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Photonics

The word ‘photonics’ is derived from the Greek word “photos” meaning light and Electronics; Photonics is the technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is a photon. The science include light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification, detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fibre ..

International Day of Light: May 16

Every year, the International Day of Light is celebrated on May 16 by UNESCO and several other international organisations. The day celebrates the role of light in science, art, culture, education and sustainable development. This year, in 2021, the International Day of Light is celebrated under the following theme: Theme: Trust Science Why is International ..

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The researchers of Australia develops new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer

Australian researchers, at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer. The novel technique involves custom-building of an advanced imaging microscope linked with computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) operations. It results in an automated system that is able to successfully ..

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Cabinet approves National Electronic Policy 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved a National Electronics Policy 2019. The Policy aims to position India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing – (ESDM) by encouraging and driving capabilities in the country for developing core components, including chipsets, and creating an enabling environment for the industry to compete globally. Objectives of ..

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