Definition of photonics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
The branch of technology concerned with the properties and transmission of photons, for example in fibre optics.
- Spie recognizes optics and photonics as an important technological branch of modern physics.
- The research is a prime example of work at the forefront of two strategic initiatives of the School of Engineering: information technology and photonics, and nanoscience and nanotechnology.
- There may be a move away from electronics to photonics, a merging of the two, as well as links to carbon-based systems.
Definition of photonics in:
- US English dictionary
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