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.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1109/JPROC.2012.2190174
Additional Information: Invited
ISSNs: 0018-9219 (print)
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Keywords: communications, devices, displays, imaging, lasers, manufacturing, materials, optics, photonics
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 339684
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13 May 2012Published
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 11:34
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 17:04
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/339684

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