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Research for Electronic Fiber Optics Technologists
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Author and Affiliation:
Lawrence, Ellis E.(Elizabeth City State Univ., NC United States)
Abstract: The intent of this project was to provide research experiences for socially and economically disadvantaged students in networking via fiber optics. The objectives of this project were: 1) To provide knowledge and skills needed by students to use the tools and equipment essential to networking NASA's and the university's topologies; 2) To provide the student researchers with needed mathematical skills and concepts to progress in fiber optic technology; 3) To afford the principal investigator an opportunity to become certified in fiber optics; 4) To build a transmitter and receiver circuit that will be linked by fiber-optic cable to demonstrate mastery of concepts; and 5) To conduct research for NASA and the University in the fiber-optic system. The research will attempt to develop applications for THUNDER (Thin-layer Composite Unimorph Ferroelectric Driver and Sensor) and LARC-SI (Langley Research Center- Soluble Polyimide), (inventions at NASA/LaRC) and fiber-optic technology that will be beneficial to NASA, the university and the consumer. This research has the potential of improving the nation's manpower in the area of fiberoptic technology. It will allow students the opportunity to participate in visible research at NASA and in industry.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1999
Document ID:
20000004266
(Acquired Jan 10, 2000)
Subject Category: OPTICS
Coverage: Final Report; 1 Aug. 1998 - 31 Jul. 1999
Document Type: Technical Report
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NAG10-252
Financial Sponsor: NASA Kennedy Space Center; Cocoa Beach, FL United States
Organization Source: Elizabeth City State Univ.; NC United States
Description: 3p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: FIBER OPTICS; FERROELECTRICITY; STUDENTS; SCIENTISTS; RESEARCH MANAGEMENT; TRANSMITTER RECEIVERS; CIRCUITS; VIDEO COMMUNICATION; EDUCATION
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