October/November 2006

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LASER SAFETY

Stay safe from lasers

William Payne investigates safety standards within the photonics industry

AUTOMOTIVE

Cutting edge cars

Warren Clark finds photonics in use along the automotive production line

COMPANY PROFILE

A sense of growth by acquisition

John Murphy meets the team at OSI Systems, a US-based manufacturer of specialist electronics, including photodiodes

GERMANY

Europe’s leading photonics nation?

Warren Clark and Tom Wilkie find out how German optics companies feel about their own nation’s standing in the world of photonics

HARD TALK

Are trade fairs here to stay?

Roger Sherman, managing director of Pattern, which represents the Laser Munich show in the UK, says good planning can help you get the best from an exhibition

OPTO PARIS

The best of Opto

Warren Clark and David Robson review the best of the new products on offer at the recent Opto show in Paris

THERMAL IMAGING PRODUCTS

Feel the heat

Warren Clark rounds up the latest products available in the field of thermal imaging