NSF Grant Boosts New Photonics, Laser Education At Baker College of FlintBaker College of Flint has received nearly $200,000 in a grant from the National Science Foundation that fast-forwards the state’s first photonics and laser technology associate degree program being launched fall quarter. Classes begin Sept. 30.
Dow Corning, IBM Scientists Show Off New Materials For PhotonicsDow Corning and IBM scientists Monday unveiled what they said was a major step in photonics, using a new type of polymer material to transmit light stead of electrical signals within supercomputers and data company.

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