Theses

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PhD Theses

  1. Beam-induced phase transformations in silicon
    A. Polman, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 12, 1989
  2. Optical doping of silica by erbium ion implantation
    E. Snoeks, Ph.D. Thesis Utrecht, University, April 26, 1995
  3. Erbium-doped photonic materials based on silicon (cum laude)
    G.N. van den Hoven, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, January 10, 1996
  4. Optical properties of ion beam synthesized Si nanocrystals in SiO2
    M.L. Brongersma, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 15, 1998
  5. 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
  6. Rare earth doped polymer waveguides and LEDs  PhD thesis Lenneke Slooff 2000
    L.H. Slooff, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, November 17, 2000
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Ion irradiation-induced anisotropic plastic deformation  PhD thesis Teun van Dillen 2004
    T. van Dillen, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 26, 2004
  10. Controlled spontaneous emission in erbium-doped microphotonic materials  PhD thesis Jeroen Kalkman 2005
    J. Kalkman, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 9, 2005
  11. 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
  12. Controlling plasmon-enhanced luminescence  PhD thesis Hans Mertens 2007
    H. Mertens, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, April 25, 2007
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Controlling light with resonant plasmonic nanostructures  PhD thesis Rene de Waele 2009
    R. de Waele, Ph.D. Thesis, Utrecht University, June 18, 2009
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Angle-resolved cathodoluminescence nanoscopy  PhD thesis Toon Coenen 2014
    T. Coenen, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, May 15, 2014, Advisor: A. Polman
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Light propagation in multilayer metamaterials  PhD thesis Ruben Maas 2015
    R. Maas, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, September 25, 2015, advisor: A. Polman
  24. 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
  25. Coaxial plasmonic metamaterials for visible light
    M.A. van de Haar, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, January 26, 2016, advisor: A. Polma
  26. Probing light emission at the nanoscale with cathodoluminescence
    B.J.M. Brenny, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam, June 16, 2016, advisor: A. Polman

 

Master’s Theses

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