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10 Sep 18
Finisar ticks up on marginal gains

Stock price of VCSEL and optical communications component maker at six-month high after positive earnings report.

07 Sep 18
Gooch & Housego expanding again with $16M Gould deal

UK-headquartered optics and photonics firm continues acquisition spree with move for Baltimore fiber component vendor.

06 Sep 18
OLED display market sales to hit $25.5 bn in 2018

IDTechEx Research report also says OLED display tech sales will more than double to $58 bn by 2025.

05 Sep 18
Oxide acquires vacuum ultraviolet laser business of Lumeras

Japanese short wavelength crystal and laser specialist buys into US, extending wavelength offering from UV, through deep UV to "vacuum UV".

05 Sep 18
nLight to raise more cash; releases programmable fiber laser

Follow-up stock offering coincides with availability of ‘Corona’ laser for more versatile materials processing based on all-fiber control of output beam shape.

03 Sep 18
Jenoptik makes machine vision move

Double acquisition of Jena-based companies specializing in optical inspection systems.

29 Aug 18
NEC backs Tascent for iris biometrics

Japanese conglomerate takes part in $19.5M series B venture round for US firm intending to advance 'multi-modal' biometrics.

29 Aug 18
Rakuten Aspyrian raises funding for anti-cancer therapy

New photoactivated treatment could help treat head, neck and lung cancers.

29 Aug 18
IQE now engaged with 20 chip firms on VCSELs

UK-headquartered epiwafer foundry is rapidly expanding capacity for VCSEL production at its new site.

28 Aug 18
Quanergy plans 'order of magnitude' Sunnyvale expansion

Lidar firm has also signed up new UK and Ireland distributor and is now offering two-year guarantees on sensors.

28 Aug 18
LG Innotek makes a move into thermal imaging

Korean maker of LEDs and displays looking to reduce cost of technology with in-house sensors and camera modules.

23 Aug 18
Oxford PV backed for perovskite solar ramp

German government supports consortium with €2.8M to further demonstrate manufacturability of new hybrid PV technology.

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