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Theodorus "Theo" Henricus Maria Rasing (born 26 May 1953) is a Dutch professor of experimental physics at Radboud University Nijmegen. His expertise lies in the field of magneto-optics. He was a winner of the 2008 Spinoza Prize.


Rasing was born on 26 May 1953 in Didam. In 1976 he obtained a cum laude degree in physics from Radboud University Nijmegen. He obtained his doctorate from the same university in 1982. In 1997 he became professor at Radboud University Nijmegen.

In 2008 he was one of four winners of the Dutch Spinoza Prize and received a 1,5 million euro grant. In 2013 Rasing won a 2,5 million euro Advanced Grant by the European Research Council for a research proposal titled 'magnetisation at its fastest'.

Rasing became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.

In February 2015 the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant listed Rasing second on a list of funds obtained by researchers.


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