Seasoned technology executive with strong track record in lighting and photonics joins LED lighting pioneer.
Confusion over the ongoing impact of sequestration behind lowered sales guidance at imaging company.
CEO of the LED maker hails impact of its consumer light bulbs, launched less than a year ago.
Former chief Gary Willis to take over lead executive role at the optical metrology firm.
Lithography and laser system vendor swings to a net loss but sees ‘light at the end of the tunnel’.
The laser and machine tool giant acquires a majority stake in both Jiangsu Jinfangyuan CNC Machine Company and German optics firm Ingeneric.
QWave Capital buys $5.6 million stake in Swiss photonics firm ID Quantique.
Analyst ElectroniCast details changing fortunes of electro-optical and electro-absorption technologies as data rates ramp up.
Acquisition adds to infrared optics and coatings expertise; supports growth of sub-systems business.
Cost-cutting will see consolidation of optics and laser production by thermal imaging giant as it reacts to US government ‘uncertainty’.
Applied Graphene Materials aiming to expand annual production capacity to eight tonnes.
Analysts at IHS expect market to double to $7.1 billion over next three years.