HEISINGBERG - One (1) master student position

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HEISINGBERG - One (1) master student position

Position Description

Development of an optical spatial ΧΥ spin simulator utilising coherent free-space light illumination and intensity detection for the minimization of Ising Hamiltonians via simulated annealing. Implementation of custom-tailored algorithms to optimise the annealing process employed by the software part of the spatial photonic Ising machine.

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Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Physics 
  • Laboratory experience in optical setups with spatial light modulator 
  • Experience in simulations of condensed matter systems with emphasis in computational modelling of spin systems 
  • Two (2) reference letters 

Desirable Qualifications

Fluency in English 

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications to the address (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to Prof. P. Savvidis (psav@materials.uoc.gr).


In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Application Form (Form Greek or Form English to the left)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  • Scanned Copies of academic titles
  • Certificate for enrollment in a master’s program

Appointment Duration

4 months
Announcement Date: 08.05.2024
Closing Date: 18.05.2024
Institute: Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser