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Contents: July/August 2003 edition

17 Jul 2003

Pumping up the power

Thanks to a boost in their output power, fibre lasers could soon challenge diode-pumped Nd:YAGs as the source of choice for materials processing tasks. Oliver Graydon spoke to Southampton Photonics about its new range of products and its move away from telecoms.

Tiny image projectors take a step towards the shops

Compact personal image projectors could soon be changing the world of consumer electronics, and all at a price that's easy on the pocket. Jacqueline Hewett speaks to the developers about their technology.

Design software: which package do you need?

If you're designing an optical system - be it a lightbulb or a petawatt laser - there is software that can help. But how do you choose the right product for your needs? Michael Hatcher looks at six of the most popular packages. News This Month
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