Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (08/12/2012 02.51)

Optical atomic clocks for terrestrial and space applications

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The project consists in the development of methods for sensors based on ultracold atoms, in particular optical atomic clocks. The research activity will include an experimental part, to evaluate and improve the sensitivity and accuracy limits of existing laboratory apparatuses; moreover, technological developments will be carried out towards the realization of transportable sensors with similar performance, as well as the study of possible applications in the fields of telecommunications, metrology, geodesy, fundamental physics. The candidate must have research experience in the fields of atom optics and high resolution spectroscopy.

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year22.946
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Firenze-Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia

Public research
Sesto Fiorentino - Italy
055 4572032