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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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of or pertaining to processes involving photons

Usage examples (37)
  • H-P, for example, on Monday will discuss what it calls a photonic bus, which sends light pulses through short, hollow tubes called waveguides.
  • The idea, known as photonic computing, has become one of the hottest areas of computer research.
  • The chip, called a photonic silicon waveguide, is a piece of silicon dotted with arrays of tiny holes.
  • The "photonic" quantum computers seem to be pretty ordinary arrangements of lasers. for more
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