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Photonics (PH)

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Photonics (PH)

The Photonics topic addresses the research and development of new materials, devices, components, and systems that have the potential for revolutionary change in the optics and photonics industries. Photonic technologies can include anything generally operating in or using photons in the electromagnetic spectrum from gamma rays down to long radio waves. Examples include photovoltaics, lasers, various light emitting diode technologies (LED, OLED, QLED), radiation detectors, and novel communications technologies.

PH1. Advanced Metrology and Sensors

PH2. Advanced Optical Components and Systems

PH3. Communications, Information, and Data Storage

PH4. Energy

PH5. Lighting and Displays

PH6. Other Photonics Technologies