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Descriptor English: Optics and Photonics
Descriptor Spanish: Óptica y Fotónica
Descriptor Portuguese: Óptica e Fotônica
Descriptor French: Optique et photonique
Entry term(s): Photonics
Photonics and Optics
Tree number(s): H01.671.617
J01.293.688
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055095
Scope note: A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use OPTICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for processes and properties of light and materials interacting with light
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see OPTICS 1993-2008
History Note: 2009
Related: Optical Devices MeSH
DeCS ID: 53364
Unique ID: D055095
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2008/11/30
Optics and Photonics - Preferred
Concept UI M0513633
Scope note A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.
Preferred term Optics and Photonics
Entry term(s) Photonics and Optics
Photonics - Narrower
Concept UI M0513634
Preferred term Photonics



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