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Chalmers – Postdoc Position in Optoelectronics VCSELs and Transmitter Integration for WDM Optical Interconnects

Postdoc Position in Optoelectronics

For questions, please contact
Professor Anders Larsson; phone: +46-703-088626; e-mail:

Where to study Photonics? If you are interested in training to work in this innovative and challenging sector, you will find in this new directory, all the optics training courses offered by universities and schools in France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Slovakia, Sweden, and UK.

This directory is your tool. Whether you are a young or advanced student and interested in developing or improving your skills in optics, you will find the answers to help guide you through the options and direct your career path.

courses in Sweden:


courses in Europe:


Additional/new course in Sweden (Umeå): PNS0146 Introduction to hyperspectral imaging with focus on near infrared spectroscopy, 3.0 credits

Call for nominations for the Student Award 2017

PhotonicSweden (PS) and the Swedish Optical Society (SOS) announce the Student Award 2017

The prize will be handed over in the frame of the Optics and Photonics Conference (OPS) which takes place on the 18/19 October in Kista, Stockholm


PS and SOS have established a prize for students in the field of photonics in order to promote research in photonics especially related to R&D with industrial impact.

Any person who is active in the field of optics and photonics may apply for the Student Award. The award consists of a certificate and a cash prize of SEK 6.0

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • A description of the innovative R&D work or the master/bachelor thesis, making clear the nature of innovation potential impact to industry/society

The application deadline for participating in the Student Award 2017 is the 31st of August 2017.

Your find the statutes here Exjobbs_award_Statuter

Applications can be sent via e-mail to