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03 Sep 18
Jenoptik makes machine vision move

Double acquisition of Jena-based companies specializing in optical inspection systems.

29 Aug 18
NEC backs Tascent for iris biometrics

Japanese conglomerate takes part in $19.5M series B venture round for US firm intending to advance 'multi-modal' biometrics.

29 Aug 18
Rakuten Aspyrian raises funding for anti-cancer therapy

New photoactivated treatment could help treat head, neck and lung cancers.

29 Aug 18
IQE now engaged with 20 chip firms on VCSELs

UK-headquartered epiwafer foundry is rapidly expanding capacity for VCSEL production at its new site.

28 Aug 18
Quanergy plans 'order of magnitude' Sunnyvale expansion

Lidar firm has also signed up new UK and Ireland distributor and is now offering two-year guarantees on sensors.

28 Aug 18
LG Innotek makes a move into thermal imaging

Korean maker of LEDs and displays looking to reduce cost of technology with in-house sensors and camera modules.

23 Aug 18
Oxford PV backed for perovskite solar ramp

German government supports consortium with €2.8M to further demonstrate manufacturability of new hybrid PV technology.

14 Aug 18
Gooch & Housego acquires medical device firm ITL in £22M deal

Maker of photonics devices and subsystems takes a step up the value chain and further diversifies.

13 Aug 18
Next year 'pivotal' for OLED industry

Key materials developer Universal Display expecting a pick-up in orders as new panel makers ramp production.

09 Aug 18
Jenoptik ups revenue and earnings in first half of 2018

Outlook for the full year raised by Executive Board; company upgrades Berlin diode laser production facilities.

09 Aug 18
nLight gains traction in China

Diode and fiber laser firm reports qualification in several new ‘strategic’ accounts as it plans launch of higher-power sources in the near future.

09 Aug 18
Lumentum reports 'record' 2018 revenue of $1.25 billion

As latest quarter revenue hits $301m, company gives positive outlook for rest of year.

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