Postdoctoral Researcher in Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures at ICN2

Puesto de trabajo: Postdoctoral Researcher in Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures
Entidad: ICN2
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The position is connected to an EU-FET project in on Topological bosonics starting in January 2019 to develop the next generation of topological devices and architectures across which information can flow without losses. This conceptually simple yet technologically and fundamentally challenging requirement is crucial for the development of technologies in fields ranging from information processing to quantum communication and metrology. In each of these areas, the dissipation of information is a key hurdle that leads, for example, to unacceptable thermal loads or error rates. This project will harness topological protection in novel materials and nanoscopic structures to empower electrons, phonons and photons to flow with little or no dissipation and, ultimately, crosslink them within a hybrid platform. This will entail the design of novel topological photonic/phononic waveguides and the engineering of disruptive heterostructures elaborated from the combination of topological insulators and ferromagnetic materials.

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