Photonics, your beam to the future!

General description

A summer course in Brussels is enriching in two ways:

a) You will learn some basic concepts in photonics (lasers, safety, ... ) and work in teams on a pratical project.

b) At the same time you will also experience the wonderful BEST spirit and explore Brussels by sun- and moonlight. Belgium, Brussels and our LBG have many suprises and fun moments waiting for you!

So, go on, be bright and come to the Summer Course of light!

Academic information

Content and topics:
Lasers, Laser Safety, a bit of telecommunication and a company visit
Learning goals and objectives:
We wish to give the participant an overview of what phtonics is, what has been its contribution and how one models and builds a laser for telecommunication. At the end, the participants will be asked to make a presentation.
Examination type:
A presentation at the end of the course.

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Some basic engineering skills, team spirit and a smile ;-)

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Check the summer course website for more information.
Breakfast, lunch (sometimes picknicks) and dinner are arranged. We will let you taste some Belgian specialities, such as chocolate, beers (Belgium has thousands of beers) and some typical dishes.
Check the summer course website for more information.