboratory, Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers, Göteborg

Chip-scale parametric frequency comb technology
Feb 18

Assistant Professor Alexey Amunts, Dept. Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University

Cryo-EM -- from niche method to new era in structural biology
Feb 4

Dr. Cheuk-Wai Tai, Department of Environmental and Materials Chemistry, Stockholm University

Local order and disorder investigated by transmission electron microscopy

Seminars 2015

Date Speaker Title
Dec 17

Professor Gunnar Björk – Quantum Electronics and Optics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH

Time and its keeping
Dec 3 Assoc. Prof. Adnane Achour - Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute Structural bases underlying Streptococcus pneumonia virulence
Nov 19 Prof. Peter Friberg - Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine / Clinical Physiology, Wallenberg Laboratory, The Sahlgrenska Academy and University Hospital, University of Gothenburg Stress and Health – from youth to adult
Nov 05 Assoc. Prof. Michael Fokine - Laser Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Laser assisted restructuring and reshaping of optical fibers
Oct 22 Dr. Thomas Weissl - Nanostructure Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Metrology with Josephson and phase-slip junctions
Oct 8 Assoc. Prof. Lisa Prahl-Wittberg - Department of mechanics, KTH Blood flow – critical fluid mechanics (Strömningsmekanik – på blodigt allvar)
Sept 24 Assoc. Prof. Anna Burvall - Biomedical and X-ray Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Methods for laboratory-based phase-contrast x-ray imaging – a comparison
Sept 10 Dr. Ralf Hoffmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Contrast transfer in propagation based, single-distance X-ray phase-contrast imaging
June 4 Dr. Zhu Diao - Kondenserad materia och kvantoptik, Stockholm University Nanomechanical torque magnetometry: a powerful and versatile test bed for nanomagnetism
May 28 Dr. Si Mohamad Sah - Nanostructure Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Fractional calculus and its application in science and engineering
May 21 Assoc. Prof. Michael Uhlin - Centre for allogeneic stem cell Transplantation (CAST) Karolinska University Hospital Adoptive T cell therapies after allogeneic stem cell transplantation
May 7 Dr. Magnus Andersson, Beräkningsbiofysik, Teoretisk Fysik KTH & SciLifeLab Visualizing structural rearrangements of membrane proteins
Apr 23 Prof. Ove Axner, Department of Physics, Umeå University Noise-Immune Cavity-Enhanced Optical Heterodyne Molecular Spectroscopy (NICE-OHMS) - A Laser-based Spectroscopic Technique for Ultra-sensitive Detection of Gases
Apr 9 Dr. Andreas Schropp, DESY, Hamburg, Germany Magnified X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging at XFELs
Apr 1 Prof. Ian Robinson, London Center for NanoTechnology, UK Bragg Coherent Diffraction Imaging of Excitations in Metal Nanoparticles
Mar 26 Prof Franz Pfeiffer, TUM Technische Universität München, Germany X-ray phase-contrast imaging for biomedical and material science applications
Mar 26 Dr. Alex Clark, The Centre for Cold Matter, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, London Organic dye molecule photon sources coupled to waveguides and cavities
Mar 18 Dr. Sofía Rodríguez, Nanoscribe GmbH, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany 3D printing for Micro and Nanolithography
Mar 12 Dr. Anna-Karin Gustavsson - Institutionen för Fysik, Göteborgs Universitet Glycolytic oscillations in individual yeast cells
Feb 26 Prof. Arvind Raman - University of Purdue, USA Advances in Multi-frequency methods for fat mapping of mechanical properties of live cells
Feb 12 Dr. Nicky Thilmann - Dept. Applied Physics, Laser physics, KTH Ground and satellite based applications of mid-infrared optical parametric oscillators
Jan 29

Martin Bech - Medical Radiation Physics, Dep. of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University

MedMAX: Biomedical phase-contrast imaging at Max-IV

Seminars 2014

Date Speaker Title
Dec 18

Dr. Fredrik Nikolajeff - Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala Universitet

Evanescent mid-IR spectroscopy, diamond waveguides and neuroscience - work in progress towards clinical studies
Dec 4

