COMPLETED THESES

PHD

  1. Kostya Shundyak, 24-05-2004, Interfacial phenomena in hard-rod fluids
  2. Bas Zoetekouw, 08-09-2006, Phase behavior of charged colloids
  3. Aldemar Torres, 09-06-2008, Statistical Thermodynamics of charge-stabilized colloids
  4. Jos Zwanikken, 29-06-2009, Looking deeper into emulsions and suspensions: ionic screening, fractionation, and adsorption
  5. Eelco Eggen, 24-02-2010, Orientational ordering of charged colloids
  6. Niels Boon, 31-01-2012, Electrostatics in ionic solution: work and energy, charge regulation, and inhomogeneous surfaces
  7. Joost de Graaf, 25-06-2012, Anisotropic nanocolloids: self-assembly, interfacial adsorption, and electrostatic screening
  8. Simone Belli, 26-06-2013, Symmetry breaking in suspensions of anisotropic colloids: phase transitions, diffusion, and effective interactions.
     

MASTER

1.      Ko Sanders, 17-06-2002
Dichtheidsfunctionaaltheorie

  1. Rutger Hermsen, 25-06-2003,
    Interfacial phenomena in a model hard-rod fluid: The effect of a finite length-to-diameter ratio
  2. Jos Zwanikken, 25-06-2005,
    Sedimentation Equilibrium of Mixtures of Charged Colloids (pdf)
  3. Michiel Hermes, 19-01-2006,
    Phase behaviour of colloidal rods- the effect of charge and linkers (pdf)
  4. Petra van der Meijs, 20-04-2007,
    Phase behaviour of colloidal rods under the influence of charge and flexibility (pdf)
  5. Andrei Mlynarchyk, 29-08-2007,
    Electrostatics and stability of self-assembled hollow polyoxometalate shells (pdf)
  6. Niels Boon, 31-01-2008,
    Screening effects and charge in suspensions of colloidal spheres (pdf)
  7. Joost de Graaf, 23-06-2008,
    Ions Near Curved Oil-Water Interfaces: Towards a Microscopic Theory for Pickering Emulsions  
  8. Dennis van den Berg, 09-04-2009
    Phase behavior of ionic colloidal crystals
  9. Dorien van der Lans, 02-03-2009
    Sensing mechanisms of nanowire biosensors
  10. Arnold Jansen, 26-06-2009
    Dynamics of charged particles in an electrolytic cell
  11. Bas Kwaadgras, 31-08-2009
    Charge-patterned walls in contact with an electrolyte
  12. Maarten Verdult, 04-04-2010
    A microscopic approach to Van-der-Waals interactions between nanoclusters: the coupled dipole method
  13. Ioana Garlea, 19-08-2010
    Dynamics of charged particles in an electrolytic cell with an oil-water interface
  14. Aikaterini Ioannidou, 24-08-2010
    Spontaneous Emulsification of Pickering Emulsions  
  15. Arjan Visser, 31-08-2010
    Solving the Poisson-Boltzmann equation in the geometry of two oppositely charged spheres
  16. Marleen Kooiman, 04-07-2011,
    Empowering blue energy
  17. Kasimir van Rijn, 24-04-2012,
    Non-spherical Wigner-Seitz cells in linear Poisson-Boltzmann theory
     

BACHELOR

1.      Joost de Graaf, 28-06-2006,
Bidisperse mixtures of colloidal rods in a dipolar external field

2.      Matthijs van Dorp, 05-07-2006,
Bidisperse solutions of polarizable colloidal rods in an external field

3.      Linda Plantagie & Maarten Verdult, 31-08-2007,
Adsorption to a wall

4.      Mischa Spelt & Yasha Oloumi & Arjen Baarsma, 31-08-2007,
Distribution of ions and charged colloids in stable oil-water emulsions

5.      Maarten Kater, 28-02-2008,
Numerical study of the isotropic-nematic transition of flexible colloidal rods

6.      Stephan Zheng &  Elma Carvajal Gallardo, 12-10-2008
Nonlinear multipole screening effects for Janus particles

7.      Norbert Kolen, 31-08-2010
Onsager theory for the transition from the isotropic to the nematic phase of rods and platelet mixtures

8.      Luuk Holt, 15-11-2010
Coexisting phases of hard and charged rods

9. Melle Punter, 13-06-2012,
The description of isotropic-nematic transition within Landau-de Gennes theory for lyotropic
liquid crystals

10. Marise Westbroek, 21-06-2013,
Ion Distributions near an Oil-Water Interface: surface tension, antagonistic salt, and external voltages

11. Abe Wits, 21-06-2013,

      Towards Numerical Simulation of Non-Convex Colloids at Deformed Liquid-Liquid Interfaces