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30 Jul 13
IPG clocks up 22% annual growth

Demand for fiber lasers continues to expand rapidly as IPG reports very strong performance in China.

25 Jul 13
Revenue, earnings tick up at FLIR Systems

Newly promoted CEO Andy Teich reports solid growth in sales and operating profits.

23 Jul 13
LED forecast plays down GaN-on-silicon impact

Sapphire is set to remain the entrenched wafer technology for solid-state lighting, say analysts at Lux Research.

22 Jul 13
LED sales up 28% at Philips

Solid-state technology now represents one-quarter of Philips' overall lighting sales.

19 Jul 13
Northrop lands $120M UK countermeasures contract

Ministry of Defence places substantial order to protect large aircraft.

18 Jul 13
e2v and Astrium sign €2.8m satellite contract

e2v to supply imaging sensors to equip the Sentinel 4.

17 Jul 13
Zecotek and Hamamatsu sign collaboration deal

To commercialize imaging technologies and to jointly develop photo detectors, modules and electronics for imaging markets.

17 Jul 13
ASML customers ‘intensify’ EUV development

Extreme ultraviolet sources now routinely supporting 40 wafers per hour throughput, says the lithography company.

17 Jul 13
Mauna Kea reports strong optical biopsy momentum

Paris-listed company posts second-highest sales figure in its history and rapid growth in Asia.

15 Jul 13
Abbott buys laser cataract specialist OptiMedica for $400M

Medical Optics division gains high-precision, OCT-guided 'Catalys' system.

11 Jul 13
SemiLEDs suffers as sales shrink

LED chip and component maker loses a fifth of its value as losses mount up.

09 Jul 13
Osram shares soar on second day of trading

Stock price up nearly 20% following flotation of the lighting company on German stock exchanges.

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