Program lasercentre day December 15, 2005
13:30 Wim Ubachs Welcome
13:40 Dirk Bald (Structural Biology)
"ATP synthase, a biological power station"
14:10 Arjan Gijsbertsen (Physical Chemistry)
"Quantum Interference as the Source of Propensity in NO-Rare Gas Inelastic Scattering"
14:40 Joost van Mameren (Physics of Complex Systems)
"Seeing and feeling the DNA repair protein Rad51 with light"
15:10 Coffee break
15:40 Edcel Salumbides (Atomic, Molecular and Laser Physics)
"Laboratory spectroscopy and quasar observations: possible variation of fundamental constants"
16:10 Kirk Green (Theoretical Quantum Electronics)
"Delay dynamics in semiconductor lasers subject to optical feedback"
16:40 Rudi Berera (Biophysics)
"A simple artificial light harvesting dyad as a mimic of non-photochemical quenching in plants"
17:10 Evtim Efremov (Applied Spectroscopy)
"Deep-UV resonance Raman spectroscopy: coupling to flow systems, theoretical prediction of enhancement factors and unusually strong overtones"
17:40 Dinner & Drinks
19:30 Presentation of the award for the best LCVU article of 2005
19:45 Prof. Arjen Brussaard (Experimental Neurophysiology, CNCR & FALW, VU)
"Shining light on the brain"