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The Photonics Academy: pipeline to the future
Author(s): Dominique F. Wilson

Paper Abstract

The Photonics Academy offers high-schoolers courses to prepare them for high-tech work in optics and photonics. Students achieve sufficient math and science proficiency to attend university or community college. Internship opportunities, tours, guest lecturers, articulated curriculum are popular program components. Enrollment is close to 200 students, 48% female and 65% Hispanic.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2003
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9663, Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 96631U (6 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.2208476
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Dominique F. Wilson, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9663:
Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
Barry L. Shoop; Grover Swartzlander, Editor(s)

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