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Physics Summer School kicks off

From July 22nd to August 1st, the Leiden Institute of Physics organizes its annual summer school, titled ‘Modern Physics at all Scales’.

Second and third year bachelor students from all over the world will come to Leiden to participate in a program filled with talks, lab tours and cultural events. The participants will have a chance to discover the experimental and theoretical physics research opportunities, such as:

  • The quantum universe and its imprint on the sky
  • Physics of the living cell
  • Quantum computation and communication
  • Single molecule optics and electronic
  • Quantum imaging techniques
  • Physics of metamaterials

A total of 36 students have been accepted to join the summer school, flying in from countries all over the globe, like Brazil, United States, China and Ukraine. The participants will enjoy talks from most of the physics professors in Leiden and join ‘hands on’ lab tours in all of the Huygens and Kamerlingh Onnes laboratories. The cultural program consists of a trip to Amsterdam, a pub quiz, a boat tour and a bicycle tour through the dunes. Click here for the full program.

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