Optics giant benefits from continued semiconductor equipment boom; set to expand with new metrology facility in Detroit.
French photonics company says new share issue was five-times oversubscribed.
UK startup WaveOptics has also closed a $26M round of venture funding to support expansion into burgeoning market for augmented reality hardware.
Expanding US photonics giant closes deal shortly after being granted antitrust clearance in China.
Former senior executive of Japanese firm could also be jailed after failure to file adverse event reports related to endoscopes.
UK startup is developing ultra-compact quantum encryption technology based on integrated photonics.
Mitsubishi Chemical’s VC subsidiary says AR will be next-gen platform after smart phones – anticipating “large market growth”.
Engender Tech, founded by SPIE Startup Challenge winner Cather Simpson, acquired by CRV International to develop photonics-based livestock breeding tech.
Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission will search for dark energy and characterize exoplanet atmospheres.
To enable affordable mass-production of optical waveguides for integration into augmented reality wearables.
...while Amplitude Systèmes and Beihang University, China, sign agreement on strategic collaboration and a joint ultrafast laser research lab.
Analyst IHS Markit says FPD demand growth, which began in 2016, is slipping due to over-capacity.