Theses

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PhD Theses

  1. Probing light emission at the nanoscale with cathodoluminescence
    B.J.M. Brenny, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, June 16, 2016, advisor: A. Polman
  2. Coaxial plasmonic metamaterials for visible light
    M.A. van de Haar, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, January 26, 2016, advisor: A. Polman
  3. Resonant nanophotonic structures for photovoltaics (cum laude) PhD thesis Jorik van de Groep 2015
    J. van de Groep, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, December 15, 2015, advisor: A. Polman
  4. Light propagation in multilayer metamaterials PhD thesis Ruben Maas 2015
    R. Maas, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, September 25, 2015, advisor: A. Polman
  5. Light-trapping in thin-film solar cells using dielectric and metallic nanostructures PhD thesis Claire van Lare 2014
    M.C. van Lare, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, October 7, 2014, Advisor: A. Polman, co-advisor: R.E.I. Schropp
  6. Plasmonic nanomechanical transduction PhD thesis Rutger Thijssen 2014
    R. Thijssen, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, September 4, 2014, Advisor: A. Polman, co-advisors: T.J. Kippenberg, E. Verhagen
  7. Angle-resolved cathodoluminescence nanoscopy PhD thesis Toon Coenen 2014
    T. Coenen, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, May 15, 2014, Advisor: A. Polman
  8. Light trapping in solar cells using resonant nanostructures PhD thesis Piero Spinelli 2013
    P. Spinelli, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, December 17, 2013, Advisor: A. Polman
  9. Electron beam imaging and spectroscopy of plasmonic nanoantenna resonances PhD thesis Ernst Jan Vesseur 2011
    E.J.R. Vesseur, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, July 6, 2011, Advisor: A. Polman
  10. Substrate conformal imprint lithography for nanophotonics PhD thesis Marc Verschuuren 2009
    M.A. Verschuuren, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, March 25, 2010, Advisor: A. Polman, co-advisor: H.A. van Sprang
  11. Subwavelength light confinement with surface plasmon polaritons (cum laude) PhD thesis Ewold Verhagen 2010
    E. Verhagen, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, December 16, 2009, Advisors: A. Polman and L. Kuipers
  12. Controlling light with resonant plasmonic nanostructures PhD thesis Rene de Waele 2009
    R. de Waele, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 18, 2009
  13. Cathodoluminescence plasmon microscopy PhD thesis Martin Kuttge 2009
    M. Kuttge, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, March 25, 2009, Advisors: A. Polman and F.J. Garcia de Abajo
  14. Electrical excitation of surface plasmon polaritons PhD thesis Rob van Loon 2009
    R.V.A. van Loon, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, February 25, 2009
  15. Controlling plasmon-enhanced luminescence PhD thesis Hans Mertens 2007
    H. Mertens, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 25, 2007
  16. Tunable plasmon resonances in anisotropic metal nanostructures PhD thesis Joan Penninkhof 2006
    J.J. Penninkhof, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, September 25, 2006, Advisors: A. Polman and A. van Blaaderen
  17. Controlled spontaneous emission in erbium-doped microphotonic materials PhD thesis Jeroen Kalkman 2005
    J. Kalkman, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 9, 2005
  18. Ion irradiation-induced anisotropic plastic deformation PhD thesis Teun van Dillen 2004
    T. van Dillen, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 26, 2004
  19. Silicon photonic crystals and spontaneous emission PhD thesis Michiel de Dood 2002
    M.J.A. de Dood, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 11, 2002
  20. Optical properties of ion beam modified waveguide materials doped with erbium and silver PhD thesis Christof Strohhofer 2001
    C. Strohhofer, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, December 10, 2001
  21. Rare earth doped polymer waveguides and LEDs PhD thesis Lenneke Slooff 2000
    L.H. Slooff, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, November 17, 2000
  22. Energy transfer in erbium-doped optical waveguides based on silicon PhD thesis Pieter Kik 2000
    P.G. Kik, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, September 18, 2000
  23. Optical properties of ion beam synthesized Si nanocrystals in SiO2
    M.L. Brongersma, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 15, 1998
  24. Erbium-doped photonic materials based on silicon (cum laude)
    G.N. van den Hoven, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, January 10, 1996
  25. Optical doping of silica by erbium ion implantation
    E. Snoeks, Ph.D. Thesis Utrecht, University, April 26, 1995
  26. Beam-induced phase transformations in silicon
    A. Polman, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 12, 1989

