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Homepage of Willem L. Vos
I am guiding an ambitious research program on "Complex Photonic Systems" at the University of Twente in the city of Enschede (2 hrs. east from Amsterdam, close to Germany), in collaboration with great guys in the Mesa+ Institute.


Contents

1. Research interests

2. List of publications

3. Curriculum vitae


1. Research Interests

  • Optical properties of photonic crystals.
  • Quantum-optics in photonic materials
  • Optical properties of disordered photonic matter.
  • Nanotechnology and nanofabrication.
  • Interactions, structures and symmetries of colloidal systems.
  • X-ray diffraction and scattering of soft and hard condensed matter.
  • Condensed matter at high pressures and geophysical implications.

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 2. List of publications

101

I.S. Nikolaev, W.L. Vos, and A.F. Koenderink
Accurate calculation of the local density of optical states in inverse-opal
photonic crystals

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 987-997 (2009) (pdf 592 kb)

100 Y. Cesa, C. Blum, J.M. van den Broek, A.P. Mosk, W.L. Vos and V. Subramaniam
Manipulation of the local density of photonic states to elucidate
fluorescent protein emission rates

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 2525–2531 (2009) (pdf 872 kb)

99. P.J. Harding, T.G. Euser, and W.L. Vos
Identification of competing ultrafast all-optical switching mechanisms in Si woodpile photonic crystals
J.Opt.Soc.Am. B 26, 610-619 (2009) (pdf 688 kb)

98. B.H. Hüsken, L.A. Woldering, C. Blum, and W.L. Vos
Method to deterministically study photonic nanostructures
in different experimental instruments

J. Microsc. 233, 18–23 (2009) (pdf 201 kb)

97. S.L. Diedenhofen, G. Vecchi, R.E. Algra, A. Hartsuiker, O.L. Muskens, G. Immink, E.P. A. M. Bakkers, W.L. Vos, and J. Gómez Rivas
Broad-band and Omnidirectional Antireflection Coatings Based on Semiconductor Nanorods
Adv. Mater. 21, 1–6 (2009) (pdf 490 kb)

96. M.D. Leistikow, J. Johansen, A.J. Kettelarij, P. Lodahl, and W.L.
Vos
Size dependent oscillator strength and quantum efficiency of CdSe quantum dots determined by controlling the local density of states
Phys.Rev. B 79, 045301 (2009) (pdf 1 Mb)

95. A. Hartsuiker, P.J. Harding, Y. Nowicki-Bringuier, J.M. Gérard, and W.L. Vos
Kerr and free carrier ultrafast all-optical switching of GaAs/AlAs nanostructures near the three photon edge of GaAs
J. Appl. Phys. 104, 083105:1-7 (2008) (pdf 1 Mb)

94. I.S. Nikolaev, P. Lodahl, and W.L. Vos
Fluorescence lifetime of emitters with broad homogeneous linewidths modified in opal photonic crystals
J.Phys.Chem. C 112, 7250-7254 (2008) (pdf 81 kb)

93. A. Hartsuiker and W.L. Vos
Structural Properties of Opals Grown with Vertical Controlled Drying
Langmuir 24, 4670-4675 (2008) (pdf 347 kb)

92. R.W. Tjerkstra, F.B. Segerink, J.J. Kelly, and W.L Vos
Fabrication of three-dimensional nanostructures by focused ion beam milling
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B. 26, 973-977 (2008) (pdf 465 kb)

91. C. Blum, A.P. Mosk, I.S. Nikolaev, V. Subramaniam, and W.L. Vos
Color control of natural fluorescent proteins by photonic crystals
Small 4, 492-496 (2008) (pdf 569 kb)

90. T.G. Euser, A.J. Molenaar, J.G. Fleming, B. Gralak, A. Polman, and W.L. Vos
All-optical octave-broad ultrafast switching of Si woodpile photonic band gap crystals
Phys. Rev. B 77, 115214: 1-6 (2008) (pdf 318 kb)

