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  Printed optics by ultrafast laser nanostructuring of transparent materials
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Kazansky
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Peter Kazansky. Project description. High-power ultrafast lasers enable the new technique of direct optical writing for patterning waveguides, micro- and nano-structures in three dimensions, to provide entirely new functionalities in optoelectronics.
  Quantum biology on a chip: investigating the optical properties of single biomolecules within nanofabricated photonic devices
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr L Sapienza
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Luca Sapienza. Project description. The progress in fundamental science and technology has allowed researchers to explore intriguing, but often elusive, quantum effects in atoms, ions and semiconductor nanostructures.
  Scaleable heralded single-photon sources
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Prof P Smith
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Co-supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith, Dr James Gates & Dr Christopher Holmes. Project description. Our team specialises in the development and manufacturing of novel optoelectronic devices for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors and laser optics.
  Semiconductor devices for nonlinear photonics and applications
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Dr A Peacock
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Anna Peacock. Project description. Semiconductor photonics is fast becoming one of the most active areas of research, offering optoelectronic solutions for a wide range of applications not only in telecoms, but also in medicine, imaging, spectroscopy, and sensing.
  Simulation of large-amplitude gust interaction with rigid wings
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in nonlinear computational aeroelasticity and aerodynamics.
  Sparsification of reduced order models for fluid and fluid-structure problems
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in multi-disciplinary computational aero-sciences driven by the technologies needed for next-generation aerospace systems.
  Synthesis of new types of nanoparticles and their antimicrobial resistance
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr A Kanaras
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Antonios Kanaras (Physics). Co-supervisor Prof Myron Christodoulides (Medicine). Project description. Background.
  The investigation of the physical phenomena of porous electrospray propulsion devices for micro and nano satellites
  Research Group: Astronautics
  Dr C Ryan
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Charlie Ryan. Co-supervisor Professor John Shrimpton. Project description. Typical high performance electric propulsion options for large satellites, such as gridded ion thrusters or Hall Effect thrusters, do not work well for nano satellites.
  Ultrafast reconfigurable Nanophotonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Prof O L Muskens
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Otto Muskens. Project description. Applications are invited for a postgraduate researcher to join a research project in the Integrated Nanophotonics group at the University of Southampton.
  Ultra-fast X-ray Imaging of Nanoscale Quantum Materials
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr M Newton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Marcus Newton. Project description. A long standing dream of chemical physics is to directly observe atomic motions during the event of a quantum phase transition from one state to another.
  Ultra-stable fibre optics using new-generation optical fibres
  Dr R Slavik
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Radan Slavik. Co-supervisor Professor Francesco Poletti, Dr. Eric R. Numkam Fokoua. Project description.
  Up-conversion detectors based on PPLN waveguides (Miniaturising components for imagining in low light)
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr C Gawith
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith. Co-supervisor Prof Peter Smith. Project description. Our team of 20 researchers specialises in the development and manufacture of novel optoelectronic components for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors, and laser optics.
  Wide-band optical fibre amplifiers for the next generation of internet
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Dr D J Richards
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu. Project description. We are looking for applicants with a background in physics, material sciences or engineering to develop the technology needed to support the internet of the future.
  Chalcogenide and Heavy Metal Oxide based waveguide devices for on-chip Mid-IR spectrometer
  Dr S Ganapathy, Prof J Wilkinson
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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University of Southampton - Optoelectronics Research Centre. The Optoelectronics Research Centre has a 40-year track record of pioneering contributions in photonics and is currently one of the largest and most dynamic research centres in this field world-wide.
  On-chip dielectric micro/nano structures for Mid-IR and Raman Spectroscopic signal enhancement for biomarker diagnostics
  Dr S Ganapathy, Prof J Wilkinson
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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PhD Studentship. On-chip dielectric micro/nano structures for Mid-IR and Raman Spectroscopic signal enhancement for biomarker diagnostics.
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