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Photonics Engineers

On the Job


Photonics Engineers design technology that involves light energy or information, such as laser or fiber optic technology. They may design or test photonics systems or analyze the performance of systems. They may also do research and write reports.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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