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2013 PhD Scholarship on Majorana Fermions in the Center for Quantum Devices at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

PhD Positions in Experimental Condensed Matter/device Physics for the Development of Schemes at the Center for Quantum Devices, University of Copenhagen in Denmark 2013

Study Subject(s):Experimental Condensed Matter/device Physics for the Development of Schemes
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider:University of Copenhagen
Scholarship can be taken at:Denmark

Eligibility:-The position is open for candidates of all nationalities.
-The successful applicant will be enrolled as a Ph.D. student at the University of Copenhagen. The Ph.D. program, in addition to the project work, comprises participation in courses or international Ph.D. schools and some activity as teaching assistant.

Scholarship Open for International Students:International students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:1-2 PhD Scholarship on Majorana fermions in the Center for Quantum Devices. The Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen has a 1-2 open Ph.D. positions in experimental condensed matter/device physics for the development of schemes to create, detect, and braid majorana fermions in networks made from semiconductor heterostructures, nanowires, and superconductors.The long-term goal of the project is to investigate topological protection of these topological quantum states and to realize topological quantum information processing systems.The project involves nanofabrication using electron-beam lithography, low-noise measurement at millikelvin temperatures, control of high-bandwidth electronics, data analysis, collaboration with theorists, writing and publishing. The candidate should have experience with device fabrication and low-temperature measurement.

Number of awards offered:1-2 awards are being offered.

Duration of award:The position is for three or four years and expected to lead to a PhD degree at University of Copenhagen.

What does it cover? The salary depends on seniority, as agreed between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Currently, starting salaries are about 25,000 DKK (Euro 3,330) per month for PhD students – plus full benefits including pension.

How to Apply:The mode of applying is online

Scholarship Application Deadline:Do submit your applications till February 15, 2013.