December 2006/January 2007

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MARKET FOCUS: MEMS

Size matters

David Robson finds that good things come in small packages

HARD TALK

Time to face reality

Eugene Arthurs, executive director of SPIE, says that if you want scientists and engineers, you must reward them

MARKET FORECAST

The year ahead

Warren Clark talks to the leading names in the industry about what we can expect for photonics over the next 12 months

MEDICINE AND PHOTONICS

Medicine and photonics

Warren Clark diagnoses the use of the laser in medical applications

REMOTE SENSING

Cloud watching helps climate modelling

Siân Harris explores the potential of remote sensing applications using optical technologies

ROD LASERS

Solid and reliable

David Robson kicks off a new series of articles on the different types of laser with a focus on solid-state rod lasers