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H/F Instrumentation and Advanced Interrogation Protocols for Miniature Atomic Clock

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General information

Reference : UMR6174-SARDJA-005
Workplace : BESANCON
Date of publication : Friday, January 10, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Technical / Administrative
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 10 February 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Around 2250 € / month (free from tax)
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent


- Instrumentation, computing and piloting of a miniature atomic clock experiment
- Implementation of advanced interrogation protocols for miniature atomic clocks
- Metrological characterization of frequency stability performances of an atomic clock with advanced interrogation protocols. Comparison with standard methods. Solutions for improvement of the performances.
- Possible co-working with a PhD student working on the experiment (from September 2020).
- Contribution to the writing of scientific articles to present the results of the studies.


Instrumentation, piloting of a miniature atomic clock experiment (python language)
Frequency metrology
Laser spectroscopy


Instrumentation, piloting of a miniature atomic clock experiment (python language)
Analog/digital electronics
Atomic physics
Laser spectroscopy

Work Context

The candidate will integrate the OHMS Group ( in FEMTO-ST (, Time-Frequency Department. This group, working in close collaboration with the MOEMS group ( has more than 10 years of experience with the development of CPT-based miniature atomic clocks and is an internationally-recognized laboratory in this domain.
The candidate will evolve in a research group of about 25 persons, composed of research scientists, engineers, technicians, postdocs and PhD students. The candidate will benefit from electronics, mechanics and informatics services from FEMTO-ST and from a high-level measurement platform dedicated to oscillators short-term stability and phase noise metrology ( The candidate will aim to present her/his results in in peer-reviewed scientific journals and international conferences.

Constraints and risks

Laser exposure/radiation

Additional Information

Research Engineer/CDD Researcher
Ph.D. thesis level
Experience minimum 3 years

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