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10 Aug 11
Cree sees revenues rise during year of progress

Growth in LED lighting leaves company feeling positive, despite pricing pressures.

09 Aug 11
Universal Display reports its best revenue quarter

Non-cash gains played a part, but the pace at which UDC technology is coming to market is accelerating, says company.

04 Aug 11
Confident Rofin reports best-ever sales

No sign of a macro-economic crisis as the laser giant registers an uptick in revenues, order entry and profitability.

04 Aug 11
Newport boosted by large semicon order

Against a general backdrop of softening demand for semiconductor capital equipment, Newport reports record orders for the sector.

03 Aug 11
II-VI looks for more acquisitions after strong year

The infrared optics and materials supplier would rather spend cash on growing its business than on a share repurchase program.

02 Aug 11
Record-breaking IPG strikes note of caution

Another record quarter on both the top and bottom lines for the fiber laser pioneer, as cutting applications take off.

01 Aug 11
LED equipment firms see tipping point for lighting

Key equipment suppliers for solid-state lighting sense a pivotal moment in the development of the nascent industry.

29 Jul 11
Oclaro slumps amid slack telecom demand

Sales of high-power lasers and VCSELs remain strong, but the optoelectronics manufacturer is suffering from an unstable telecom market.

28 Jul 11
Coherent 'hits mother lode' with $77M FPD order

Giant order for excimer lasers to anneal large-area displays puts pressure on supplies of large beam-shaping optics.

27 Jul 11
Organic LED lighting: only a niche market by 2020?

Analysts at Lux Research predict that organic LED lighting fixtures will remain far too expensive for mainstream use.

26 Jul 11
Cymer CEO focuses attention on EUV progress

Amid a pause in orders for conventional lithography equipment, Cymer will double staff numbers working on EUV sources by year-end.

25 Jul 11
DuPont acquires silicon ink developer Innovalight

Company working on quantum-dot inks to improve PV module performance had raised more than $53M in equity funding over the past five years.

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