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14 Feb 
IPG Photonics Q4, 2018 sales slide

Nine per cent fall to $330m in line with guidance; China sales tank, Europe down, but US demand boosted.

14 Feb 
Jenoptik growing with ‘record’ 2018 revenue of €834m

Order intake worth €874 m also at record high; firm says outlook is for “further growth in 2019”.

14 Feb 
EOS grows with acquisition of Vulcan Labs

AM addition to deliver custom solutions, support R&D and help commercialize EOS 3D platforms.

12 Feb 
CEA-Leti lens-free optics set to improve AR

Combining integrated optics and holography allows AR glasses to be less bulky and offer wider field of view.

12 Feb 
Fraunhofer HHI selects Veeco’s sputter system

Institute for optical telecoms research orders ion beam sputtering system to create laser facet coatings and micro-optical devices.

22 Jan 
Rockley Photonics completes silicon photonics platform for sensing

Having overcome significant technological challenges, chipsets have started shipping. Products implementing them will “ramp up the production curve.”

13 Feb 
Wavelength control in quantum dot lasers could assist sensing and communication

University of Utah project couples pairs of microdisk lasers for consistent single-wavelength output.

13 Feb 
Near-infrared light kills cancer, builds immune response

This NIR photo immune therapy is to be licensed to Rakuten Aspyrian Therapeutics, in San Mateo, California.

12 Feb 
TERIPHIC sees path to terabit datacom applications

EU project intends to develop terabit optical transceivers through photonic integration.

13 Feb 
Non-invasive prostate cancer treatment wins 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge

Photonics-based procedure is less invasive than surgery, only requires local anaesthesia, and takes less than one hour.

13 Feb 
Trumpf takes action to prepare for Brexit

UK MD Lee Moakes writes to customers, advising them of company preparations - including increasing local stock by £2m.

25 Jan 
Nobel winners attack European Commission over photonics omission

Gérard Mourou, Ted Hänsch, and Stefan Hell call for explicit addition of photonics as key technology in forthcoming Horizon Europe program.

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