89. L.A. Woldering, R.W. Tjerkstra, H.V. Jansen, I.D. Setija, and W.L. Vos
Periodic arrays of deep nanopores made in silicon with reactive
ion etching and deep UV lithography

Nanotechnology 19, 145304: 1-11 (2008) (pdf 1.30 MB)

88. J. Johansen, S. Stobbe, I.S. Nikolaev, T. Lund-Hansen, P.T. Kristensen, J.M. Hvam, W.L. Vos, and P. Lodahl
Size dependence of the wavefunction of self-assembled InAs
quantum dots from time-resolved optical measurements

Phys. Rev. B 77, 073303: 1-4 (2008) (pdf 558 kb)

87. T.G. Euser, H. Wei, J. Kalkman, Y. Jun, M. Guina, S. Suomalainen, A. Polman, D.J. Norris, and W.L. Vos
Ultrafast all-optical switching of 3D photonic band gap crystals
Proc. SPIE 6640, 66400G: 1-4 (2007) (pdf 318 kb)

86. P.J. Harding, T.G. Euser, Y. Nowicki-Bringuier, J. Gerard, and W.L. Vos
Dynamical ultrafast all- optical switching of planar GaAs/AlAs photonic microcavities
Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 111103: 1-3 (2007) (pdf 220 kb)

85. T.G. Euser, H. Wei, J. Kalkman, Y. Jun, A. Polman, D.J. Norris, and W.L. Vos
Ultrafast optical switching of three-dimensional Si inverse opal photonic band gap crystals
J. Appl. Phys. 102, 053111: 1-6 (2007) (pdf 303 kb)

84. I.S. Nikolaev, P. Lodahl, A.F. van Driel, A. F. Koenderink, and W.L. Vos
Strongly nonexponential time-resolved fluorescence of quantum-dot ensembles in three-dimensional photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. B 75, 115302: 1-5 (2007) (pdf 358 kb)

83. A.F. van Driel, I.S. Nikolaev, P. Vergeer, P. Lodahl,
D. Vanmaekelbergh, and W.L. Vos
Statistical analysis of time-resolved emission from ensembles of semiconductor quantum dots: interpretation of exponential decay models
Phys. Rev. B 75, 035329: 1-8 (2007) (pdf 331kb)

82. L.A. Woldering, A.M. Otter, B.H. Husken, and W.L. Vos
Focused ion beam milling of nanocavities in single colloidal particles and self-assembled opals
Nanotechnology 17, 5717–5721 (2006) (pdf 543kb)

81. A.F. van Driel, G. Allan, C. Delerue, P. Lodahl, W.L. Vos, and D. Vanmaekelbergh
Frequency-Dependent Spontaneous Emission Rate from CdSe and CdTe Nanocrystals: Influence of Dark States
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 236804: 1-4 (2005) (pdf 321 kb)

80. A.F. Koenderink, A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Optical extinction due to intrinsic structural variations of photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. B 72, 153102: 1-4 (2005) (pdf 316 kb)

79. S. Suomalainen, A. Vainionpää, O. Tengvall, T. Hakulinen, S. Karirinne, M. Guina, O.G. Okhotnikov, T.G. Euser, and W.L. Vos
Long-wavelength fast semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors using metamorphic growth on GaAs substrates
Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 121106: 1-3 (2005) (pdf 91 kb)

78. I.S. Nikolaev, P. Lodahl, and W.L. Vos
Quantitative analysis of directional spontaneous emission spectra from light sources in photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. A 71, 053813: 1-10 (2005) (pdf 830 kb)

77. A.F. Koenderink and W.L. Vos
Optical properties of real photonic crystals: anomalous diffuse transmission
JOSA-B Vol. 22, No. 5, 1075-1084 (2005) (pdf 639 kb)

76. L. Bechger, P. Lodahl, and W.L. Vos
Directional Fluorescence Spectra of Laser Dye in Opal and Inverse Opal Photonic Crystals
J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 9980-9988 (2005) (pdf 570 kb)

