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Optics and Photonics MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Optics and Photonics
Tree Number(s)
H01.671.617
J01.293.688
Unique ID
D055095
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055095
Annotation
the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use OPTICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for processes and properties of light and materials interacting with light
Scope Note
A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.
Entry Term(s)
Photonics
See Also
Optical Devices
Public MeSH Note
2009; see OPTICS 1993-2008
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2008/11/30
Optics and Photonics Preferred
Photonics Narrower
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