Software giant's buy-out of Optical Research Associates is the latest in a string of deals to highlight emerging themes in the photonics sector.
World's leading advanced semiconductor wafer foundry sees growing opportunity in infrared imaging; raises cash to fund acquisition, debt reduction and capacity expansion.
After re-filing financial results with an adjustment for a "doubtful" account, Emcore says that the latest quarter will show a significant jump in sales.
Analysts at Lightcounting believe that strong demand for optical components signals a new cycle of infrastructure upgrades.
Optical component maker targets infrared applications as it moves from niche markets to become a high-volume manufacturer.
Dental laser company reduces breakeven level significantly and negotiates non-exclusive deal with key distributor.
Forecaster says that the first quarter of next year will 'undoubtedly' be the most challenging for the solar industry, with module demand set to lag supply by 50%.
As LEDs increasingly find use in general lighting, Andy Extance tracks a dramatic increase in deployments of the tools used to manufacture the chips.
French materials giant sees early-stage potential in University of Cambridge spin-out called Eight19.
Handheld sports rangefinders and laser cinema fuel a 35% growth at Modulight during the first half of 2010.
Analysts at Strategies Unlimited say defense and medical applications will drive rapid growth of the mid-IR laser market through 2014.
Following its recent exit from bankruptcy, the GSI Group of companies also announces strong bookings and backlog.