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24 Jan 24
EUV orders jump at ASML

Lithography leader shipped initial high-NA modules in December quarter; retains conservative outlook of 'transitional' 2024.

17 Jan 24
First Light Imaging joins Oxford Instruments

Camera developer will sit alongside Andor as part of the UK firm's scientific imaging portfolio.

16 Jan 24
IQE sales recovery aided by microLED design wins

But compound semiconductor wafer foundry still expects to post large drop in annual revenues.

16 Jan 24
AMS expands custom options with neoLASE deal

Acquisition of Laser Zentrum Hannover spin-out adds to diode-pumped solid-state laser portfolio.

11 Jan 24
Kopin and Micledi partner on AR microLED displays

Combination of Micledi's microLEDs and Kopin's backplane designs suitable for mass production, say the two firms.

09 Jan 24
ABB to acquire Canada's Real Tech for optical sensing

Ontario-headquartered firm has developed spectrophotometry and fluorescence techniques for real-time monitoring of water.

04 Jan 24
Aeva claims major design win with its FMCW lidar replacing time-of-flight

Silicon Valley firm says a top global auto OEM will deploy its hardware in series production vehicles.

03 Jan 24
LeddarTech completes $59M SPAC Nasdaq listing

Canadian firm now focused on sensor fusion software for autonomous driving consummates merger with blank-check partner.

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.

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