October 2013

Electro Optics cover

Laser systems

Advanced laser technology carves vital role in industry

Laser systems play an essential role in manufacture today. Sian Harris looks at how advances in fibre technology, laser power and rapid pulse lasers have enabled improved manufacturing techniques

EMCCD spectroscopy

Knowing your multiplication table

Greg Blackman looks at how electron multiplying technology is advancing spectroscopy

Laser marking

Standing out to make a mark

The laser-marking business is booming, and competition is often on the price of the laser. However, some companies have concentrated on differentiating the technology, as Tom Wilkie discovers