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.
A cosmetic defect on the surface of an optical element. A dig is nearly equal in terms of its length and width. The size is specified numerically by its average diameter in 1/100 of a millimeter; e.g., a # 80 dig has an average diameter of 0.80 mm.
A unique collection of technical design and applications articles, as well as technology primers presenting the basics of the photonics technology.
Antireflection Coatings for the Ultraviolet, Visible and Near-IR
Graphs showing reflection curves of common antireflection coatings
Listings of societies, associations, universities and research centers worldwide involved in fostering the education and growth of the photonics industry.
University of Rhode Island