photonics


pho·ton·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \fō-ˈtä-niks\

Definition of PHOTONICS

:  a branch of physics that deals with the properties and applications of photons especially as a medium for transmitting information

First Known Use of PHOTONICS

1952

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