Our research in the popular media

Besides publications in scientific journals, our group every now and then gets attention from the regular media. This gives us the opportunity to showcase our efforts to a bigger part of society, and to translate our results to a format that can be appreciated by a broader public.

May 2020: Science writer Rene Fransen made a nice piece of popular science about our latest publication in Nature Commnuications:   https://www.rug.nl/sciencelinx/nieuws/2020/05/chameleon-materials-the-origin-of-colour-variation-in-low-dimensional-perovskites?lang=en

June 2019: A nice summary of the publication of Daniel Balazs on Colloidal‐Quantum‐Dot Superlattices in “Materials Connect” (MRSBulletin)

February 2018: After being awarded the Physica prize 2018, Maria appeared in articles in different newsmedia. Among those was an interview with the “Dagblad van het Noorden” (the regional newspaper), which they published on 03-03-2018. =>

January 2018: An article in the NRC (Dutch newspaper) tells the public about our hot electrons.

May 2016: Article in NRC (in Dutch), about recent developments in Perovskite solar cells, and our work in that field.

April 2016: Science Linx, the University’s outreach agency (mainly targeting high school students), has done a piece on our work in the Perovskite field.

Januari 2015: Jan Anton Koster and Maria Antonietta Loi wrote an article (in Dutch) in the “Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde” (Dutch Journal of Physics) about the invention of blue LED’s, for which the inventors won the Nobel prize for Physics 2014.