9 September 2015 They never told me about this in engineering school: lessons from the front line
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This paper contains lessons the author has gleaned from over 30 years of experience building optical systems. The author’s experience includes tactical lasers, laser damage measurements, space based astronomical observatories such as Chandra, James Webb Space Telescope as well as future technologies such as the starshade. These lessons cover engineering as art, discipline and profession. Each lesson is illustrated by an anecdote from the author’s career.
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Jonathan W. Arenberg, Jonathan W. Arenberg, } "They never told me about this in engineering school: lessons from the front line", Proc. SPIE 9583, An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned IV, 958306 (9 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2196556; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2196556
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