43144: Master Student Optical, Electrical or Physical Engineering or Scientific Instrumentation - Inter-satellite optical system laboratory demonstrator: performance and validation testing

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.


optical system design, assembly and test optical system design in dedicated SW (e.g. Zemax) development of performance testing routines of optical subsystems under laboratory conditions programming of Matlab Scripts and GUIs

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 43144