July 2014

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Environmental monitoring

Something in the air

Jessica Rowbury looks at the various light-based techniques for monitoring atmospheric pollution

Lymphatic imaging

Fluorescence imaging offers insight into lymphatic disorders

Greg Blackman speaks to Dr Eva Sevick and Dr John Rasmussen at the University of Texas Health Science Center, whose NIR imaging system is advancing our understanding of the human lymphatic system

Optical metrology

A test for metrology

Aspheres and other freeform optics are becoming more commonly used in areas like consumer electronics - but, as these lenses move further away from rotational symmetry, can the metrology equipment to test them cope? Tom Eddershaw finds out

Optics manufacturing

Print production for optics

A 3D printing process for optics could have implications for how optics are designed, manufactured and used, says Greg Blackman