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According to the latest Industry Survey of Current and Future Demand for Two‐Year Degreed Photonics Technicians, businesses prefer to hire technicians with the two-year college degree or certificates in photonics. Click here to view the survey. To find colleges offering an LFO program you near you, please click here and feel free to contact us for help.
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Laser and Fiber Optics Educational Resources
1. SPIE Hands-On Optics, Practical Optics & Photonics Education Tools
Activities for students. Click here to view.
2. SPIE Online Resources, Innovative Tools and Materials
Lesson plans, activities, demonstrations and free materials for
students and educators. Click here to view.
3. OSA Youth Education Resources
Classroom and self-study materials. Click here to view.
4. OP-TEC Fundamentals of Light & Lasers
Mini-tutorial videos. Click here to view.
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Laser Fundamentals tutorial videos. Click here to view.
1. Fiber Optics Association
Fiber U Online learning website. Contains self-study programs, tutorials, textbooks, videos, and other resources. Click here to view.
2. Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series Introduction to Fiber Optics
Free book on Fiber Optics. Click here to view.