Dissertations from the InstituutLorentz: 20112020

2011

A.J. Beekman
Vortex duality in higher dimensions

2011

E.M. Huisman
Simulations of biopolymer networks under shear

2011

J.H. She
Fermions, criticality, and superconductivity

2011

M.V. Medvedyeva
On localization of Dirac fermions by disorder

2011

A.R. Akhmerov (cum laude)
Dirac and Majorana edge states in graphene and topological superconductors

2012

R. de Adelhart Toorop
A flavour of family symmetries in a family of flavour models

2012

S.R. Hardeman (posthumously)
Nondecoupling of heavy scalars in cosmology

2012

K. Sousa Sánchez
Consistent supersymmetric decoupling in cosmology

2012

M.D. Emanuel
The effect of thermal fluctuations on elastic instabilities of biopolymers

2012

J.P. Dahlhaus
Randommatrix theory and stroboscopic models of topological insulators and superconductors

2012

T.A.F. van der Aalst
Conformal invariance and microscopic sensitivity in cosmic inflation

2013

D. Iakubovskyi
Constraining properties of dark matter particles using astrophysical data

2013

M. Čubrović
Holography, Fermi surfaces and criticality

2013

G. Lanzani
DNA mechanics inside plectonemes, nucleosomes and chromatin fibers

2013

N. Upadhyaya
Solitary waves and fluctuations in fragile matter

2013

I.C. Fulga
Scattering theory of topological phase transitions

2013

D.I. Pikulin
On topological properties of superconducting nanowires

2013

E. Woldhuis
Foam rheology near the jamming transition

2013

L. Rademaker
Fermions and bosons: excitons in strongly correlated materials

2014

J.W.F. Venderbos
Integer and fractional quantum Hall effects in lattice magnets

2014

M. Goykhman
Strings and AdS/CFT at finite density

2014

P. Ortiz
Effects of heavy fields on inflationary cosmology

2014

V. Koning
On the geometry of fracture and frustration

2015

J. Torrado Cacho
A search for transient reductions in the speed of sound of the inflaton in cosmological data, and other topics

2015

S. Mi Signatures of Majorana zeromodes in nanowires, quantum spin Hall edges, and quantum dots

2015

B. van Heck Quantum computation with Majorana modes in superconducting circuits

2015

M. Diez On electronic signatures of topological superconductivity

2015

A. Bagrov The holographic glass bead game: from superconductivity to time machines

2015

T.H. Beuman The stochastic geometry of nonGaussian fields

2015

A. Ivashko Sterile neutrinos in the early Universe

2015

R.D. Schram Enumeration and simulation of lattice polymers as models for compact biological macromolecules

2016

R.J. Slager (cum laude)
The symmetry of crystals and the topology of electrons

2016

V. Atal On multifield inflation, adiabaticity, and the speed of sound of the curvature perturbations

2016

S. Kumar Saravanan Spin dynamics in general relativity

2016

K. Liu Gauge theory and nematic order: the rich landscape of orientational phase transition

2016

B.M. Tarasinski On periodically driven quantum systems

2016

J. Franse Hunting dark matter with Xrays

2016

B. Meszena Deciphering fermionic matter: from holography to field theory

2017

A. Almog Maximum entropy models for financial systems

2017

P.S. Baireuther On transport properties of Weyl semimetals

2017

R. Keesman Topological phases and phase transitions in magnets and ice

2017

M. Marciani On the randommatrix theory of Majorana fermions in topological superconductors

2017

B.C. van Zuiden Topology and geometry in chiral liquids

2017

M. Tompitak The mechanical genome

2017

Y. Zhou Wave propagation in mechanical metamaterials

2017

N. Poovuttikul Transport coefficients and low energy excitations of a strongly interacting holographic fluid

2017

K.W.P. Säterskog Quantum critical metals at vanishing fermion flavor number

2018

V. Gemmetto On metrics and models for multiplex networks

2018

V.P. Ostroukh Lattice models for Josephson junctions and graphene superlattices

2018

R.S. Green Geometry and topology in active and driven systems

2018

M.A. Sulangi Disorder and interactions in hightemperature superconductors

2018

N. Bovenzi Spinmomentum locking in oxide interfaces and in Weyl semimetals

2018

A.I. Bǎbeanu Empirical signatures of universality, hierarchy and clustering in culture

2018

K. Bondarenko (cum laude) Plan B for particle physics: finding long lived particles at CERN

2018

Y. Welling Spectroscopy of twofield inflation

2018

A. Roccaverde Breaking of ensemble equivalence for complex networks

2019

N.V. Gnezdilov On transport properties of Majorana fermions in superconductors: free & interacting

2019

T.E. O'Brien (cum laude) Applications of topology to Weyl semimetals and quantum computing

2019

Zhihong You Growthinduced selforganization in bacterial colonies

2019

J.M. van de Vis Higgs dynamics in the early universe

2019

V. Vardanyan Aspects of cosmic acceleration

2019

G. Papadomanolakis Into the Darkness: Forging a Stable path through the gravitational landscape

2019

V. Scopelliti Hydrodynamics and the quantum butterfly effect in black holes and large N quantum field theories

2019

M. Steudtner Methods to simulate fermions on quantum computers with hardware limitations

2019

A. Magalich Probing the properties of dark matter particles with astrophysical observations

2020

K. Schakenraad Anisotropy in cell mechanics

2020

D.G. Wang Hunting for new physics in the primordial Universe

2020

S. Peirone Probing gravity at cosmic scales
