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pho·ton·ics

 (fō-tŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study or application of electromagnetic energy whose basic unit is the photon, using technology such as optics, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electrical engineering, and materials science in numerous applications including communications, electrical engineering, materials science, and information storage and processing.

photonics

(fəʊˈtɒnɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) physics the study and design of devices and systems, such as optical fibres, that depend on the transmission, modulation, or amplification of streams of photons
Translations
photonique
fotonica
fotonika
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About Skorpios Technologies Skorpios is a fabless semiconductor company delivering highly integrated communications products based upon our proprietary, wafer-scale, and silicon photonics process.
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The teams will comprise IBM Research scientists and engineers from the US and Europe, focusing on key areas such as carbon nanoelectronics, silicon photonics, new memory technologies, and architectures that support quantum and cognitive computing.
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