Website CNPEM Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) is commissioning the fourth-generation electron storage ring Sirius, a worldwide state-of-the-art accelerator complex dedicated to produce high brightness X-ray beams. LNLS is a pioneer synchrotron light laboratory in Brazil and has a long history of designing, constructing, commissioning and operating a synchrotron light facility to provide multi-disciplinary experimental stations for external users.

Activities includes manage and coordinate the Radiofrequency Group at CNPEM.

Main Activities

Manage and coordinate the Radiofrequency Group, its activities and team, being also responsible for:

  • Providing the technical reference for the team regarding the theory, techniques and applications of radiofrequency and related technologies;
  • Working towards the technical improvement of the team;
  • Identifying and conducting R&D projects related to the use of radiofrequency technologies in applications of interest to the Center;
  • Maintaining and improving the technical infrastructure of the group;
  • Elaborating technical documentation, and participate in authoring of scientific papers and communication articles;
  • Working with other teams in the application and integration of solutions based on the group expertise;
  • Working in the development of local suppliers of radiofrequency components;
  • Interacting with the radiofrequency community of other research centers and prospect possible collaborations.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Physical Engineering or related courses.

Desirable Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Physical Engineering or related courses;

Solid experience in:

  • Designing, building and characterising accelerator Radio Frequency systems;
  • Specifing and characterizing the building blocks of the system: cavities, amplifiers, LLRF, transmission lines etc;
  • Fabrication of RF components for accelerators;
  • Instrumentation for radio frequency systems;
  • Project development;
  • Team coordination;
  • Knowledge in microwave theory and application;
  • Be familiar with the technology embedded in radio frequency system components;
  • Be up to date with the technological advances in the field;
  • Familiarity with electromagnetic simulation programs;
  • Fluent English (reading, writing and conversation).

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