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About the Laser/Photonics/Optics Program

Offered by the Lake County High Schools Technology Campus and College of Lake County

Video transcript

Laser technology is a great field in which to participate. 
Bill Bonaccorsi, Domino marketing director

We talk about the fundamentals of light, how light is created, how light is controlled. 
Steve Dulmes, Laser/Photonics/Optics program chairman

If you have hands-on skills, if you have a technical bent to what you like to do… 
John Souders, Ph.D., OP-TEC director of curriculum

As a high school student, you’ll come out here and spend part of your day learning about photonics. You can enroll in the program as either a junior or senior. 
Steve Dulmes, Laser/Photonics/Optics program chairman

Lasers are being more and more integrated into every aspect of our life. 
Bill Kellerhals, CLC Instructor/Domino laser support manager

Electronics becoming more capable, higher performance and smaller. 
John Souders, Ph.D., OP-TEC director of curriculum

Laser surgery, Lasik surgery, entertainment systems for venues where laser light shows are produced. 
Steve Dulmes

The sophisticated weapons platforms that are being used now. 
Jon Hall, Domino laser business manager

Hands-on work in the lab, where you’ll be using professional grade optics. 
Steve Dulmes, Laser/Photonics/Optics program chairman

It’s great when you can get that one-on-one attention from the professor. 
Mike Dolson, CLC student

You are obtaining college credit before you ever get out of high school. You’ll already have 16 credit hours and a certificate. 
Steve Dulmes, Laser/Photonics/Optics program chairman

It’s a high-tech field that is constantly changing and exciting. 
Bill Bonaccorsi, Domino marketing director

It’s a field that’s actually improving the quality of life. 
Jon Hall, Domino laser business manager

There’s just the challenge of doing something no one’s ever done before. 
Chris Gehring, CLC student

To register, see your high school guidance counselor!

Lake County High Schools Technology Campus
www.techcampus.org
(847) 543-6005
kmartin@techcampus.org


This video was produced by Shaw Video, Inc. in January 2012. Special thanks to Domino in Gurnee, Illinois, for serving as a location for parts of the video. Thanks also to Dr. John Souders of OP-TEC for participating and for providing video footage.