24/09/2020

Fabrication and study of blue microcavity-OLED (MOLED) for lab-on-disc


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CNRS - LAAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsApplied physics
    PhysicsOptics
    TechnologyMaterials technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/11/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    France › Toulouse
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/11/2020
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Research project

Aquatic ecosystem monitoring is an important environmental concern that targets large families of pollutants generated by human activities. Monitoring surface water is usually performed in laboratories using conventional techniques for the detection of a wide range of molecules. The reliability of the final results is related to the steps from sampling to the analysis. Packaging, preservation, storage and transport are subject to strict rules to be observed in order to limit any sample changes. This process is proved to be laborious, time-consuming and leads to a lack of real-time results used to promote a proactive response to water contamination. The aim of this project, supported by ANR funding, is to develop a micro-fluidic LOD (Lab-on-disc) platform integrating sensors and biosensors based on the physiological micro-algae response (Figure 1). The optical sensor of this LOD, based on microalgae fluorescence, will contain excitation sources (organic light emitting diodes (OLED)), photodiodes and optical filters. The specificities of the OLEDs integrated into the optical sensor require the design and fabrication of advanced devices with specific properties i.e. wavelength (UV-Vis), spectral width, emission spectra and luminescence efficiency. This implies the use of new devices geometries both in terms of organic semiconductors (emissive and transport layers optimization) and MOLED structure (micro-cavity OLED devices with dielectric mirrors and transparent electrodes). The objectives of the post-doctorate position will therefore consist of designing, developing and characterizing these innovative components until their final integration into the Lab-on-disc.

 

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsApplied physics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Physics: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

The candidate should have completed or be about to complete a PhD in applied physics or in organic optoelectronics. 

This multidisciplinary research project will require huge work on the development and characterization of organic devices OLED and MOLED. It will be based on solid knowledge of organic electronics and optoelectronic characterization of devices. The candidate has to master deposition techniques such as vacuum evaporation, spin-coating, and characterization techniques of optoelectronic devices (I-V, L-V, …). Optical skills, and knowledge of XRR characterization techniques would be a plus.

Basic knowledge of French language would be appreciated.

Specific Requirements

To apply, candidates must send an up-dated CV, a list of publications, a cover letter and the name of at least two references.

 

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
CNRS
France
Toulouse

EURAXESS offer ID: 561467

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