optics optics  /ˈɑp tɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  2. (n) optical properties

Usage(s):

  1. Glass in the form of fiber optics allows light to filter through the material, creating a surreal effect.
  2. But it was hard physics and complex optics at work, not something illegal or brain-altering.
  3. Cezanne, Seurat and Monet seized upon newly proposed theories of optics when they painted.

News

  1. Net Optics Presents New Network Security Approach to Combating Cyber Attacks at Today's International Cyber Security ...

    Net Optics, the leading provider of Total Application and Network Visibility solutions, announced that its CEO and President, Bob Shaw, will introduce Security-Centric SDN, its next-generation approach ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. See What's In Earth's Future? And Out In Space Now ? At SPIE Optics And Photonics

    This summer’s SPIE Optics and Photonics symposium and exhibition in San Diego will preview newtechnologies for sustainable energy and lighting, climate and cropland monitoring, computing, healthcare, and other vital areas of life,and provide insights on what is in outer space? perhaps even headed in Earth’s direction.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PhotonicsOnline

  3. Research and Markets: Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. Market Share Analysis

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. Market Share Analysis" compan
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Giving out pencil cases to Afghan children makes for great optics," Liberal defence critic Denis Coderre said in a news release from Ottawa. "This attempt to change the channel is not fooling anyone."
    on May 23, 2007 By: Denis Coderre Source: Toronto Star

  2. "The optics of this are terrible and calls into question the integrity of the whole inquiry," said New Democrat MP Pat Martin.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Pat Martin Source: 940 News

  3. "I believe in a corridor linking Pakistan and China: road linkage, rail linkage, fiber optics, oil and gas," Musharraf said.
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: International Herald Tribune

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