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Contents: April 2005 edition

01 Apr 2005

INTERVIEW Firecomms burns bright

A new type of ultrafast red LED could soon be making an appearance in optical networks in the car and home, if a young Irish firm's technology proves popular. Oliver Graydon spoke to Firecomms chief executive officer Declan O'Mahoney about the start-up's plans.

HIGH-POWER LASERS

World's largest laser switches on to research

The National Ignition Facility is capturing the hearts and minds of the scientific community as researchers grapple with a whole 'bundle' of data. James Tyrrell finds out the latest from physicist and NIF project manager Ed Moses.

FOCUS ON IRELAND

Irish optics shines

Ireland is fast becoming a major force in the world of optics, thanks to an influx of investment, scientific excellence and entrepreneurial spirit. Oliver Graydon reports.

PRODUCT GUIDE

How to buy UV optics

Successful UV optics buying requires an understanding of fabrication limitations and careful reading of manufacturers’ specifications, say David Collier and Rod Schuster. News This Month
Business
Analysis
Editorial
Technology
Applications
R&D
Patents
Search Engine/Free Literature
Recruitment
Calendar/Advertisers' Index


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