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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 1/25/2017

Coherent Inc Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Doctoral Degree


Job Description and Responsibilities

Job Description:

* Build complex laser resonators/fiber lasers in a clean room environment, following written methods and verbal instructions
* Perform optics handling and complex multi-optic alignment. Will routinely use oscilloscope, VOM, optical characterization equipment, and various other measurement equipment
* Perform routine and complex troubleshooting and problem solving
* Compile and present technical data and drawing technical conclusions

Education and Work Experience

Education/Work Experience:

Extensive experience with the alignment and assembly of optical devices, fiber lasers, ultra-short pulse and pulse compression
Experience with fiber optic cleaving and splicing
Comfortable with electronic and electro-optical test and measurement systems
Laser alignment of diode-pumped solid state lasers (DPSS)
Alignment of laser resonators
Alignment of laser cavities
Alignment of output couplers (OC), high reflectors (HR), end mirrors, secondary harmonic generating crystal (SHG), LBO crystals
Ability to use standard PC software including MSWord, MSExcel, MSOutlook, etc.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while ensuring quality results
Must have strong English verbal and written communication skills
Technical degree preferred

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