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  Doctor of Engineering (Eng D): Ultra-High-Q Integrated Optical Microresonators for Frequency Comb Generation (NPL)
  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
  Prof D Reid, Prof M Sorel
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Integrated photonics is a major emerging technological field with the potential for massive impact on the biomedical, security, defence, transportation, telecoms and other sectors.
  PhD - Advanced optical systems for terabit free-space communications (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB)
  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
  Prof D Reid, Dr M P J Lavery
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Next generation mobile communications networks, such as 6G will revolutionise the way we interact with technology, enabling super high-speed connections to our mobile devices.
  PhD - Laser sources and semiconductor optical amplifiers for free-space orbital angular momentum communication systems (Huawei Technologies Sweden AB)
  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
  Prof D Reid, Dr L Hou, Prof J Marsh
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Wavelength division multiplexed(WDM)optical transceivers and semiconductor optical amplifiers have been highly engineered for use within optical fibre networking and are a key enabling technologies that are at the heart of our optical communications systems.
  PhD: Atmospheric monitoring for next generation cable free optical communication technologies (British Telecom)
  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
  Prof D Reid, Dr M P J Lavery
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Cable-free optical communication systems are vital for building the communication networks of the future. Traditionally wireless connections have been based on radio or microwave systems.
  Semiconductor Single‑Photon Detection in the Short-Wave Infrared (EPS2020/18)
  Prof G Buller
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Development of new experimental approaches to semiconductor based single‑photon detection via hybrid geometry/material single photon detectors.
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

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We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
  Fully funded PhD opportunity in Seismology which aims at characterizing the active tectonics along with the seismic and volcanic hazards in the Red Sea and western Saudi Arabia, with particular focus on the transform fault systems
  Dr L Parisi, Dr S Jonsson, Dr M Mai
Applications accepted all year round

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We seek a highly motivated PhD student to join our research teams in Computational Earthquake Seismology (CES) and Crustal Deformation and InSAR (CDI) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
  Towards a self-healing hydrogen-powered fuel-cell: Fully funded PhD studentship in Engineering Department at Lancaster University, funded by the Leverhulme Centre for Material Social Futures Research and Engineering Department.
  Dr H Lin, Dr R Dawson, Prof M Büscher
Application Deadline: 1 August 2020

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The Leverhulme PhD Training Centre for Material Social Futures brings together concepts and approaches from across the disciplines to help produce futures that people want and the world needs.
  A miniature atomic clock using endohedral fullerene molecules
  Dr E Laird
Applications accepted all year round

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Atomic clocks are the most precise scientific instruments ever made, and are key to advanced technologies for navigation, communication, and radar.
  Studying quantum motion using a vibrating carbon nanotube
  Dr E Laird
Applications accepted all year round

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To predict the behaviour of a small particle, for example, an electron moving through a molecule, it is essential to use the concept of quantum superposition – the particle may traverse a superposition of multiple paths simultaneously.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage

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This well-established EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage delivers a 4-year doctoral training programme under the partnership between Queen's University Belfast and the University of Glasgow and additional collaboration partner the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC).
  Non—invasive instrumentation development for particle accelerators on the basis of Cherenkov diffraction radiation
  Dr P Karataev
Applications accepted all year round

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Cherenkov diffraction radiation appears when a charged particle moves in the vicinity of and parallel to a dielectric interface. The intensity is proportional to the length of the radiator.
  PhD in glass and glass-ceramic materials for waste immobilisation applications
  Prof Paul Bingham
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD candidates with a passion for materials science, engineering, physics and/or chemistry, applied to the fields of energy and the environment, should apply.
  Low-field NMR studies to probe motion and dynamics in rock pore structures
  Dr C D'Agostino
Applications accepted all year round

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Quantification of transport and dynamics in rock pore structures is essential for understanding, optimising and enhancing oil and gas recovery as well as assess the capacity and effectiveness for CO2 storage.
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

