PhD in Physics: Deposition and characterization of thin films and multilayers based on advanced functional materials

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The candidate will join the group of experimental condensed matter physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Bologna with the pursuit to obtain a PhD-degree in Physics. The main focus of the Semiconductor Physics Group ( https://site.unibo.it/semiconductor-physics/en ) is the deposition of functional thin films and nanostructures (perovskites, metal-oxides, organic semiconductors, polymers), and the characterization of the morphology, structure-function relationship and charge transport properties with a special focus on the role of interfaces and defective states.

The recruited fellow will deposit functional thin films and multilayers of the above quoted materials, finalized to the realization of coatings and/or active layers of flexible electronic devices/sensors. The main scientific challenges are:

  • Deposit from solution or from sputtering methods functional thin films and pattern them by laser microlithographic processes.
  • characterize the morphology, structure and photo-electronic response of functional tin films and multilayers
  • Correlate their structure-function relationship towards the implementation of novel, lightweight electronic devices and sensors

A wider range of goals is easily envisaged and it is open to the fellow’s own interest and availability.

The fellow will have access to the following facilities for

  • microfabrication laboratory (laser direct writer, plasma treatments, thermal and sputtering deposition systems, glove box)
  • electrical transport characterization: Probe station for current-voltage and capacitance-voltage analyses (as a function of temperature down to 10K, in controlled atmosphere) FET characterization,
  • scanning probe microscopy (AFM, Current-AFM, Kelvin probe)
  • photophysics characterization: optical absorption (UV-IR), photocurrent spectroscopy, photo-induced current transient spectroscopy (PICTS), surface photo-voltage spectroscopy (SPV) deep level transient spectroscopy (DLTS)
  • Scanning electron microscope

Prerequisites:

The ideal candidate has recently obtained a Master Degree. in either physics, materials science, electronic engineering or related disciplines. He/she has a background in semiconductor physics and qualified candidates have some skills functional materials deposition and patternin, as well as in electronic transport and optoelectronic properties characterization. Laboratory experience in the fabrication and electrical characterization of materials, nanostructures or devices is a highly valued skill. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, enthusiastic, is fluent in English and possesses good interpersonal skills.

Requirements

The ideal candidate has recently obtained a Master Degree. in either physics, materials science, electronic engineering or related disciplines. He/she has a background in semiconductor physics and qualified candidates have some skills functional materials deposition and patterning, as well as in electronic transport and optoelectronic properties characterization. Laboratory experience in the fabrication and electrical characterization of materials, nanostructures or devices is a highly valued skill. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, enthusiastic, is fluent in English and possesses good interpersonal skills.

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  • Programme type Laurea (First cycle degree/Bachelor - 180 ECTS)
  • Place of teaching Bologna
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  • Degree Programme Class L-30 - Physics
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The Degree Programme in Physics aims at training Physicists with a solid basic knowledge and an open and flexible mind, predisposed to implementing scientific methods, problem-solving and with the ability to learn innovative methods and techniques quickly. Specifically, the degree programme aims at training Physicists who: 
 - possess an adequate basic knowledge of the different sectors of classic and modern physics; - have the knowledge and ability to use the adequate mathematics and computer programming tools for the description and the modelling of physical systems, analysing with scientific methods large volumes of data; - have the knowledge and ability to use laboratory tools and technology to conduct experimental research aimed at understanding physical phenomena; - have a deep understanding of physics' great cognitive, social and applicative challenges (theoretical, experimental and applied). Therefore, graduates have the ability to: - apply the scientific method for analysing, representing and modelling physical reality; - use self-learning tools to keep up to date with science and technology's progress; - swiftly integrate in the world of work, also as part of a team; - elaborate theories and develop scientific arguments, in writing or orally, in both Italian and English. To this end, the Degree Programme is structured in three thematic areas that develop complementary knowledge and skills: - "Mathematics and Physics and Mathematics" Area; - "Classic and Modern Physics" Area; - "Physics and Programming Laboratory" Area; and includes activities aimed at acquiring: - basic knowledge of mathematics, computer programming and chemistry; - knowledge of classic and modern physics, focussing on three disciplinary areas: Experimental and Applied Physics; Theoretical Physics and Physics Fundamentals; Micro-Physics and structure of matter; - in related areas such as Physics and Mathematics, Astrophysics, Geophysics and Space Physics; - in transversal areas, such as English (level B2) and the final examination preparation, which can take place in external structures, public or private, in Italy or abroad, under international agreements.

