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September 2, 2017

LASER-TEC student learns how to align a Michelson interferometer

A student participating in a Southeast Regional Center for Laser and Fiber Optics Education (LASER-TEC) degree program learns how to align a Michelson interferometer.

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Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program, LASER-TEC anchors a broad educational infrastructure in the Southeast to enhance and promote careers in lasers and fiber optics. The center and its partner colleges offer degree and workforce programs, as well as professional development for educators.

You can read more about LASER-TEC in the publication ATE Centers IMPACT: Partners with Industry for a new American Workforce. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 2, 2017)

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