Type of Contract: postdoc
Contract Period: 12 months
Expected date of employment: 1 September 2020
Proportion of work: Full time
Remuneration: between 2728,26 € and 3881,29 € gross monthly depending on experience
High precision atomic spectroscopy / Trapped ions / Frequency metrology / Coherent laser interactions
This experimental work will be carried out within the CIML team of the PIIM laboratory in Marseille, France. This group has an established expertise on trapping and laser interrogation of atomic ions for precision measurements. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with several members of the group to acquire new competences and skills, under the supervision of Dr. Caroline Champenois.
Exploring the feasibility of a THz frequency reference obtained by coherent population trapping (CPT) with three optical photons, using ionized, trapped, laser-cooled calcium atoms. Its realization requires the simultaneous phase locking of the three photon sources (three lasers of frequencies within a range of 130~nm) on a reference consisting of an optical frequency comb, itself stabilized. This exploration involves the elimination of the Doppler Effect thanks to an adapted laser beam configuration and a characterization of the impact of the relative coherence of the lasers on the CPT line.
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QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EDUCATION & RESERACH REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES
Desired level of education: PhD
Experience required: 1 to 4 years
- Mastery of laser diode based laser sources and their controls.
- Mastery of the fundamentals of the interaction between atoms and continuous lasers.
- Mastery of the stakes of precision measurements.
- A good knowledge of radio frequency ion trapping would be appreciated
REQUESTED DOCUMENTS OF APPLICATION
CV and motivation letter
CONTACT TO APPLY
The application has to be done through the CNRS website. The offer is in French and English. The short link to reach this offer is: https://bit.ly/3izqjdWContinue reading
|Title||POSTDOC: Experimental physicist (M/F) specializing in atom-laser interaction for frequency metrology|
|Job location||Jardin du Pharo 58, bd Charles Livon, 13284 Marseille|
|Published||July 24, 2020|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Experimental Physics,   Spectroscopy,   Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics,   Laser Physics  |