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03 May 16
Coherent sees continued surge in laser orders

Transition from LCD to organic LED displays drives majority of $500M bookings figure posted in latest quarter.

03 May 16
Philips confirms lighting IPO plan

'At least' 25% of the lighting division to be sold off, but timing and pricing details are yet to emerge.

29 Apr 16
IPG slides from record high

Market reacts negatively to latest results from the fiber laser giant, knocking 15% off stock value.

27 Apr 16
MKS: Newport deal set to complete imminently

Dennis Werth lined up for leadership role, with current Newport CEO offered post on the MKS board of directors.

27 Apr 16
II-VI rises on record bookings

Company executives outline VCSEL production ramp plan following twin acquisitions of Anadigics and Epiworks.

26 Apr 16
e2v to develop CMOS detectors for new weather satellites

Sensors will offer extended spectral range that will also help climate forecasting.

25 Apr 16
IPO back on the agenda at Philips Lighting

Improved sentiment in equity markets makes IPO increasingly likely; LEDs now account for half of all lighting sales.

25 Apr 16
Optoscribe eyes expansion after venture investment

Heriot-Watt University spin-out has developed waveguides that connect optical fibers with arrays of emitters or receivers.

21 Apr 16
ASML chief: IoT impact remains a mystery

But CEO Peter Wennink expects to start seeing results from customer tests of the latest EUV equipment in the third quarter.

20 Apr 16
Nanosys accuses QD rival over ‘cheap knock-offs’

QD Vision is the subject of a patent lawsuit with no fewer than 13 accusations of infringement.

13 Apr 16
Analyst: commercial perovskite cells could appear from 2019

Lux Research says that industry-academic partnerships will be key factor as development work switches to solving stability issues.

12 Apr 16
Corning to buy Alliance Fiber Optic Products for $305m

Acquisition to support Corning’s plan for growth in cloud data center market.

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