To a photonics professional, it is indeed a lot of fun working in this field. However, when turning ideas into real products, a big challenge is to wait for help from other professionals like electrical engineers, firmware engineers, etc., since you know, it’s hard to be professional in every field.
To others, photonics is cool when thinking about lasers, LEDs, high-definition LCD displays, fiber-to-the-home optical communications, space telescopes, etc. However, all these seem to be a little too difficult for one to put hands on and make fun out of them.
So a big question to us is, can photonics be made a little simpler so that everybody, amateurs as well as professionals, can do more than what they think they can in this field, and have fun playing with photonics?
Open Souce Photonics has a mission to bring simple and fun photonics projects to the general public so anybody…
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