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Optics and photonics: key enabling technologies

Willner, Alan E., Byer, Robert L., Chang-Hasnain, Constance J., Forrest, Stephen R., Kressel, Henry, Kogelnik, Herwig, Tearney, Guillermo J., Townes, Charles H. and Zervas, Michalis N. (2012) Optics and photonics: key enabling technologies [in special issue: Special Centennial Issue] Proceedings of the IEEE, 100, pp. 1604-1643. (doi:10.1109/JPROC.2012.2190174).

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The field of optics and photonics has experienced dramatic technical advances over the past several decades and has cemented itself as a key enabling technology across many different industries. This paper explores past milestones, present state of the art, and future perspectives of several different topics, including: lasers, devices, materials, communications, bioimaging, displays, manufacturing, and industry evolution.

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Published date: 13 May 2012
Additional Information: Invited
Keywords: communications, devices, displays, imaging, lasers, manufacturing, materials, optics, photonics
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre


Local EPrints ID: 339684
ISSN: 0018-9219
PURE UUID: d33e11cb-9dbe-4b0a-b963-071db7505528

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Date deposited: 29 May 2012 11:34
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:53

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Author: Alan E. Willner
Author: Robert L. Byer
Author: Constance J. Chang-Hasnain
Author: Stephen R. Forrest
Author: Henry Kressel
Author: Herwig Kogelnik
Author: Guillermo J. Tearney
Author: Charles H. Townes
Author: Michalis N. Zervas

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