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Master thesis - dual-polarization programmable metasurface

Master thesis - dual-polarization programmable metasurface


Entry date: ASAP | Location: Aachen | Type: Student | Job Reference: FHR-2021-AutomotiveDay

Fraunhofer FHR is one of the leading and largest research institutes in Europe in the area of high frequency and radar techniques. It is
part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely
to people's needs: space, production, mobility, defense, security, health, environment and communication. As a result, the work
undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people's lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We
design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas. Be part of it as


In this master thesis, a novel dual-polarization programmable metasurface based on Graphene Technology will be studied via different
approaches, simulated, implemented and measured for Polarimetric Radar applications in automotive radars.

Your tasks

 EM simulation using CST

 Implementation

 Microcontroller or FPGA programming

 Measurements

What we expect from you

 active immatriculation in electrical engineering or similar

 first practical experience with electromagnetic simulation,
FPGA / microcontroller programming and measurements

 knowledge in antenna design and RF electronic circuit design

 high motivation and having fun working on challenging
tasks in real-world projects

What you can expect from us
Open and collegial working environment
Attractive conditions at one of the largest research organiza-

tions for application-oriented research in Europe
Integration into current research projects from industry and
basic research
Interesting, practical tasks to work on independently and with
your team
Independent and creative working in a team
State-of-the-art technology and equipment
Excellent network within the international research landscape
Various opportunities to boost your career (final theses,
take over/direct entry, doctorate, further education)

Renumeration according to Fraunhofer company agreement.
The position is initially limited for 3-6 months. Weekly work time is
max. 19,5 hours.
In case of identical qualifications preference will be given to severely
disabled candidates.
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes
the third gender. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-
independent professional equality.

Please send your complete application

If you have any questions about this position, don't hesitate
to contact: Tim Freialdenhoven
Tel. +49 (0) 241 80 222 73