Downloadable publications of N.P. Landsman


Foundations of Quantum Theory: From Classical Concepts to Operator Algebras (Springer Open Access)

1. Consistent real-time propagators for any spin, mass, temperature and density, Physics Letters B172, 46-48 (1986).
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2. Real- and imaginary-time field theory at finite temperature and density, Phys. Rep. 145, 141-249 (1987).
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3. Hilbert space and propagator in thermal field theory, Physical Review Letters 60, 1909-1912 (1988).
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4. Non-shell unstable particles in thermal field theory, Annals of Physics (N.Y.) 186, 141-205 (1988).
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6. Limitations to dimensional reduction at high temperature, Nuclear Physics B322, 498-530 (1989).
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7. Large-mass and high-temperature behaviour in perturbative quantum field theory, Communications in Mathematical Physics 125, 643-660 (1989).
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8. Dimensional reduction at high temperature revisited (with E.L.M. Koopman), Physics Letters B223, 421-424 (1989).
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9. A gauge-independent coupling constant in thermal QCD, Physics Letters B232, 240-246 (1989).
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10. C*-algebraic quantization and the origin of topological quantum effects, Letters in Mathematical Physics 20, 11-18 (1990).
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11. Quantization and superselection sectors I. Transformation group algebras, Reviews in Mathematical Physics 2, 45-72 (1990).
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12. Quantization and superselection sectors II. Dirac Monopole and Aharonov-Bohm effect, Reviews in Mathematical Physics 2, 73-104 (1990).
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14. The geometry of inequivalent quantizations (with N. Linden), Nuclear Physics B365, 121-160 (1991).
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15. Superselection rules from Dirac and BRST quantization of constrained systems (with N. Linden), Nuclear Physics B371, 415-433 (1992).
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16. Induced representations, gauge fields, and quantization on homogeneous spaces, Reviews in Mathematical Physics 4, 503-528 (1992).
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19. Deformations of algebras of observables and the classical limit of quantum mechanics, Rev. Math. Phys 5, 775-806 (1993).
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20. Quantization and classicization: from Jordan-Lie algebras of observables to gauge fields, Class. Quantum Gravity 10, S101-S108 (1993).
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22. Strict deformation quantization of a particle in external gravitational and Yang-Mills fields, J. Geom. Phys. 12, 93-132 (1993).
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23. Classical and quantum representation theory, Proc. Sem. Math. Struct. Field Theory 1989-1990, CWI-syllabus nr 39, 135-163 (1996)
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24. Robustness in quantum measurements, J. Math. Phys. 34, 5441--5450 (1993)
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26. Rieffel induction as generalized quantum Marsden-Weinstein reduction, J. Geom. Phys. 15, 285-319 (1995)
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27. Observation and superselection in quantum mechanics, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 26, 45-73 (1995)
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28. Massless particles, electromagnetism, and Rieffel induction, Rev. Math. Phys. 7, 923-958 (1995)
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29. The Stueckelberg-Kibble model as an example of quantized symplectic reduction, J. Math. Phys. 37, 2731-2747 (1996)
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30. Local Quantum Physics, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 27, 511-525 (1996)
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31. Classical behaviour in quantum mechanics: a transition probability approach, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B10, 1545-1554 (1996)
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32. Against the Wheeler-DeWitt equation, Class. Quantum Grav. 12, L119-L123 (1995)
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33. The quantization of constrained systems: from symplectic reduction to Rieffel induction, Proc. XIV'th Workshop on Geometric Methods in Physics, Bia\l owieza, 1995
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34. Poisson spaces with a transition probability, Rev. Math. Phys. 9, 29-57 (1997)
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35. Simple new axioms for quantum mechanics, Proc. Quantum Structures '96, Plenum Press, 1997
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37. Constrained quantization and theta-angles, Nucl. Phys. B502, 537-560 (1997)
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38. Quantum Mechanics on Phase Space, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 30, 287-305 (1999)
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39. Constrained quantization in algebraic field theory, Proc. XIIth International Congress of Mathematical Physics, Brisbane 1997
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40. Representations of the infinite unitary group from constrained quantization, J. Nonlin. Math. Phys. 6, 1-20 (1999)
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41. Lie groupoid C*-algebras and Weyl quantization, Commun. Math. Phys. 206, 367-381 (1999)
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42. Strict quantization of coadjoint orbits, J. Math. Phys. 39, 6372-6383 (1998)
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43. Twisted Lie group C*-algebras as strict quantizations, Lett. Math. Phys. 46, 181-188 (1998)
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44. Quantization of singular systems and incomplete motions, in Current Topics in Mathematical Cosmology
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45. Hall's coherent states, the Cameron-Martin theorem, and the quantization of Yang-Mills theory on a circle, Proc. Bialowieza 1998
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46. Comment on ``What is a gauge transformation in quantum mechanics?'' by C. Rovelli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1070 (1999)
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47. Compact quantum groupoids, Proc. Goslar 1999
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48. Quantization of Poisson algebras associated to Lie algebroids, Proc. Boulder 1999
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49. Quantized reduction as a tensor product, Proc. Oberwolfach 1999
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50. Bicategories of operator algebras and Poisson manifolds, Proc. Siena 2000
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51. The Muhly-Renault-Williams theorem for Lie groupoids and its classical counterpart, Lett. Math. Phys. 54, 43-59 (2000)
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52. Operator algebras and Poisson manifolds associated to groupoids, Comm. Math. Phys. 222, 97-116 (2001)
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53. Getting even with Heisenberg, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 33, 297-325 (2002)
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54. Quantization as a functor, Proc Manchester 2001
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55. Quantization and the tangent groupoid, Proc Constanta 2001
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56. Deformation quantization and the Baum-Connes conjecture, Comm.Math.Phys. 237, 87-103 (2003)
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57. Functorial quantization and the Guillemin-Sternberg conjecture, Twenty Years of Bialowieza (2005)
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58. Quantum mechanics and representation theory: the new synthesis, Acta Applicandae Mathematica 81, 167-189 (2004)
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59. Lie groups and Lie algebroids in physics and noncommutative geometry. J. Geometry and Physics 56, 24-54 (2006).
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60. When champions meet: Rethinking the Bohr-Einstein debate. Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 37, 212-242 (2006).
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61. Between classical and quantum, Handbook of the Philosophy of Science Vol. 2: Philosophy of Physics, Part A, pp. 417-553 (2007).
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62. The Guillemin-Sternberg conjecture for noncompact groups and spaces (with P. Hochs), J. of K-Theory 1, 473-533 (2008).
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63. Entries in the Compendium of Quantum Physics, Eds. D. Greenberger, K. Hentschel, and F. Weinert (Springer, 2009):
[Algebraic quantum mechanics, pp. 6-9]
[The Born rule and its interpretation, pp. 64-70]
[Quantization (systematic), pp. 510-513]
[Quasi-classical limit, pp. 626-629]

