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OSA Redesigns Optics Educational Web Site

Photonics.com
Jul 2008
The Optical Society of America has redesigned its optics education Web site, OPTICSforKIDS.org, to include new and updated features such as an optics history timeline, a gallery of optical images, more than 30 experiments, a variety of tutorials and a career quiz. The Web site was created by a team of OSA student members working in conjunction with OSA and Florida State University’s MolecularExpressions.org management team. The site’s format and many of the external links and content for the timeline were provided by FSU. The new site combines content from the former OPTICSforKIDS and OPTICSforTEENS Web sites to provide one comprehensive and interactive resource for students, parents and educators.



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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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