75. T.G. Euser and W.L. Vos
Spatial homogeneity of optically switched semiconductor photonic crystals and of bulk semiconductors
J. Appl. Phys. 97, 043102 (2005) (pdf 256kb)

74. E. Flück, M. Hammer, W.L. Vos, N.F. van Hulst, and L. Kuipers
Near-field probing of photonic crystals
Nanostructures 2, 127-135 (2004) (pdf 370 kb)

73. P. Lodahl, A.F. van Driel, I.S. Nikolaev, A. Irman, K. Overgaag, D. Vanmaekelbergh and W.L. Vos
Controlling the dynamics of spontaneous emission from quantum dots by photonic crystals
Nature 430, 654 - 657 (2004) (pdf 244 kb)

72. L. Bechger and W.L. Vos
Homogeneity of Oxide Air-Sphere Crystals from Millimeter to 100-nm Length Scales: A Probe for Macroporous Crystal Formation
Chem. Mater. 16, 2425-2432(2004), (pdf 228 kb)

71. K.P. Velikov, W.L. Vos, A. Moroz, and A. van Blaaderen
Reflectivity of metallodielectric photonic glasses
Phys. Rev. B. 69, 075108: 1-5 (2004) (pdf 360 kb)

70. S. Gottardo, D.S. Wiersma and W.L. Vos
Liquid crystal infiltration of complex dielectrics
Physica B 338 (2003), 143-148 (pdf: 136 kb)

69. A.F. Koenderink and W.L. Vos
Light exiting from real photonic band gap crystals is diffuse and strongly directional
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 213902: 1-4 (2003) (pdf: 480 kb)

68. E. Flück, N.F. van Hulst, W.L. Vos, and L. Kuipers
Near-field optical investigation of three-dimensional photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. E 68, 015601:1-4 (2003) (pdf: 632 kB)

67. A. F. Koenderink., L. Bechger, A. Lagendijk, and W. L. Vos
An experimental study of strongly modified emission in inverse opal photonic crystals Physica Status
Solidi A 197, 648-661 (2003) (pdf: 1397 kb)

66. J. Galisteo Lopez and W.L. Vos
Angle resolved reflectivity of single-domain photonic crystals, effects of disorder
Phys. Rev. E 66, 036616 1-5 (2002) (pdf: 151 kB)

65. L.K. van Vugt, A.F. van Driel, R.W. Tjerkstra, L. Bechger,W.L. Vos,
D. Vanmaekelbergh, and J.J. Kelly
Macroporous germanium by electrochemical deposition
Chem. Comm. 2054-2055 (2002). (pdf: 980 kB),
(note this journal has no volume numbers)

64. P.M. Johnson, A.F. Koenderink, and W.L. Vos
Ultrafast switching of photonic density of states in photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. B 66, 081102(R) 1-4 (2002). (pdf: 60 kB)

63. A.F. Koenderink, L. Bechger, H.P. Schriemer, A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Broadband fivefold reduction of vacuum fluctuations probed by dyes in photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 143903 1-4 (2002) (pdf: 181 kB)

62. L. Bechger, A.F. Koenderink, and W.L. Vos
Emission spectra and lifetimes of R6G dye on silica coated titania powder
Langmuir 18, 2444-2447 (2002) (pdf: 95 kB)

61. A.F. Koenderink, P.M. Johnson, J.F. Galisteo Lopez, and W.L. Vos
Three-dimensional photonic crystals as a cage for light
C. R. Acad. Sci. IV-Phys. 3, 65-77 (2002) (pdf: 183 kB)

60. J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven, L. Bechger, and W.L. Vos
Fabrication and characterization of large macroporous photonic crystals in titania
Chem. Mater. 13, 4486-4499 (2001) (pdf: 1386 kB)

59. W.L. Vos and A. Polman
Optical probes inside photonic crystals
MRS Bull. 26, 642-646 (Aug. 2001) (pdf: 978 kB)

58. M. Megens and W.L. Vos
Particle excursions in colloidal crystals
Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 4855-4858 (2001) (pdf: 220 kB)

