NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow (David Wilkowski 's Group), Centre for Quantum Technologies

Location
Singapore
Posted
09 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2022
Ref
10090544
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT)

The Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) is a research centre of excellence in Singapore. It brings together physicists, computer scientists and engineers to do basic research on quantum physics and to build devices based on quantum phenomena. Experts in this new discipline of quantum technologies are applying their discoveries in computing, communications, and sensing. CQT is hosted by the National University of Singapore and also has staff at Nanyang Technological University. With some 180 researchers and students, it offers a friendly and international work environment. Learn more about CQT at www.quantumlah.org

Job Description

The key job purpose is to extend our previous studies of artificial gauge field in SU(2) to SU(3) symmetry. We are using an ultracold gas of Strontium atoms and simple generalization to our tripod system. SU(3) symmetry appears in the Yang-Mills theory for high energy physics and more recently in specific problems in condensed-matter physics where three-fold band structure are engineered (Weyl semimetal, spintronics). One important aspect of SU(3) with respect to SU(2) is its higher dimensionality which allow for richer topological properties. For example, SU(3) transformations naturally break the time invariance symmetry leading to singularities of the Berry curvature and related magnetic monopoles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing the experimental setup
  • Supervising undergrad and graduate students
  • Data taking and analyzing

Job Requirements

  • Solid experience in AOM physics
  • Experience in ultracold gases and ideally with fermionic strontium atoms
  • A PhD degree in experimental AOM physics

More Information

Location: [[NTU]]
Organization: [[NUS]]
Department: [[David Wilkowski's group]]
Job requisition ID: [[16651]]

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