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30 Aug 13
OmniVision swings to profit on sales jump

But investors in the image sensor manufacturer remain disappointed by thin profits.

29 Aug 13
General lighting LED lamp sales taking off in US and APAC

Although unit prices will drop off, both markets set for absolute growth over next 5 years, says analyst.

22 Aug 13
PV market 'reaches turning point' thanks to Asia demand

Solarbuzz sees demand in China and Japan doubling in the second half of the year.

21 Aug 13
3D Systems buys UK additive manufacturing firm CRDM

US leader in the emerging 3D printing sector adds laser sintering expertise.

21 Aug 13
Ex-consultant makes IPG patent claim

Armen Dallakian seeks damages over disputed fiber coupling technique.

19 Aug 13
Abbott completes $400M OptiMedica deal

Healthcare giant goes up against heavily backed rivals in femtosecond laser cataract surgery.

16 Aug 13
Profit shrinks at Zygo

But the precision optics and optical metrology company sees signs of a semiconductor rebound.

15 Aug 13
Biolase slashes offering after stock price plummets

CEO of dental laser company slams 'speculative forces' casting doubt over firm's liquidity.

14 Aug 13
JDSU hopeful of fiber laser ramp

But the US firm is likely to face a battle with IPG Photonics over key customer Amada.

14 Aug 13
Profits rise at LED maker Cree

CEO hails a strong finish to the US company’s latest financial year.

13 Aug 13
Universal Display CEO hails ‘pivotal’ quarter

Record sales and earnings boost stock price of the organic LED materials specialist.

12 Aug 13
Tessera sells micro-optics assets to FLIR

Thermal imaging firm pays $15 million for “a significant portion” of the business unit.

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