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Course paper / final thesis

Development of a coherent transmission system for GEO-feeder links

Starting date

1 August 2019

Duration of contract

6 months

Remuneration

According to the German 5 TVöD

Type of employment

Full-time

"Cutting-edge research requires excellent minds – particularly more females – at all levels. Launch your mission with us and send in your application now!" Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund - Chair of the DLR Executive Board

The optical communication group of DLR’s Institute of Communications and Navigation develop experimental laser communication systems for optical data links between airborne carriers such as airplanes or satellites and optical ground stations. The system development covers several disciplines such as optics, mechanics, electronics and programming. The successful applicant will support our team in the development of optical systems. Furthermore he/she will perform system tests and possibly will support the team during scientific measurement campaigns. It is an excellent opportunity to work in a cutting edge topic, gain experience on real optical hardware, and improve your engineering skills.

The subject contains tasks like:

  • analysis of the coherent transmission system
  • assembly of a coherent transmitter or receiver
  • development of signal post processing stages on 
  • verification and performance analysis of the components in the lab or in the field
  • evaluation of measurements and analysis of the results

Your qualifications:

  • study direction of optical, electrical engineering or communications
  • experience with digital signal processing
  • experience in optical fibre communications
  • programming in Matlab / Python
  • experience in VHDL

Your benefits:

Look forward to a fulfilling job with an employer who appreciates your commitment and supports your personal and professional development. Our unique infrastructure offers you a working environment in which you have unparalled scope to develop your creative ideas and accomplish your professional objectives. Our human resources policy places great value on a healthy family and work-life-balance as well as equal opportunities for persons of all genders (m/f/non-binary). Individuals with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in the event their qualifications are equivalent to those of other candidates.

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Janis Surof
Institute of Communications and Navigation

Phone: +49 8153 28-3180

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