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Photons

"Photons" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Discrete concentrations of energy, apparently massless elementary particles, that move at the speed of light. They are the unit or quantum of electromagnetic radiation. Photons are emitted when electrons move from one energy state to another. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Photons" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Photons" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 303 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.