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Cuprate Superconductors and high-Tc junctions

Job ID 1928 Date posted 11/08/2019


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Oxide Molecular Beam Epitaxy Group, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Division



Postdoctoral research associate in charge of 1) building a state-of-the art, ultra-low-noise system for characterization of Josephson junctions, and utilizing it to study high-Tc tunnel junctions, 2) lithography, fabrication, and study of nano-scale devices, 2) maintaining and operating two 0.3 K, 9T superconducting-magnet systems equipped with a He liquefier, and performing cryogenic transport and magnetic measurements, 3) conducting high magnetic field measurements at user facilities.



  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Applied Physics, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in designing, building, maintaining, and using cryogenic transport measurement equipment and sophisticate, ultra-low noise laboratory electronics.
  • Extensive experience with characterization and study of Josephson junctions, and thorough understanding of the physics involved.
  • Record of publications in high-impact journals.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience with cuprate superconductors and high-Tc junctions.

Other information:
BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past five years.

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