this issue, we are featuring a Special Section on Biotechnology. This
section features three articles that describe recent research at the
Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology at the University of
The three featured Hot Topics articles are (1) Pulsed laser micro
fabrication by Prof. Itoh and group at the University of Osaka,
Japan; (2) Crystal-like structures with holographic optical tweezers,
by Prof. Leach and group at the Univ. of Glasgow, Scotland; and (3)
Lateral sinking with photonic crystal fibers, by Prof. Eggleton
and group at the University of Sydney, Australia.
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