57. W.L. Vos, H.M. van Driel, M. Megens, A.F. Koenderink, and A. Imhof
Experimental probes of the optical properties of photonic crystals
Proceedings of the NATO ASI "Photonic Crystals and Light Localization",
ed. C.M. Soukoulis (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2001) pp. 191-218. (pdf: 684 kb)

56. H.P. Schriemer, H.M. van Driel, A.F. Koenderink, and W.L. Vos
Multiple Bragg wave coupling in photonic band gap crystals
Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 63, 011801 1-4 (2001) (pdf: 133 kB)

55. D.O. Riese, G.H. Wegdam, W.L. Vos, R. Sprik, D. Fenistein, J.H.H. Bongaerts, and G. Grübel
Effective screening of hydrodynamic interactions in charged colloidal suspensions
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 5460-5463 (2000) (pdf: 104 kB)

54. H.M. van Driel and W.L. Vos
Multiple Bragg wave coupling in photonic band gap crystals
Phys. Rev B 62,9872-9875 (2000) (pdf: 195 kB)

53. W.L. Vos and H.M. van Driel
Higher order Bragg diffraction by strongly photonic fcc crystals: onset of a photonic bandgap
Phys. Lett. A 272, 101-106 (2000) (pdf: 291 kB)

52. G. Grübel, D. Abernathy, D.O. Riese, W.L. Vos, and G.H. Wegdam
Dynamics of dense charge-stabilized suspensions of colloidal silica studied by correlation spectroscopy with coherent x-rays
J. Appl. Cryst. 33, 424-427 (2000) (pdf: 197 kB)

51. J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven, S.J.M. Zevenhuizen, M.A. Hendriks, D. Vanmaekelbergh,
J.J. Kelly, and W.L. Vos
Electrochemical assembly of ordered macropores in gold
Adv. Mater. 12, 888-890 (2000) (pdf: 78 kB), and front cover

50. A.F. Koenderink, M. Megens, G. van Soest, W.L. Vos, and A. Lagendijk
Enhanced backscattering from photonic crystals
Phys. Lett. A 268, 104-111 (2000) (pdf: 168 kB)

49. D.O. Riese, W.L. Vos, G.H. Wegdam, F. Poelwijk, G. Grübel, and D. Abernathy
Photon correlation spectroscopy: x-rays versus visible light
Phys. Rev. E 83, 1676-1680 (2000) (pdf: 69 kB)

48. W.L. Vos
Photonic crystals (popular)
Opto Laser Europe (Millenium issue, December 1999)

47. M. Megens, H.P. Schriemer, A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Comment to "Spontaneous emission of organic molecules embedded in a photonic crystal"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 5401-5401 (1999) (pdf: 22 kB)

46. A. Imhof, W.L. Vos, R. Sprik, and A. Lagendijk
Large dispersive effects near the band edges of photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2942-2945 (1999) (pdf: 65 kB)

45. M.S. Thijssen, R. Sprik, J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven, M. Megens, T. Narayanan,
A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Inhibited light propagation and broad band reflection in photonic air-sphere crystals
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2730-2733 (1999) (pdf: 330 kB)

44. M. Megens, J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven, A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Light sources inside photonic crystals
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 1403-1408 (1999) (pdf: 233 kB)

43. M. Megens, J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven, A. Lagendijk, and W.L. Vos
Fluorescence lifetimes and linewidths of dye in photonic crystals
Phys. Rev. A. 59, 4727-4731 (1999) (pdf: 130 kB)

42. A. Imhof, M. Megens, J.J. Engelberts, D.T.N. de Lang, R. Sprik, and W.L. Vos
Spectroscopy of fluorescein (FITC) dyed colloidal silica spheres
J. Phys. Chem. B 103, 1408-1415 (1999) (pdf: 140 kB)

41. M. Kroon, W. L. Vos, and G. H. Wegdam
Structure and formation of a gel of colloidal discs
Int. J. Thermophys. 19, 887-894 (1998)

