daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Featured Showcases
Photonics West Showcase
Business News
17 Jul 24
Sales and orders down at Trumpf

Preliminary figures indicate near-10% fall in order intake for second year in succession.

17 Jul 24
Geopolitical fears weigh on ASML

Stock price drops from all-time high on speculation of new restrictions to activity in China.

16 Jul 24
Halo wins $80M to scale laser process for silicon carbide substrates

Stanford spin-out says it can halve the cost of semiconductor wafers on which high-efficiency power electronics are made.

11 Jul 24
Teledyne FLIR wins $15M weapon optics contract

Deal with NATO partner country to provide long-range thermal sights used by snipers.

10 Jul 24
Corning revenues boosted by generative AI's optical requirements

Glass and optical fiber giant says second-quarter sales will be around $200 million higher than previously expected.

03 Jul 24
onsemi grows sensing portfolio with SWIR Vision Systems

Acquisition of North Carolina startup gives the chip maker access to low-cost, high-resolution infrared sensors.

02 Jul 24
Nokia to beef up optical offering with Infinera deal

$2.3BN acquisition will see the Finnish technology giant take control of integrated photonics fab in Silicon Valley.

25 Jun 24
Wave Photonics secures £4.5M; launches quantum PIC package service

Cambridge, UK, startup aiming to mimic semiconductor industry's commercial foundry approach.

18 Jun 24
Yole trims automotive lidar expectations as prices drop

Analyst firm says shipments are ramping up but average selling prices are declining rapidly.

18 Jun 24
nLight and EOS join forces to optimize additive techniques

EOS production machines featuring nLight fiber lasers expected to appear later this year.

12 Jun 24
PhotonVentures backs Eindhoven's MicroAlign to ease 'quantum bottleneck'

Dutch startup closes €1M seed funding to accelerate commercialization of its fiber arrays for quantum computing.

12 Jun 24
Vector lines up £3M for laser commercialization

UK startup looking to develop surface-coupling emitters operating at various wavelengths.

© 2024 SPIE Europe
Top of Page