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03 Nov 21
DustPhotonics narrows focus with $33M venture round

Israeli startup to phase out transceiver product line and concentrate on silicon photonics under new CEO.

02 Nov 21
IPG sales rise despite China slowdown

Fiber laser firm benefiting from widespread investment in electric vehicle and solar cell production.

27 Oct 21
Lidar rebound boosts Lumibird figures

Sales rise 13% in third quarter as the French company's photonics division reports solid growth.

26 Oct 21
Orders and profits up sharply at Trumpf

Unexpectedly high level of orders at laser firm tempered by uncertainty over chip shortages and inflation.

21 Oct 21
Micro projector developer TriLite raises €8M to boost ARVR glasses aims

Austrian developer of laser projection display technology targeting end market for “smart” glasses.

21 Oct 21
SWIR Vision Systems raises $5M to grow quantum-dot camera business

North Carolina firm looking to target industrial imaging, automotive, and consumer electronics sectors.

20 Oct 21
EUV boom powers record results at ASML

Lithography giant has also agreed to sell parts of its Berliner Glas subsidiary to Jenoptik.

19 Oct 21
Hamamatsu backs Albuquerque startup working on optical DNA sequencing

Armonica Technologies closes $2M round of financing to support feasibility demonstration of novel equipment.

14 Oct 21
Zeiss grows scanning footprint with Capture 3D deal

Optics and microscopy giant adds another 100 employees to its roster with acquisition of US firm.

12 Oct 21
Peak Nanosystems to expand again with $25M backing

Manufacturer of gradient index (GRIN) lenses attracts follow-up investment from Squadron Capital.

07 Oct 21
Precision Optics acquires Lighthouse Imaging in $2.9M cash and share deal

Deal combines two medical optics and digital imaging systems developers that are “poised for growth.”

06 Oct 21
Lidar firms to merge as Ouster acquires Sense Photonics

San Francisco firms to establish new ‘Ouster Automotive’ division with Sense CEO Shauna McIntyre at the helm.

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