Videos

Video Resources

OP-TEC Curriculum Videos

OP-TEC’s Course 1 and Course 2 curriculum includes many Lab, Math, and Career Videos. These videos assist the student in learning certain concepts within the materials and grow their interest in various relevant photonics fields. Interactive content such as HTML 5 Widgets and Java Applets are also available. These videos and interactives can be found through the links below.

Curriculum Video Index – an organized collection of all curriculum videos.
Vimeo Curriculum Video Collection – all collections of Vimeo hosted videos.
Course 1 Widgets – Index of HTML 5 Widgets used in Course 1, Fundamentals of Light and Lasers.
Course 1 Java Applet Index – List of Java applets and other online interactive content useful for learning or teaching the concepts presented in OP-TEC’s curriculum.
(Applets within this index may be dated and some will require Java to be installed.)


OP-TEC Photonics Technician Career Videos

OP-TEC’s Photonics Career Videos project in an effort to provide teachers, counselors, students and parents video profiles of
successful two-year college technical program students and graduates.  Learn more and view the videos!

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You can also view OP-TEC videos on our YouTube Channel (OPTECcom) at www.youtube.com/user/OPTECcom!

Advanced Technological Education Television (ATETV)

Advanced Technological Education Television (ATETV) is a Web-based video series and interactive
network designed to connect students and professionals with careers in advanced technology. An Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Project
funded in part by the National Science Foundation, ATETV aims to show how ATE is relevant to the modern workplace and to attract students to this
growing field. The ATETV video series highlights ATE success stories from community colleges and ATE programs nationwide. ATETV’s
outreach efforts — at ATETV.org and on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter — aim to connect employers in industry and
government with the high-tech workforce of tomorrow. Learn more about ATETV.org and access the ATETV videos

Photonics-Related Videos on ATETV.org:

Women Study Lasers and Photonics
Featuring Katie Renshaw, Laser and Photonics Program Student, Central Carolina Community College, Lillington, North Carolina

Using Lasers and Photonics
Featuring Jazmine Murphy, Laser and Photonics Program Student, Central Carolina Community College, Lillington, North Carolina

Shedding Light on Lasers
Featuring Todd Devine, Laser and Photonics Program Student, Central Carolina Community College, Lillington, North Carolina

More Optics and Photonics Videos

Light in Action:  Lasers, Cameras & Other Cool Stuff
Description: This new SPIE video, Light in Action: Lasers, Cameras & Other Cool Stuff, features kids showing kids aged 9-11 that science can be fun and exciting and that advancements with light are all around them.
Available for free download at: http://spie.org/x30120.xml
Produced by SPIE and Black Dog Productions c. 2009.
Financial support provided by IEEE Photonics Society.
DVD Length: 14min; Audience Age: 9-11

Optics: Light at Work
Description: This video provides kids with real world applications of optics technology – remote controls, cell phones, bar code scanners, and computers – things they use in their daily lives, as well as, examples of "cool" new technology such as nanomedicine, space telescopes, invisibility, and solar energy.
Available for free download at: http://spie.org/x30120.xml
Produced by SPIE and Black Dog Productions c. 2007.
Financial support provided by OSA.
DVD Length: 15 min.; Audience Age: 12-13

To suggest an optics and/or photonics video to include on our website, please contact us!

Midwest Photonics Education Center

Indian Hills Community College
626 Indian Hills Drive
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Mr. Greg Kepner
Director
Office: 641-683-5284
E-mail: greg.kepner@indianhills.edu
Website: http://www.midwestphotonics.org
Specialization: Photonics in Manufacturing

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Laser and Fiber Optics Regional Education Center

Indian River State College
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
Dr. Chrys Panayiotou
Director
Office: 772-462-7621
E-mail: cpanayio@irsc.edu
Website: http://www.laser-tec.org
Specialization: Fiber Optics

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Texas State Technical College

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, Texas 76705
Mr. John O. Pedrotti
Department Chair, Lasers & Nanotechnology
Office: 254-867-3173
E-mail: john.pedrotti@tstc.edu
Website:http://www.tstc.edu/programs/LaserElectroOpticsTechnology
Specialization: Photonics in Opto-Electronics / Nano-Technology

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Irvine Valley College / Advanced Technology and Education Park (IVC / ATEP)

15445 Lansdowne Road
Tustin, California 92782
Brian Monacelli
Office: 949-282-2706
E-mail: IVCphotonics@IVC.edu
Website: http://academics.ivc.edu/physci/photonics
Specialization: Photonics in Education/Training for Employed Technicians

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Camden County College

200 College Drive
Blackwood, New Jersey 08012
Dr. Fred Seeber
Professor Emeritus, Physics and Photonics
Office: 856-227-7200 (ext. 4475)
E-mail: fseeber@camdencc.edu
Website:http://www.camdencc.edu/academics/departments/photonics-laser-electro-optic-tech/

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New York Photonics

Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster
Thomas Battley, Executive Director
1565 Jefferson Rd, #420
Rochester, New York 14623
Phone: 585-329-4029
E-mail: tbattley@newyorkphotonics.org
Website – New York Photonics: www.newyorkphotonics.org

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New Mexico Optics Industry Association

Jim McNalley, Chairman
851 University Blvd., SE
Suite 203
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Phone: 505-767-1200
E-mail: info@nmoia.org
Website: www.nmoptics.com

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Florida Photonics Cluster

Florida Photonics Cluster
James E. Pearson, Executive Director
12424 Research Parkway, Ste. 100
Orlando, Florida 32826
E-mail: jpearson@creol.ucf.edu
Website: www.floridaphotonicscluster.org

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Colorado Photonics Industry Association

Garry Gorsuch, Director
5733 Central Ave.
Boulder, Colorado 80301
Phone: 303-834-1022
E-mail: exec@coloradophotonics.org
Website: www.coloradophotonics.org

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Carolinas Photonics Consortium

Jeff Conley, Director
1754 Woodruff Rd., Ste. 101
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
Phone: 864-325-4700
E-mail: jcon@charter.net
Website: www.carolinasphotonics.com

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Optics Valley

c/o Arizona Technology Council
John Dennis, Chair
9070 South Rita Road, #1550
Tucson, AZ 85747
E-mail: Chair@OpticsValleyAZ.org
Website: www.OpticsValleyAZ.org

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Indian Hills Community College

626 Indian Hills Drive
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Mr. Greg Kepner
Department Chair, Industrial Technology
Office: 641-683-5284
E-mail: gkepner@indianhills.edu
Website: http://www.indianhills.edu/courses/tech/laser.html
Specialization: Photonics in Manufacturing

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