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2016 HI-TEC Report

More than 35 educators from 23 colleges attended the annual Optics and Photonics College Network (OPCN) meetings and industry site visits during the High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) in Pittsburgh, July 28-30, 2016.  On Tuesday morning, 40 members of

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Third Annual Community College Innovation Challenge Presented by NSF and AACC

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) are proud to open the third annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The CCIC is a contest for students to tackle real-world scientific challenges. This year the

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OP-TEC Shines Light on Laser Optics and Photonics Careers for Middle and High School Students

OP-TEC hosted an optics and photonics technology awareness exhibit at the City of Waco’s STEAM Day, October 11, 2016. STEAM Day promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture and Math education and careers to Waco area students. The annual event was created

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OP-TEC Presents at 2016 NCPN Conference

OP-TEC presented and exhibited at the NCPN conference in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 7, 2016. Taylor Jeffrey, curriculum development engineer, delivered a session entitled “College Recruitment of Students for Technician Education” and took part in a joint exhibit sponsored by

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OP-TEC Brings Awareness of Laser Optics and Photonics Technology to Waco’s ScienceFest

OP-TEC, TSTC, and Baylor hosted a laser optics and photonics technology room at Waco’s ScienceFest, October 1-2, 2016. Attendees explored the phenomena of diffraction and polarization with hands-on demonstrations, and had a chance to win prizes by playing the Matching

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OP-TEC Opens Open Entry/Open Exit Faculty Development Online Course – Fundamentals of Light and Lasers

OP-TEC Hybrid, Online, Self-Paced Photonics Faculty Development Course: Fundamentals of Light and Lasers Online Course Description OP-TEC, the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education, is a National Science Foundation (NSF) National Center of Excellence with the mission of promoting

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OP-TEC Publishes New Success Stories in Photonics Careers PACT Book

Success Stories in Photonics Careers 2015-2016 Inductees PACT Book The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) has recently published the 2015 – 2016 Success Stories in Photonics Careers PACT book. The new PACT booklet features 24 exemplary photonics

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OP-TEC Publishes New Integrated Photonics Textbook for Colleges

OP-TEC has published a new college course textbook called Integrated Photonics. This 5-module textbook provides an overview of the technology, device characteristics, fabrication techniques and equipment, and applications for integrated photonics in high-speed computing, telecommunications, biomedicine, and other fields.  

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OP-TEC Hosts International Year of Light Celebration at Waco Wonderland Festival

OP-TEC hosted an International Year of Light celebration at the annual “Waco Wonderland” festival in collaboration with the City of Waco, Texas, Texas State Technical College, and Baylor University. The City of Waco provided a large covered outdoor exhibit area

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OP-TEC Publishes 2015 Catalog

The 2015 OP-TEC Photonics Curriculum Materials Catalog contains information on photonics program planning, student textbooks, and teaching resources available from The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education.  See Inside 2015 Catalog: About OP-TEC & Resources Electronics Program Infusion Precision

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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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