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17 Nov 16
TeraView doubles annual sales to £2.5 million

Terahertz technology specialist matches growing global markets with more products and support.

15 Nov 16
Imaging technology transforming the automotive industry

2D, 3D and night vision cameras are “exploding” into the automotive sector, says analyst Yole Développement.

11 Nov 16
MicroVision jumps on auto lidar bandwagon with STMicroelectronics

Microdisplay and semiconductor firms working together on miniature laser scanners, targeting 2018 production of lidar sensing 'engines'.

10 Nov 16
Oclaro hails positive first quarter of 2017

Exceeds guidance in all areas, with revenue of $135m; 100G sales take off while 40G continues slide.

08 Nov 16
Han’s Laser buys Canadian fiber specialist CorActive

Chinese giant expanding with strategic acquisition of specialty optical fiber /systems maker.

04 Nov 16
ASML buys billion-euro stake in Zeiss subsidiary

Investment in Zeiss SMT division intended to help development of high-numerical-aperture optics for extreme ultraviolet lithography.

03 Nov 16
Coherent reports ‘record’ Q4 and 2016 year-end results

Latest quarter income passes $40m, up 30% on Q4 2015, while 2016 sales hit $857m against $803m, last year.

02 Nov 16
Losses widen at Electro Scientific as sales and bookings slip

New CEO Michael Burger facing immediate overcapacity challenges as the laser systems firm reports a $9.7M net loss.

01 Nov 16
Sales, profits slump at Hoya on strong yen and quake damage

Glass and optics giant reports sharp real-terms decline in LCD photomask sales, but is set to benefit from future EUV boom.

01 Nov 16
Cognex expands 3D machine vision expertise with EnShape deal

US-based imaging firm will be showing off new capability at next week's Vision event in Stuttgart.

31 Oct 16
GE turns to Concept Laser as SLM deal falls through

Engineering giant's aviation subsidiary to acquire 75% stake in the laser additive manufacturing firm for nearly $600M.

28 Oct 16
Lumentum reports $3.4m loss in first quarter 2017 trading

But net quarter revenue of $258.1m exceeds top of guidance; company launches new 9kW and 3kW fiber lasers.

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