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The Staff Research Associate I will assist the P.I. in designing, developing and modeling a Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) for millimeter wavelengths. Provide assistance in testing the performance of cryogenic bolometric sensors used for the POLARBEAR project.
The FTS requires the design of wire grid beam splitters, which requires the design and construction of a grid winding machine. Under the guidance of the P.I., assist with the development and analysis of the code to assess the performance of a grid winding machine and Fourier transform spectrometer. Participate in the fabrication and design of a small radio telescope receiver.
Bachelor Degree in Physics; or equivalent theoretical knowledge and experience.
Demonstrated background in physics, specifically in electromagnetic waves.
Proven experience with optics, polarization measurements.
Strong understanding of polarization evolution in optical media.
Proficiency at programming in Python and Radio Sky Pipe.
Familiarity with Solidworks.
Familiarity with UNIX/Linux operating system.
Proven ability to maintain and prepare accurate records of all experiments and with handling data management of large sets.
Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend and discuss research materials.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) needed to interact professionally and effectively in the work environment,and to effectively and accurately document research procedures.
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