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Phoenix from the flames

Eighteen months ago a massive fire ripped through the Optoelectronics Research Centre at Southampton University in the UK. Nadya Anscombe talks to David Payne about the lessons learned and the future of one of the world's largest photonics research groups.

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Figure 1: Up in smoke.


Figure 2: David Payne and colleagues in the Interfab facility


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Anscombe, N. Phoenix from the flames. Nature Photon 1, 255–256 (2007).

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