High-Volume Manufacturing of Optics,

 

253

   

Optical Fiber, Fiber Devices, and Waveguides,

 

255

   

Semiconductor-Based Optoelectronic Components,

 

257

   

Laser and Waveguide Packaging,

 

260

   

Key Technical Challenges,

 

262

   

Crosscutting Issues,

 

262

   

Optical Design and the Impact of Increased Computer Power,

 

262

   

Role of Metrology,

 

265

   

Standards,

 

267

   

Size and Composition of the Optics Industry,

 

268

   

Summary and Recommendations,

 

272

   

References,

 

274

7

 

Optics Research and Education

 

275

   

Introduction,

 

275

   

Research Opportunities,

 

279

   

Quantum, Atomic, and Biological Optics,

 

280

   

Femtosecond Optics,

 

286

   

Semiconductor and Advanced Solid-State Lasers,

 

291

   

Advanced Materials for the Generation and Control of Light,

 

298

   

Extreme Ultraviolet and X-Ray Optics,

 

304

   

Education in Optics,

 

308

   

U.S. Optics Education Programs,

 

309

   

Approaches to Academic Programs in Optics,

 

310

   

Continuing Education,

 

312

   

Summary and Recommendations,

 

312

   

Broad Issues,

 

312

   

Research Opportunities,

 

313

   

Education in Optics,

 

317

   

References,

 

318

 

 

Appendixes

 

 

   

Appendix A: Collected Recommendations

 

321

   

Appendix B: Workshop Participants

 

331



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