Optics Technology - Conventional

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This program is designed to provide students with a theoretical and hands on knowledge of the art and science of conventional manufacturing techniques. Students will have the rare opportunity to learn from industry professionals and acquire skills for an entry level position in the manufacturing sector of the photonics industry.

Program Outcomes:

  • Examine technical drawings in ISO and military specification formats, and relevant tolerances.
  • Apply learned skills to manufacture optical elements based on technical drawings.
  • Manufacture a spherical lens based on a technical drawing.
  • Apply cumulative knowledge to polish optics to laser grade quality
  • Demonstrate proper setup of grinding and polishing of aspheric lenses through discussions, problem solving and interactive demonstrations.

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