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Postdoctoral and PhD positions available on Cold Atom Quantum Sensors for Onboard Applications

Location: Institut d’Optique d’Aquitaine, Talence (Bordeaux area, France) 

A unique environment for quantum technologies, combining cutting-edge academic research and application-oriented industrial R&D and gathering key players in the field: 

LP2N: Academic research lab, specialized in novel atom interferometry techniques 
iXblue: Industrial company, pioneer in field quantum sensors 
iXatom: fully integrated joint research lab between LP2N and iXblue 

Naquidis: Innovation center for quantum technologies 

Many possible projects, ranging from fundamental physics to field applications: 

– High flux ultracold atom sources for the next generation of quantum sensors
– Miniaturization of multi-axis quantum accelerometer using hybrid atom chips 
– Multidimensional atom interferometry towards full quantum inertial navigation units 
– Quantum sensors for Space geodesy 
– Quantum sensors in microgravity and applications to fundamental physics in space 
– Onboard multi-axis quantum accelerometer in strapdown operation 

Applications of these projects include fundamental physics, inertial navigation, ground and onboard gravimetry, space geodesy… 

Open positions are supported by ANR (MiniXQuanta) and Stratégie nationale quantique (PEPR QAFCA)