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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Advancing the State of the Art of Measurement of Acceleration, Sound and Force

Location

Physical Measurement Laboratory, Quantum Measurement Division

RO# Location
50.68.41.B8455 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Chijioke, Akobuije D ako.chijioke@nist.gov 301.975.3898

Description

There is a current opening to carry out development of precision optical systems for metrology of dynamical mechanical systems, in the Dynamic Motion Project at NIST (Mass and Force Group, Quantum Measurement Division, Physical Measurement Lab). The goals are to develop quantum-limited low-timing-jitter MHz-bandwidth optical measurements of acceleration, pressure and force. This work seeks to build on developments of record-setting interferometry and advances in optomechanics at NIST.

 

Keywords:
Interferometry; Frequency Comb; Vibrometry; Optomechanics; Cavity optomechanics; Photonics; Optics; Acoustics; Acceleration; Force;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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