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Admission to the Degree Programme requires possession of a secondary school diploma or a foreign qualification recognised as suitable. Admission to the Degree Programme requires: - reasoning ability and good understanding of the language; - good general knowledge; - basic knowledge of mathematics, especially algebra, 2D and 3D geometry and the theory of the elementary functions. - Additionally we recommend a good knowledge of the English language (B1 level). The methods for verifying the knowledge required for admission are defined in the Degree Programme Teaching Regulations. Students who do not pass the verification test are assigned Additional Learning Requirements (OFA) which must be met during the first year of the degree programme and in any case within the terms set by the University. 
 Students who do not obtain the assigned Additional Learning Requirements within the deadline will not be able to sit second and third year exams and will have to repeat the OFA test procedure.

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Phd position in theoretical particle physics.

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The PhD in Physics is organised into 5 curricula: 1) Theoretical Physics (TEO) 2) Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics (NSN) 3) Physics of Condensed Matter, Atoms and Molecules (MAT) 4) Applied Physics and Complex Systems (APP) 5) Physics Education and History of Physics (DID) PhD students are required to attend 132 hours of lectures according to the following rules: For PhD students in TEO, NSN, MAT and APP: By the end of 1st year: 72 hours from courses offered by the PhD in Physics of the University of Bologna with at least 12 hours from courses of a different curriculum By the end of 2nd year: 12 hours of the “Scientific dissemination, management and funding for Physicists” course By the end of 3rd year: 48 hours from courses offered by the PhD in Physics of the University of Bologna, PhD Schools, advanced Master courses of the University of Bologna or PhD courses of different PhD programmes, if they feature a final examination. For PhD students in DID: By the end of 2nd year: 36 hours from courses offered by the PhD in Physics of the University of Bologna with at least 12 hours from courses of a different curriculum By the end of 2nd year: 12 hours of the “Scientific dissemination, management and funding for Physicists” course By the end of 3rd year: 84 hours from courses offered by the PhD in Physics of the University of Bologna, PhD Schools, advanced Master courses of the University of Bologna or PhD courses of different PhD programmes, if they feature a final examination.

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Kluyver thesis award for neutrino researcher Rasa Muller

28 May 2024

Rasa Muller

Rasa Muller, on Zoom from Bologna, Italy. “I wanted to summarize my work in such a way that, so to speak, my grandmother would enjoy reading it. From my public talks and appearances in the media, I know pretty well what questions people on the outside have. Those questions form the line through my summary. What are neutrinos? Why an experiment in the deep sea? Could you see anything?”

When she got the call that she was awarded this prize, she reread that summary anyway. “It’s pretty much what I wanted to do, but I can see myself rushing it a little bit. Because that’s what it was, I had a fairly ridiculously tight schedule, the proofs were already coming off the printer. I didn’t really think about a possible Kluyver Prize at the time.”

Rasa Muller received her Ph.D. in summer 2023 for her doctoral work on the KM3NeT experiment, the undersea neutrino telescope under construction in the Mediterranean Sea. Her dissertation Getting to the Point is a first attempt to pinpoint sources of neutrinos in the sky with measurements from KM3NeT.

Muller on her result: “We couldn’t do that with the few lines that KM3NeT counted in the beginning, but we were able to set up an analysis method and show that with more lines in the sea we will indeed start to see neutrino sources.”

In the fall of 2023, she left for Italy and joined INFN’s KM3NeT group in Bologna as a postdoc. “A great personal adventure. It’s been said that it’s better to switch experiments for your academic career, but actually I wanted above all to finish what I had started: finding cosmic neutrino sources. I am now working on those analyses with now almost 30 lines in the sea.”

