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27 Oct 16
IPG Photonics homes in on billion-dollar year

Fiber laser pioneer reports another record quarter, driven by booming sales of high-power lasers.

27 Oct 16
Huber+Suhner claims ‘solid path of growth’ in 2016

Three-quarters of year’s trading reflect overall improved sales and orders; fiber optics sales up 9%.

26 Oct 16
II-VI 'right on plan' with VCSEL build-out

Manufacturing ramp on target for 2017 while demand for pump lasers and optical amplifiers grows strongly.

25 Oct 16
Intel leads $15M investment in Chronocam

French developer of animal-inspired approach to machine vision says series B venture round will support US and Asia expansion.

24 Oct 16
Automotive 'eye' developer Oryx Vision raises $17M

Israeli company is working on depth sensors featuring optical nano-antennas that it says will outperform lidar and radar systems.

20 Oct 16
Trumpf’s laser sales swell to €935M

Rise of 5 per cent in latest financial year as German firm hails ‘game-changing’ laser cutter and diode developments.

19 Oct 16
ASML firms up EUV lithography expectations

Latest quarterly sales figure boosted by €80M revenue for EUV tool shipment, as TSMC outlines its installation plan.

19 Oct 16
Oxford PV to build perovskite demo line with new cash

£8.7M equity investment for university spin-out, with additional series C funding expected by the end of the year.

18 Oct 16
French printing firm ready to roll organic PV films

Nantes-based Armor Group says that its light, flexible energy-generating films will be on sale shortly.

12 Oct 16
Nanoco upbeat as new licensing model kicks in

Despite posting an annual operating loss of £12.5M, the UK maker of cadmium-free quantum dots senses a major opportunity unfolding.

12 Oct 16
II-VI buys diode innovator Direct Photonics

Serial purchaser expands its portfolio with Berlin-based kilowatt diode laser innovator.

07 Oct 16
Analyst sees $1.8BN market for Raman by 2021

Rapid growth in life sciences applications behind sharp rise in demand for the spectroscopic technique.

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