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Spacetime Metamaterials

Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT) - Research division WaveCore - Research unit META


Spacetime metamaterials, artificial optical structures formed by modulating a host medium in sophisticated fashions, represent a new and hot paradigm in modern science and technology. The PhD student will explore, upon the pioneering foundation established in the group, novel spacetime metamaterial structures, phenomena and applications.


The candidate must have a strong bases in at least two of the following disciplines:

  • classical electromagnetics and/or photonics
  • classical and/or quantum electrodynamics
  • theories of special and general relativity

4-year PhD at standard KU Leuven rate

For more information please contact Prof. dr. Christophe Caloz, tel.: +32 16 37 62 29, mail: christophe.caloz@kuleuven.be.You can apply for this job no later than April 01, 2023 via the online application tool

KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.


Apply before: 01/04/2023

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