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29 Jun 16
Giant Magellan Telescope team to host 'industry interaction conference'

Pasadena-based developers behind planned 25-meter telescope in Chile schedules bidders' day for September.

28 Jun 16
Philips buys PathXL to expand digital pathology range

Method allows pathologists to process large datasets with image analytics to improve diagnosis, patient care.

27 Jun 16
Trumpf invests €30m in solid-state laser facility

German industrial laser and toolmaker says the trend for solid-state lasers "is still pushing forward".

22 Jun 16
Finisar's growth in 100G data systems offsets fall in 10G telecoms

Mixed results for US subsystems and components developer, but further improvement expected for 2017.

20 Jun 16
Hermes acquisition to aid ASML's EUV ramp

Lithography giant set to pay €2.75BN for Taiwanese electron-beam metrology and inspection specialist.

15 Jun 16
Investors sink $50M into VR startup Meta

Developer of 'augmented reality' headsets claims advanced optics will create disruptive computing experience.

09 Jun 16
Gooch & Housego half-year results pick up after slow start

First quarter was "weak" for diverse UK-based optical systems developer but Q2 order boost reflects positively.

07 Jun 16
Huber+Suhner acquires optical networks developer Polatis

Latest acquisition of optical connector specialist follows buyout of WDM-focused Cube Optics in 2014.

01 Jun 16
Jenoptik gets into the groove with $15M Michigan campus

Technology center in Madonna’s home town of Rochester Hills will involve expansion of laser cutting systems.

01 Jun 16
Metamaterial Technologies acquires Rolith

Strategic Silicon Valley expansion boosts Canadian company's nanofabrication capabilities.

31 May 16
Intel gets into machine vision software

Chip giant has eye firmly on autonomous vehicle revolution with ‘Itseez’ acquisition.

31 May 16
Cloud, long haul drive 13% growth in optical comms sales

Following its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia debuts at #2, behind Chinese giant Huawei.

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