August/September 2009

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MARKET FOCUS: DIODES

Towers of power

Stephen Mounsey looks at the ways in which laser diodes are evolving, and the new markets opening up as a result

APPLICATIONS: AEROSPACE

Sky-high laser processing

Stephen Mounsey examines novel aerospace materials, and the innovative processing techniques that their introduction has necessitated

DIFFRACTIVE OPTICS

Making waves

Greg Blackman looks at the applications to which diffractive optics are best suited and the benefits they provide

HARD TALK

Photovoltaics shines bright

Dave Clark, senior director of strategic marketing for photovoltaics at Newport Spectra-Physics, believes there is a huge amount of untapped potential in the sector for photonics

PROFILE

A focus on customers

Trioptics has been offering test and measurement solutions for optics for more than 15 years, as Warren Clark discovers