Equipment or components used in the creation, manipulation, or detection of light.
Fiber or equipment for conducting, amplifying, attenuating, multiplexing, and switching light signals.
An acronym of Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A laser produces an intense beam of monochromatic, coherent light. Includes Gas, Solid State, Excimer, Ion, and Dye types.
Devices that create light including lasers, lamps, and LEDs.
Equipment or instruments that are assemblies of optical components, such as microscopes, magnifiers, and monochromators.
Optical elements including lenses, polarizers, mirrors, beamsplitters, windows, prisms, etc.
Devices that create, manipulate,and detect light by electrical means such as LEDs, photodiodes, optocouplers, etc.