PhD Scholarship: Quantum Optomechanical Ultrasound Sensing 851 views

PhD Scholarship: Quantum Optomechanical Ultrasound Sensing, School of Mathematics and Physics (Faculty of Science) at the University of Queensland

Reference – Job No: 509202
Work type: Full Time – Scholarship

Project Overview

Quantum optomechanics explores the interaction between light and mechanical motion at a level where the quantised nature of light, or zero-point fluctuations of motion, play a significant role. The project aims to leverage quantum optomechanical technologies, which have traditionally been used for fundamental quantum science research, to enable the next generation of acoustic sensors for Naval applications.

Project Activities

  1. Selected PhD student must first become proficient in finite-element modelling (FEM) of mechanical and optical structures using COMSOL.
  2. Parallel to developing FEM simulations, the doctoral student will be trained in the advanced fabrication techniques/strategies required to reliably make high quality optomechanical devices.
  3. After fabricating devices, the characterisation of sensing capabilities will require constructing a quantum limited fibre-based interferometer.
  4. The final activity of this project will be to surpass the sensitivity limits set by the quantum properties of laser light, such as those in our previous demonstration of an optomechanical acoustic sensor, by exploring the use of quantum correlated light (i.e. squeezed light) to further improve sensitivity.

Fellowship: The Scholarship provides a fellowship of $40,000 per annum tax-free, indexed annually for 3.5 years plus $6,000 p.a travel budget.

Applications close: 31 Jul 2020

Quick Overview————
Organization University of Queensland
Fellowship Level PhD
Country Australia
Subject areas Mathematics, Physics
Fellowship amount $40,000 per annum
Eligibility PhD
Deadline 31 Jul 2020
——————————————–

Company Information
Connect with us

PhD Scholarship: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics

The Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a

Postdoctoral position in Software Engineering

The Faculty of Health Science and Technology at Karlstad University has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral research fellow with

PhD student and/or Postdoctoral researcher: Materials Science

The Department of Colloids Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in invites applications from outstanding young

University of Amsterdam: 07 PhD positions

University of Amsterdam: 07 PhD positions Position 1: PhD Position on the Social Impact of Art Faculty of Social and

03 PhD positions in cell signalling, proteomics and glycoproteomics

The Faculty of Science is inviting application for three highly motivated PhD candidates to work in the area of cell

06 Faculty positions (Assistant Professor): NIPER INDIA

06 Faculty positions (Assistant Professor): NIPER INDIA FACULTY POSITIONS at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER) Reference

Postdoctoral Fellow in Regulatory Science

The Faculty of Science, Department of Environmental Science at Stockholm University has a position for a postdoctoral in Regulatory Science.

Taiwan Government ICDF’s Scholarships: For International Students

Taiwan Government ICDF’s Scholarships for International Students by the International Cooperation and Development Fund Level: Bachelors / BS / Masters

Fukuoka City International Foundation Scholarships

Fukuoka City International Foundation Scholarships: Fukuoka City International Foundation Scholarships Types of Scholarships available: 2. “Yokatopia Scholarship” and “Future Development Scholarship”

Nakayama 100 Premium International Fellowships

Nakayama 100 Premium international Awards/Fellowships at the International University of Japan (IUJ). Number of Nakayama Scholarships: 100 IUJ is offering
Share

Subscribe by email

Subscribe by Telegram

Subscribe!