Here’s what you’ll find this month on Photonics.com:
Visit Photonics.com for reporting on what’s timely and of interest to the photonics community
– news, technology, advances, research, company changes and profiles, new products,
feature articles and major industry events.
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Highlights From Mobile World
Cell Phone Trends for 2009
The first completely solar
full-touchscreen phone, a
"Dick Tracy"-style wristwatch phone, and the first
pico projector chip set and
mirasol displays are just
some of the new products
introduced in Barcelona at
GSMA Mobile World Congress 2009, the mobile in-dustry's largest annual
Check out some of the must-have features for 2009 in so-called "smart" phones (think
mobile computers that make
calls). Some of the hottest features include touch screens
with "clickability," sophisticated
accelerometers, full QWERTY
keyboards, GPS capability,
high-resolution cameras with
flash, 3G networking and WiFi
David L. Shenkenberg,
features editor, delves
into subjects that
affect our industry,
from laser safety to
venture funding in the
Plus all the latest news, products and
industry information you need each day.
Astrophotonics: Astronomy may be the oldest science but today it's driving the development
of the newest instrumentation such as large optical and infrared telescopes.
microscopes and lasers
are being used in ever-new ways to fight crime.
dots may bring us
closer to true quantum
State of the Economy
A report on how the current
economic climate is affecting –
and is likely to affect –
photonics companies and
GreenLight includes stories on using fluorescence detectors to find mercury in fish and in dental
fillings; how WaterMill uses photonics to pull water right from the air and then kill bacteria in it
using a UV sterilizer; and environmental safety in the photovoltaics, silicon cell and solar cell
Plus all the regular features you look for month after month.
You can’t afford to miss this issue.