Huge return for venture capitalists as acquisition by Alcon Laboratories shows value of femtosecond lasers for cataract surgery.
The laser sources and systems company anticipates exiting Chapter 11 proceedings in July.
US Treasury committee chaired by Tim Geithner says "no" to Emcore's Chinese plans.
Night vision specialist Photonis Technologies has bought a 51% stake in CEA-Léti spin-off MicroOLED.
Developer of lightweight thin-film solar modules based on CIGS has instead raised $175 million through a private sale of its stock.
Restructuring efforts at CCD imaging specialist yield benefits as CNES satellite takes e2v imaging sensor into orbit.
Additional funds aid capacity expansion required to meet rampant demand for high-brightness white LEDs.
World's biggest chip foundry agrees supply, licensing and equity deal with US-based Stion.
Despite impending reductions in feed-in tariff support for photovoltaic energy generation, market analysts at iSuppli do not expect a repeat of the pain seen in early 2009.
Component chief in bullish mood after posting record sales for both the closing quarter of 2010 and the full fiscal year.
Gentec Electro-Optics hopes to boost its presence in the US with the acquisition of Spectrum Detector.
Is the worst truly over for the optics industry? Jacqueline Hewett asks Tom Hausken from market analyst Strategies Unlimited for his assessment.