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Where To Find A Technician With Practical Electro-Optical Training In Metrology
Author(s): Herbert J. Deigl
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to give an overall view of the Laser, Electro-Optics Technology Department at Vincennes University. Objectives, educational approach, curriculum, laboratory emphasis, and industrial relations will be presented. When industry needs to select a technician in optics, electro-optics, or lasers, only a handful of qualified technicians will be available. This is due to the fact that these fields are fairly new and the number of schools offering these programs is limited. As the Program Coordinator of the Laser Electro-Optics Department at Vincennes University, I am confident that our school will provide highly capable technicians. The program at Vincennes University has full North Central Accreditation and offers a broad variety of courses in order to provide employers with technicians having the best possible electro-optical training. Sixty per cent of the total instruction time is spent in the laboratory, in which the emphasis is on individual participation in each of the labs. The students' educational backgrounds vary from high school credit by G.E.D. to bachelors degrees in various areas.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 1978
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0129, Effective Utilization of Optics in Quality Assurance I, (28 February 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956009
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Herbert J. Deigl, Vincennes University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0129:
Effective Utilization of Optics in Quality Assurance I
Jose Cruz, Editor(s)

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