Research Intern - Optics

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Microsoft Research is looking for highly motivated PhD students with experience in optics to join us in an exciting project involving Holography and Head Mounted Displays. The project involves solving a range of practical challenges of modern HMD displays with its core being a holographic projection system. Search “holograms: the future of near-eye display” for more information.


Students with practical and theoretical skills in optics are welcome to apply. These could include free-space optical experiments, diffractive optical elements (DOEs), computer generated holograms (CGHs), holographic optical elements (HOEs), scanning systems, waveguides, imaging systems, etc.


Start date: February 2019 onwards


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. 


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