38007: Master Thesis Student optical, electrical or communications engineering or similar - Optical systems for deep-space communications

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

Work group:

Institute of Communications and Navigation



Area of research:

Diploma & Master Thesis



Job description:


The optical communication group of DLR’s Institute of Communications and Navigation develop experimental laser communication systems for optical data links between airborne carriers such as airplanes or satellites and optical ground stations. The system development covers several disciplines such as optics, mechanics, electronics and programming.


The successful applicant will support our team in the development of optical and optomechanical systems. Furthermore she/he will perform system verification tests in the laboratory and outdoors and possibly will support the team during scientific field measurement campaigns. It is an excellent opportunity to work in a cutting edge topic, gain experience on real optical hardware, and improve your engineering skills.


Your tasks:


concept development and system design simulation of the concept implementation of laboratory demonstrator development of the required electronics programming of Matlab Scripts and GUIs

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 38007

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