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Contents: March 2002 edition

17 Jun 2002

Talking about a revolution

Unlike many people, Eli Yablonovitch does not believe that his invention - the photonic crystal - should be used to make all-optical circuits. He tells Nadya Anscombe why his firm is integrating electronics and optical components.

Survival by innovation

Cambridge University's first spin-off company is doing all it can to push flat-panel polymer displays into the consumer electronics market-place. Vanessa Spedding checks out Cambridge Display Technology's survival strategy.

Routes to future chips converge on EUV

A few months ago, experts predicted that Europe was so far behind the US in developing extreme-UV lithography systems that it would miss out on the first wave of orders. Vanessa Spedding finds out how things have changed.

Slow growth for OPOs in tunable systems market

The optical parametric oscillator - a source with a wide and continuous tuning range - has been slow to enter the market, despite its advantages over dye lasers. Rob van den Berg talks to the market players. The latest news and events from the European Optical Society and its members, with a focus on research in Belgium. News This month
Technology applications
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