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Overview

PhD candidate position in Electrodynamical investigation of functional metamaterials

Open application for a doctoral candidate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The doctoral candidate position is available in the faculty of Electronics, Department of Electronic Systems. Applicants interested in other research topics related to metamaterials are also welcome to apply.

Research topic description
Metamaterials open wide avenues for applications including manipulation of electromagnetic waves by blocking, absorbing, enhancing, or bending waves. Over the past 20 years, techniques for producing nanostructures have matured, resulting in a wide range of ground-breaking solutions that can control light and heat on very small scales. Some of the areas of advancement that have contributed to these techniques are photonic crystals, nanolithography, plasmonic phenomena, and nanoparticle manipulation. From these advances, a new branch of novel material science has emerged—metamaterials. Metamaterials have, in the last few decades, inspired scientists and engineers to think about waves beyond traditional constraints imposed by materials in which they propagate, conceiving new functionalities, such as subwavelength imaging, invisibility cloaking, and broadband ultraslow light. While mainly for ease of fabrication, many of the metamaterials concepts have initially been demonstrated at longer wavelengths and for microwaves, metamaterials have subsequently moved to photonic frequencies and the nanoscale. At the same time, metamaterials are recently embedding new quantum materials such as graphene, dielectric nanostructures and, as metasurfaces, surface geometries and surface waves, while also embracing new functionalities such as nonlinearity, quantum gain, and strong light-matter coupling.

The selected candidate will work on the PhD thesis under the supervision of Prof. dr. Tatjana Gric. The successful applicant will have to attend scientific conferences, meetings and internships in the other universities.

Requirements
It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution daily.

For more information
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. The position may not be opened if no qualified candidate is found. Additional information regarding the post may be obtained from Prof. dr. Tatjana Gric, e-mail: tatjana.gric@vilniustech.lt

Programme structure

The PhD programme consists of:
· Independent research under supervision;
· Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits);
· Participation in research networks, including placements at other, primarily foreign, research institutions;
· Teaching or another form of knowledge dissemination, which is related to the PhD topic when possible;
· The completion of a PhD thesis.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
24 Aug 2022 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
24 Aug 2022 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States