Engender Tech, founded by SPIE Startup Challenge winner Cather Simpson, acquired by CRV International to develop photonics-based livestock breeding tech.
Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission will search for dark energy and characterize exoplanet atmospheres.
To enable affordable mass-production of optical waveguides for integration into augmented reality wearables.
...while Amplitude Systèmes and Beihang University, China, sign agreement on strategic collaboration and a joint ultrafast laser research lab.
Analyst IHS Markit says FPD demand growth, which began in 2016, is slipping due to over-capacity.
Silicon Valley firm says it will use the series B funding to support its global expansion.
Investment intended to accelerate production ramp and fund next wave of technology development.
Israeli startup is working on photonics technology for in-car monitoring and passenger safety.
First nine months’ revenue up 12.6% over 2017 equivalent; and pre-tax earnings up by 27.8%; 2018 acquisitions completed.
Revenue guidance for current quarter cut by $70M on sudden drop in demand for laser diodes used in 3D sensing applications.
But II-VI stock falls by one-fifth as market questions price of deal valuing Finisar at substantial premium.
Optical networking equipment and photonic integrated circuit manufacturer sheds one-third of its market valuation as investors take fright.