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Part-funded PhD Opportunity - Fabrication and characterisation of ultra-small and ultra-efficiency micro-LEDs for visible light communications

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

Applications are invited for a part-funded 3.5 year PhD studentship to work on fabrication and characterisation of ultra-small and ultra-efficiency micro-LEDs for visible light communications.

The studentships are based within the Centre for GaN Materials and Devices. Led by Professor Tao Wang the Centre is equipped with two advanced III-nitride based MOVPE systems, comprehensive optical systems for advanced research on III-nitrides, and a number of facilities for device fabrication and device testing.

The Centre for GaN Materials and Devices is part of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at The University of Sheffield.

Academic requirements

This project will best suit a graduate in Physics or Electronic & Electrical Engineering with a strong background in semiconductor materials & Physics. A first-degree of class 1 or 2:1 class or its international equivalent is required.

Application and enquiries

The studentships can start at the earliest opportunity.

Interested applicants should apply by submitting their CV and covering letter to Professor Tao Wang ().

For more information on post graduate research in EEE and the application process visit http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/eee/pgr. Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Tao Wang.

Funding Notes

These part-funded PhD opportunities are open to UK/EU and international students for full-time study. Applicants for part-funded opportunities must demonstrate that they can provide necessary extra funds to complete their studies.

How good is research at University of Sheffield in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials?
Electronic and Electrical Engineering

FTE Category A staff submitted: 34.80

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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