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05 Feb 14
Oclaro strengthens balance sheet with refocused portfolio

Continued progress in turnaround plan keeps cash generation top of the agenda.

31 Jan 14
JDSU adds to portfolio and predicts new applications

A micromachining acquisition and big plans for gesture-recognition show health of optics segments.

31 Jan 14
Osram stays focused as currency effects bite

Restructuring and rise in SSL revenues assist performance in challenging environment.

30 Jan 14
French ministers visit booming Amplitude Systèmes

Growth at French femtosecond laser maker acknolwledged by government trio.

30 Jan 14
Coherent lands huge excimer deal

Strong orders for lasers in flat-panel displays, ophthalmology and glass processing offset 'lackluster' revenues in latest quarter.

29 Jan 14
II-VI profit hit by Oclaro acquisitions

Disappointing sales as customers pulled forward their Oclaro orders ahead of recent acquisitions.

28 Jan 14
Lux predicts optics boom as LED lighting market beds in

'Huge opportunity' for secondary optics as overall sector grows by more than an order of magnitude over next decade to $25 billion.

27 Jan 14
KLA-Tencor adapts to EUV push-out

CEO Rick Wallace sees semiconductor manufacturers gearing up for interim multi-patterning alternative.

23 Jan 14
German health R&D center launches photonics firms

In 2013, three new spin-off companies emerged from Helmholtz Zentrum Munich.

22 Jan 14
ASML recognizes EUV tool revenue

Three EUV systems shipped in the closing quarter of 2013 as ASML begins assembly of first NXE:3350 volume production scanner.

22 Jan 14
Cree flies high on LED lighting boom

Revenue and profits up sharply as sales of replacement LED bulbs surge.

21 Jan 14
Sales of LED lamps for safety lighting to reach $250m in 2020

Explosion-proof lighting fixtures to take advantage of spark-free LEDs.

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