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31 Mar 22
Basler posts record sales and orders

Provider of machine vision components confident of continued growth this year, despite global unrest and a recent cyberattack.

30 Mar 22
Jenoptik restructures again as business booms

German photonics giant predicts 20% sales growth in 2022 after a jump in orders.

29 Mar 22
IQE hopeful of return to growth in 2022

Epiwafer foundry's shift to VCSEL production on larger platform expected to prompt wider adoption of the devices in 3D sensing.

24 Mar 22
OLED driving smart phone display panel market in 2021 – analyst

Top three vendors – Samsung Display, BOE Tech, and LG Display – account for 72% of the market.

23 Mar 22
Photonics-enabled mining startup earns $18M venture backing

Australian company Plotlogic harnesses lidar and hyperspectral imaging to optimize metal ore extraction.

22 Mar 22
Silicon photonics pioneer Hochberg joins Luminous Computing

Luxtera founder to run engineering effort at company working on an optics-based supercomputer.

22 Mar 22
Luminar integrates further with Freedom Photonics acquisition

Planned all-stock deal brings laser supplier in-house as the automotive lidar firm extends vertical integration.

17 Mar 22
Laser developer LASEA awarded €10 million in new investment

Belgium-based developer of precision lasers for industry gains development funds from M80, Noshaq, SRIW, and Épimède.

16 Mar 22
Kopin optimistic after all-plastic 'Pancake' optics launch

But losses widen as microdisplay maker develops new optics and navigates supply chain constraints.

15 Mar 22
NKT sells ‘LIOS’ sensing business to Luna Innovations for €20M

US-based Luna acquires distributed fiber optic monitoring division; sells Luna Labs unit to focus on optical technologies.

09 Mar 22
Rockley posts hefty losses amid push to accelerate commercialization

Silicon photonics firm re-deploys datacom engineers to biosensing projects as it targets healthcare applications.

03 Mar 22
IPG continues production in Russia as contingency plans kick in

Fiber laser firm has major operations in Russia and Belarus; stock price falls 10% on analyst downgrade.

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