Photonics Dictionary® Plus
Definitions of photonics technology terms, abbreviations and acronyms. It is in the form of a wiki, so the content can be edited and expanded by members of the photonics community – including you!
light-emitting diode (LED)
A PN junction device that gives off light radiation when biased in the forward direction.
A unique collection of technical design and applications articles, as well as articles presenting the basics of photonics technology. Topics range from detectors, cameras and imaging
to optical components
and positioning equipment
and much more.
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Listings of societies, associations, universities and research centers worldwide involved in fostering the education and growth of the photonics industry.
University of Mainz
As a full university, the Johannes Gutenberg University offers a wide range of subjects to study. Students can choose from almost all fields of higher education: from jurisprudence and economics to social sciences, the humanities and natural sciences, from human medicine and dentistry up to an integration of music, the fine arts and sport that is unique in the German landscape of higher education.