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Contents: June 2004 edition

18 Jun 2004

European aquisitions fuel appetite for growth

US catalogue company Thorlabs has bought three European businesses in the last 12 months to spearhead its expansion into the territory. Oliver Graydon speaks to the firm's founder.

Optical litho: there are no fundamental limits

Doomsayers predict that the end of optical lithography is just around the corner, thanks to fundamental technical limitations. Steven Brueck explains why they are wrong.

Lasers carry space data back to Earth

Space agencies worldwide are equipping satellites with laser transmitters in the hope of improving their communication links back to Earth. Oliver Graydon reports on their progress.

Tiny displays look poised for a bright future

Microdisplays are becoming increasingly important in a range of applications. Daniel Krueeke reviews the devices available. News This Month
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