dhr. prof. dr. L.D. (Bart) Noordam
Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
Van der Waals-Zeeman Instituut
1090 GE Amsterdam
After a scientific career of ten years that culminated with a position as department head of the scientific research institute FOM-AMOLF and a professorship at the VU University Amsterdam, I worked for management consultants McKinsey & Company (where I was involved in restructuring former government organisations and developing plans for European pension funds, among other things). I was able to further hone my skills in analytical research and management from 2002 to 2005 as director of FOM-AMOLF (200 employees), and from 2005 to 2008 when, as director, I established an auditor's office with statutory responsibility for the provinces of Flevoland, Noord-Holland, Utrecht and Zuid-Holland. From February 2008 to April 2009 I was director of the Imaging Department of ASML . I have been dean of the Faculty of Science of the UvA effective from 2009 until 2012 .
Starting November 2012 I joined ASML as VP research, at the same time I was appointed Faculty professor at the UvA Science Faculty.
Science Park 904
1098 XH Amsterdam
Since 1 May 2009 Dean Faculty of Science UvA,
professor experimental physics
2008 - 2009 Director Imaging department ASML
2005 - 2008 Director Randstedelijke Rekenkamer
2004 - 2009 Professor by special appointment Physics UvA
2002 - 2005 Director scientific institute AMOLF in Amsterdam
2000 - 2002 Management consultant at McKinsey & Company
1999 - 2004 Professor by special appointment Chemistry VU University
1996 - 2000 Department head and member MT AMOLF
1992 - 2000 Scientific researcher AMOLF
1991 Scientific researcher University of Virginia
1990 PhD Physics at the UvA (cum laude)
1987 Masters Physics at the UvA (cum laude)
Since 2010 Member board Stichting De
Since 2010 Member Supervisory board FOM-Institute NIKHEF
Since 2009 CEO WTCW nv
Since 2009 Member Supervisory board EU network ATTOFEL
2009 -2011 Member Supervisory board NBIC
2009 -2011 Chairman Supervisory board New Energy Docks
2008 - 2010 Member Supervisory board UvA Holding bv
Since 2006 Member Scientific Advisory Council Casimir Research School
2006 5 October Inaugural lecture UvA
2006 Author book Mastering your PhD with advises for young (science-) professionals.
2006 Chairman 'commissie techniek' (commission preparing restructuring technical
support Faculty of Science UvA)
2004 - 2005 Chairman selection four professors for TU Delft in the field of experimental
2004 - 2005 Board member and co-founder Nationale Denktank
2003 - 2005 Executive WTCW nv
Bart Noordam is author of over 130 scientific articles of which 23 were published in the prestigious journal Physical Review Letters .
Publications in Physical Review Letters
C. S. E. van Ditzhuijzen, A. F. Koenderink, J. V. Hernández, F. Robicheaux, L. D. Noordam and H. B. van Linden van den Heuvell, Radio-frequency driven dipole-dipole interactions in spatially separated volumes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 243201 (2008).
A. Gürtler, F. Robicheaux, M.J.J. Vrakking, W.J. van der
Zande and L.D. Noordam, Carrier phase dependence in the
ionization of Rydberg atoms by short radio-frequency pulses : a
model system for high order harmonic generation, Phys.
Rev. Lett. 92, 063901 (2004).
A. Gürtler, F. Robicheaux, W.J. van der Zande and L.D. Noordam, Asymmetry in the strong-field ionization of Rydberg atoms by few-cycle pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 033002 (2004).
A. Wetzels, A. Guertler, L.D. Noordam, F. Robicheaux, C. Dinu, H.G. Muller, M.J.J. Vrakking and W.J. van der Zande, Rydberg state ionization by half cycle pulse excitation: Strong kicks create slow electrons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 273003 (2002).
C. Wesdorp, F. Robicheaux and L.D. Noordam, Displacing Rydberg Electrons: The Mono-Cycle Nature of Half-Cycle Pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 83001 (2001).
C. W. Rella, , F. Texier, L. D. Noordam and F. Robicheaux, Relative phase measurement of a Rydberg Stark wave packet in the vicinity of the saddle point, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 4233 (2000).
