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Postdoc Positions at PULSE

Attosecond Physics in Solids 

Stanford PULSE Institute invites applications for postdoctoral fellowship in the area of experimental attosecond and strong-field physics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead experiments in the area of high-harmonics from solids, which is one of the new exciting hot topics of attosecond physics.

Our research highlights can be found at:

Selected recent publications:

    J. Lu, E. Cunningham, Y. S. You, D. A. Reis and S. Ghimire, “Interferometry of dipole phase in high harmonics from solids”. Nature Photonics 13,96-100, 2019.
    Y. S. You, D. A. Reis, and S. Ghimire, “Anisotropic high harmonic generation in bulk crystals”, Nature Physics 13, 345-349, (2017)
    G. Ndabashimiye, S. Ghimire, M. Wu, D.  A. Browne, K.  J.  Schafer, M. B. Gaarde, D. A. Reis “Solid-state harmonics beyond the atomic limit”, Nature 534, 520, (2016)

The PULSE Institute is a Stanford Independent Laboratory that provides world leadership in Ultrafast Science, including Attosecond and Strong-field Physics.  It is home to several laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art high-intensity mid-infrared laser systems and is in close proximity to the Linac Coherent Light Source, the world’s first x-ray free-electron laser. The researchers take advantage of these unique resources and a very collaborative research environment. Our candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in physics, chemistry, ultrafast laser science or related field with experience in one or more of the following areas: experimental atomic molecular and optical physics, attosecond pulse metrology, ultrafast time-resolved photoemission and gas phase RABBITT like experiments.

The position carries competitive salary and benefits initially for one-year term and may be renewable up to three years depending upon future funding situations and performance of the candidates. Interested candidates should email a CV with the name and contact information of three references to

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Last updated: 13 June 2019