Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography

2024 marks ARCNL’s 10th anniversary: a decade of fundamental and excellent science in nanolithography


21st International Highly Charged Ions Conference will come to the Netherlands
September 2-6, 2024
Call for abstracts and registration are now open for HCI-21!

Latest news

  • Peter Kraus takes next step towards application with ERC Proof of Concept grant

    The research group of Peter Kraus receives an ERC Proof of Concept grant amounting 150 k€ to bring the innovation of Kraus’ ERC Starting grant…

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  • Evaluation committee presents final report

    Professor Guus Rijnders (chair) at the site visit on November 10th. Credits photo: ARCNL Like all other NWO-I institutes, ARCNL took part in a SEP…

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  • Writing conductive structures with lasers

    It was a serendipitous finding that led ARCNL/UvA PhD researcher Lorenzo Cruciani to the discovery of a new method to directly write patterns of ruthenium…

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  • Historic study on 10 years ARCNL

    Hein Brookhuis at ARCNL. Photo: Petra Vastenhouw This year ARCNL celebrates its 10th anniversary. This event of course calls for reflection, a task for which…

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Upcoming events

    • September 2 - 6, 2024
    • at Extern
    • Conference
    • An impressive lineup of speakers

    International Highly Charged Ions Conference 2024

    Call for abstracts and registration are now open for HCI-21! The biennial international HCI…

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One year into partnership University of Groningen

How is it going and what to expect?

The University of Groningen joined the ARCNL public-private partnership as associate partner on January 1st, 2022. ARCNL group leader Ronnie Hoekstra and governing board member Caspar van der Wal reflect on the route towards this newly established partnership and on the challenges and advantages it offers.

Read more about the partnership between ARCNL and the University of Groningen (RUG)