Dustin N. Laro

R&D Technician/Associate Engineer
SPIE Membership: 3.0 years total | 0.0 years voting
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Area of Expertise: Fiber Optic lasers, Electrical technician, Optics, Optics technician
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Bachelor of Science May 2008
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut
Major: Physics Minor: Mathematics GPA: 3.20
-Course included but are not limited to: Solid State Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Modern Physics, Classical Mechanics, Linear Algebra, Calculus I, II, and III, Differential Equations.

Research Project: Building an Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier
-Understanding on the theory of fiber amplifiers.
-Project consisted of keeping a well-maintained laboratory notebook.
-Utilized oscilloscopes, voltmeters, and photodetectors, for taking optical measurements.
-Experience with cleaving, fiber splicing, handling of fiber optics and optical components.
-Presented paper to staff members in the Physics department upon completion

R&D technician/Associate Engineer (8/08-present)
IPG Photonics Oxford, Massachusetts
-Building, testing, and shipping fiber optic lasers.
-Understanding the fundamentals and advanced theory of fiber lasers and fiber optics.
-Building and thoroughly testing low to high-powered Ytterbium, Erbium and Thulium lasers.
-Experience with utilizing optical spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meters, splicers, and cleavers.
-Provide feedback to produce better lasers.
-Ability to troubleshoot electronic circuits and optical designs using schematics.

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