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Oxide MBE module of OASIS system

Job ID 1160 Date posted 01/22/2018


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



The chosen candidate will be in charge of 1) running, maintaining, and upgrading an oxide molecular beam epitaxy module of the OASIS system; 2) design, construction, and commissioning of the additional system component and infrastructure; 3) synthesis and characterization of thin films of complex oxides by XRD, AFM, transport and magnetic measurements.  The chosen candidate will also take part in ARPES and SI-STM experiments using the other OASIS modules.



  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Extensive postdoctoral hands-on experience in designing, building, maintaining and operating ultra-high vacuum deposition equipment, including molecular beam epitaxy.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.
  • Proficiency with atomic-beam rate measurements, surface-science tools such as RHEED, and sophisticated laboratory electronics.
  • Strong record of publications in high-impact research journals.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience with cuprate superconductors and other complex oxides.
  • Experience with ARPES and/or SI-STM.


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