40. D.R. Allan, S.J. Clark, M.J.P. Brugmans, G.J. Ackland, and W.L. Vos
Structure of crystalline methanol at high pressure
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm.) 58, R11809-R11812 (1998) (pdf: 146 kB)

39. J.E.G.J. Wijnhoven and W.L. Vos
Preparation of photonic crystals made of air spheres in titania
Science 281, 802-804 (1998) (pdf: 276 kB)

38. M. Kroon, W.L. Vos, and G.H. Wegdam
Structure and formation of a gel of colloidal discs
Phys. Rev. E 57, 1962-1970 (1998) (pdf: 241 kB)

37. M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, P. Bösecke, and W.L. Vos
X-ray diffraction on photonic colloidal single crystals
Highlights 1996/1997, eds. Y. Petroff et al (ESRF, Grenoble, 1997), p. 60-61. specific or general link

36. W.L. Vos
Fotonische kristallen (popular)
Afleiding 2, no. 4, 15-19 (1997) (link to html)

35. M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, P. Bösecke, and W.L. Vos
X-ray diffraction on photonic colloidal single crystals (popular)
ESRF Newsletter, No. 29, 8-9 (July 1997). (link to html)

34. M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, P. Bösecke, and W.L. Vos
In-situ characterization of colloidal spheres by synchrotron small angle X-ray scattering
Langmuir 13, 6120-6129 (1997). (pdf: 280 kB)

33. M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, P. Bösecke, and W.L. Vos
Synchrotron small angle X-ray scattering of colloids and photonic colloidal crystals
J. Appl. Cryst. 30, 630-635 (1997)

32. W.L. Vos, M. Megens, C. M. van Kats, and P. Bösecke
X-ray diffraction of photonic colloidal single crystals
Langmuir 13, 6004-6008 (1997) (pdf: 268 kB), and front cover.
color movie animation of Fig.2 available as gzipped .mov (302 kB) or .avi (717 kB) file.

31. W.L. Vos, M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, and P. Bösecke
Optical transmission of photonic colloidal crystals
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (IEEE/LEOS, Piscataway, 1996), p.309

30. W.L. Vos, R. Sprik, A. Lagendijk, G.H. Wegdam, A. van Blaaderen, and A. Imhof
Influence of optical band structures on the diffraction of photonic colloidal crystals in: Photonic Bandgap Materials, ed. C.M. Soukoulis (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1996), p.107-118 (pdf: 203 kB)

29. W.L. Vos, M. Megens, C.M. van Kats, and P. Bösecke
Transmission and diffraction of photonic colloidal crystals
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 8, 9503-9507 (1996) (pdf: 87 kB)

28. W.L. Vos, L.W. Finger, R.J. Hemley and H.-k. Mao
Pressure dependence of hydrogen bonding in a novel H2O-H2 clathrate
Chem. Phys. Lett. 257, 524-530 (1996)

27. W.L. Vos, R. Sprik, A. van Blaaderen, A. Imhof, A. Lagendijk, and G.H. Wegdam
Strong effects of photonic band structures on the diffraction of colloidal crystal
Phys. Rev. B 53, 16231-16235 (1996) (pdf: 96 kB);
Erratum: Phys. Rev. B 55, 1903 (1997) (pdf: 43 kB)

26. R.J. Hemley, H.-k. Mao, T.S. Duffy, J.H. Eggert, A.F. Goncharov, M. Hanfland,
M. Li, M. Somayazulu, W.L. Vos, and C.-S. Zha
Dense hydrogen in the outer solar system: implications from recent high-pressure
in: Volatiles in the Earth and Solar System, ed. K. A. Farley (AIP, New York, 1995), p. 250-260

25. M.J.P. Brugmans and W.L. Vos
Competition between vitrification and crystallization of methanol at high pressure
J. Chem. Phys. 103, 2661-2669 (1995) (pdf: 319 kB)

24. W.L. Vos
Solid helium compounds (popular)
McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology, ed. S.P. Parker
(McGraw-Hill, New York, 1995), p.197-199

23. W.L. Vos, R. Sprik, G.H. Wegdam, A. Lagendijk, A. Imhof, and A. van Blaaderen
Dispersive effects on light scattering of photonic colloidal crystals
European Quantum Electronics Conference (IEEE/LEOS, Piscataway, 1994), p.62-67, post deadline digest.

