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Research Scientist Intern
Diffraction and Polarization Optics, Phd
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Locations
Redmond, WA, USA • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Research
Requirements
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in the field of optical science, liquid crystal materials, physics, materials, or related field
  • Fundamental knowledge of light transmission, polarization, diffraction, and light interference in optics and displays
  • Extensive hands-on experience in designing optical experiments and metrology
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and to interact with groups and people across the world
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
Responsibilities
  • Design and implementation of experiments or models that explore novel optical materials, films, components for AR/VR display systems
  • Demonstration and characterization of prototypes with internal and/or external partners
  • Data analysis and correlation study on optical characterization data
  • Collaboration with and support of other researchers across various disciplines (human factors, optics, metrology)
  • Communication of research agenda, progress and results over the course of the intern project
  • Final presentation for cross-functional partners on the publication-worthy results
Desired Qualifications
  • Intent to return to a degree-program after the completion of the internship
  • Experience in designing/modeling of liquid crystal films and optical devices
  • Understanding AR/VR lens and display optics
  • Experience with optical films and coatings and their manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated relevant industry experience via an internship or work experience
  • Proven track record of achieving results as demonstrated in accepted papers at international peer-reviewed publications or conferences
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