Photonics 2 - 9702

Grade: 12 — Credits: 2

The demand for precision and efficiency is changing the way industries are utilizing photonic and electro-optical technologies. The laser is now the tool of choice for tasks from engraving, telecommunication, surface detection, medical surgery, military and hundreds of scientific applications. This class will look at various aspects of photonics, the development of photonic solutions for real-world applications, geometric optics and wave optics. Earn .5 science credit and 1.5 practical arts credit.

Prerequisites: C or better average in Photonics 1
Related: Laser Technology, PLTW Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design, PLTW Principles of Engineering
Dual Credit: No
Articulated Credit: Yes