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 term used to describe a nondirectionally diffusing surface that, when illuminated, appears equally bright from all angles. An example of this kind of surface is the screen used for the forward projection of movies and slides.
A unique collection of technical design and applications articles, as well as technology primers presenting the basics of the photonics technology.
Identifying and Controlling Vibrations in the Workplace
In an environment where both industry and research are working in a micron realm, vibration can play havoc with the outcome. This article explains how to identify and control vibration in the workplace. Vibration control plays a critical role in research and industry. Mechanical noise, for example, can obscure high-resolution images and affect the quality of nanotechnology processes. Fortunately, vibration can be controlled through proper experimentation, process design and the use of...
Listings of societies, associations, universities and research centers worldwide involved in fostering the education and growth of the photonics industry.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela