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Southern California offers numerous opportunities for professional development at all levels from the experienced professional to those who are new to the optics and photonics community.   The OSSC maintains a close relationship with the Optical Engineering program at UC Irvine Extension and there are many OSSC members among the students, organizers and instructors.
 

Professional Education


Optical Engineering & Optical Instrument Design: Education Planning Session
Free On-Line WebEx Event: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Watch recorded Webinar

Three On-Line courses are now Open for Enrollment.
Courses begin Sept. 29, 2014

Introduction to Lens Design

Optical Systems Engineering

Precision Positioning &
Motion Control for Optical Systems


These courses are part of the Certificate Programs in:
Optical Engineering and Optical Instrument Design

OSSC Members receive a 15% discount for these courses.

  

Irvine Valley College (IVC) is now in its second year of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, a three-year Advanced Technological Education (ATE) award to fund the IVC Photonics Initiative.


This course details the most important tools that are used when working with light, from lasers and other light sources to cameras and sensors.  Photonic devices are used in lecture demonstrations and laboratory experiments to show how light can be generated, manipulated, and captured.  Hardware is broken down to its constituent components--lasers are reduced to gain media, pump sources, and mirror cavities; cameras are dissected down to their bare chemistry.  Students will gain hands-on experience with industrial hardware and tools in the laboratory.

LET 225 - Quality Assurance for Precision Optics
This course addresses the basics of specification, manufacturing, and assessment of precision optics. It presents an introduction to quality assurance (QA) practices required to identify, inspect, and measure optical components.  Materials and tools found in an industrial optics fabrication and inspection shop are used in lecture demonstrations and laboratory experiments.  Students will gain hands-on experience with these industrial materials and QA tools in the laboratory.

Courses spans 16 weeks from  August 18 – December 20, 2014
Please contact Dr. Brian Monacelli for information.


 

 

  

OPTOBOTICSsm - Precision Motion for the OpticsAge

Three Winter Courses are now open for Enrollment


Advanced
Lens Design
 
         Optomechanical
Components
Design
         Precision
Positioning for
Optical Systems

 

Joshua Jo, Ph.D.           Charles Vice              Donn Silberman, M.S. 

 

Optical Systems are essential to virtually every industry. Building a strong foundation on formal educational courses is the cornerstone of becoming a skilled Optical Engineer.
Courses begin in early January 2013
Recorded webinars and other program information is available at:
http://unex.uci.edu/areas/engineering/optics/

  

OPTOBOTICSsm - Precision Motion for the OpticsAge

Three Winter Courses are now open for Enrollment


Advanced
Lens Design
 
         Optomechanical
Components
Design
         Precision
Positioning for
Optical Systems

 

Joshua Jo, Ph.D.           Charles Vice              Donn Silberman, M.S. 

 

Optical Systems are essential to virtually every industry. Building a strong foundation on formal educational courses is the cornerstone of becoming a skilled Optical Engineer.
Courses begin in early January 2013
Recorded webinars and other program information is available at:
http://unex.uci.edu/areas/engineering/optics/

  

OPTOBOTICSsm - Precision Motion for the OpticsAge

Three Winter Courses are now open for Enrollment


Advanced
Lens Design
 
         Optomechanical
Components
Design
         Precision
Positioning for
Optical Systems

 

Joshua Jo, Ph.D.           Charles Vice              Donn Silberman, M.S. 

 

Optical Systems are essential to virtually every industry. Building a strong foundation on formal educational courses is the cornerstone of becoming a skilled Optical Engineer.
Courses begin in early January 2013
Recorded webinars and other program information is available at:
http://unex.uci.edu/areas/engineering/optics/

Professional Education




Optical Engineering & Optical Instrument Design: Education Planning Session
Free Event: Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Three Spring On-Line Courses open for enrollment
Courses begin April 7, 2014

Geometric Optics  Donn M. Silberman, M.S.

Intro Lens Design  Joshua Jo, Ph.D.

Vyacheslav M. "Slava" Ryaboy, Ph.D

OSSC Members receive a 15% discount for these courses.


LET 215 - Fundamentals of Photonics
This course details the most important tools that are used when working with light, from lasers and other light sources to cameras and sensors.  Photonic devices are used in lecture demonstrations and laboratory experiments to show how light can be generated, manipulated, and captured.  Hardware is broken down to its constituent components--lasers are reduced to gain media, pump sources, and mirror cavities; cameras are dissected down to their bare chemistry.  Students will gain hands-on experience with industrial hardware and tools in the laboratory.
Course spans 16 weeks from  Jan 21 – May 22, 2014
Enrollment now closed.  Check the OSSC site for future courses.
Please contact Dr. Brian Monacelli for information.

Professional Education




Optical Engineering & Optical Instrument Design: Education Planning Session
Free Event: Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Three Spring On-Line Courses open for enrollment
Courses begin April 7, 2014

Geometric Optics  Donn M. Silberman, M.S.

Intro Lens Design  Joshua Jo, Ph.D.

Vyacheslav M. "Slava" Ryaboy, Ph.D

OSSC Members receive a 15% discount for these courses.


LET 215 - Fundamentals of Photonics
This course details the most important tools that are used when working with light, from lasers and other light sources to cameras and sensors.  Photonic devices are used in lecture demonstrations and laboratory experiments to show how light can be generated, manipulated, and captured.  Hardware is broken down to its constituent components--lasers are reduced to gain media, pump sources, and mirror cavities; cameras are dissected down to their bare chemistry.  Students will gain hands-on experience with industrial hardware and tools in the laboratory.
Course spans 16 weeks from  Jan 21 – May 22, 2014
Enrollment now closed.  Check the OSSC site for future courses.
Please contact Dr. Brian Monacelli for information.


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