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Welcome to EDU.photonics.com, a collection of helpful resources for students, educators and researchers involved with photonics - the technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon.

DICTIONARY+ > Photonics Dictionary Plus Definitions of terms, abbreviations and acronyms related to photonics technology. This reference is in the form of a wiki, meaning the content can be edited and expanded by members of the photonics community.
picosecond continuum
A broadband, visible picosecond probe pulse capable of measuring an entire absorption spectrum in one shot.

HANDBOOK > Photonics Handbook A unique collection of technical design and applications articles, as well as technology primers presenting the basics of the photonics technology.
Colorimetry
How to Measure Color Differences
Colorimetry, the science of color measurement, is widely employed in commerce, industry and the laboratory to express color in numerical terms and to measure color differences between specimens. Applications include paints, inks, plastics, textiles and apparel, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, displays, and other parts and products that reflect or transmit color. The use and importance of colorimetry has grown in unison with the increase of global manufacturing and processing....

INSTITUTIONS > Educational Institutions Listings of societies, associations, universities and research centers worldwide involved in fostering the education and growth of the photonics industry.
American Society for Precision Engineering
A technical society promoting the dissemination of precision technology through education and training.

Light Matters Weekly Newscast
Learn more about the industry by watching Light Matters, a weekly video newscast on Photonics.com. Photonics Media editors deliver research news, industry highlights, tradeshow coverage and more.


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