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02 Apr 13
Alfalight goes fabless to focus on defense

Aluminum-free laser diode specialist sells manufacturing assets to laser microprojector developer Compound Photonics.

28 Mar 13
Silicon photonics in vogue at comms expo

Imec and Kotura reveal new silicon photonics technical developments and business partnerships at OFC/NFOEC 2013.

27 Mar 13
Bausch + Lomb files for public offering

But money raised will be used mainly to repay a new loan rather than invested in the ophthalmology business.

27 Mar 13
DirectPhotonics wins first order for 2kW direct diode laser

OEM sales approach combined with laser’s technical specification seals the deal.

27 Mar 13
Elbit to make green laser for cinema

US subsidiary of Israeli defense giant teams up with Laser Light Engines.

26 Mar 13
Jenoptik maintains 2013 growth outlook

German optoelectronics firm re-iterates 5% forecast for overall revenue growth, with expectations of a “slight rise” in laser and optics sales.

22 Mar 13
Tessera cuts losses, shuts China fab

DigitalOptics subsidiary to stop making lenses for camera modules and focus efforts on MEMS technology development.

21 Mar 13
Solar Press sets up OPV module production deal

UK firm says that agreement with printer Kroenert will lead to low-cost, flexible solar power.

20 Mar 13
IQE sees photonics applications maturing

Photonics-related sales at the epiwafer foundry dipped slightly in 2012, but new volume applications are in the pipeline.

19 Mar 13
Cynosure buying Palomar for $294M

Acquisition will create market-leading provider of aesthetic laser technologies.

19 Mar 13
Analyst warns of 'overheating' as Japan rushes to install PV

Country set to become second-largest PV market after China this year, says IMS Research.

18 Mar 13
Optics Balzers to expand Jena site

After three years of solid growth in Jena, the firm invests in a new coating and cleaning facility.

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