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Postdoctoral Appointee - Atomic-Scale Quantum Information Surface Science

Employer
Argonne National Laboratory
Location
Lemont, IL
Closing date
Jun 26, 2022

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Science
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A postdoctoral opening on the experimental development of optically-active spins for Quantum Information Science at surfaces is available in the Quantum and Energy Materials group (Center for Nanoscale Materials) at the Argonne National Laboratory (near Chicago, USA). Interviews will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The focus of this program is to develop and understand optically-active spins in defects and dopants at. or near surfaces. We will utilize low temperature ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) surface science and scanning probe microscopy (STM/AFM) techniques in close concert with in situ optical/RF quantum measurements at the single spin level. We will take advantage of recently developed and under development instrumentation which brings together these complementary methodologies as part of the Atomic Quantum Information Surface Science (AQuISS) Lab. Larger goals include improvement of nanoscale quantum sensors, precision characterization and control of defects/dopants at surfaces, and control of interactions between optically-active spins with an eye toward entanglement engineering. The successful candidate will become part of a strong team and actively interact with staff scientists across groups, as well as external collaborators (e.g. the University of Chicago).

Position Requirements

The candidate should have strong experimental experience in at least one of the fields of UHV scanning probe microscopy/spectroscopy OR single defect/dopant quantum spectroscopy and manipulations.

Applicants should have expertise or considerable knowledge of some combination of the following:
  • Single particle laser spectroscopy, quantum measurements
  • UHV STM/AFM and surface science
  • Development of experimental setups
  • Quantum information science
  • Experimental skills including optics, RF electronics, experimental control (e.g. labview) are advantageous
  • Good collaborative skills, including the ability to work well with other divisions, labs, universities, and industry, are beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required
  • A PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, electrical engineering, or a related field, is required

Interested candidates should send their CV and answers to the questions below to Dr. Jeffrey Guest ( jrguest@anl.gov ):
  • What experience do you have with UHV STM/AFM and/or single particle laser spectroscopy and quantum measurement?
  • What experience do you have with experimental development?

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Postdoctoral Family

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Postdoctoral Appointee

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Long-Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

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