Dr. Dina Carbone - MAX IV Laboratory

Brilliant opportunities with X-ray Nanobeams
Nov 20

Dr. Nils Norlin - European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Light Sheet Microscopy: Current advances and future challenges
Nov 6

Prof. Miroslaw Karpierz - Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology

All optical beam steering in chiral nematic liquid crystals
Oct 23

Dr. Nicolas Fritz, Cell Physics, Dept Applied Physics, Science for Life Laboratory

Mobility of proteins and organelles is a key component in regulation of neuronal function
Oct 9

Prof. Yen-Chieh Huang - National Tsinghua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Future Light Source Driven by Dielectric Laser Accelerator
Sept 25

Dr. Stefano Bonetti - Dept. of Chemical Physics, Stockholms University

Magnetism at the nanoscale: from nano- to picosecond dynamics
Sept 11

Prof. Yen-Chieh Huang - National Tsinghua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Lithium Niobate – the Silicon of Laser Photonics
Aug 21

Dr. Joanna Zawacka-Pankau, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute

Targeting tumors by porphyrins and photodynamic therapy
Jun 5

Dr. Marcus Cebula - Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet

Simultaneous Characterization of the Redox Regulated Transcription Factors Nrf2, HIF and NFκB at Single-Cell Resolution
May 22

Dr. Gilberto Brambilla, Southampton University

Principal Research Fellow at the Optical Research Center of Southampton University
May 8 Dr. Ahmed Alrifaiy, Experimentell metodik och termodynamik - Luleå tekniska universitet Lab on a chip for electrophysiological measurements with control of the oxygen content - optical manipulation and spectroscopic analysis of biological cells
Apr 24

Prof. Aldo Badano, FDA Washington

Seeing biomolecular interactions with x-ray vision
Mar 27 Dr. Annica Gad, Institutionen för mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi, Karolinska Institute The Control of the Mechanical Properties of Human Cells
Mar 13

Prof. Jan Hoh, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Adventures in Biophysics: cell mechanics, microenvironments and information dynamics
Feb 27

Dr. Ida Johansson, Swedish Defense Agency (FOI)

Laser based stand-off detection of explosives
Feb 13

Prof. Martina Gerken, Institute of Electrical and Information Engineering, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Biosensing with photonic crystal slabs
Jan 30

Prof. Franz Pfeiffer, TUM

X-ray Phase-Contrast and Dark-Field Imaging for Pre-Clinical and Clinical Applications
Jan 9

Prof. Valery Zwiller, Delft University of Technology

Quantum Optics with Nano Devices

Seminars 2013

Date Speaker Title
Dec 5 Assoc. Prof. Fredrik Nikolajeff, Ångström Laboratory Uppsala University Marrying Photonics, Materials Science, Microsystem Technology and Life Science - a Perspective from 15 years of Research in Uppsala
Nov 21 Dr. Lars-Olof Pålsson, Department of Chemistry, Durham University Towards microscopic sensing - Photoluminescence modulated by molecular interactions in bulk and microscopic systems
Nov 7 Jonas Weissenrieder, Material Physics, KTH Kista Ultrafast Electron Microscopy - soon at KTH
Oct 24 Prof. Lars Thylen, Photonics and Microwave Engineering, KTH Kista Integrated photonics: From macro- to nanophotonics. Status, challenges and opportunities for KTH
Oct 10 Prof. Toshio Ando, Kanasawa University, Japan The Development of High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy
Sep 26 Matthias Reuss, CellPhysics Lab, Applied Physics, KTH easySTED - can it get any simpler?
Sep 12 Dr. Ulrich Vogt, Applied Physics, KTH NanoMAX – a hard x-ray nano-imaging beamline at MAX IV
June 5 Dr. Matthias F. Schneider, Boston University, Biological Physics Group Predicting biological function from Interface physics - on the Integration of local Fluctuations, Transport and Enzymes by propagating solitary Pulses
Apr 25 Dr. Cord Arnold, LTH Sources and diagnostics for attosecond science
Apr 22 Prof. Larry Thibos, School of Optometry, Indiana University, USA Ocular Wavefront Tomography: Describing and correcting the eye's optical system over a wide field of view
Apr 18 Prof. Ralf Morgenstern, Biochemical Toxicology at the Institute of Environmental Medicine, KI Enzymology of a membrane protein - Microsomal Glutathione Transferase
Apr 11 Dr. Wolfgang Tress, LiU Device physics of organic solar cells
Feb 28 Per Jonsson, FOI Bio-aerosol detection
Feb 14 Anders Fridberger, Inst. för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik CLINTEC Karolinska Institutet Mechanisms of near-threshold sound detection
Jan 11 Prof. Karsten König, Univ. Saarbrücken Multiphoton/CARS tomography

