ShanghaiTech University

Postdoc Position in Characterization and Application of Advanced Semiconductor Lasers

ShanghaiTech University

Position description

The postdoc position aims to study the dynamic characteristics of advanced quantum-structure based semiconductor laser, as well as to explore their applications in access optical networks, data centers, gas spectroscopies, and Lidar systems. The candidate can choose to investigate near-infrared quantum dot lasers, mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers, or interband cascade lasers, depending on his/her interests and experiences.

Relevant skills

Candidates with strong backgrounds in Optoelectronics, Physics, Electronic Engineering are invited to apply. Relevant skills include an excellent understanding of semiconductor optoelectronic device physics, fiber-optic communications, gas spectroscopies, and Lidar systems. Previous experience in any of these areas will be considered assets for the project.

Interested candidates

We have two position openings. Please submit your resume and publication list by email Dr. Cheng Wang (, and to,  This search will remain open until all positions are filled.

About the Research Group

The Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Dynamics Group, led by Dr. Cheng Wang, focus on modeling, characterization, and optimization of advanced quantum-structure based semiconductor lasers, as well as the applications in access optical networks, in gas spectroscopies, and in Lidar systems. Detailed information refers to:

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