American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study or application of electromagnetic energy whose basic unit is the photon, incorporating optics, laser technology, electrical engineering, materials science, and information storage and processing.
- photon (light) + -ics (pertaining to) (Wiktionary)
“As its name indicates, biophotonics is a term that encompasses biology, the branch of natural sciences that studies the laws of life, and photonics, that is, the science and technology focusing on generating, manipulating and detecting photons, which are the quantum units of light.”
“SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. develops, commercializes technologies and manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications in the physical vapor deposition industry such as photonics, solar, thin film batteries, and semiconductors.”
“Some novel devices and applications, in fields such as photonics”
“SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications such as photonics, thin film solar, thin film batteries, and semiconductors.”
“Mario Paniccia, Intel's director of photonics research, noted the company still must perfect techniques for producing such components in high volumes.”
“Mario Paniccia, director of Intel's photonics technology lab, called IBM's advance another sign of progress in the field.”
“D. soon to receive his M.B.A. from the space program, said he had developed business skills on the job in 14 years at CVI Melles Griot, a photonics company where he is a general manager.”
“SPIE is an international non-profit society that was founded in 1955 to advance the technology of optics, photonics, and imaging engineering through information exchange, education, publications, and sponsorships.”
“New individual channels for hot subject areas–including nanotechnology, polymers, energy, electronics, photonics, surfaces, and more–let scientists focus on the stories most relevant to their research.”
“SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies.”
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