PhD scholarship in mid-IR Supercontinuum Lasers – DTU Electro

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PhD scholarship in mid-IR Supercontinuum Lasers – DTU Electro
Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

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If you aim at scientific excellence and want to establish a career as a scientist within fiber lasers and supercontinum sources and their high-level applications within imaging and spectroscopy, then we have the ideal opportunity for you. Come and be a part of the “Table-Top Synchrotron” project and one of the world’s strongest groups in this field in our quest to develop supercontinuum sources that outcompete synchrotrons from the deep ultraviolet (deep-UV) down to 33 nm to the mid-infrared (mid-IR) up to 15 µm. 
To cover this enormous bandwidth we are developing 4 new all-fiber supercontinuum sources, or beamlines. The UV beamline 1 is based on gas-filled hollow-core silica fibers and meta-surfaces and will cover 33-1100 nm, extending the record 113 nm UV edge to 33 nm. The near-IR beamline 2 is based on solid-core silica photonic crystal fibers covering 400-2400 nm and will use so-called all-normal dispersion (ANDi) fibers pumped with femtosecond lasers to achieve record low noise for spectroscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging applications. The same technology will be used for the low-noise beamline 3 covering 1-5 µm using commercial fluoride fiber. Beamline 4 will push the record IR edge in all-fiber mid-IR supercontinuum sources to 15 µm by using chalcogenide soft-glass fibers, in particular in-house fabricated sulfide, selenide, and telluride fibers.
Responsibilities and qualifications
This PhD study will focus on the development of beamline 4, i.e., the development of a 2-15 µm supercontinuum fiber laser using so-called supercontinuum cascading pumped with high energy pulses at either 1550 nm or at 2 µm. A key point will be to minimize coupling loss between the different nonlinear fibers in the cascade by choosing the optimum fibers and making the optimum fiber splice. You will therefore be trained in advanced fiber splicing on the in-house available CO2, filament, and arc splicers and in characterizing fiber dispersion, fiber transmission loss and fiber-to-fiber coupling loss. You will need to support your development with numerical modelling, again using in-house developed highly advanced parallel codes.
You will also be part of the team implementing these sources in our in-house developed spectroscopy and OCT systems for cutting-edge applications within imaging and trace gas detection. 
We therefore require you to have experimental qualifications within fiber optics and fiber lasers and to document a drive to build things yourself. 
You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.
Approval and Enrolment 
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education . 
Assessment
The assessment of the applicant will be made by Professor Ole Bang and by the DTU PhD Council. 
We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.
Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. 
The period of employment is 3 years. Expected starting date: 1 May 2024 (or according to mutual agreement). The position is a full-time position.
You can read more about career paths at DTU here .
Further information 
Further information may be obtained from Professor Ole Bang, [email protected] , (+45) 2721-3805.
You can read more about DTU Electro at www.electro.dtu.dk .
If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark . Furthermore, you have the option of joining our monthly free seminar “PhD relocation to Denmark and startup “Zoom” seminar ” for all questions regarding the practical matters of moving to Denmark and working as a PhD at DTU. 
Application procedure 
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 11 March 2024 (23:59 Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it. 
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
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DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.


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Job Info
  • Job Identification 3202
  • Job Category Phd
  • Posting Date 02/19/2024, 08:26 AM
  • Apply Before 03/11/2024, 06:59 PM
  • Locations Ørsteds Plads, Kgs. Lyngby, 2800, DK

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