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Laser Technology Potential Careers

Examples of the industry segments hiring photonics technicians include the following:

  • Laser System Technology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Optical Manufacturing (glass, semiconductors, plastics)
  • Electronics Technology
  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Medical Equipment
  • Chemical and Forensics Analysis
  • Military, Defense, and Aerospace Technology
  • Robotics, Automation, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Telecommunications
  • Illumination
  • Automotive
  • Telescopes and Astronomy
  • Scientific Technical Services


Debbie Vanschoelandt
Interim Dean, Economic and Workforce Development and Integrated Design, Engineering and Automation

Matthew Wolken
Department Chair, Physical Sciences and Technologies

Brian Monacelli, PhD
Instructor, Laser Technology

T: 949-282-2704

School of IDEA at ATEP
1624 Valencia Ave. Tustin, CA 92782

Funding for this program was provided by OP-TEC, The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education, based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. NSF/DUE0603275