Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography

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Latest news

  • Wim Ubachs special issue Molecular Physics

    The journal Molecular Physics recently published a special issue on the career of Wim Ubachs who has been an ARCNL group leader since the start…

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  • ARCNL group leader Arie den Boef appointed as Fellow of the Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE)

    After being officially launched on May 22, the Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced that ARCNL group leader Arie den Boef has been appointed as…

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  • Open Day

    Once a year ARCNL opens its doors to the general public: showing the labs, presenting demonstrations and enabling kids to participate in workshops such as…

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  • Four PhD defenses in one week

    ARCNL is proud to announce that the week of October 2, 2023 is a special one with four PhD defenses in total. Lars Behnke starts…

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Upcoming events

    • December 25 - 26, 2023
    • at ARCNL
    • Announcement
    • Holiday season

    ARCNL is closed

    Monday December 25 (Christmas Day) Tuesday December 26 (Boxing Day/2e kerstdag)…

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    • January 23 - 24, 2024
    • at Extern
    • Conference
    • NWO Physics 2024


    NWO Physics is a large conference that provides a topical overview of physics in the Netherlands. Traditionally, young researchers are…

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    • March 20, 2024
    • at ARCNL Canteen and Virtual
    • Colloquium
    • Title to be announced

    Hamed Sadeghian (CEO Nearfield Instruments B.V., Rotterdam)

    A closed session…

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    • September 2 - 6, 2024
    • at Extern
    • Conference
    • Save the date

    International Highly Charged Ions Conference 2024

    The biennial international HCI (Highly Charged Ions) conference series will come to the Netherlands for its 21st edition.

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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)