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Job description

You will develop new nano-devices for the generation of single and entangled photons based on hybrid semiconducting-superconducting systems. An important part of the task will be the development of clean room nanofabrication processes to produce nanoscale LEDs with superconducting contacts. Designing and realizing optical measurements at very low temperatures in a dilution fridge will follow device development and will provide feedback to further improve the quantum devices. The end goal is to observe quantum entanglement in a new type of device.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education in quantum photonics at the nanometre scale. You should have experience in nanofabrication of semiconducting nanostructures as well as with optical measurements at cryogenic temperatures at the single photon level. Experience in operating a dilution fridge is required.

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment April 1, 2018
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-0226
Contact
  • Val Zwiller, Professor, +46 8 790 76 02, zwiller@kth.se
Published 12.Feb.2018
Last application date 28.Feb.2018 11:59 PM CET

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