Mass production of new laser diodes key as IPG seeks to extend its competitive edge in fiber lasers.
Nikon will manufacture lidar sensors for Velodyne with plans to start mass production later in 2019.
Machine vision specialist reports strong growth in logistics applications, offset by weaker demand elsewhere.
Canadian company’s ‘ThromboLUX’ device uses light scattering to determine size and distribution of platelets.
Purveyors of hyperspectral cameras, retinal imaging systems, and high-performance lighting recognized in annual awards for enterprise.
Progress with upgraded equipment and EUV tool optics will see lithography technology migrate into memory chip production.
Long-serving executive has worked at the laser company since 1988; global search for successor under way.
Braunschweig firm employing 600 will become part of the optics giant’s 'industrial quality and research' business segment.
Yole Développement predicts annual growth in excess of 60% for next five years as autonomous vehicle revolution kicks in.
Earnings are up 62% to €16.5m and income from ordinary operations increases by 104% to €11.4m.
$350M cash deal is contingent on completion of mega-merger between Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies.
Transaction to sharpen Cree’s focus on being a semiconductor manufacturer.