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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology   NIST

Chip-Scale Nonlinear Optics


Physical Measurement Laboratory, Applied Physics Division

opportunity location
50.68.62.B8409 Boulder, CO

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


name email phone
Richard Mirin 303.497.7955


Our group is developing chip-scale nonlinear optical devices based on dispersion engineered waveguides in a variety of materials including silicon, silicon nitride, and AlGaAs. A major thrust for these devices is to enable chip-scale frequency combs in the near-infrared and mid-infrared spectral regions. Our goal is to develop end-to-end capabilities in this area, including electromagnetic design and modeling of waveguides, cleanroom fabrication, and optical characterization of completed devices. NIST is a world-leader in developing frequency combs and this project seeks to enable advances in combs that will enable them to become ubiquitous in metrology and spectroscopy laboratories around the world.


Nonlinear optics; Integrated photonics; Frequency combs;


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


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$74,950.00 $3,000.00
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