Master’s Theses

  1. Spectrum-splitting concepts for parallel-stacked tandem solar cells
    Tom Veeken, University of Amsterdam (July 2017)
  2. Broadband light trapping patterns for ultrathin CIGSe and CZTS solar cells
    Magda Solà Garcia, University of Amsterdam (May 2017)
  3. Polarization and angular resolved cathodoluminescence image spectroscopy of resonant optical nanostructures
    Philip Heringlake, University of Amsterdam (July 2016)
  4. Grain size effects in transparent metal nanowire networks
    Teresa Ortmann, University of Amsterdam (July 2016)
  5. Plasmoelectric measurements on metal nanohole arrays
    Philipp Tockhorn, University of Amsterdam (July 2016)
  6. Wide-angle, broadband graded metasurface for back reflection
    Verena Neder, University of Amsterdam (July 2016)
  7. Trivalent europium ions as a probe for the electric and magnetic local density of states in Si nanoresonators
    J. Attevelt, University of Amsterdam (November 2014)
  8. Limiting and realistic efficiencies of multi-junction solar cells
    H. Doeleman, University of Amsterdam (August 2012)
  9. Electrically induced modulation of surface plasmon polaritons
    B. Zegers, Utrecht University (July 2012)
  10. Light trapping in thin silicon waveguides by plasmon-mediated mode coupling
    J. van de Groep, Utrecht University (August 2011)
  11. Optical measurements on plasmonic metamaterials
    R. Maas, Utrecht University (June 2011)
  12. Angle-resolved cathodoluminescence spectroscopy of plasmonic nanoantennas
    T. Coenen, Utrecht University (June 2010)
  13. Plasmon-enhanced solar cells – metal nanoparticle arrays as antireflection coatings
    M. Hebbink, Utrecht University (April 2010)
  14. Enhanced spontaneous emission rate in annular plasmonic nanocavities
    E.J.A. Kroekenstoel, Utrecht University (September 2009)
  15. Cathodoluminescence of plasmonic nanowire modes
    E.J.R. Vesseur, Utrecht University (February 2007)
  16. Probing surface plasmons with optical emitters
    E. Verhagen, Utrecht University (September 2005)
  17. Cathodoluminescence spectrosopy of plasmonic nanostructures
    J.T. van Wijngaarden, Utrecht University (September 2005)
  18. Laser printing and smoothing of Si quantum dot solids
    M. den Hertog, Utrecht University (March 2005)
  19. Fabrication of plasmon waveguides by self-assembly
    R. de Waele, Utrecht University (March 2005)
  20. Stress effects in amorphous Si and SiO2 films under ion irradiation
    M.Y.S. Siem, Technical University Delft (January 2003)
  21. Erbium and thulium doped planar amplifier materials
    J.J. Penninkhof, Utrecht University (May 2002)
  22. Synthesis and optical properties of rare earth doped colloids
    B. Berkhout, University of Amsterdam (March 2001)
  23. Luminescence quantum efficiency and local optical density of states in thin film ruby made by ion implantation
    M. Hensen, Utrecht University (April 2000)
  24. Ion irradiation induced effects in silica glass
    T. van Dillen, Utrecht University (April 1999)
  25. Energy transfer processes in holmium and erbium doped silicon
    J.F. Suyver, Utrecht University (January 1999)
  26. Silver nanocrystals in sodalime glass
    D.P. Peters, University of Amsterdam (November 1998)
  27. New erbium doped photonic materials
    L.H. Slooff, Utrecht University (September 1996)
  28. Incorporation, excitation and de-excitation of erbium in crystalline silicon
    M.J.A. de Dood, University of Amsterdam (June 1996)
  29. Optical characterization of Er-implanted Y2O3 waveguide films
    E. Radius, University of Amsterdam (June 1994)
  30. Synthesis and optical characterization of Si nanoclusters in an SiO2 matrix
    M.L. Brongersma, Technical University Eindhoven (June 1994)
  31. Photoluminescence behavior of erbium implanted in sodium containing silicate glasses
    P.G. Kik, University of Amsterdam (March 1994)