Features about 'DIFFRACTIVE OPTICS'

March 2011

Keeping light in order

Manipulating light by diffraction can be highly desirable in applications ranging from industrial laser processing to interferometry, as Greg Blackman discovers

March 2012

Shaping light

Greg Blackman peers into diffractive optics, a vital optical element for a range of applications including deep UV lithography and manufacturing aircraft components

August/September 2009

Making waves

Greg Blackman looks at the applications to which diffractive optics are best suited and the benefits they provide

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