The GW group at Maastricht University offers a four year PhD position in coating development for future cryogenic GW detectors. The project involves sample preparation via ion implantation into crystalline silicon, optical and mechanical characterisation (room temperature and cryogenic) of samples, and analysis of the data obtained. This project will be conducted in close collaboration with the ETpathfinder prototype experiment.
The application deadline is the 8th of February 2023; the start should be the 1st of July at the latest, or any time before.
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