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17 Mar 16
Coherent targets fiber lasers with $942M Rofin acquisition

Two of the world's largest laser companies set to merge; Rofin postpones potentially troublesome annual shareholder meeting.

17 Mar 16
Panasonic joins Solliance as an industrial partner

European roll-to-roll perovskite film development group welcomes technology-focused commercial partner.

16 Mar 16
Fast-growing Pyreos appoints CTO

Former poLight engineer John Phair joins Edinburgh-based developer of pyroelectric infrared sensors.

15 Mar 16
SEMI forecast suggests 2017 bounce

But it looks like another flat year in 2016, predicts the analyst team at the organization representing semiconductor equipment suppliers.

15 Mar 16
'Embezzlement' clash as Rofin, SilverArrow exchange final missives

Activist investor accusation that Rofin covered up ‘embezzlement’ case in the UK is dismissed as desperate by the industrial laser firm in the run-up to a key shareholder vote.

09 Mar 16
Lighting market will adopt more OLEDs – ‘subject to conditions’

Market analysis by Yole Développement says significant challenges remain to this promising technology.

09 Mar 16
US solar market set for 2016 boom

Greentech Media Research says that installations will more than double, to around 16 GW, this year.

07 Mar 16
Osram hooks up with Universal Display on OLEDs

German lighting giant to begin sampling phosphorescent materials developed by Universal Display.

01 Mar 16
Retina Implant wins €26 million in round of private funding

To establish new clinical centers worldwide and develop market potential for its Alpha IMS subretinal microchip.

29 Feb 16
II-VI increases Anadigics buy-out offer

Bid to acquire Anadigics' 6-inch wafer manufacturing facility for VCSEL production rises to $0.85 per share.

29 Feb 16
'CPV industry in severe crisis' - report

Status update from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Fraunhofer ISE shows continued sharp declines in deployments.

25 Feb 16
Rubicon 'on track' with giant sapphire windows

But revenues slide in the latest financial quarter as demand from LED producers remains weak.

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