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Contents: October 2003 edition

02 Oct 2003

Acquisitions expand laser giant's portfolio

Coherent is a company on the move. Jacqueline Hewett spoke to John Ambroseo, the firm's chief executive officer, about recent acquisitions and current market trends.

EUV sources shape up for competition

Extreme-ultraviolet sources look to have secured the key role in next-generation lithography, and are scheduled for use in full-scale microchip production by the end of the decade. Michael Hatcher reports on recent progress.

Wavefront coding keeps a focus on applications

Wavefront coding can generate crisp images of scenes that would otherwise appear blurred. Rob van den Berg reports on how the technology is benefitting everything from microscopes and endoscopes to machine-vision systems and mobile phones.

Computer cards help grab the perfect image

It may be hidden inside your computer, but a good frame grabber is crucial for high-quality scientific imaging. Oliver Graydon offers the low-down on this vital piece of electronics that enables high-speed image transfer from cameras.

VISION 2003: Don't miss our sneak preview of all the events at this year's show, as well as our round-up of the latest products on display.

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