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SPIE Professional January 2006

Provided here are the archived articles from SPIE Professional January 2006.

January 2006 Contents

Cover Story

Eric Udd describes how he built a successful startup in a rural area, demonstrating that technical entrepreneurs can overcome the business mantra "location, location, location."


Public-private partnerships drive photonics ahead in South Korea.
Silicon technology has potential in disparate markets such as interconnects, biomed, and optical sensors.


Companies can use technical due diligence to strengthen themselves and prove to investors their ideas can be put into production with minimal risk.




If your writing has been missing the mark, use these tips to help connect with your readers.
Start your medical imaging career right with tips from Elizabeth Krupinski, chair of Medical Imaging 2006.
Volunteer your expertise as part of the SPIE Visiting Lecturer Program.


Paul McManamon talks about his year ahead as President and some challenging and promising areas for SPIE.
Steven Saliterman, author of Fundamentals in BioMEMS and Medical Microdevices, discusses the present and future of bioMEMS.
Students at Koç University create a model solar car with their SPIE grant.


Greg Crawford shares his thoughts on high-tech entrepreneurship for students.
Students can use Wikipedia as a group project, helping themselves and others improve their optics and photonics knowledge.
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