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Freie Universität Berlin

1.) Quantum Control of Transmon Qubits

Research Associate (Praedoc) (m/f/d) with 67% part-time employment limited to 1 year pay group 13 TV-L FU Identifier: CRC-183 QuControl

Topic:

Quantum control of atoms, molecules, and quantum-optically describable solid-state systems with application, e.g., in chemical reaction dynamics or quantum information control

Further Information:

  • Research Associate (Praedoc) (m/f/d) with 67% part-time employment limited to 1 year pay group 13 TV-L FU
  • Work location: Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Physics – Institute for Theoretical Physics
  • Financing: third party funding
  • Vision: Method development for quantum control, especially open quantum systems.
  • Goal: Examination of quantum control of atoms, molecules, and quantum-optically describable solid-state systems with applications in, for example, chemical reaction dynamics or quantum information
  • Tasks: Use quantum control theory to identify robust strategies for avoiding correlated errors in transmon qubit processors
  • Research areas: quantum control of transmon Qubits

Contact:

Email to: Prof. Dr. Christiane Koch (christiane.koch@fu-berlin.de)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Ferdinand-Braun-Institute gGmbH and Max-Born-Institute (MBI)

1.) Micro-Integrated THz Quantum-Cascade Laser

Research fellow with presumably part-time employment (75 %) – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited to 3 years)

Topic:

Development of a micro-integrated THz quantum-cascade laser for applications in space research, in particular remote sensing and atmospheric science, in the course of the DFG Priority Programme “Integrated THz systems” (https://interest-thz.de/de/).

Further Information:

  • Research fellow (m/f/d) with presumably part-time employment (75 %) – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited to 3 years)
  • Financing: DFG funded project
  • Work location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and German Aerospace Center (DLR), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences- Department of Physics, Optical Systems Group
  • Vision: Compact micro-integrated THz spectrometer for space applications and sensing at the quantum limit
  • Goal: Experimental implementation of a micro-integrated THz quantum cascade laser for space research
  • Tasks: Design of a micro-integrated quantum-cascade laser and its evaluation and performance demonstration in a spectroscopy setup
  • Research areas: laser physics, integrated optics, THz spectroscopy, space research

Contact:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Physics, Optical Systems Group  
E-mail to: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Heinz Wilhelm Hübers (heinz-wilhelm.huebers@dlr.de)

2.) Entanglement Generation with Diamond Nanostructures

Research fellow with presumably part-time employment (75 %) – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited to 4 years)

Topic:

Entanglement generation of a spin-qubit with single photons using colour centres in resonant diamond nanostructures in the course of „Grand Challenge der Quantenkommunikation“ which is about the development of prospective quantum memories (https://tinyurl.com/2p8mxf3j).

Further Information:

  • Research fellow (m/f/d) with presumably part-time employment (75 %) – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited to 4 years)
  • Financing: BMBF funded project QPIS (https://tinyurl.com/2p9y8szh)
  • Work location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences- Department of Physics, Integrated Quantum Photonics Group
  • Vision: quantum repeaters for quantum information processing as well as quantum tokens for secure network authentication in a prospective quantum internet
  • Goal: Experimental implementation of control protocols for quantum information processing applications
  • Tasks: Implementation of an experiment based on quantum optical methods, including programming of experimental control sequences and data analysis scripts with Python
  • Research areas: quantum technology, solid-state spin physics, single photon spectroscopy

Contact:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Physics, Integrated Quantum Photonics Group  
E-mail to: Dr. Tim Schröder (tim.schroeder@physik.hu-berlin.de)

3.) Compact Optical Clocks and Atomic Sensors

Topic:

Compact Optical Clocks and Atomic Sensors

Work location: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Ferdinand-Braun-Institute gGmbH

Contact:

Email to: Dr. Markus Krutzik (markus.krutzik@physik.hu-berlin.de)

4.) Free-Electron Quantum Optics

Research Fellow/PhD Student with part-time employment (75 %) – E 13 TV-L (limited to 3 years)

Topic:

Theory of Free Electron Quantum Optics and Modelling of the Interaction of Electron Beams with Photonic and Plasmonic Nanostructures

Further Information:

  • Research Fellow/PhD Student (m/f/d) with part-time employment (75%) – E 13 TV-L (limited to 3 years)
  • Vision: Free electron quantum optics for applications in advanced electron microscopy and quantum technologies
  • Goal: Analytical and numerical investigation of the interaction of light with free electrons and electron beams with numerical nanostructures, Extension of the DGTD numerical framework, Design and modelling of experiments by partner groups
  • Tasks: Development of theoretical and numerical framework for the investigation of electrons interacting with light and plasmonic/photonic nanostructures; Predictive and interpretative support for experimental partner groups; Corresponding programming in C++/Python
  • Research areas: Quantum Photonics, Computational Photonics, Electron Microscopy
  • Work location: Max Born Institute and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Physics), Joint HU-MBI Group on Theoretical Optics & Photonics

Contact:

Max Born Institute and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute of Physics, Joint HU-MBI group on Theoretical Optics & Photonics
E-mail to: Prof. Dr. Kurt Busch (kurt.busch@mbi-berlin.de)

Technische Universität Berlin

1.) Ultrafast Nanoscience of Topological Matter

Topic:

Ultrafast Nanoscience of Topological Matter

Work location: Technische Universität Berlin, Institute for Optics and Atomic Physics

Contact:

Email to: Prof. Dr. Ralph Ernstorfer (ernstorfer@tu-berlin.de)

2.) Chip-Integrated THz Time-Domain Spectrometer, Chip-Integration of Dirac Materials

Topic:

Chip-Integrated THz Time-Domain Spectometer, Chip-Integration of Dirac Materials

Work location: Technische Universität Berlin, Institute for Optics and Atomic Physics

Contact:

Email to: Prof. Dr. Michael Gensch (michael.gensch@tu-berlin.de)