Notable in her dissertation is an Epilogue on science communication. During her doctoral work, she regularly appeared on television programs about science and was a speaker or presenter at events. From Italy, that is a little less for a while, but the dreams are certainly still there. “For example, I occasionally think about the intention to set up a science broadcaster,” she said.

“That last extra chapter actually stems from my frustration that there is a kind of public fear of science things. That’s not justified, of course, but does lie in part very much with science and scientists themselves. We are often arrogant and don’t make enough effort to engage people. Even among ourselves, by the way: all those incomprehensible stories at conferences and in talks, a terrible waste of time and money.”

In her opinion, the fact that the public is afraid of science subjects is certainly also due to the inadequate education in the Netherlands. “There are really far too few good teachers of science subjects. I would like scientists to realize that this is precisely where they have to roll up their sleeves if they want to keep their own discipline afloat. Give students or PhD students an extra year to contribute to teaching. I bet people will start to like teaching, too.”

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Department of Physics

Claes completed his phd at fysikum and then founded savantic.

Claes Orsholm's physics and maths teacher inspired him to study at Fysikum, where he went on to gain a PhD in electron microscopy with sensor development. Immediately after my PhD, I founded Savantic where I work as CEO. My advice to prospective students is to cultivate your curiosity, try to let go of the details and look at what you learn from a bird's eye view.

Claes Orsholm, alumn från Fysikum och vd på Savantic

Claes Orsholm was born and raised in Stockholm, is 55 years old and has a family with children who have moved out.

"My interest in physics grew during high school, largely thanks to a talented and inspiring subject teacher in physics and maths. I remember that she asked me at graduation to be invited to my defence. I was surprised because I hadn't thought about it at all, but it planted a seed. After military service and a couple of jobs, I decided to study physics."

After graduate school, he got his PhD in electron microscopy

"I studied mathematics and natural sciences with physics as my specialisation and then started my doctoral studies in the nuclear physics group at Fysikum. I received my PhD in 2000 in electron microscopy with sensor development."

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Immediately after his PhD, he started working full-time in the company and he still works here. "I founded Savantic in 1999 together with my supervisor at the time, Professor Stefan Csillag. My role has always been CEO. When the company was smaller, I also worked as a technical consultant and project manager. Nowadays I am fully occupied with my CEO role."

Claes' recommendations to prospective physics students

"Take the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic education with many exciting things to learn. Cultivate your curiosity and try to let go of the details and look at what you are learning from a bird's eye view. As a physicist, you learn a way of exploring and solving problems that is very useful in the world of work. Combined with a curiosity about the world around you, it can be hugely beneficial."

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Physics is crucial for understanding the principles that govern our physical world. It studies everything in nature from the formation of the universe, galaxies, and black holes to the unusual way living systems behave. Technological breakthroughs with lasers, liquid crystal displays, and magnetic resonance imaging have had impact in communications, information technology, and medicine. These have revolutionized our lives in a manner that would not have been possible without physics. From the space shuttle to studies of global warming, physicists work at the forefront of science and technology.

It is the goal of the physics department to help students develop strong backgrounds in experimental, theoretical, and computational physics and to learn the scientific method of investigation. As problems become increasingly complex, it has become clear that successful approaches often combine knowledge from different areas. Because much of 21 st  century physics is interdisciplinary, we endeavor to teach students how to integrate what they learn in their physics courses with knowledge in other fields. We seek to foster within each student an enthusiasm for learning and critical reasoning which lasts a lifetime. We also help students appreciate physics as a human endeavor that is intellectually satisfying. We strive to make our students aware of the responsibilities facing scientists in our contemporary society and learn how to effectively communicate their ideas in both oral and in written form.

Our graduates pursue a variety of careers or continue graduate studies in various disciplines. Some of our students choose to apply their major in either elementary or secondary public or private school teaching. Students choosing to pursue teacher preparation and certification in physics should contact the physics department and the Coordinator of Teacher Education Programs.

Beginning Courses in Physics:  Students planning to to major in Physics or to complete the 3/2 Engineering Program should begin with the  PHYS 110 – PHYS 120  sequence.

