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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.

06 Dec 22
LongPath lands $22M for laser methane sensing expansion

Colorado startup has developed gas monitoring technology based on frequency combs.

01 Dec 22
Ganvix signs epitaxy deal to develop green VCSELs

Agreement with equipment provider BluGlass aiming to produce surface-emitting devices based on gallium nitride.

24 Nov 22
Scantinel Photonics bags €10M for 'next-gen' lidar commercialization

Dutch group PhotonDelta among backers of Zeiss spin-out developing FMCW technology for autonomous vehicles and industry.

23 Nov 22
VCSEL-powered lidar to feature on new Changan car

Hesai, which has partnered with Lumentum, to provide sensors for forthcoming electric vehicle.

22 Nov 22
Ocean grows analytical portfolio with Rigaku LIBS deal

Acquisition of handheld laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy technology targets metal recycling applications.

16 Nov 22
Precision Optics Corporation completes Nasdaq promotion

Maker of micro optics and CMOS camera endoscopes also reports stronger financial results in latest quarter.

16 Nov 22
ASML boosted by long-term positive outlook

Lithography system integrator maker jumps in value following latest management update.

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