Novel Optoelectronic Photonic Devices
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

Opportunity Description

Novel Optoelectronic Photonic Devices We develop innovative optoelectronic devices (e.g., modulators, splitters, switches, amplifiers, and lasers) and radio frequency-photonic devices (e.g., infrared receivers, optical/microwave converters, photodetectors, and photo-receivers). These devices have applications into photonically controlled microwave systems, fiber-optic gyroscopes, collision avoidance systems, and biosensors. This research and engineering development involves basic device and material physics studies, as well as prototype device design, modeling, fabrication, and characterization. The development program offers great potential for device and material characterization techniques, their maturation, and advancement. Current research includes aspects of design and characterization of novel strained semiconductor quantum well heterostructures to obtain polarization control, epitaxial growth techniques such as selective epitaxy and regrowth for the purpose of bandgap engineering, monolithic integration of high-speed photodetectors with active field-effect transistors, and monolithic integration of passive and active waveguide components. SEDD has extensive facilities for material growth, fabrication, and optical and electrical characterization. You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this project.

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 12/23/2018

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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