Accession Number : ADA136233

Title :   Operation Stalactite: Light Education.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Oct 80-Oct 81,

Corporate Author : FRANK J SEILER RESEARCH LAB UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY CO

Personal Author(s) : Saito,T T ; Shaw,G L

PDF Url : ADA136233

Report Date : 20 May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Operation Stalactite was a senior project to design and build a frequency stabilized Helium-Neon laser. We shall review the project objectives, approach, and teaching techniques. Insights into student interactions and efforts to focus an undergraduate education will be given. Stalactite required the students to organize, plan, propose, and execute a research plan in accordance with a schedule and budget. Reactions, educational benefits, and results of a post-project survey will be given. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Courses(Education), Helium neon lasers, Research management, Electrical engineering, United States Air Force Academy, Frequency, Stabilization, Laser components, Fabrication, Cadets, Engineers, Learning, Students

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Humanities and History
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE