July 2011

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LED test and measurement

Standards of illumination

Stephen Mounsey looks at the regulated world of LED lighting, and the photonic test and measurement technologies that enable LED developers in this rapidly growing market

nonlinear optics

Entangled in quantum mechanics

Greg Blackman finds out that advances in nonlinear optics are adding to our understanding of quantum mechanics


Global players

Hamamatsu Photonics has grown to be one of the industry's largest companies, as Warren Clark discovers

The LIFT project


Stephen Mounsey catches up with some of the partners involved in the Leadership In Fibre Laser Technology (LIFT) project - a four-year, EU-funded initiative to keep Europe at the forefront of fibre laser technology