School: Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department/Area: Applied Physics
Metasurfaces – subwavelength arrays of phase shifting elements – have emerged as a new tool for polarization optics. In particular, metasurface gratings can be used to simplify the optical architectures of polarimeters for a variety of scientific remote sensing applications. A postdoctoral scholar is sought to investigate the application and feasibility of metasurfaces to polarimetric imaging in support of two NASA-funded programs. The candidate will join a team of other postdoctoral scholars to mature this new polarimetric capability in collaboration with industry and NASA partners. The position presents an opportunity to study an early-stage nanophotonic technology from device-level physics to system-level optical design considerations and, ultimately, the scientific areas served.
Ph.D. in optics, applied physics, physics, electrical engineering, or a related discipline
Proficiency in laboratory optics. Previous experience in nanophotonics and cleanroom fabrication would be beneficial, but is not strictly required. History of work in polarization and optical polarimetry desirable.
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