22. W.L. Vos, L.W. Finger, R.J. Hemley, H.-k. Mao, and H.S. Yoder Jr.
Phase behavior of H2-H2O at high pressure
High Pressure Science and Technology, eds. S.C. Schmidt, et al (AIP, New York, 1994) p. 857-860

21. T.S. Duffy, W.L. Vos, C.-S. Zha, R.J. Hemley, and H.-k. Mao
Sound velocities in dense hydrogen and the interior of Jupiter
Science 263, 1590-1593 (1994)

20. W.L. Vos, L.W. Finger, R.J. Hemley, and H.-k. Mao
Novel hydrates in the system H2-H2O at high pressure
Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 3150-3153 (1993). (pdf: 372 kB)

19. W.L. Vos and J.A. Schouten
The stability of van der Waals compounds at high pressures
Fiz. Nizk. Temp. (Low Temp. Phys.) 19, 481-485 (1993)

18. W.L. Vos
High-pressure research (book review)
Science 258, 1014 (1992)

17. W.L. Vos
Isotope effects on fluid-fluid separation of H2-He mixtures
J. Low Temp. Physics 89, 711-714 (1992)

16. J.-L. Barrat and W.L. Vos
Stability of van der Waals compounds and investigation of the intermolecular potential in He-Xe
J. Chem. Phys. 97, 5707-5712 (1992) (pdf: 855 kB)

15. W.L. Vos, L.W. Finger, R.J. Hemley, J.Z. Hu, H.-k. Mao, and J.A. Schouten
High-pressure van der Waals compound in solid nitrogen-helium mixtures
Nature 358, 46-48 (1992)

14. W.L. Vos and J.A. Schouten
The phase diagram of the binary mixture nitrogen-helium at high pressure
Physica A 182, 365-387 (1992)

13. W.L. Vos
Phase behavior of simple systems at high pressure
Ph. D. thesis, University of Amsterdam (1991) (pdf: 9.1 MB)

12. W.L. Vos, F.C.J. van Anrooij, T. Jongeneelen, W.J. Schuijlenburg, and
J.A. Schouten
A diamond anvil cell for the study of fluid binary mixtures at high temperatures
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 62, 1844-1848 (1991)

11. W.L. Vos, J.A. Schouten, D.A. Young, and M. Ross
The melting curve of neon at high pressure
J. Chem. Phys. 94, 3835-3838 (1991) (pdf: 458 kB)

10. W.L. Vos and J.A. Schouten
On the temperature correction to the ruby pressure scale
J. Appl. Phys. 69, 6744-6746 (1991) (pdf: 320 kB)

09. W.L. Vos, A. de Kuijper, J.-L. Barrat, and J.A. Schouten
High pressure phase diagram of He-H2 calculated with integral equations and density functional theory
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 3, 1613-1625 (1991)

08. F.C.J. van Anrooij, W.L. Vos, T. Jongeneelen, W.J. Schuijlenburg, and
J.A. Schouten
A diamond anvil cell for the study of fluid mixtures at high temperatures
High Press. Res. 4, 613-615 (1990)

07. M.G.E. van Hinsberg, W.L. Vos, and J.A. Schouten
Melting of helium: a comparison with He-N2
High Press. Res. 4, 592-594 (1990)

06. A. de Kuijper, W.L. Vos, J.-L. Barrat, J.-P. Hansen, and J.A. Schouten
Freezing of simple systems using density functional theory of freezing
J. Chem. Phys. 93, 5187-5193 (1990)

05. W.L. Vos, M.G.E. van Hinsberg, and J.A. Schouten
High pressure triple point in helium: the melting line of helium up to 240 kbar
Phys. Rev. B 42, 6106-6109 (1990) (pdf: 344 kB)

