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In collaboration with FUSE, we created a new Fluorescence activity and taught the activity at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA). Students learn about the science of why things glow under UV lights and get to make a mini fluorescent lava lamp.
Click here to read more about the event.
We tested a newly updated LaserComm activity at the local science museum (MOXI). The new activity is easier to use and more engaging! It uses a Laser/LED, numerous light-guiding components, and some electronics to send music with light!
Read more about the new activity here.
Shereen Hamdy, the Outreach Committee Chair, presented the PhoSoc Outreach activities at ETOP 2019 in Quebec City on May 24th! Congrats Shereen!
Takako Hirokawa and Victoria Rosborough gave a talk at OFC!
Congratulations on being accepted for the talk!
The talk is titled “Value of Volunteering: Student Perspective”.
They spoke along with other women from IEEE Photonics Society and the Women Engineering Program at the Suzanne R. Nagel Lounge on Tuesday March 5th.
Check out the speaker schedule on the OFC conference website!
A paper about our outreach events was accepted for an oral presentation at ETOP!
Congratulations to everyone who helped make our outreach a success!
"15th Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, ETOP 2019" have accepted your paper,
“Light-based educational outreach activities for pre-university students,” for Oral presentation.
Authors: Shereen Hamdy, Takako Hirokawa, Philip Chan, Warren Jin, Victoria Rosborough, Eric Stanton, Andrew M. Netherton, Wendy Ibsen, Demis D. John, John E. Bowers
Symposium Dates: 21 - 24 May 2019
Symposium Location: Quebec City, Quebec Canada.
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