H. G. Muller and L. D. Noordam, Reply to a comment by Madsen on Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 5024 (1999), Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 899 (2000).
C. Wesdorp, F. Robicheaux and L.D. Noordam, Field induced electron - ion recombination, a novel route towards neutral (anti-) matter, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3799 (2000).
F. Robicheaux and L.D. Noordam, Coherent scattering with pulsed matter beams, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3735 (2000).
J.B.M. Warntjes, C. Wesdorp, F. Robicheaux and L.D. Noordam, Stepwise Electron Emission from Autoionizing Magnesium Stark States, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 512 (1999).
H. G. Muller and L. D. Noordam, Suppression of angular momentum mixing in the photoexcitation of Rydberg states, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 5024(1999).
G. M. Lankhuijzen, F. Robicheaux and L. D. Noordam, Time-gated photoionization spectroscopy of cesium Rydberg wavepackets in an electric field, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 2427 (1997).
R. B. Vrijen, G. M. Lankhuijzen and L. D. Noordam, Delayed electron emission in the ionization of Rydb erg atoms with half-cycle THz pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 617 (1997).
G. M. Lankhuijzen and L. D. Noordam, Streak-camera probingof rubidium Rydbergwavepacket decay in anelectric field, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1784 (1996).
J. H. Hoogenraad, R. B. Vrijen, P. W. van Amersfoort, A. F. G. van der Meer and L. D. Noordam, Far infrared four-photon ionization of lithium Rydberg atoms bypassing a Cooper minimum, Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4579 (1995).
G. M. Lankhuijzen and L. D. Noordam, Half-cycle microwave excitation of rubidium Rydberg atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 355 (1995).
M. P. de Boer, J. H. Hoogenraad, R. B. Vrijen, L. D. Noordam, and H. G. Muller, Indications of high-intensity adiabatic stabilization in neon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 3263 (1993).
B. Broers, J. F. Christian, J. H. Hoogenraad, W. J. van der Zande, H. B. van Linden van den Heuvell and L. D. Noordam, Time-resolved dynamics of electronic wave packets above the classical field-ionisation threshold, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 344 (1993).
R. B. Vrijen, J. H. Hoogenraad, H. G. Muller and L. D. Noordam, Rydberg excitation in xenon by the rising edge of a femtosecond laser pulse, Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 3016 (1993).
B. Broers, H. B. van Linden van den Heuvell and L. D. Noordam, Efficient Population transfer in a three-level ladder system by frequency swept ultrashort pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 2062 (1992).
L. D. Noordam, H. Stapelfeldt, D. I. Duncan and T. F. Gallagher, Redistribution of Rydberg states by intense picosecond pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 1496 (1992).
H. Stapelfeldt, D. G. Papaioannou, L. D. Noordam and T. F. Gallagher, Inner-electron multiphoton ionization of barium Rydberg states with picosecond pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 3223 (1991).
A. ten Wolde, L.D. Noordam, A. Lagendijk and H.B. van Linden van den Heuvell, Observation of radially localized atomic electron wave packets, Phys. Rev. Lett. 61, 2099 (1988).
Mastering your PhD
Together with Patricia Gosling I co-authored the book Mastering your PhD , published by Springer-Verlag in 2006 (2nd edition 2010). The books helps guide PhD students through their graduate student days. We regularly write for the column Science to help PhD students achieve their doctorates. In a recent Column for Nature we discussed how to start a post-PhD career in an economic downturn.
In 2010 a Japanese translation of the book is published.
- A. Tauschinsky, C.S.E. van Ditzhuijzen, L.D. Noordam & H.B. van Linden van den Heuvell (2008). Radio-frequency-driven dipole-dipole interactions in spatially separated volumes. Physical Review A, 78(6), 063409.[go to publisher's site]
- C.S.E. van Ditzhuijzen, A.F. Koenderink, J.V. Hernández, F. Robicheaux, L.D. Noordam & H.B. van Linden van den Heuvell (2008). Spatially resolved observation of dipole-dipole interaction between Rydberg atoms. Physical Review Letters, 100(24), 243201.