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Internship / Master Thesis Student Topic: Development of an intradyne high Baud rate receiver

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.
Internship / Master Thesis Student Topic: Development of an intradyne high Baud rate receiver

The German Aerospace Center DLR has a dual mandate as the national research center for aeronautics and space, and as the space agency of the German federal government. Approximately 7000 people work for DLR on a uniquely diverse range of topics spanning the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security research. They collaborate on projects extending from fundamental research to the development of the innovative applications and products of the future. If the idea of joining a top-class team of researchers working in a supportive, inspirational environment appeals to you, then why not launch your mission with us?

For our Institute of Communications and Navigation, Optical Communications Group in Oberpfaffenhofen we wish to recruit a qualified

The subject contains tasks like:
- Analysis of the receiver system and the digital post processing units
- Development of suitable algorithms
- Design, implementation, verification and performance analysis of the hardware
- Evaluation of system in the laboratory and/or in the field
- Analysis of the results

- Study direction of optical, electrical engineering or communications
- Experience with digital signal processing
- Programming in Matlab / Simulink
- Experience with electrical / optical measurement technology
- Programming in VHDL

- Duration: 6 months
- Start: Immediately
- Offer valid till 31.09.2018

If you have any questions concerning specific aspects of the job, please contact Mr. Janis Surof (