46651: Master Student Optical, Electrical Engineering or Communications - Design of an optical phase locked loop for coherent 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 systems. Furthermore he/she will perform system tests and possibly will support the team during scientific 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.


The subject contains tasks like:


analysis of the homodyne transmission system design and implementation of the closed loop filter and hardware assembly of a coherent receiver with OPLL verification and performance analysis of the components in the lab or in the field evaluation of measurements and analysis of the results

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Quote Reference: 46651