Photonics for the Knowledge Age

  • M. J. Soileau


Humanity has progressed from the Stone Age through the Information Age of the 20th century. In the next century new wealth will be created from knowledge. Will be discussed Research, Education and Training in photonics that will be needed to ensure a major role for photonics in the 21st century.


Photonic System Traditional Discipline Super Highway Optoelectronic Industry Photonic Technician 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Soileau
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  1. 1.CREOLOrlando

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