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We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Delivering Quantum Technologies

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4-year PhD programme in quantum technology and quantum systems engineering. • Quantum technologies involve control and manipulation of quantum states to achieve results not possible with classical matter, transforming measurement, communication and computation.
  Additive Manufacture using Directed Energy Deposition of Advanced Metal Alloys
  Prof S Newman
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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Project supervisor. Professor Stephen Newman. Information queries. Prof S Newman ([email protected]). Project. Additive manufacturing (AM) has revolutionised how parts are designed and manufactured.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science

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The Centre for Doctoral training in Aerosol Science is now recruiting to our 4-year PhD programme for 2020 entry.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future (Sensor CDT)

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future (Sensor CDT), at the University of Cambridge, is looking for aspirational, enthusiastic and open-minded students to join its vibrant environment.
  Hardware Implementations of Differential Privacy for Low-Power Energy-Scavenged Sensors
  Dr P Stanley-Marbell
Applications accepted all year round

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The Physical Computation Laboratory is seeking a PhD student to work on a project developing new **Hardware Implementations of Differential Privacy for Low-Power Energy-Scavenged Sensors**.
  New Computer Architectures for Probabilistic Computer Vision
  Dr P Stanley-Marbell
Applications accepted all year round

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The Physical Computation Laboratory is seeking a PhD student to work on a project developing new **Computer Architectures for Probabilistic Computer Vision Applications**.
  Sensor Scheduling Scheduling Algorithms for Low-Power Energy-Scavenged Sensors
  Dr P Stanley-Marbell
Applications accepted all year round

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The Physical Computation Laboratory is seeking a PhD student to work on a project developing new **Sensor Scheduling Scheduling Algorithms for Low-Power Energy-Scavenged Sensors**.
  High-resolution Imaging of Near-Earth Objects and Space Debris: Real-Time Atmospheric Tomographic Signal Processing
  Dr SJ Weddell, Dr R Clare
Applications accepted all year round

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Our current research requires the development of a space situational awareness system for classifying Earth-orbiting artificial satellites.
  A Quantum Receiver for Classical Wireless Communication Systems
  Dr W. Popoola, Prof J Thompson
Application Deadline: 31 October 2020

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The aim of this study is to investigate Rydberg atoms as a receiver for classical digital communication systems. Rydberg atoms have very large radius and their valence electrons are very loosely bound.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage

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This well-established EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage delivers a 4-year doctoral training programme under the partnership between Queen's University Belfast and the University of Glasgow and additional collaboration partner the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC).
  Freeform metrology in an autonomous manufacturing environment
  Prof D Walker, Dr G Yu
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Project Introduction. The science of measurement is key to precision manufacturing in a global marketplace. Particularly challenging is the measurement of complex surfaces for lenses and mirror (e.g.
  Robotic Processing of surfaces from additive manufacturing
  Dr F Gao, Dr G Yu
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Project Introduction. This project focuses on a very topical development - additive-manufacture (3D-printing) of complex metal components.
  PhD in Instrumentation/Electronics: Development of a Novel Portable Ion Mobility Spectrometer
  Dr S Maher
Applications accepted all year round

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Ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) is a versatile analytical technique that allows general-purpose chemical detection and measurement.
  Understanding and dissecting microbial communities with Raman spectroscopy
  Prof R Goodacre
Applications accepted all year round

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We have shown that it is possible to label bacteria with heavy isotopes of carbon (13C) and nitrogen (15N) and this incorporation within cellular biomass of heavy isotopes has led to significant shifts in certain vibrational modes from amino acids and nucleic acids that can be readily detected with Raman spectroscopy.
  Super-resolved Terahertz Microscopy for Cellular Imaging
  Dr J Bowen
Applications accepted all year round

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"The goal of this research project is to develop a new terahertz microscopy technique for the imaging of live cells with a spatial resolution of better than 1 micrometre.
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