May 2013

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Laser surface authentication

Bogus brands in the spotlight

Randomness is the key to product security, Rob Coppinger finds

Life sciences

Optics makes a finer point for eye treatment

Rob Coppinger finds out how optical coherence tomography is now a standard tool


Delivering beam delivery

Warren Clark traces the history of beam delivery specialists Laser Mech

Silicon photonics

Photonics lightning!

Rob Coppinger wanders the periodic table for fast-as-light computing

Supercontinuum lasers

Broad and bright

Greg Blackman on the latest developments in supercontinuum sources, lasers delivering broadband light for a whole range of applications