NEWS 1 November 2022

YPN visits Nikhef

YPN has organized a new event. This next event will be a company visit to Nikhef, located in Amsterdam, on the 24th of November 2022.

Nikhef is the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics.The institute performs research into the elementary building blocks of our Universe, their mutual forces and the structure of space and time. This has contributed, among other things, to the development of the internet, GPS navigation, advanced sensor technologies and medical imaging techniques. The knowledge and technology transfer to third parties, i.e., industry, civil society and general public, is an integral part of Nikhef’s mission.

Program November 24

13:30 – 14:00h –> Welcome

14:00 – 14:30h –> Introduction Nikhef

14:30 – 14:45h –> Short break

14:45 – 15:30h –> Technical presentation: “Extreme vibration attenuation in ultra-high vacuum”

15:30 – 16:15h –> Technical presentation: “Production and installation of a vacuum-sealed 150um thick RF shield in the Large Hadron Collider”

16:15 – 16:30h –> Short break

16:30 – 17:00h –> Facility tour

17:00 – 17:30h –> Networking + Drinks


Nikhef – National Institute for Subatomic Physics

Science Park 105

1098 XG Amsterdam

As a YPN member this event is free of charge. Please send an email to if you are interested in this company visit and state in this email your age, education background and company.


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