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Contents: December 2003 edition

28 Nov 2003

Homeland security drives LIBS forward

After more than 30 years of research, LIBS may have finally found the applications to propel it from laboratory curiosity to field deployment. Oliver Graydon reports from the second European seminar on the technology.

Bookham fuels growth with targeted acquisitions

Thanks to a spate of acquisitions, Bookham Technology is now one of the top three vendors of optical components. Oliver Graydon catches up with its CEO, Giorgio Anania.

Digitization triggers oscilloscope progress

Knowing how an electrical signal varies with time is crucial in many experiments. Jacqueline Hewett reveals the criteria to consider when investing in an oscilloscope.

CCD cameras * Polarizers * Warm white LEDs * VCSELs

Focus on the Netherlands

The latest news and events from the European Optical Society, with a focus on optics and photonics in the Netherlands. News This Month
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