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02 Jan 24
Luna snaps up Silixa following $50M investment

US firm expands its fiber-optic sensing operations significantly with acquisition of UK company.

29 Dec 23
Enpro to buy Advanced Micro Instruments for $210 million…

…and Bruker acquires UK-based optical cell imaging company Phasefocus.

20 Dec 23
Beam shaping startup Midel Photonics gains €1 million in seed funding

Its targeted shaping of laser beams is “increasingly important” in manufacturing.

20 Dec 23
Lightmatter raises another $155M in Google-backed round

Silicon photonics startup planning to open Toronto office as company headcount grows rapidly.

19 Dec 23
Foxconn targets AR with Porotech deal

Strategic partnership seeks to establish a supply chain for GaN-based micro-LED displays.

19 Dec 23
Zeiss sales top €10bn for first time

Surging demand for products used in semiconductor wafer fabrication pushes optics giant to new high.

12 Dec 23
BluGlass acquires GaN facility; signs laser development deal with US team

Contract manufacturer GaNWorks brought in-house by the Australian developer of blue laser diodes.

06 Dec 23
G&H profits as outsourcing strategy and acquisitions bear fruit

London-listed firm benefiting from demand for military countermeasures and use of fiber-optic splitters in lithography tools.

05 Dec 23
Brilliance backed with €2M for PIC-based AR laser engines

Dutch startup secures investment from PhotonVentures and Oost NL; CTO due to discuss technology at SPIE AR/VR/MR event.

29 Nov 23
nLight wins another laser weapon contract

US provider of high-energy sources selected for $34.5M project to integrate 50kW laser on combat vehicle.

28 Nov 23
Israeli company Prisma Photonics establishes US Office in Austin, Texas

Growing startup utilizes fiber-optic technology to monitor power utility and line infrastructure.

28 Nov 23
SpeQtral extends quantum cryptography deal with Toshiba

Collaboration on quantum key distribution strengthened after SpeQtral's selection for nationwide project in Singapore.

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