Dissertations from the Instituut-Lorentz: 2011-2020

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)
Non-decoupling 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
Random-matrix 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 zero-modes 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 non-Gaussian 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 X-rays

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

M. Marciani
On the random-matrix theory of Majorana fermions in topological superconductors