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, to appear 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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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
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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, Vox 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)