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Recently updated graduate student *policy info for student petitions about academic standing to the graduate studies committee:.

  -April 2019 from the Physics Graduate Studies committee for a change in the Petition to Graduate Studies for Academic Standing :   The C&D committee recommends changes to the way in which individual student cases are discussed in Graduate Studies when issues such as academic standing, appeals to take the candidacy exam with partial course credit, etc. are being discussed…we advocate…the designation of a faculty advocate for the student in question. The Faculty Advocate is chosen by the student. In many cases, if the student has a thesis advisor, that advisor would be the natural choice for the Faculty Advocate. Should the student not have a thesis advisor (i.e. the student is a 1st or 2nd year), or if the thesis advisor would be inappropriate due to the nature of the discussion, or if the student simply prefers a different Faculty Advocate, the student is free to ask any faculty member in the Department of Physics that they feel would serve as their best advocate.

*Note this policy addendum is pending addition to the Physics Department Graduate Handbook that is currently under revision.  Please contact the Physics Grad Studies office for copy of prior version.  This policy is in effect and it will be added to the handbook.

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Professor Kai Bongs was Director of the  UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing  from 2014-2019 and Principal Investigator from 2019-2022. Professor Bongs helped to drive the translation of gravity sensors and ultra-precise clocks into technology and applications across a diverse number of sectors, including climate, communications, energy, transport and urban development. 

Professor Bongs is now Director at the Institute for Quantum Technologies at the German Aerospace Centre .

His work has been disseminated through both invited and peer-reviewed presentations at international conferences and through high-impact publications (125 in total). His work has been cited over 12000 times and has a h-index of 52.

Professor Bongs contributed to the Quantum technologies: Blackett review, a Government report published in 2016, which explored how the UK could benefit from the research, development, and commercialisation of quantum technologies. He has built extensive links with key industry partners, working with over 40 companies in over 30 projects. These industry partners include companies such as Teledyne e2v, Network Rail and BAE Systems.

In 2017, Professor Bongs received the Josiah Mason award for Business Advancement in recognition of his leadership of the Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology. In 2018, Professor Bongs was made Editor-in-Chief for the European Physical Journal (Quantum Technologies). He is also a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Fellow, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Professor Bongs was awarded the 2019 Institute of Physics Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize, for his contribution to the development of quantum sensors and translation to industrial applications, as well as the development of the UK Quantum Technology Sensors and Timing.

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  • PhD in Physics, University of Hannover, 1999
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Professor Bongs obtained his PhD from the University of Hannover in 1999 on creating a Bose-Einstein condensate and developing and testing atom optical techniques for its manipulation. He supplemented this work by realising the dark solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates during a one-year postdoctoral post. After this, he studied atom interferometry during a postdoctoral stay at Yale University in 2000, where he initiated a programme to develop a mobile gravity gradient sensor and an electron guide.

In 2007 he was appointed to Chair in Quantum Matter at the University of Birmingham.

In 2014, he was appointed Director of the newly formed UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, which is one of four Hubs making up the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). 

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  • Supervision of research PhDs in cold atom physics
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  • Editor-in-Chief for the European Physical Journal (Quantum Technologies)
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  • Editor of Advances in Ultra Cold Atoms and Molecules, World Scientific
  • Member of Science Team for the Space-Time Explorer and Quantum Equivalence Principle Space Test (STE-QUEST) with the European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Scientific lead for session organised for Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) July 2012 in Mysore, India
  • Scientific organiser of the Quantum Interfaces symposium at the Condensed Matter and Materials conference, December 2011
  • Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College and referee for the Leverhulme Trust
  • Referee for the European Metrology Research Programme 2012
  • Referee for Research Councils in Australia (ARC), France (CNRS), the Netherlands (FOM), Germany (DFG) and Austria
  • Referee for Nature, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review
  • Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Fellow, Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Publications