64. The principle of general tovariance (with C. Heunen and B. Spitters), Geometry and Physics, Proc. XVI Int. Fall Workshop, Lisbon 2007, pp. 93-102
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65. A topos for algebraic quantum theory (with C. Heunen and B. Spitters), Commun. Math. Phys. 291, 63-110 (2009)
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66. Macroscopic observables and the Born rule, Rev. Math. Phys. 20, 1173-1190 (2008)
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67. Intuitionistic quantum logic of an n-level system (with M. Caspers, C. Heunen and B. Spitters), Found. Phys. 39, 731-759 (2009)
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68. The Bohrification of operator algebras and quantum logic (with C. Heunen and B. Spitters), Synthese 186, 719-752 (2012)
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69. Bohrification (with C. Heunen and B. Spitters), in "Deep Beauty" (ed. H. Halvorson)
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70. The Gelfand spectrum of a noncommutative C*-algebra: a topos-theoretic approach (with C. Heunen, B. Spitters, and S. Wolters), J. Australian Math. Soc.90, 32-59 (2011)
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71. A Flea on Schroedinger's Cat (with R. Reuvers), Found. Phys. 43, 373-407 (2013)
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72. Quantization and superselection sectors III: Multiply connected spaces and indistinguishable particles, Rev. Math. Phys. 28, 1650019 (2016)
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73. Spontaneous symmetry breaking in quantum systems: Emergence or reduction?, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 44, 379-394 (2013)
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74. Constraints on determinism: Bell versus Conway & Kochen (with E. Cator), Found. Phys. 44, 781-791 (2014)
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75. The Fine-Tuning Argument, in The Challenge of Chance, eds. Klaas Landsman and Ellen van Wolde (Springer, 2016)
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76. A bounded transform approach to self-adjoint operators: Functional calculus and affiliated von Neumann algebras (with C. Budde), Annals of Functional Analysis 7, 411-420 (2016)
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77. Quantisation commutes with singular reduction: cotangent bundles of compact Lie groups (wit J. Boeijink and W. van Suijlekom), submitted to Rev. Math. Phys.
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78. On the notion of free will in the Free Will Theorem, SHPMP 57, 98-103 (2017)
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79. On the Colbeck-Renner Theorem, J. Math. Phys. 56, 122103 (2015)
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80. Bohrification: From classical concepts to commutative algebras, in: Niels Bohr in the 21st Century, eds. J. Faye, J. Folse
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81. The Kadison-Singer conjecture (with M. Stevens), Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 17, 41-46 (2016)
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82. Symmetries in exact Bohrification (with A.J. Lindenhovius), Realtity and Measurement in Algebraic Quantum Theory, eds. J. Butterfield, H. Halvorson, M. Redei, Y. Kitajima, F. Buscemi, M. Ozawa (Springer, 2018), in press
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83. The logic of quantum mechanics (revisited), New Spaces in Mathematics and Physics: Formal and Philosophical Reflections, eds. G. Catren and M. Anel (Springer, 2018), in press

