PhD Student

Lensless Imaging

Your tasks

  • Lensless EUV imaging for photomask and pellicle characterization for applications in the semiconductor manufacturing industry
  • Performing experiments at the XIL-II beamline of SLS
  • Collaboration with external partners, in particular with Korea
  • Analysis of experimental data and simulations and development of novel algorithms

Your profile

You have a master degree in science or engineering and have a keen interest in applied research in microscopy and optical instrumentation. You are a highly motivated team player and would like to pursue a PhD project with main focus on hands-on experimental techniques. Experience in some of the following fields will be of advantage: optics, photonics, synchotron facilities, X-Ray imaging techniques, lensless microscopy, materials science and EUV lithography. The successful candidate will enroll at the graduate school at ETH Zurich.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

For further information please contact Dr Yasin Ekinci, phone: +41 56 310 28 24 mail:

Please submit your application online by 5 January 2020 (including addresses of referees) for the position as a PhD Student (index no. 6217-02).

Paul Scherrer Institut Human Resources Management, Anita Bleiker, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland