dr. M.P. (Marcel) Bruijn
Instrument science group
My profile description
My main task at SRON is to lead the lithography section (part of the Instrument Science Group). Within this work I am also responsible for guarding the operation of equipment of the section in the clean room and make the plans for future equipment.
I am involved in many of the projects where people of my section are assigned to.
Personally, I lead work packages for the development of X-ray micro calorimeters (as planned for the X-IFU instrument on Athena). We are heading towards fabrication of arrays (4000 for Athena) with world class sensitivity. I have been involved with the research of other cryogenic detectors (superconducting tunnel junctions and micro-bolometers) that did not make it (yet?) for space application.
I lead the work packages for development of the lithographic components in the FDM read out of TES based detector arrays. I have developed the superconducting LC filter chips and the superconducting flexible connection elements.