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photonic
Referring to or using opto-electronic, electro-optic, or magneto-optic phenomena. Note: Photonic devices include a wide variety of active devices that are used in countless applications in the fields of optical detection and imaging, optical communications systems, direct optical-to-electrical power generation, etc. For example, phtonic devices include, but are not limited to: light-emitting diodes (LEDs), injection laser diodes (ILDs), avalanche photodiodes (APDs), liquid crystal displays (LCDs), charge-coupled devices (CCDs), cathode-ray tubes (CRTs), Kerr cells, Pockels cells, photovoltaic cells, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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