IPG Endows WPI

IPG gift establishes new photonics laboratory at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

December 13, 2001

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WORCESTER, Mass. -- IPG Photonics Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance fiber lasers and amplifiers will give $360,000 to establish the IPG Photonics Laboratory in the Physics Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The laboratory will be dedicated on December 14. "WPI faculty and students, and IPG scientists will utilize this resource for research and student projects at the undergraduate and graduate levels," said Thomas H. Keil, Professor and head of the University's Physics Department. "This university/corporate relationship gives the WPI Physics faculty great opportunities to develop new laboratory modules activities in the areas of classical optics, diode lasers, fiber optics and interferometry." IPG Photonics Corp. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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