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Luminar lidar to hit the road in 2022 with 'sub-$1000' price tag 15 Jul

Launch of 'Iris' product sketched out as Californian startup passes $250 million funding milestone.

Cicso targets silicon photonics again with $2.6BN Acacia bid 09 Jul

Provider of coherent optical interconnects expected to help the telecoms giant meet escalating data demand.

European Investment Bank supports Mauna Kea 08 Jul

French developer of optical biopsy technology says it has received first tranche of €11.5 million loan on favorable terms.

Osram bosses back private equity takeover 08 Jul

€3.4 billion bid for lighting giant from Bain Capital and Carlyle Group will require 70 per cent shareholder support.

Meyer Burger tops up Oxford PV funding round 05 Jul
Trumpf steps up expansion of its smart factory solutions 05 Jul
Rockley Photonics announces further $52M funding 03 Jul
LASER 2019: China faces '15 to 20%' laser market downturn 26 Jun
IQE stock plunges on 'far-reaching' impact of Huawei ban 21 Jun
Optics to power Corning's new four-year growth plan 18 Jun
L3 sees electro-optics business booming 17 Jun
CILAS to make adaptive optics mirrors for giant Hawaii telescope 17 Jun
Sense Photonics lands $26M venture round 12 Jun
Velodyne, Quanergy clash over lidar patent ruling 06 Jun
Sofradir and ULIS become Lynred 05 Jun
Tucson pair team up on directed energy 05 Jun
Gooch & Housego stock slips on profit warning 04 Jun
Lidar developer Blackmore sold to Amazon-backed startup 29 May
Semiconductor slump 'worst in a decade' 29 May
CardioFocus raises $55M following positive trial results 29 May
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