31 August 2011 Education and dissemination strategies of photoactuation as a novel phenomenon
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In the current information age, scientists and educators are urged to disseminate scientific findings in a prompt manner for increased public acceptance, later on, in the market place. Customer acceptance of highly novel technologies is an education-driven effort that requires attention early-on during the stage of technology development. Prompt attention is particularly needed in technologies where nanoparticles are employed, such as those being developed within the Nano- Optical Mechanical Systems (NOMS) project. Another driving force to disseminate photoactuation is to generate interest and curiosity amongst the K-12 population that could eventually lead to increased enrollment of students in the physical sciences. In this paper, we present a work plan for the dissemination of photoactuation to society at large; from K-12 to the general public. The work plan will be designed in accordance with the logic model, following indications of the National Academy of Sciences, and will include a proposal for evaluating translational research following a process marker model.
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E. M. Campo, E. M. Campo, D. Wenn, D. Wenn, I. Ramos, I. Ramos, J. Esteve, J. Esteve, B. Mamojka, B. Mamojka, E. M. Terentjev, E. M. Terentjev, } "Education and dissemination strategies of photoactuation as a novel phenomenon", Proc. SPIE 8107, Nano-Opto-Mechanical Systems (NOMS), 81070K (31 August 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.897381; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.897381
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