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25 Jan 23
ASML predicts 25% sales growth in 2023

Lithography system vendor sees no let up demand, despite geopolitical and inflationary pressures.

17 Jan 23
Thorlabs extends lens expertise with JML Optical acquisition

Deal to buy Rochester firm expected to close by the time both Thorlabs and JML exhibit at Photonics West.

12 Jan 23
Kopin spins off OLED unit targeting AR/VR applications

US developer of microdisplays cuts remaining workforce as it seeks to restore profitability.

11 Jan 23
Dutch consortium buys into PIC manufacturer LioniX

Local group including industry ecosystem PhotonDelta acquires €3.5M interest from Korean investor.

05 Jan 23
Opsys Tech tops up latest venture effort with additional $36.5M

Israeli developer of automotive lidar eyes production ramp after closing $51.5M series C round.

04 Jan 23
Lumotive raises $13M for metamaterial beam-steering chips

Seattle startup backed by Samsung Ventures says it is engaged with two-dozen major firms on autonomous applications.

30 Dec 22
iThera Medical wins €13M to transition its optoacoustic imager into clinical use

Funding led by Trumpf Venture, EIC Fund, plus existing investors Mey Capital Matrix+.

14 Dec 22
Strong dollar and semiconductor sector propel Zeiss to record sales

German optics giant posts sharp rise in annual revenues, orders, and profit, with growth across all divisions.

14 Dec 22
Market for edge-emitting lasers to double in value by 2027

Analyst company Yole expects growth in communications and sensing to more than offset declines in printing and data storage.

13 Dec 22
Microsoft snaps up Southampton spin-out Lumenisity

Tech giant wants to expand use of hollow-core optical fiber in cloud infrastructure.

07 Dec 22
Lockheed, Rafael join forces on laser weapons

Jointly developed directed energy weapons to be incorporated into Israel’s ‘IRON BEAM’ project.

07 Dec 22
G&H to review strategy under new CEO

London-listed photonics company highlights strong order book, but stock price drops as profit shrinks.

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