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photonic

Dealing with light (photons). See photon and photonics.
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Such a structure, known as a photonic crystal, remains a potentially useful component for manipulating light on chips, Vlasov says.
Photonic crystals, it is hoped by many, will enable the manipulation of light the way semiconductor electronics manipulate the current flow.
SURFnet, a world-leading education and research network organization based in the Netherlands, selected Nortel Networks Common Photonic Layer to simplify its network and achieve dramatic cost savings.
The results of this work are published in a paper "Measuring Local Optical Properties: Near-Field Polarimetry of Photonic Block Copolymer Morphology," by M.
The photonic integrated circuit is the holy grail of the optical communications industry," Sargent says.
Future photonic computers or other circuitry will need such controls to choreograph light pulses in much the same way as automobile drivers apply their brakes in order to merge, turn, and synchronize with other vehicles.
Being a highly organized network of microscopic channels, the magnesium calcite shell of the sea urchin has a configuration similar to that of a photonic crystal.
However, photonic circuits that go completely silicon--including a silicon laser--aren't likely any time soon, he notes.