Ghent University has founded the Center for Nano- and Biophotonics, a multidisciplinary partnership involving 12 professors from the Faculties of Engineering, Bioscience Engineering, Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Center builds on the university’s excellence in research and graduate level education in the fields of photonics, life sciences and nano-sciences. The Center will focus on frontier research at the crossroads of photonic integrated circuits and lab-on-chip approaches, nanomaterials development and electro-optical particle manipulation as well as their application to monitor, characterize and image biological systems.
The Center will be strengthened with four full-time tenure track or tenured faculty positions, which will complement the available expertise.
More info about these positions can be found in the following pdf file: NB-Photonics.pdf
In the framework of the European Integrated Project OLED100, involving Europe’s major OLED companies, our research group is involved in the simulation and measurement of light outcoupling. Both microcavity effects in the near-field and outcoupling structures at the substrate interface will be designed, realized and measured.
In the framework of the Marie-Curie Initial Training Network FINELUMEN, involving highly ranked research groups in Europe, our research group is involved in the application and characterization of luminescent centers in confined media. We will apply, simulate and characterize microscopic luminescent containers in different media. Training visits to different partners in the Network are encouraged. The candidate should have spend less than 1 year (over the last 5 years) in Belgium. More info can be found in this pdf-file
In the framework of a Research Project funded by the Flemish FWO, we investigate the scattering of light in structured media for different applications. This involves the design, realization, simulation and characterization of structures based on dielectrics, metals and liquid crystals. The aim is to improve the optical design of components to be used in displays, projection systems and solar cells. This work is in collaboration with Prof. Burgelman and Prof. De Visschere.
In the framework of the Photonics@be project of the Belgian Science Policy project, we investigate nonlinear optical phenomena in liquid crystals. This research involves technological, experimental and numerical work. The aim is to investigate novel techniques for all-optical signal handling and optical interconnects. This work is in collaboration with Prof. J. Beeckman.
Master Degree in Photonics, Physics, Applied Physics or Electronics. Good study records, research oriented, communicative, team worker.
A dynamic research group: Liquid Crystals and Photonics, with experience in technology, simulation, measurement, in an international environment at Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering Sciences.
For more information or for submitting your CV, contact: Prof. Kristiaan Neyts (email@example.com)