Seminars 2012

Date Speaker Title
Dec 10 Paul Selvin, Physics & Biophysics, Loomis Lab of Physics, University of Illinois Single Molecule Fluorescence and Optical Trapping Applied to Molecular Motors: Two can do it better than one
Dec 6 Dr. John Lock, Dept. of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, Karolinska Institutet Systems microscopy
Nov 29 Christoph Quitmann, MAX IV Laboratory, Lund Making the invisible visible - Magnetization dynamics & Future possibilities at MAX IV
Nov 22 Erik Lindahl, Department of Theoretical Physics, KTH Molecular mechanisms for dual alcohol modulation and gating of cys-loop receptors
Nov 8 Dr. Björn Önfelt, MTC, KI & APhys, KTH Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity at the Single Cell Level
Oct 25 Christiano Matos, Grupo de Fotônica, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie Post-processed and liquid-filled microstructured optical fibers: novel platforms for sensing, nonlinear optics and photonic device development
Oct 11 Prof. Luca Dal Negro, Boston University Photonic-plasmonic coupled structures for on-chip nanophotonics applications
Sep 27 Dr. Katia Gallo, Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Electronics and Quantum Optics group, KTH Ferroelectric optical chips
Sep 17 Prof. Christos Flytzanis, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris Ultrafast high THz-field driven charge transport in photo-generated plasmas
Jun 7 Lena Märler, Stockholm University Biophysical studies of protein - membrane interactions
May 24 Min Yan, ICT, KTH Light interaction with microstructured and nanostructured materials
May 10 Martin Burger, University of Münster Variationa Methods for Image Reconstruction from Photon Counts
April 26 Janne Lehtiö, SciLifeLab Cancer proteomics to improve therapy
April 12 Ying Fu, Cellphysics, Applied Physics, KTH Nano biophotonics-design of QDs as specific biosensors
Mar 29 Eeva-Liisa Karjalainen, Stockholm University What vibrations tell about proteins - biological infrared spectroscopy
Mar 15 Dr. Astrid S. de Wijn, Stockholm University From microscopic nonlinear dynamics to macroscopic friction: low-friction sliding of nanocrystals
Mar 1 Prof. Mats Larsson, SU The science behind substance identification in doping controls
Feb 16 Prof. Mark Pearce, KTH Floating at the edge of space - balloon-borne X-ray polarimetry
Feb 2 Prof. Ulrik Lund Andersen, Technical University of Denmark Quantum optical experiments - from centimeter to nanometer technology

