oa CSIR Science Scope - Advanced sensing systems with optronics : optronics
|Article Title||Advanced sensing systems with optronics : optronics|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Jun 2006|
|Pages||16 - 17|
Optronics - the field encompassing the study, design and development of sensors incorporating optics, mechanics and electronics - is a multi-disciplinary field that has been within the CSIR for a large part of its 60-year history. In recent years, optronics as been contributing significantly to the economic growth and technological advancement of emerging knowledge-intensive countries. Application areas such as lasers, opto-electronic devices, novel optical design and manufacturing, infrared imaging, visual displays and fibre optics have all been contributing to industry growth in the billions of dollars.
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