Triplet photon generation in optical fibres and their quantum properties

About this scholarship

Are you intrigued by lasers and quantum physics and their role in shaping the future industry? The COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA in collaboration with the University of South Australia and RMIT University have provided a PhD scholarship for a suitable candidate to work on the application of lasers and fibre optics for quantum application. The scholarship includes an attractive $40,000 living allowance plus equipment and conference travel funding. We are seeking high calibre and keen candidates with undergraduate degree in Physics or Engineering (Electrical Engineering). Knowledge of electromagnetic theory, optics and quantum physics are desirable.


The scholarship is open to Australian Citizens.

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a research degree program at the University of South Australia.


$40,000 per year for three and half years  

Allowance of $5000/year for three years for domestic conferences and $10000/Year for two years for international conferences has been considered. Relocation expenses at the level of University of South Australia RTPd level is also provided.

How to apply and closing date

The scholarship will remain open until filled.

In the first instance, submit your application to A/Prof. Shahram Afshar @  Following the initial endorsement by the relevant supervisor, you will be required to go through the UniSA online application process.

Applicants must provide:

Undergraduate/postgraduate transcript,
supporting statement

Phone (08) 83026866

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