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Third-cycle subject: Physics, specialization optics and photonics
Quantum nanophotonics offers vast new possibilities ranging from quantum communication to quantum sensing. In this project, new detection devices will be fabricated and studied to demonstrate single photon detection with new performances. Superconducting detectors based on nanowires will be optimized and integrated on-chip to realize large/scale integrated quantum circuits, demonstrate detection in the mid infrared, achieve high time resolution. The devices will be implemented in quantum sensing experiments where the quantum states of light will enable measurements beyond the classical limit with particular interest in bio medical measurements. This project will combine designing and realizing advanced quantum optics devices operating in cryogenic systems with nanofabrication of quantum devices in a clean room environment and requires intense work in nanofabrication.
Supervision:The doctoral student will be placed at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and supervised by: Professor Val Zwiller.
What we offer
To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:
In order to succeed as an doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. In the selection of the applicants, the following will be assessed:
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.
Target degree: Doctoral degree.
Information regarding admission and employment
Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle studies may be employed as a doctoral student. The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year and may there after be extended. Doctoral students may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.
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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
|Titel||Doctoral student in superconducting Single Photon Detectors|
|Employer||KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|Job location||Valhallavägen 79, 100 44 Stockholm|
|Publicerad||oktober 17, 2019|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||december 1, 2019|
|Ämnen||Optik,   Teknisk fysik,   Kvantfysik,   Elektroteknik,   Elektronik,   Fotonik  |