photonics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1952 a branch of physics that deals with the properties and applications of photons especially as a medium for transmitting information

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  • photonics — /foh ton iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the study and technology of the use of light for the transmission of information. [1950 55; see PHOTONIC, ICS; perh. on the model of ELECTRONICS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • photonics — pho·ton·ics …   English syllables

  • photonics — /foʊˈtɒnɪks/ (say foh toniks) plural noun the modern technologies involving light and electronics. {photo + (electro)nics} …   Australian English dictionary

  • photonics — (ˌ)fōˈtäniks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: photon + onics (as in electronics) : a branch of physics that deals with the properties and applications of photons especially as a medium for transmitting information compare… …   Useful english dictionary

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