Descriptor English: Optics and Photonics
Descriptor Spanish: Óptica y Fotónica
Descriptor Portuguese: Óptica e Fotônica
Descriptor French: Optique et photonique
Entry term(s): Photonique
Tree number(s): H01.671.617
RDF Unique Identifier:
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 économie
ED enseignement et éducation
ES éthique
HI histoire
IS instrumentation
LJ législation et jurisprudence
MT méthodes
OG organisation et administration
SN statistiques et données numériques
ST normes
TD tendances
Related: Dispositifs optiques MeSH
DeCS ID: 53364
Unique ID: D055095
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2008/11/30
Optique et photonique - Preferred
Concept UI M0513633
Preferred term Optique et photonique
Photonique - Narrower
Concept UI M0513634
Preferred term Photonique

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