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  • Edinburgh Instruments Appoints Shepherd Chairman

Photonics.com
May 2012
LIVINGSTON, Scotland, May 30, 2012 — As all of its divisions continue to grow, Edinburgh Instruments Ltd. has announced the appointment of Dr. Derek Shepherd as its new chairman.

Shepherd brings to his new position more than 25 years of experience at Aggreko plc, where he oversaw the company’s expansion across Central and South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

He is the chairman and founding director of University of Edinburgh spinout company NGenTec Ltd., and an advisor to KarPower International.

Edinburgh Instruments manufactures and develops high-end scientific technology products for the photonics, spectroscopy and gas sensor markets.

For more information, visit: www.edinst.com



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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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