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  PhD POSITION - Advanced 3D optical imaging of endocrine signalling mechanisms in fish development
  Dr T Correia, Dr D Power, Dr R Guerra, Dr A Bassi
Application Deadline: 4 February 2020

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RESEARCH PROJECT. 3D optical imaging techniques can provide detailed information throughout mesoscopic scale (mm-cm) samples (e.g zebrafish).
  Laser Driven Relativistic Particle Acceleration
  Prof S Jamison
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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We seek a PhD candidate to undertake computational and theoretical research on laser driven relativistic particle beam acceleration.
  20 Funded PhD Positions in the IMPRS-CellDevoSys - Integrating Biology, Physics, Chemistry & Computer Science

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A 4-year PhD Program involving 3 renowned international institutes. the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, and the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.
  Doctoral candidate specializing in physics or a comparable subject
  Prof R Macdonald
Application Deadline: 26 January 2020

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VACANCY No. 19-91-8. The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the National Metrology Institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with scientific and technical service tasks.
  PhD Candidacy on Ultracold Polar Molecules in Optical Lattices
  Prof K Dieckmann
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Description. Are you looking for an experimental PhD project in the area of ultracold quantum gases? At the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) and the National University of Singapore we have an opening for a PhD research project to study a quantum gas of dipolar ground-state molecules.
  PhD POSITION - Advanced 3D optical imaging of endocrine signalling mechanisms in fish development
  Dr T Correia, Dr D Power, Dr R Guerra, Dr A Bassi
Application Deadline: 4 February 2020

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RESEARCH PROJECT. 3D optical imaging techniques can provide detailed information throughout mesoscopic scale (mm-cm) samples (e.g zebrafish).
  Simulating the Ising machine quantum computer
  Research Group: Theoretical Physics
  Prof P Drummond, Prof M Reid
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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In order to design a quantum computer, one has to understand the physics of how it operates. This project will develop a simulation of the Ising machine quantum computer, in a joint project with NTT Research, one of the largest international industrial research laboratories.
  PhD scholarships in Nanolaser Physics and Integrated Photonics

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We have open PhD projects within an evolving area of nanophotonics, funded by an ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.
  A New Generation of Terahertz Emitters: Exploiting Electron Spin
  Dr P Nutter, Dr D Graham, Prof T Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Recently, the emission of extremely broadband electromagnetic radiation, spanning from the mid- to far-infrared spectral regime and covering the so-called ‘terahertz gap’ in the spectrum, has been observed from ferromagnetic thin-film structures when exposed to femtosecond pulses of light.
  (BBSRC DTP CASE) Optical coherence tomography dynamic light scattering for the measurement of protein aggregation and particulate formation in biologic fluids
  Dr T Waigh, Prof J Lu, Dr M Dickinson
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Proteins are susceptible to aggregation during their production which can reduce their bioactivity and prevent their effective formulation in pharmaceutical products.
  A New Generation of Terahertz Emitters: Exploiting Electron Spin
  Dr P Nutter, Dr D Graham, Prof T Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Recently, the emission of extremely broadband electromagnetic radiation, spanning from the mid- to far-infrared spectral regime and covering the so-called ‘terahertz gap’ in the spectrum, has been observed from ferromagnetic thin-film structures when exposed to femtosecond pulses of light.
  PhD POSITION - Advanced 3D optical imaging of endocrine signalling mechanisms in fish development
  Dr T Correia, Dr D Power, Dr R Guerra, Dr A Bassi
Application Deadline: 4 February 2020

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RESEARCH PROJECT. 3D optical imaging techniques can provide detailed information throughout mesoscopic scale (mm-cm) samples (e.g zebrafish).
  Fibre-based mid-IR supercontinuum laser sources
  Dr C.A. Aguergaray, Prof N Broderick
Applications accepted all year round

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This 3-year PhD project is part of a grant funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand to study new pulse dynamics to improve the performance of current mid-IR fibre-based lasers.
  Optical Interferometric Biosensor with Lab-on-Chip
  Dr R Gupta
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to develop an interferometric biosensor integrated with microchip electrophoresis for potential applications in point-of-care diagnostics.
  Ultrafast Dynamics in Switches and Motors (MEECHSU20SF)
  Prof S Meech, Dr G Jones
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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A major goal of modern chemistry is the development of nanomolecular machines. It is quite certain that these, like any other machine, will require a source of power and a means of control; they will need molecular motors and molecular switches.
  Object Detection and Tracking Using High-Speed 3D Image Sensors
  Dr I Gyongy
Application Deadline: 29 June 2020

