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Fully-funded PhD opportunities with Airguide

Throughout our five-year programme, a number of exciting PhD studentships will be available. If you want to join us at the forefront of a worldwide revolution in optical fibre technology, please see the list below for current opportunities with us, or take a look at our snapshot leaflet.

Our Airguide PhDs are fully funded, with generous stipends available for UK students. Find out more about postgraduate life at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC).

Highlighted Airguide photonics PhD positions

 

Ultra-stable fibre optics using new-generation optical fibres

Join us in researching the applications of brand new hollow core optical fibres developed at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will have significant interaction with the fibre design and manufacturing teams, as well as with potential ‘end user’ groups, including the National Physical Laboratory in London and several companies in the fields of fibre optic sensing and optical communications, for example. This PhD attracts full tuition plus, for UK students, an enhanced stipend of £18,000 tax-free per annum for up to 3.5 years. 

To discuss any details of the project or arrange a visit, please contact Professor Radan Slavik

Optical frequency combs and hollow core fibres for photonics-based generation and manipulation of ultra-wide bandwidth signals

Work with us to investigate new architectures of photonics-enabled generation and processing of optical and radiofrequency (RF) signals. The work combines technologies related to Optical frequency combs (Nobel Prize in 2005) and newly-emerging types of optical fibres developed and manufactured in the Optoelectronics Research Centre (‘hollow core fibres’).  Full tuition plus, for UK students, a generous stipend.  Contact Professor Radan Slavik

Advanced ultra-short pulse two-micron fibre lasers

This PhD project will focus on the latest fiber lasers operating in the two-micron wavelength region which have the potential to open-up a wealth of new applications in medical imaging, industrial processing and optical communications. Full tuition plus, for UK students, a generous stipend. Interested?

To discuss any details of the project or arrange a visit, please contact Dr. Jonathan Price

Development of novel fibre laser sources based on multicore fibre technology

We are looking for applicants to develop a revolutionary new generation of high pulse energy, high average power short pulse fibre lasers capable of directly generating pulses shaped in both time and space to suit a variety of end applications. Fibre lasers have emerged as the technology of choice for a wide range of industrial, medical and fundamental science applications.  For more details contact Professor David Richardson and Dr Di Lin

All these jobs and more will be available to view on the University of Southamptons job pages w/c 25th November

Jobs within Airguide Photonics and the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC)

Found 38 positions.

Job title Category
Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow in AI Hardware (1267820PN)Education, Research & Enterprise
Principal Experimental Officer (1240620PN-R)Technical & Experimental
PhD Studentship - Laser-engineered silicon photonic devices (1255720PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Semiconductor devices for nonlinear photonics and applications (1255820PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Fiber Integrated 2D-materials (1255920PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Development of power-scalable and wavelength-flexible fibre lasers in the two-micron wavelength band to serve the needs of emerging applications in medicine and materials processing (1256220PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Aerospace optical sensors (GE Aviation) (1256320PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Emerging Reconfigurable Electronics (1241220PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Emerging Memory Device Modelling (1241320PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Probabilistic Computing Hardware Architectures (1241420PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors for Infrastructure Monitoring (1241520PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - AI Hardware Accelerators (1241620PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Oxide Spintronics (1239420PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Large Area Nanoelectronics (1239520PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Beyond CMOS Nanoelectronic Devices (1239620PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Wearable Biosensing Technologies (1239720PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Photoelectric Memories (1239820PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - AI Hardware Accelerators for Space Applications (1240220PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - AI Hardware for Symbol-level Processing (1240320PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Neuromorphic Sensing Processing (1240420PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Glass Surface Interactions in Hollow Core Fibres (1229220PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Hollow Core Fibres for Mid-infrared Gas Sensing, Quantum Optics & Metrology (1229320PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Engineering material properties by ultrafast laser writing for photonics and information technology (1221319PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Printed optics by ultrafast laser nanostructuring of transparent materials (1221419PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Communications applications of hollow-core optical fibres (1219219PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Wide-band optical fibre amplifiers for the next generation of internet (1214219PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Advanced ultra-short pulse two-micron fibre lasers (1214319PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Development of novel fibre laser sources based on multicore fibre technology (1214519PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Fibre laser based mid infrared source development (1214619PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - High-Power Laser Delivery in Hollow Core Fibres (1214719PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - New Optical Components and Optical Amplifiers Development for Future High Speed Internet (1214819PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Next-generation femtosecond fibre-laser CPA sources and their applications (1210519PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Optical frequency combs and hollow core fibres for photonics-based generation and manipulation of ultra-wide bandwidth signals (1210619PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Ultra-stable fibre optics using new-generation optical fibres (1210919PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Scaleable heralded single-photon sources (1208719PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Nanoelectronics (1202919PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - High finesse rod resonator circuits for quantum sensing (1190619PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Materials for Next-Generation Batteries (1185719PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)

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