November 2014

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Invest in photonics

Nobel ties and finance discussed at Invest in Photonics

Greg Blackman reports from Invest in Photonics, an event held a day after the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry were awarded to light-based technologies

ELI beamlines

World's most powerful laser under construction

Jessica Rowbury reports on the 10PW laser system being built for the Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines facility


Lighting up the silver screen

Jessica Rowbury on how lasers are improving the viewing experience for cinema goers

Fibre optic sensing

Making sense of optical fibres

Fibre optic sensors are now being used worldwide from monitoring stress in airplane wings to helping doctors guide catheters inside their patients. Tom Eddershaw looks at the technology

Invest in photonics

The VC marriage

Following coaching the start-up companies pitching for finance at Invest in Photonics, Géraldine Andrieux Gustin, a senior partner at Yole Finance, gives her five tips for attracting investment from venture capitalists