  • N. Meyer, H. Proud, M. Perea-Ortiz, Ch. O’Neale, M. Baumert, M. Holynski, J. Kronjäger, G. Barontini, and K. Bongs; “Observation of Two-Dimensional Localized Jones-Roberts Solitons in Bose-Einstein Condensates”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 150403 (2017), 2 citations.
  • K. Bongs, Y. Singh, L. Smith, W. He, O. Kock, D. Świerad, J. Hughes, S. Schiller, S. Alighanbari, S. Origlia, S. Vogt, U. Sterr, Ch. Lisdat, R. Le Targat, J. Lodewyck, D. Holleville, B. Venon, S. Bize, G.P. Barwood, P. Gill, I.R. Hill, Y.B. Ovchinnikov, N. Poli, G.M. Tino, J. Stuhler, W. Kaenders; “Development of a strontium optical lattice clock for the SOC mission on the ISS”; Comptes Rendus Physique, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.crhy.2015.03.009, 37 citations.
  • R.M. Godun, P.B.R. Nisbet-Jones, J.M. Jones, S.A. King, L.A.M. Johnson, H.S. Margolis, K. Szymaniec, S.N. Lea, K. Bongs, P. Gill; “Frequency Ratio of Two Optical Clock Transitions in Yb+ 171 and Constraints on the Time Variation of Fundamental Constants”’ Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 210801 (2014), 211 citations.
  • B. Olmos, D. Yu, Y. Singh, F. Schreck, K. Bongs, I. Lesanovsky; “Long-range interacting many-body systems with alkaline-earth-metal atoms”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 143602 (2013), 64 citations.
  • H. Müntinga, H. Ahlers, M. Krutzik, A. Wenzlawski, S. Arnold, D. Becker, K. Bongs, H. Dittus, H. Duncker, N. Gaaloul, C. Gherasim, E. Giese, C. Grzeschik, T. W. Hänsch, O. Hellmig, W. Herr, S. Herrmann, E. Kajari, S. Kleinert, C. Lämmerzahl, W. Lewoczko-Adamczyk, J. Malcolm, N. Meyer, R. Nolte, A. Peters, M. Popp, J. Reichel, A. Roura, J. Rudolph, M. Schiemangk, M. Schneider, S. T. Seidel, K. Sengstock, V. Tamma, T. Valenzuela, A. Vogel, R. Walser, T. Wendrich, P. Windpassinger, W. Zeller, T. van Zoest, W. Ertmer, W. P. Schleich, and E. M. Rasel, “Interferometry with Bose-Einstein Condensates in Microgravity”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 093602 (2013), 199 citations.
  • T. v. Zoest, N. Gaaloul, Y. Singh, H. Ahlers, W. Herr, S. T. Seidel, W. Ertmer, E. Rasel, M. Eckart, E. Kajari, S. Arnold, G. Nandi, W. P. Schleich, R. Walser, A. Vogel, K. Sengstock, K. Bongs, W. Lewoczko-Adamczyk, M. Schiemangk, T. Schuldt, A. Peters, T. Könemann, H. Müntinga, C. Lämmerzahl, H. Dittus, T. Steinmetz, T. W. Hänsch, J. Reichel; “Bose-Einstein Condensation in Microgravity”, Science, 328, 5985 (2010), 186 citations.

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Professor Kai Bongs is Director of the UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, where he drives the translation of gravity sensors and ultra-precise clocks into technology and applications across a diverse number of sectors, including climate, communications, energy, transport and urban development.

He also leads the Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre at the University of Birmingham. His work has been disseminated through both invited and peer-reviewed presentations at international conferences and through high-impact publications (125 in total). His work has been cited over 7000 times and has a h-index of 39.

Policy experience

Professor Bongs contributed to the Quantum technologies: Blackett review , a Government report published in 2016, which explored how the UK could benefit from the research, development, and commercialisation of quantum technologies. He has built extensive links with key industry partners, working with over 40 companies in over 30 projects. These industry partners include companies such as Teledyne e2v, Network Rail and BAE Systems.

In 2017, Professor Bongs received the Josiah Mason award for Business Advancement in recognition of his leadership of the Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology. At the beginning of this year, Professor Bongs was made Editor-in-Chief for the European Physical Journal (Quantum Technologies). He is also a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Fellow, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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