‘Photonics in a Box’

A-Level Physics students learn about non-invasive blood flow monitoring using laser speckle; optical fibres and networks: splicing, joining, connectorising, bandwidth, hacking and secure quantum encryption; simulation of a quantum computer, with ‘Photonics in a Box’.

‘Photonics in a Box’ outcomes

Students will:

  1. Understand and recognise the components of modern fibre optic communication
  2. Learn more about the coherence property of light and applications of it
  3. Understand the core concepts underpinning quantum communications
  4. Learn about the practicalities of implementations of quantum computing
  5. Enhance their understanding of the wave optics components in the syllabus