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Clemson Partners with OFS on Optics Lab

CLEMSON, S.C., and NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 5, 2012 — Clemson University’s Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) has teamed with OFS Laboratories, a Furukawa Electric company, to create a fiber optics laboratory for research and teaching.

The OFS Laboratories Optics Industry Lab will be located in Clemson’s Advanced Materials Research Laboratory.


Clemson University’s Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies has teamed with OFS Laboratories to create a fiber optics laboratory for research and teaching. College of Engineering and Science Dean R. Larry Dooley shakes hands with Paul Dickinson, director of cable and connectivity sales for OFS Laboratories. Courtesy of Clemson University.

"COMSET's Industrial Partners Program recognizes our most generous industrial partners as their investments help sustain our innovation and work-force development activities," said COMSET Director John Ballato. "We are especially grateful to OFS Laboratories as an inaugural industrial partner and recognize their commitment to our vision through this naming."

COMSET, formed in 2000, is an interdisciplinary unit of Clemson’s College of Engineering and Science that provides an organized framework for faculty with common interests to collaborate in developing advanced materials, devices and systems that generate, transmit, manipulate and utilize light.

For more information, visit: www.clemson.edu or www.ofsoptics.com


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