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3D image capture by existing LIDAR and Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors is typically limited to relatively low frame rates due to bottleneck issues in the data readout and/or the necessity for optical scanning to cover a sufficiently large field of view.
  PhD in Chemistry – Laser control over crystal nucleation
  Prof K Wynne
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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A 3.5-year EPSRC-funded PhD studentship is offered in the Chemical Photonics group of Prof. Klaas Wynne at the University of Glasgow (http://www.wijnne.com/) to investigate laser control over crystal nucleation.
  Next generation infrared photon counting technologies
  Prof RH Hadfield
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The ability to detect single photons underpins a host of emerging quantum technology applications. In this project you will design and develop advanced superconducting nanowire detectors and arrays for infrared photon counting.
  PhD in experimental quantum technologies and atomic physics
  Dr T Fernholz
Applications accepted all year round

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A fully funded PhD position is available in the Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics Group at the University of Nottingham. Our research is focused on the development of quantum sensors, ranging from measurements of inertial forces for navigation to highly sensitive magnetometers for medical imaging of the heart and the brain.
  Toward Artificial Photosynthesis: understanding how porphyrin’s structure and environment influence the early electronic and nuclear dynamics
  Dr A Chauvet
Applications accepted all year round

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The Sun represents an unlimited source of energy that can be harvested and ultimately converted to electricity. Solar energy is therefore the solution to not only depart from fossil fuels, but also to respond to the ever-increasing energy needs of our society.
  Towards heterogeneous integration of photonic and electronic devices in microsystems
  Prof J Heffernan, Dr K Groom
Applications accepted all year round

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A funded PhD Studentship (UK/EU only) is available for research into III-V compound semiconductor structures tailored specifically for integration within a micro-transfer print process for heterogeneous integration of photonic and electronic devices in microsystems.
  Nanoscale quantum physics and quantum information processing with electrons and atoms in semiconductor quantum dots
  Research Group: Inorganic Semiconductors
  Dr E Chekhovich
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoscale semiconductor structures have attracted considerable attention for potential applications in quantum information processing, energy harvesting, and photonics.
  KESS2 Scholarship: Study of a low cost robust external cavity based speckle free diode laser
  Dr A Roula
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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This is a funded PhD, including a generous stipend and tuition fees, with well-resourced circumstances for a successful scholarship.Here is an exciting opportunity to study new methods of laser beam shaping which could lead to entirely new approaches in enhancing laser illumination for applications such as machine vision, metrology, and projection imaging.
  PhD Studentship – Synthesis of new Chromophors to use in Optoelectronic applications
  Dr R Rios Torres
Applications accepted all year round

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Gas sensing plays a key role in enabling many different technologies used to monitor the emissions from different sources. Photonic gas sensors exhibit unique advantages of building a CMOS-compatible, cost-effective, and portable sensing system fully integrated on a single chip.
  Advanced ultra-short pulse two-micron fibre lasers
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Jonathan Price. Project description. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with a background in physics, material sciences or engineering to join us on a fibre lasers project.
  Communications applications of hollow-core optical fibres
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Petropoulos
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Periklis Petropoulos. Co-supervisor Professor David Richardson. Project description. We are looking for applicants with a background in physics, material sciences or engineering to work on pioneering research projects on hollow-core optical fibres.
  Development of novel fibre laser sources based on multicore fibre technology
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Di Lin. Project description.
  Fibre laser based mid infrared source development
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu. Project description.
  High-Power Laser Delivery in Hollow Core Fibres
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Hans Christian Mulvad and Dr Lin Xu. Project description.
  Hollow Core Fibres for Mid-infrared Gas Sensing, Quantum Optics & Metrology
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr N Wheeler
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Natalie Wheeler. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu, Prof. David Richardson. Project description. This project focusses on exploiting novel hollow core fibres to make new mid-infrared devices.
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