Seminars 2011

Date Speaker Title
Nov 24 Dr. Dale Martz, Biomedical & X-ray Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Development of High Power Laser Driven Soft X-Ray Plasma Sources for Applications
Nov 22 Dr Christian David, Paul Scherrer Institut Diffractive optics for imaging and diagnostics on x-ray tubes, synchrotrons, and free-electron lasers
Nov 10 Dr Markus Schmidt, Max‐Planck Institute for the Science of Light Fiber form nanophotonic devices: from plasmonics towards nonlinear optics
Oct 27 Dr. Ozan Öktem, Department of Mathematics, KTH Sparse signal processing - Going beyond Nyquist
Oct 13 Prof Gunnar Björk,Quantum Electronics and Optics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Research activities at the Quantum Electronics and Quantum Optics group (QEO)
Sept 29 Prof Mikael Östling, KTH ICT SiC power devices – present status, applications and future perspective
Sept 15 Dr. Val Zwiller, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, TU Delft Nano-optics with single photons
Jun 16 Prof. Fatih Ömer Ilday, Bilkent University, Turkey Nonlinear engineering of ultrashort-pulse fiber lasers and applications for nanostructure self assembly
Jun 9 Prof. Per Delsing, Mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap, Kvantkomponentfysik, Chalmers Towards the quantum regime with propagating acoustic waves: Local probing in a GHz echo chamber
Jun 7 Prof. Sergey Kulik, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University Control Over Frequency- and Angular Spectrum of Biphoton Field And its Possible Application for Quantum Communications
May 30 Prof. Thorsten Wohland, National University of Singapore Imaging Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy for the Investigation of Cell Membrane Organization
May 26 Prof. Sunney X. Xie, Department of Chemistry & Chemical biology, Harvard University, USA Life at the Single Molecule Level
Apr 28 Assoc Prof. Martin Wiklund, Biomedical & X-ray Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Ultrasonic manipulation of single cells
Apr 14 Dr. Eli Gunnarson, Pediatrisk Cell- och Molekylärbiologi, Karolinska Insitutet Water and Brain
Mar 31 Dr. Stefan Wennmalm, Experimental Biomolecular Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Simultaneous analysis of labeled and unlabeled protein molecules (or microspheres) with inverse-fluorescence orrelation spectroscopy
Mar 17 Prof. Robert Forcheimer, Institutionen för Systemteknik, Linköping Univeristy Image processing - from a compression point-of-view
Mar 3 Dr. Hendrik Steigerwald, Bonn University Structuring of ferroelectric domains in lithium niobate crystals by UV light
Feb 17 Prof. Ulf Österberg, Norges Teknisk- Naturvitenskapelige Universitet High Power THz Generation
Jan 20 Prof. Mats Göthelid, Material och Nanofysik, ICT-skolan, KTH Surfaces and interfaces in the dye sensitized solar cell

Seminars 2010

Date Speaker


Dec 9 Prof. Sune Svanberg, Atomic Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University The Laser - the first 50 years
Nov 11 Prof. Dimitrios Stamou, Bio-nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Group, Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
Membrane curvature as an allosteric modulator of protein localization and function
Oct 28 Prof. Stefan Kröll, Department of Physics Division of Atomic Physics, Lund University Control at the quantum level
Oct 14 Assistant Prof. Akira Endo, Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Delft University of Technology Review of the present technology of the radiation source for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography
Sep 30 Prof Klaus Boller, Laser Physics and Nonlinear Optics, University Twente Laser Wakefield acceleration
Sep 16 Prof. Jan Hoh, John Hopkins School of Medicine Spatial information and information dynamics in biological systems
Jun 10 Prof. Åsa Emmer, Applied Physical Chemistry, KTH Novel concepts in microseparation/preconcentration and mass spectrometry
May 27 Assoc. Prof. Marcus Wilhelmsson, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers Fluorescent Nucleic Acid Base Analogues – Development and Use in Biological Systems
Apr 29 Prof Johan Hofkens, Katolieke Univ Leuven, Belgien Probing (bio)molecular dynamics with single molecule spectroscopy
Mar 18 Prof. Saulius Marcinkevicius, Optics and Photonis, KTH Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy: Principle, Instrumentation and Examples
Mar 4 Dr. Pär Jelger, Syntell AB High power fiber lasers – Applications and limitations
Feb 18 Prof. Anne L'Huillier, Department of Physics Division of Atomic Physics, Lund University Attosecond Light Pulses and Attosecond Physics
Feb 3 Prof. Charles Nicholson, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology, School of Medicine, New York University Diffusion in Brain Extra cellular Space Reveals Properties and Challenges
Jan 21 Prof. Antoine Delon, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, Université Joseph Fourier Single molecule microscopy and spectroscopy - optical developments and applications for biology

