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Contents: May 2004 edition

10 May 2004

Spectrometer expert faces up to the future

Ocean Optics’ president and co-founder Michael Morris tells Jacqueline Hewett about the secret behind the growth of the business, emerging applications for its technology and his plans to sell the firm.

Engine manufacturers embrace laser peening

Laser-peened fan blades are enabling aircraft to fly for longer periods between engine maintenance. Oliver Graydon reports on the commercialization of the technique.

Advances take 3D displays to the masses

Advances in LCD and microlens technology mean that 3D displays no longer require special goggles. Rob van den Berg reports on how the latest products are finding their way into mobile phones, laptops and medical institutes.

Lock-in amplifiers find the signal in the noise

If you want to extract a signal from a huge amount of noise, a lock-in amplifier is the ideal tool. But when it comes to buying one, doing your homework first can avoid a costly mistake, advises Richard Burdett. News This Month
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Analysis
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R&D
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Search Engine/Free Literature
Recruitment
Calendar/Advertisers' Index


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