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Optoelectronic training program in industry: Philips Optoelectronics
Author(s): Bart H. Verbeek; Sander Arentsen

Paper Abstract

The training program that has been developed for operators, engineers and technicians in the factory and development department of Philips Optoelectronics is described. Optoelectronics is a supplier of optoelectronic devices like semiconductor lasers, photodetectors and optical amplifiers for digital telecom, CATV and multimedia applications. The program is based on small dedicated modules with a clear learning objective and all modules finish with a test. Different levels of training exist depending on the target group and required knowledge and skills. Most modules are made towards skills and daily practice. Optoelectronic device- and technology concepts are taught by experienced scientists form Philips Research and Development Departments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3190, Fifth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics, (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294391
Show Author Affiliations
Bart H. Verbeek, Philips Optoelectronics (Netherlands)
Sander Arentsen, Philips Optoelectronics (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3190:
Fifth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics
Christiaan H. F. Velzel, Editor(s)

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