Seminars 2009

Date Speaker Title
Dec 17 Prof. Ulf Leonhardt,The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews, UK Geometry, light and a wee bit of magic
Dec 3 Prof. Martyn Hills, Electromechanical Systems within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southamptom, UK Ultrasonic particle manipulation in layered microfluidic resonators
Nov 19 Prof. Catharina Davis, Institutt for Fysik, Norges Tekniske-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet Delivery of nanomedicine in tumour tissue: Strategies to overcome the barriers
Nov 5 Prof. Michael Malkoch, Division of Coating Technology, KTH Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Compounds
Oct 8 Dr. Patrice Bertet, Research Group in Quantum Electronics, CEA-Saclay, France High-visibility single-shot readout for superconducting qubits in cavities
June 4 Assoc. Prof. Ulrich Vogt, Biomedical & X-Ray Physics, KTH X-ray free electron lasers – the ultimate tool for x-ray imaging?
May 7 Docent Per Uhlen, Inst. Medicinsk Biokemi och Biofysik (MBB), Karolinska Institutet Calcium imaging: feed back loops and oscillations
Apr 23 Prof. Jens Birch, Department of Physics, Linköping University Nano-level materials science for improved multilayers and superlattices
Mar 26 Dr. Sergey Kubatkin, Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Quantum Device Physics Laboratory, Chalmers University of Technology Single-molecular transistors and switches
Mar 12 Prof. Jan Linnros, Laboratory of Material and Semiconductor Physics, KTH Silicon quantum dots - do they exist?
Feb 26 Prof. Valdas Pasiskevicius, Laser Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Nanophotonics: promises and challenges
Feb 12 Prof. Mark Rutland, KTH Surface Chemistry and Institute for Surface Chemistry Interactions with AFM: Superlubricity, Pulp Friction and Bad Hair days
Jan 29 Dr. Niklas Gador, Department of Chemical Physics, Lund University Time-resolved photo electron spectroscopy of DNA base pairs and ultrafast X-ray absorption spectroscopy of Photosynthesis complexes
Jan 15 Dr. Aman Russom, Cell Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Microfluidic tools for clinical diagnostics: moving sample processing from the lab to the patient's bedside

Seminars 2008

Date Speaker Title
Dec 4 Dr. Emilie Flaberg, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, KI Development of automated microscopy methods to assist the research, diagnosis and treatment of human malignancies
Nov 20 Prof. Carolyn Larabell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Visualizing the 3-D organization of biological cells with soft x-ray tomography
Nov 6 Gert Auer and Prof. Hans Wiksell, Institutionen för Molekylär medicin och Kirurgi, KI Management of Breast Cancer
Oct 23 David Haviland, Nanostructure Physics, Department of Applied Physics KTH Intermodulation Atomic Force Microscopy
Oct 9 Hans Ågren, Department of Theoretical Chemistry and Biology, KTH Multiphysics Modeling of Optical Properties
Sept 25 Prof. Hans Hebert, Strukturell Bioteknik, KTH Electron Microscopy in Structural Biology
Sept 11 Prof. Lars-Erik Berg, Chemical Physics, KTH Laser spectroscopy in nuclear physics at ISOLDE
May 8 Prof. Sharon Stone-Elander, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, KI PET in-vivo molecular imaging
May 8 Dr. Tor Sandén, Exp. Biomolecular Physics, KTH Monitoring kinetics of highly environment sensitive states of fluorescent molecules by modulated excitation and time-averaged fluorescent intensity recording
Apr 24 Prof. Joakim Andréasson, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers Photochromic Systems for Molecular Logic and Photo-Switching of Biological Processes
April 10 Dr. Mårten Stjernström, Analytical Chemistry & Laser Physics, KTH Emerging techniques for biomolecular Analysis
Mar 27 Dr. Peter Århem, Dept. of Neurophysiology, KI How the nerve cell excitability and firing properties depend on the density of ion channels in the cell membrane
Mar 13 Prof. Björgvin Hjörvarsson, Institutionen för fysik och astronomi, Materials Physics, Uppsala University The Influence of Extension on Magnetsic Ordering
Feb 28 Dr. Adrian Iovan, Nanostructure Physics, KTH Spin Diode
Feb 14 Dr. Elisabeth Sörgel, Physikalisches Inst., Bonn Universität Investigation of ferroelectric domains with piezoresponse force microscopy
Jan 31 Dr. Bengt Fadeel, Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), KI Nanotoxicology: understanding the potential risks of engineered nanomaterials for human health
Jan 17 Dr. Jonas Hellström, Laser Physics, KTH On diode-pumped Yb and Er-Yb solid-state lasers

