Advances in device efficacy and improved lightguides means that far fewer LEDs are now required to illuminate TV backlight panels.
With its share price close to an all-time high, the UK-based optics company is raising cash to acquire fiber-optic component vendor EM4.
Transitioning markets and a sharp increase in the number of large-scale projects will see the CdTe solar panel maker ship 2GW next year.
Soladigm, which is working on electrochromic windows to improve energy efficiency in buildings, agrees Series C venture finance.
LED manufacturer raises $79 million from initial public offering; shares jump 50% in first trading session.
Fourth-quarter demand puts solar industry on course for its best-ever year, as the consulting firm increases its demand estimate by more than 1GW.
The French manufacturer of laser chips and other optoelectronic components is expecting a 10% increase in sales revenues next year.
With revenues up 42% on 2009 and an even stronger ramp in orders, the diverse German photonics group has a new chief and is in buoyant mood.
German photonics group completes sale of Jena-Optronik to EADS Astrium, with proceeds set to increase company's diode laser capacity.
IMS Research expects Samsung LED to challenge long-time market leader Nichia as the number-one LED company by revenue in 2011.
Free of debt for the first time since its private equity backers took over in 2005, the former Agilent business unit is to reward its shareholders.
Strong sales and only minor increases in operating expenses add up to record profit for the US-based photonic component and module maker.