Silicon Integrated Photonics for Imaging
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

Opportunity Description

Silicon Integrated Photonics for Imaging and Communications A fellowship opportunity is available at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD), located in Adelphi, MD. SEDD is seeking a PhD graduate with a background in Engineering and Physics. Silicon photonics is an emerging technology that presents many opportunities to change the fundamental capabilities and design trade-offs of active imaging and free space communications systems. This research will explore the possibilities of using photonic integrated circuit (PIC) arrays for these applications. The selected applicant will be design, simulate and test new PIC array technology in connection with the AIM Photonics Institute.

Opportunity Snapshot

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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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