Seminars 2007

Date Speaker Title
Dec 6 Prof. Vladimir Krasnov, Stockholm University Natural atomic superlattices
Nov 22 Prof. Mohamed Bourennane, Stockholm University Entanglement
Nov 8 Prof. Hjalmar Brismar and Masato Yasui, Cell Physics, KTH Joint KTH and Keio symposium on novel techniques in aquaporin research
Oct 25 M. Sc. Åsa Claesson, ACREO Activities at ACREO Fiber Optic center
Oct 11 Assoc. Prof. Björn Önfelt, Cell Physics, KTH Probing intercellular communication across immune synapses and membrane nanotubes
Sept 27 Prof. Stefan Ståhl, Department of Biotechnology, KTH Affibody molecules for tumor imaging
Jun 7 Lars Thylén, Department of Microelectronics and Information, KTH Plasmonics and nanophotonics
May 24 Dr. Fredrik Nikolajeff, Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University Some recent advances in micro-optics: from nanoimprinting to square meter foils
May 11 Prof. Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute, Göttingen Far-field optical nanoscopy
Apr 26 Prof. Mats Danielsson, Medical Imaging, Department of Physics, KTH Novel Methods in Medical X-ray Imaging
Apr 12 Dr. Andreas Sonesson, Cell Physics, KTH Dynamics of Enzymes at Interfaces
Mar 29 Dr. Michael Fokine, Politecnico di Torino The Ultimate Thermal Stability of Optical Fiber Bragg Gratings
Mar 15 Prof. Johan Åkerman, School of Information and Communication Technology, KTH Synchronization of serially connected Spin Torque Oscillators
Mar 1 Dr. Patrik Brynolfsson, Laser Physics, KTH Accurate Life Time Measurements using Confocal Microscopy
Feb 15 Prof. Min Qiu, Department of Microelectronics and Applied Physics, KTH Optical metamaterials for photonic integration
Feb 1 Dr. Anders Holmberg, Biomedical & X-Ray Physics , KTH Nanofabrication of soft x-ray optics
Jan 25 Ass. Prof. Ulf Ekenberg, School of Information and Communication Technology, KTH Using relativity to improve electronic devices: Ways to enhance the Rashba effect

Seminars 2006

Date Speaker Title
Dec 6 Prof. Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute, Göttingen Fluorescence nanoscopy: macromolecular scale resolution with visible focused light
Nov 23 Dr. Kai Hassler and Dr. Hans Blom, Biomolecular Physics, KTH Single Molecule Detection and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy on Surfaces using Total Internal Reflection Microscopy
Nov 9 Dr. Carlota Canalias, Laser Physics, Department of Applied Physics, KTH Ferroelectric domain engineering on the nanoscale
Oct 27 Sverker Norrby Accomodative intraocular lenses
Oct 12 Assoc. Prof. Ulrich Vogt , Biomedical & X-ray Physics, KTH Zone plates - the best focusing optics for x-ray radiation
Sept 28 Dr. Junji Hirohashi, Laser Physics KTH Characterization of domain switching and optical damage properties in ferroelectrics
Jun 15 Dr. Mikael Tiihonen, Laser Physics, KTH Tailored optical parametric devices: going from the ultraviolet to the mid-infrared
Jun 1 Dr. Marina Zelenina, Cell Physics, KTH Aquaporins: water channels in the lipid membranes
May 18 Prof. Vladislav Korenivski, Nanostructure Physics, KTH Spin electronics
May 4 Dr. Devrim Pesen, Nanostructure Physics, KTH Connecting Cellular and Molecular Mechanics
Apr 20 Assoc. Prof. Martin Wiklund, Biomedical and X-Ray Physics, KTH Ultrasonic and electric tweezers for contactless particle manipulation in Microsystems
Apr 6 Dr. Magnus Brändén, Biological Physics, Chalmers Proton transfer at biological membranes monitored via fluorescence fluctuations Proton transfer at biological membranes monitored via fluorescence fluctuations