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Advice need - Photonics - Telecoms or High power lasers and systems ?

  1. Nov 18, 2009 #1
    Advice needed - Photonics - Telecoms or High power lasers and systems ?

    Hi !

    I recently concluded a masters in photonic comms with a distinction, and I'm currently contemplating :

    1) Studying further (PhD) and if so which path with respect to Future of Photonics
    2) Relocating (better career prospects , with respect to future of photonics. vs family commitments)

    So, I would like to get any advice on,

    1.) Which career path is better and has more potential - Photonics and Telecoms transmission etc or Photonics and High power laser systems etc or anything else ?

    2.) I'm currently in the UK, contemplating moving to Aussie, is that a good place for photonics ? Is UK better ? or moving to U.S a better option ?
    ( I know its a very general and very broad question )

    any advice and comments appreciated ! Thanks !
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2009
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  3. Nov 20, 2009 #2
    You would move to Australia? Australia has good rep?
    I'm curious, as I'm from Australia, currently studying here and contemplating doing post-grad somewhere overseas.
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