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PhD Studentships: Ultracold Atom Quantum Technologies


Employer: University of Southampton
Location:
Posted: May 30, 2014
Expires: July 29, 2014
Requisition number: UltracoldAtomQuantumTechnologies

Science jobs from University of Southampton:
Fully-funded PhD studentships are available for a range of Quantum Technologies projects addressing the development and translation of cutting-edge experimental quantum physics into prototype devices for sensing and metrology. Focusing upon inertial and electric/magnetic field sensors using ultracold atoms, this broad-ranging research spans from fundamental quantum physics through its experimental implementation to the development of tiny integrated structures and systems. Example projects include rotation/acceleration sensors based upon cold atom matterwave interferometry, and the design, fabrication and testing of miniature, integrated atom chip systems. All projects will involve a mixture of experimental work with lasers, optics, photonic instrumentation and electronics, with programming for control and analysis, and some microfabrication and cleanroom work. Throughout, the projects will develop a deep knowledge of both the quantum physics behind these new technologies, and the engineering aspects of their practical implementation.

Applicants should have, or be about to obtain, a first or upper-second class degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or a closely-related discipline. _Please note that applicants must be EU nationals._

For informal enquiries, contact Dr Tim Freegarde, telephone +44 (0)23 8059 2347, tim.freegarde@soton.ac.uk, or Dr Matt Himsworth, +44 (0)23 8059 9343, m.d.himsworth@soton.ac.uk.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is one of the top departments in the UK for research in physics, with a thriving research activity, strong cross-disciplinary links, world-class facilities including photonics and nanostructure fabrication, and a lively study environment. To apply now, please complete the online application at www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/pgstudy/howdoiapplypg.html. For further information, see our web site www.phys.soton.ac.uk/postgraduatestudy, call +44 (0)23 8059 2068, fax +44 (0)23 8059 3195, or write to Postgraduate Admissions, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom.

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