The International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics (IMPRS-UFAST) is a joint venture of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, the Universität Hamburg, the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), and the European XFEL GmbH. IMPRS-UFAST is an interdisciplinary programme.
Specific research areas:
- theoretical and experimental aspects of condensed matter and atomically resolved dynamics
- fundamental light-matter interaction
- accelerator-based light sources
- coherent imaging coherent controlled molecular and solid state dynamics
- molecule imaging
- extreme timescale spectroscopy
- ultrafast optics and X-ray science
- relevance and applications in chemistry, biology and medicine
- Applications are open to motivated candidates worldwide.
- Applicant must hold or are about to obtain M.Sc. degree in Physics, Chemistry or Biochemistry.
- Applicant must have a strong background in one of these disciplines and an interest to do research in the field of ultrafast imaging and structural dynamics.
- An English language test (TOEFL, IELTS) is normally required for the purpose of application.
- Apply Online and uplaod the following supporting documents
- Letter of Motivation and Research Interests
- Masters Certificate and Transcript
- Bachelors Certificate and Transcript
- English Language Confirmation (e.g. test certificates like TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Advanced English test, Cambridge Professional English test)
Open PhD projects 2019
- 2019-UFAST-AC1Probing nonlinear phononics through femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy (Andrea Cavalleri)
- 2019-UFAST-AC2Ultrafast control of electrical transport in quantum materials (Andrea Cavalleri)
- 2019-UFAST-AC3Terahertz control of Josephson Plasma Waves in high temperature superconductors (Andrea Cavalleri)
- 2019-UFAST-AC4Light control of superconductivity in high temperature organic superconductors (Andrea Cavalleri)
- 2019-UFAST-AP1Understanding the molecular basis of radiation resistance in proteins (Arwen Pearson)
- 2019-UFAST-AR1Dynamical properties of solids (Angel Rubio)
- 2019-UFAST-AR2Nonadiabatic theory for light-matter interaction (Angel Rubio)
- 2019-UFAST-AR3Dissipation and decoherence in strong light-matter coupling (Angel Rubio)
- 2019-UFAST-AR4Nonadiabatic dynamics in condensed phase systems (Angel Rubio)
- 2019-UFAST-FK1THz Acceleration and X-ray Sources (Franz X. Kärtner)
- 2019-UFAST-HC1Macromolecular diffractive imaging at extreme intensities (Henry Chapman)
- 2019-UFAST-HC2Macromolecular diffractive imaging using disordered crystals (Henry Chapman)
- 2019-UFAST-HS1Ultrafast electronic and structural dynamics in organic molecular solids (Heinrich Schwoerer)
- 2019-UFAST-MS1Investigating chirality using microwave spectroscopy (Melanie Schnell)
- 2019-UFAST-MS2Astrochemistry (Melanie Schnell)
- 2019-UFAST-NH1Structural dynamics of (bio-) molecular systems (Nils Huse)
International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics
|Subject areas||Physics and Chemistry, Biochemistry|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||2nd December 2018.|