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Contents: June 2003 edition

02 Jun 2003

Sweet smell of success

From perfumes to photonics: Kathleen Perkins, the new chief executive of Breault, tells Oliver Graydon about her move into the optics industry.

Surface mounted optics aid automated assembly

Michael Hatcher reports on a technique developed by a Swiss collaboration that promises faster automated assembly of optical subsystems.

Powerful LEDs challenge optical safety standards

John O'Hagan of the NRPB describes how optical safety standards are being amended to stop bright LEDs slipping through loopholes in the legislation.

Organic displays enter consumer electronics

Bright, efficient displays made from organic light-emitting diodes are appearing in mobile phones and cameras. Olaf Gelsen from German OLED maker Covion Organic Semiconductors charts the rise of this new technology.

MEMs transform infrared imaging

Infrared imaging chips containing thousands of tiny silicon carbide cantilevers are about to rewrite the specifications of uncooled sensors - as well as reducing their price-tag. Rob van den Berg talks to the camera's makers.

Applications pinpoint positioning solutions

Confused about the range of positioning equipment on offer? Jacqueline Hewett investigates the pros and cons of competing alignment technologies, including flexures, piezoelectrics, bearings and dovetails.

LASER 2003 World of Photonics

Don't miss our sneak preview of all the events at this year's show, as well as our round-up of the latest exciting products on display in the exhibition hall.

Focus on the Society

The latest news and events from the European Optical Society and its members, with a focus on the future plans of the EOS. News This Month
Financial Focus
Technology Applications
ILSC 2003
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Calendar/Advertisers' Index

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