Optics and photonics [electronic resource] : essential technologies for our nation / Committee on Harnessing Light: Capitalizing on Optical Science Trends and Challenges for Future Research, National Material and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.

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Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]
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Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Impact of photonics on the national economy
  • Communications, information processing, and data storage
  • Defense and national security
  • Energy
  • Health and medicine
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Advanced photonic measurements and applications
  • Strategic materials for optics
  • Displays.