Educational (in Dutch)

Bestaat Toeval? De Bell-ongelijkheden
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Bestaat Toeval? De Stellingen van Conway, Kochen en Specker
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Lecture Notes

Noncommutative Geometry (2010)
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Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking and the Higgs Mechanism (2011)
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Quantum Phase Transitions (2012)
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Propositielogica (2017)
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Predikaatlogica (2017)
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Verzamelingenleer (2017)
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Inleiding in de Wiskunde (2017)
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Introductory Mathematical Physics (2018)
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Foundations of General Relativity (2018)
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Book reviews:

John von Neumann: The Scientific Genius who Pioneered the Modern Computer, Game Theory, Nuclear Deterrence, and Much More by N. Macrea, and John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener: From Mathematics to the Technologies of Life and Death by S. Heims (in Dutch)
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QED and the Men Who Made it by S.S. Schweber (in Dutch)
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An Introduction to Noncommutative Spaces and their Geometries by G. Landi (in Dutch)
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Quantum Field Theory for Mathematicians by R. Ticciati (in Dutch)
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The Physics of Quantum Fields by M. Stone
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Analytic K-Homology by N. Higson and J. Roe (in Dutch)
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Stochastic Processes and Operator Calculus on Quantum Groups by U. Franz and R. Schott (in Dutch)
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State Spaces of Operator Algebras by E. Alfsen and F. Shultz (in Dutch)
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Guardians of the Humanist Legacy: The Classicism of T.S. Eliot's Criterion Network and its Relevance to our Postmodern World door Jeroen Vanheste en Beginnen met Filosofie: Met andere ogen kijken naar je eigen leven door Luc Ferry (in Dutch)
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Michael Frayn's "Copenhagen" in Debate: Historical Essays and Documents on the 1941 Meeting Between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg
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Maximilian Schlosshauer, Decoherence and the Quantum-To-Classical Transition (Springer, Berlin, 2007)
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Brian Davies, Linear Operators and their Spectra (CUP, 2007)
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Alisa Bokulich, Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism (CUP, 2008)
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Ad Maas, Newton in Nederland; Floris Cohen, Isaac Newton en het ware weten; Maris van Haandel en Gert Heckman, Op de schouders van reuzen: de mechanica van Isaac Newton; Niccolo Guicciardini, Isaac Newton on mathematical certainty and method
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Jeroen van Dongen, Einstein's Unification [ pdf ]

Popular articles (in Dutch):

