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Jan van Ruitenbeek


Jan van RuitenbeekJan M. van Ruitenbeek is professor in experimental nanophysics at the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory of Leiden University in the Netherlands. He studied physics at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where he also defended his dissertation on itinerant magnetism in high magnetic fields. From 1985 to 1988 Jan van Ruitenbeek joined the Max Planck Institute and worked at the Grenoble High Magnetic Field Laboratory (GHMFL) in France. He subsequently moved to Leiden, where he was appointed to the Gorter Chair in 1999. His research is focused on electron transport properties of atomic and molecular conductors, and also includes superconductors and low-dimensional materials.

Jan van Ruitenbeek has served as Scientific Director of the Leiden Institute of Physics, and as Scientific Director of the Leiden-Delft Casimir Research School. He has been elected president of the Netherlands Physical Society (NNV) and Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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