July 16th 2010
19 July 2010
The Foundation FOM has awarded the FOM Valorisation Prize 2010 to Prof.dr. Fred Bijkerk (FOM Institute Rijnhuizen and the MESA+Institute for Nanotechnology, UT).
July 9th 2010
9 July 2010
Dr. Marco de Baar has been appointed part-time professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. Starting 1 September, De Baar will investigate 'Control and Operation of Tokamaks' at the department of Mechanical Engineering. Tokamaks are the most popular reactor design for experiments with fusion energy.
July 7th 2010
7 July 2010
The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) and Eindhoven Technical University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the relocation of the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen to the Eindhoven University campus. FOM director Wim van Saarloos and Eindhoven University rector magnificus Hans van Duijn formalised the results of their negotiations on 6 July at the Rijnhuizen institute.   Read on (Dutch)  
June 24th 2010
24 June 2010
The remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once has been controlled in the most common electronic material - silicon - for the first time. The research findings - published in Nature by a UK-Dutch team from the University of Surrey, University College London, Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, and the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen near Utrecht - marks a significant step towards the making of an affordable 'quantum computer'.  
June 15th 2010
15 June 2010
On Friday 11 June, Rijnhuizen's Hans Goedbloed and his colleagues Stefaan Poedts and Rony Keppens presented their new book "Advanced Magnetohydrodynamics - With Applications to Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas" at the Rijnhuizen institute. The event was enlivened by Ralph Meulenbroeks on the viola da gamba. Ordering Advanced Magnetohydrodynamics