June/July 2008

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EMERGING MARKETS

A look ahead

Warren Clark speaks to industry leaders about the applications and market sectors set to grow within photonics

HARD TALK

Applications driven by technology

Tim Stokes general sales manager Hamamatsu Photonics UK

LASER SINTERING

Design freedom at last?

Greg Blackman investigates the process used in laser sintering technology - and explains how it has advanced

LEDs

LEDs to cool off?

William Payne finds that LEDs are leading the way in some applications, but are already being replaced in others

PROFILE

Swiss precision and quality

John Murphy heads to the Alps to find WZW, an optics manufacturer with a reputation for excellence - and a great place to work

TESTING AND CALIBRATION

Staying in focus

Gemma Simpson assesses the array of methods by which one can test or calibrate a laser once operational