16/04/2019

EPSRC iCase PhD in Physics: A Manufacturing Process Simulator for VCSELs

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • DEADLINE DATE
    01/05/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences

Outline

This project will be in collaboration with IQE, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products.

You will develop a simulation to predict the manufacturing performance and critical tolerances of epitaxial layer material including compositions, doping and layer thicknesses, using quantum mechanical and optical mode solvers, based on device performance and in-situ reactor characterisation and ex-situ characterisation of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers.

The scientific challenges include optimising characterisation approaches and data handling as well as producing physical models to connect epitaxial structure and device function to maximise manufacturing tolerances and yield.

What is funded

For more information on what is funded, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/epsrc-icase-phd-in-physics-a-manufacturing-process-simulator-for-vcsels

Duration

4 years

Eligibility

For more information on eligibility, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/epsrc-icase-phd-in-physics-a-manufacturing-process-simulator-for-vcsels

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