For any questions, do not hesitate to ask:
Dr. Gregor Hlawacek Tel.: +49 351 260 3409,
+49 351 260 2411,
Dr. Nico Klingner Tel.: +49 351 260 2524,
+49 351 260 3676
Place of work:
10 April 2023
English / German
Job-Id: 2023/37 (1621)
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PhD student (f/m/d) on the topic "Spatially resolved single or few ion implantations for quantum technology"
Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 50 nations at one of our six research sites and help us moving research to the next level!
The Institute for Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research is dedicated to the study of materials and their nanostructures that can be considered for future applications in information technology and are based on electrical, magnetic or optical functionalities.
As part of the Institute, the Ion Beam Centre invites applications as PhD student (f/m/d) on the topic "Spatially resolved single or few ion implantations for quantum technology". The position will be available at the earliest possible date. The employment contract is limited to three years.
- Investigate the technical requirements for the successful realization of single or few ion implants
- Development of a detector suitable for the detection of single ion implantation events
- Fabrication and characterization of liquid metal alloy ion sources for local implantation
- Generation of defects and color centers as single photon emitters and implantation of 5th main group elements as donor qubits for quantum technology applications
- Optical and electrical characterization of single doping atoms and ion-induced defects, e.g., by means of cathodoluminescence
- Very good graduated degree (Diploma / Master) in Physics, Material Science or similar degree in natural sciences
- Experience in conducting experimental work and the ability to build delicate devices
- Experience in the application of charged particle beams and vacuum technology
- Programming knowledge for example in C++, Python, LabView, Matlab or Java
- Very good teamwork skills with ability to collaborate both with experimentalists and theorists
- Very good English language skills (spoken and written)
- A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
- Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
- A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities - more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
- Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
- We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
- Numerous company health management offerings
- Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
- An employer subsidy for the VVO job ticket
Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.