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What exactly is photonics

  1. Feb 17, 2010 #1
    I have read a lot of articles on photonics, but this field is very board.

    How would you classify what photonics is?
     
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  3. Feb 18, 2010 #2

    Claude Bile

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    Photonics is the science of light, of manipulating photons (much how electronics is the science of manipulating electrons).

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