04. W.L. Vos and J.A. Schouten
Solubility of fluid helium in solid nitrogen at high pressure
Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 898-901 (1990) (pdf: 318 kB)

03. W.L. Vos and J.A. Schouten
Improved phase diagram of nitrogen up to 85 kbar
J. Chem. Phys. 91, 6302-6305 (1989)

02. W.L. Vos, L.C. van den Bergh, and J.A. Schouten
Phase transitions of the system helium-nitrogen at high pressures
Int. J. Thermophys. 10, 15-25 (1989)

01. W.L. Vos, M. Donze and H. Buiteveld
On the reflectance spectra of algae in water: the nature of the peak at 700 nm and its shift with varying algal concentration
Commun. Sanit. Eng. Water Manag., Delft University of Technology,
ISSN 0169-6246 (1986)

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3. Curriculum vitae  
 
Name

Willem Lambertus Vos 
Date and place of birth:  30-08-1964, Amstelveen, the Netherlands

Education
Ph. D. ('cum laude'), Physics, University of Amsterdam, February 1991.
Experiments and theory of the phase equilibria of mixed molecular systems at high pressure.
Advisors: Dr. J.A. Schouten and Prof. J.T.M. Walraven

Doctorandus (~ M. Sc.), Physics, University of Amsterdam, February 1987.
Research work in partial fulfillment for the "doctoraal examen":
1. Development of a diamond anvil cell for use at high temperatures.
Advisor: Dr. J.A. Schouten
2. Reflectance of algae in water.
Advisor: Prof. M. Donze, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology.

Secondary school in Enschede, the Netherlands, graduated 1982.

Primary school in Germany (1 year) and France (4 years). Fluent in both languages.

Professional Experience
March 2005-2009. Group leader of Photonic Bandgaps group, Center for Nanophotonics, FOM-Institute AMOLF

Jan. 2005-Present. Chair holder of Complex Photonic Systems (COPS)

March 2002 - Present.
Professor on the chair "Photonic Media" (POM) at the Department of Science and Technology and the MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, in the group "Complex Photonic Systems" (COPS).

December 1998 - March 2002. Universitair Docent at the van der Waals-Zeeman Instituut, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in the now defunct group "Waves in Complex Media".

December 1993 - December 1998.  Postdoctoral fellowship at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with Prof. Dr. Ad Lagendijk and Dr. Rudolf Sprik in the group Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter.

April 1991 - December 1993. Carnegie Fellowship from the Carnegie Institution of Washington, spent as a postdoc with Dr. Larry W. Finger, Dr. Russell J. Hemley, and Dr. Ho-kwang Mao, at the Geophysical Laboratory, Washington DC.

January 1992. On leave at the Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France with Dr. Jean-Louis Barrat.

March 1987 - March 1991. Fellowship from the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in order to complete a Ph.D. thesis in Physics, with Prof. Dr. Jan A. Schouten.

December 1990-January 1991. On leave at the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington DC with Dr. Larry W. Finger, Dr. Russell J. Hemley, and Dr. Ho-kwang Mao.

September-October 1989. On leave at the Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France, with Dr. Jean-Louis Barrat and Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Hansen.

March- October 1986. Research Assistant at the Department of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, with Prof. Dr. Marcel Donze (KEMA) and Drs. Hendrik Buiteveld.

August 1984-December 1985. Research Assistant at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with Dr. Jan A. Schouten.

Professional Activities and Honors
- Snellius medal, awarded by the Society for the Advancement of Science, Medicine and Surgery in Amsterdam, November 25, 2005.
- "b-Lecture", distinguished honorary lecture for the Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, March 1, 2001.
- Carnegie Fellowship, 1991-1993.
- Special Honors ("Cum Laude") with Ph. D. degree, February 1991.
- Koninklijke/Shell "Studiereis" travel fellowship, 1990
  (awarded by Royal Shell Oil Company to the top 10 Students in Dutch science).
- Honors ("Veel genoegen") with Doctorandus degree, February 1987.

member of the American Physical Society, Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging, Institute of Physics, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft.

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