Optical Scientist Intern - Photonic Circuit Integration (PhD)
Posted on: November 18, 2021
The Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) Research Team brings together a
world-class team of researchers, developers, and engineers to
create the future of virtual and augmented reality, which together
will become as universal and essential as smartphones and personal
computers are today. And just as personal computers have done over
the past 45 years, AR and VR will ultimately change everything
about how we work, play, and connect. We are developing all the
technologies needed to enable breakthrough AR glasses and VR
headsets, including optics and displays, computer vision, audio,
graphics, brain-computer interfaces, haptic interaction,
eye/hand/face/body tracking, perception science, and true
telepresence. Some of those will advance much faster than others,
but they all need to happen to enable AR and VR that are so
compelling that they become an integral part of our lives. Our
internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16), or twenty four (24)
weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.
- Explore opportunities of source integration for next generation
AR/VR display prototypes with an emphasis on both compact form
factor as well as easy of assembly.
- Develop novel coupling techniques for joining photonic
- Carry out performance analysis and comparison of different
approaches/designs with respect to key figures of merit.
- Collaborate with the larger FRLR team and provide creative
solutions for display and imaging technologies.
- The type of work should be publishable research results in
top-tier journals and at leading international conferences.
- Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree
in the field of of Physics, Optical Science or Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
- Experience with mathematical and practical aspects of active
integrated photonic devices, semiconductor physics, optical
metamaterial, and/or micro/nano-optics OR 3+ years experience with
numerical studies on integrated photonics, micro/nano-optics, etc.
with demonstrated ability to design photonic assemblies.
- Experience with scientific programming languages or optical
simulation tools such as Lumerical, Matlab, Python, MEEP, or
- Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture
- Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the
time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during
- Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the
- Demonstrated experience via an internship, work experience, or
widely used contributions to open source projects.
- Proven track record of achieving significant results as
demonstrated by first-authored publications.
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