April/May 2010

FEATURE

Scaling up

With construction on the European Extremely Large Telescope due to start this year and a number of laser fusion research projects underway, the need for large optics is growing, as Greg Blackman finds out

FEATURE

Organic growth

Stephen Mounsey takes a look at some of the applications for biophotonics, both in the laboratory, and elsewhere, and looks at the ways in which photonic technologies are enabling the life sciences