Features

01 October 2006

Warren Clark and Tom Wilkie find out how German optics companies feel about their own nation’s standing in the world of photonics

01 October 2006

Warren Clark finds photonics in use along the automotive production line

01 October 2006

John Murphy meets the team at OSI Systems, a US-based manufacturer of specialist electronics, including photodiodes

01 October 2006

Warren Clark rounds up the latest products available in the field of thermal imaging

01 September 2006

With its billion-plus population and rapid development, China is becoming both a major customer and supplier of photonics components, as Warren Clark discovers

In the past few years, China has been making its presence felt in just about every field from sport to politics. Now, industry is preparing itself for the great China surge, and photonics will be one of the areas at the heart of that surge.

01 August 2006

The UK government's Department of Trade and Industry has developed a UK Photonics Strategy. Nick Morris attended the launch

In mid-July the UK government's Department of Trade and Industry launched the UK Photonics Strategy. According to a report released at the launch, titled Photonics: A UK Strategy for success - Painting a bright future, the initiative aims to co-ordinate a coherent national strategy for developing and exploiting photonics and optoelectronics in the UK. The report was put together over a series of consultation events, workshops, and interviews with companies held during the previous year. The report highlights five possible areas for growth of the UK photonics industry: communications; life sciences; security; lighting and energy; and industry.

01 August 2006

Scott Keeney, CEO of nLight, believes teamwork lies at the heart of a successful photonics company

01 August 2006

Exciting times lay ahead in the world of nanophotonics, according to Nick Morris

01 August 2006

Nick Morris reads up on the latest advances in the printing and graphics industry

01 August 2006

John Murphy talks to Will Pierce, of the Florida-based spectrometer company Stellar-Net.

01 August 2006

With its billion-plus population and rapid development, China is becoming both a major customer and supplier of photonics components, as Warren Clark discovers

01 June 2006

Ken Ibbs, director of marketing at JDSU, believes the photonics industry is reaching a tipping point

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