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Photonics:

Lasers and Photonics at IVC

Photonics 

​Photonics involves cutting-edge applications of lasers, cameras, lenses, mirrors, sensors, displays, fiber optics and other technical devices that interact with light. Photonics enables a variety of fields such as medicine, defense, aerospace, telecommunications, entertainment and more. 

Funded by a National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education Grant, the Laser and Photonics Technology instructors are leading hands-on, laboratory-driven classes utilizing state-of-the-art industrial equipment. Instructors also work with the local business and education community to provide on-site demonstrations to increase awareness of the diverse opportunities in the field of photonics. In addition to laboratory skills, students are also offered one-on-one support and career advice, including résumé and LinkedIn profile building. 

New courses developed and taught at IVC are based on the industry-guided photonics curricula written by industry professionals and published by OP-TEC, the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education. Photonics courses are being taught at IVC's Advanced Technology Education Park in Tustin. 

​Gainful Employment Disclosures

IVC Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement - Laser Technology (Photonics)
IVC Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement - Optoelectronics

Contact

Dr. Lianna Zhao, MD
School of Physical Sciences & Technologies, Dean

Kiana Tabibzadeh, PhD
School of Physical Sciences & Technologies, Department Chair


T: 949-282-2706
E: IVCphotonics@ivc.edu

Advanced Technology Education Park (ATEP)
15445 Lansdowne Road, 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

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