October 2014

Electro Optics cover

Microscopy

Microscopy made super

The resolving power of super resolution microscopy is opening up new areas of research in cell biology, as Jessica Rowbury discovers

Day of Photonics

A day out at your local photonics firm

Tom Eddershaw looks at the activities planned for the upcoming Day of Photonics, an initiative organised by EPIC to raise awareness of photonics technologies

Optical coatings

Rising to the ion challenge

In order to obtain the properties required from complex optical coatings, companies running ion beam sputtering machines have had to improve the control of the deposition process. Greg Blackman looks at the technology involved