Lorentz Center - 100th Anniversary of Superconductivity: Hot Topics and Future Directions from 4 Apr 2011 through 8 Apr 2011
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    100th Anniversary of Superconductivity: Hot Topics and Future Directions
    from 4 Apr 2011 through 8 Apr 2011

 

Celebration Day 100th Anniversary of Superconductivity

 

Friday, April 8, 2011

 

The international program begins at the Leidse Schouwburg, continues at Museum Boerhaave and ends in the Kamerlingh Onnes Building with the unveiling of a Milestone Plaque (presented by the IEEE) and a Dutch plaque (provided by Philips).



Program:

 

10:00 – 10:25    Arrival participants at Leidse Schouwburg

10:25 – 10:30    Wim van Etten Welcome

10:30 – 11:00    Dirk van Delft, ‘Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and the Leiden Cryogenic Laboratory’

11:00 – 11:30    Peter Kes The Notebooks of Kamerlingh Onnes and the Discovery of Superconductivity

 

11:30 – 12:00    Coffee break at Museum Boerhaave

12:00 – 13:30    Visit to exhibition at Museum Boerhaave

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch at Museum Boerhaave

 

13:30 – 14:00    Arrival participants at the Kamerlingh Onnes Building

14:00 – 14:05    Peter Kes Welcome

14:05 – 14:35    Johan Overweg Philips Research New developments in MRI

14:35 – 15:05    Jan Zaanen Superconductivity in the 21st Century

15:05 – 15:15    Arrival break (with film fragment)

15:15 – 15:45    Presentation and Acceptation of the Plaques; IEEE, Philips Research, Leiden University

·                 Introduction to IEEE: Wim van Etten, IEEE Section chair

·                 Presentation of Milestone: Moshe Kam, IEEE president

·                 Presentation of Dutch plaque: Henk van Houten, president Philips Research

·                 Acceptance address: vice-president University of Leiden, Willem te Beest

15:50 – 16:00    Uncover Ceremony and reception

16:00 – 18:00    Reception

 



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