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.
optical parametric oscillator (OPO)
A laser-pumped crystal with nonlinear optical properties inside of an optical resonator in which the output generates coherent light whose output can be tuned continuously over a variety of infrared and visible wavelengths.
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University of Arizona
Offers more than 120 classes leading to BS, MS and PhD degrees. A distance learning component offers programs leading to the MS and Professional Graduate Certificate. Faculty conducts research in all areas related to optics, including optical design and fabrication, engineering and test, fiber optics, lasers and advanced optical materials, medical optics, nanotechnology, optical data storage, optoelectronic devices, quantum nano-optics, quantum optics, remote sensing, semiconductors,...