1. De erfenis van Dirac en von Neumann (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 64 (1998), 151-153)
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2. Heisenberg en de Duitse atoombom (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 67 (2001), 178-181)
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3. Hoe geef ik een wiskundige voordracht? (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/2 (2001), 351-355)
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4. Wiskunde aan de grenzen van de natuurkunde (oratie Universiteit van Amsterdam, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/3 (2002), 24-32)
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5. Wie was Thomas Young? (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 69 (2003), 40-44) b
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6. De dramatiek van de natuurkunde: toneelstukken van Frayn en Rijnders onder de loep (Kunst en Wetenschap 12 (2) (2003), 5-8)
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7. Briljante gifmenger: een portret van Isaac Newton (Academische Boekengids 39 (juni 2003), 13-14)
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8. De indexstelling van Atiyah en Singer (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/5 (2004), 207-211)
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9. Op het kruispunt (oratie Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/6 (2005), 206-214)
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10. No pain, no gain (Universum Lezing, 21-11-2005)
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11. Waarom is er iets en niet niets? De visie van Hans Kueng (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 72 (2006), 270-272)
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12. Bestaat Toeval? (Nieuwe Wiskrant 26 (1) (2006), 21-26)
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13. Op zoek naar de intellectueel (Civis Mundi 46 (1) (2007), 40-49)
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14. Taal en werkelijkheid: Einstein tegen Bohr (BLIND!)
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15. Plato, wiskunde en het gymnasium (Amphora 25 (6) (2006), 8-10)
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16. Blijf niet mokkend aan de kant staan (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/8 (2007), 51-55)
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17. Toeval is logisch (Nieuwe Wiskrant 26 (4) (2007), 42-47)
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18. A random walk down Wall Street (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/9 (2008), 18-23)
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19. Where have all the students gone? (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/9 (2008), 138-140)
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20. German version: Sag, wo die Studenten sind [pdf]

21. Wanneer ga ik dood? (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 74 (2008), 98-101)
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22. Wiskundetoernooi 2008: wat kun je nu eigenlijk met wiskunde? (met Dion Coumans en Mirte Dekkers) (Nieuwe Wiskrant 28, 12-14 2008)
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23. Christiaan Huygens: Traite de la Lumiere (met Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis, concept), Jan Bos en Erik Geleijns (red.), Hoogtepunten uit de STCN, 2009
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24. Tegen de harde knip! (Impuls, januari 2009, 53-55)
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25. De scriptie van Hanneke Janssen (Impuls, januari 2009, 22-25)
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26. Spiritualiteit tussen kwal en kosmos (Sprituele Wetenschappers, red. Manon Duintjer, 2009)
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27. Terug naar de werkelijkheid (Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/10 (2009), 48-50)
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28. De overval: Fox-IT (met Matthijs Coster en Bart Jacobs, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/10 (2009), 91-93)
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29. De "Vrije Wil-Stelling van Conway en Kochen, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/10 (2009), 228-234
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30. De overval: AllOptions (met Hans Melissen en Wil Schilders), Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/10 (2009), 245-249.
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31. Wiskunde opstuwen in de vaart der volkeren: interview met Chris Zaal (met Rainer Kaenders), Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/11 (2010), 39-42
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32. Newton voor Jan en alleman, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/11 (2010), 178-184
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33. The flashes of insight never came for free: interview with Alain Connes (with Gunther Cornelissen and Walter van Suijlekom), Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/11 (2010), 250-256
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34. Het mysterie van het lijk in de Waal (met Tom Huls en Tim Verheijen), Pythagoras 50(2), 22-25 (2010)

35. Interview met Richard Gill, Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/13 (2012), 84-91
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36. The Dutch mathematical landscape, NWO cluster evaluation booklet (2010)
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37. Oosterse Wortelsoep voor 2 (!) presonen (Volgens Bartjes, juli 2012, pp. 4-6)
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38. De kenniseconomie valt niet centraal te sturen (door Willem Halffman, Floris Heukelom, Klaas Landman, Christoph Luethy, Esther-Mirjam Sent, Robert-Jan Wille
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39. De universiteit verdient meer vertrouwen, Volkskrant Opinie en Debat (door Willem Halffman, Floris Heukelom, Klaas Landman, Christoph Luethy, Esther-Mirjam Sent, Robert-Jan Wille
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40. Wetenschap en welvaart: een paradoxaal krachtenveld, VAWO-VISIE 46 no.1, pp. 9-15 (2014) en Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/15 (2014) 89-95.
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41. 100 jaar Algemene Relativiteitstheorie, Voxweb 15-11-2015

42. Wiskunde is al moeilijk genoeg in het Nederlands, Voxweb oktober 2016
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43. Mulholland Estates, Volgens Bartjens oktober 2016
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44. Als het water stijgt: Over investeren in de fundamentele wetenschap (2017)

45. Afscheid, Volgens Bartjens (herfst 2017)
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46. Veehouderij is zo goed als failliet, Volkskrant Opinie en Debat, 14 juni 2018 (met H. Moll. P. Struik, R. Vonk e.a.)
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47. Beter geslagen door de waarheid dan gekust door een leugen, www.degrotevragen.nl, 21 juni 2018
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