Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Laser and Lightsource Research Scientist ( develop UV lasers )(#112812)

Job Title: Laser and Lightsource Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Corporate Technology Group develops key technology used in KLA-Tencor’s inspection and metrology systems. We research, analyze and prototype key technologies such as sensors, lasers and optics. When the technology is proven to meet requirements, we work with KLA-Tencor product divisions and key suppliers to implement the technology into KLA-Tencor’s products.

  • If you are selected for this position, you will work with a world-class team developing key technology for KLA-Tencor’s semiconductor inspection and metrology systems.
  • As a laser and light source research scientist within KLA-Tencor, your responsibilities will include:
  • Developing novel, high power deep-UV and vacuum-UV lasers and light sources.
  • Designing and running experiments to understand and improve the performance of lasers and light sources.
  • Evaluating data from long-term performance and stability tests.
  • Developing solutions to increase the power of lasers and light sources while also improving their stability and lifetime.
  • Working with KLA-Tencor product divisions to incorporate your designs into their inspection and metrology systems.
  • Working with suppliers to implement your designs in production.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Optics or Physics with at least 5 years’ experience developing high performance UV light sources such as UV lasers or laser pumped plasma light sources.
  • Must have a deep understanding of lasers, frequency conversion and non-linear optics.
  • Must be experienced in designing and executing systematic and thorough experiments.
  • Must be able to perform simulations and analyze data using software such as MatLab or Python.
  • Must be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience designing capital equipment such as semiconductor manufacturing equipment would be a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience.

Please send your resume to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.