Parent company Siemens will spin off the giant lighting subsidiary later this year, raising cash to be invested in LED technology development.
Optical crystal and coating supplier is buoyed by stronger orders and a positive end to 2010, but defense spending remains weak.
Investors react badly to the thin-film solar company's change of CEO, staff cutbacks and a new focus on niche markets.
Expanding UK company acquires US firm with expertise in tellurium dioxide acousto-optics, in a deal valued at $13.75M.
The medical laser company reports a 5% sales increase in 2010, with double-digit growth in China, India and Latin America.
Universal Display Corporation boosts its balance sheet as it completes a public offering of 5.75 million shares.
Despite raising nearly $22 million three years ago, rooftop CPV system specialist Soliant Energy is sold for a reported $450k.
Imaging company Goodrich and Boeing both receive new optics-related contracts with the US defense establishment.
LED maker reduces third-quarter revenue guidance dramatically as demand for chips weakens and prices fall; company expects a quick rebound.
Market analyst says that installations grew 139% on the 2009 figure, while PV industry revenues doubled to reach $82BN.
CEO of Universal Display Corporation, which sells key chemicals used in organic LED production, senses an inflection point in the displays market.
Judge Arthur Tarnow turns down IPG Photonics' request for summary judgment of no infringement of IMRA America's patent.