Each one-hour live webinar (45 minutes of material, 15 minutes for questions) will include links to additional material such as applications and hands-on activities on the www.pblprojects.org website. Webinars will be conducted mainly at the algebra/trig level suitable for teachers of students in high school and community colleges. (Students are welcome too!) Materials will be based on the textbook by professors Donnelly and Massa, LIGHT: An Introduction to Optics and Photonics, ed. 2. Recordings of webinars will be available OSA site where available.
Intro To Fiber Optics
What are optical fibers and how do they work? What are the benefits and applications of fiber optics? Learn about the basic principles of and parameters used to describe optical fiber and explore some of the fascinating uses of optical fiber including telecommunications, sensors, and integrated photonic devices.