Project description
Subject: Physics

The interdisciplinary field of quantum information processing and communication connects quantum mechanics/optics/electronics with classical information theory to achieve tasks in information and communication that are impossible with classical methods. This fusion has led to new concepts such as the qubit, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography, quantum sensing, and quantum computing.

Quantum information has also revitalized the discussions about the foundations of quantum theory. The field is currently very active and is driving for progress in both physics and computer science, information technology. The research objectives of our group include experimental preparation and characterization of multipartite entanglement, tests on the foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum cryptography, quantum communication, and quantum sensing.

Diamond and Silicon  carbide (SiC) are  emerging  quantum materials  offering  a  platform  for  future  quantum technologies  in Sensing  and imaging. SiC offer exceptional advantages for scalable and low-cost production. Color  centers  in SiC  have  the  potential  to  measure  temperature, strain,  electric  and  magnetic  fields,  pressure,  and forces  with ultra-high sensitivity.  Some of the most promising and challenging applications are nanoscale    magnetic    imaging    in    biology,    diagnostics    of    integrated    circuits    in electronics, and materials science.  The goal of the project is to develop novel quantum magnetic microscopy at nanoscales.

This project is part of the Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT), a 12-year, billion-SEK initiative started in 2018 with the purpose of advancing Swedish academia and industry to the forefront of quantum technology.  In this project, we have strong collaboration with Assoc. Prof. Jawan Ul-Hassan and Prof. Nguyen Tien Son at Linköping University.

We seek a self-motivated candidate who is fluent in English. An experimental background and interest in instrumentation are merits. The application should include experience with optics,   imaging, electronics (analog and/or digital), programming, and other relevant skills.

 

Ref. No. SU FV-2977-21

Closing date: 29 September 2021

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