PhD candidate in Photonic Quantum Computing

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Application deadline: 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Your mission

As a PhD candidate in Photonic Quantum Computing (m/w/d) at Q.ANT, you will perform studies on universal approaches for photonic quantum computing. You will focus on investigating new ways to prepare high-fidelity resource states required for universal quantum computing. Within the framework of a public research project, you will be jointly supervised in collaboration with a leading-edge professor at a renowned research university. This will allow you to build up experience in both the university- and industry-based quantum technology research.

Your tasks

  • Carry out research as well as required teaching activities towards the doctoral award
  • Build up new experiments in an optics laboratory to find the most suitable approaches for high-fidelity resource state generation
  • Analyze the measurement data and present it graphically
  • Interpret your results and compare them to the expectations from simulations and theory
  • Create new knowledge and document it in your thesis
  • Stay curious and keep up to date with the exciting current technological developments

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in physics, electrical engineering, or related relevant field
  • Hands-on working experience in an experimental optics laboratory
  • Knowledge in quantum mechanics, quantum optics or non-linear optics
  • Knowledge of the different approaches to universal quantum computing
  • Background knowledge of electronics
  • Programming skills in Python and experience with quantum programming languages
  • Analytic, creative, and team-oriented way of working in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken


Stuttgart, Germany

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